Thursday, October 14, 2010

Eerie Halloween Mantle!

I keep forgetting to post pictures of my mantle all decorated for Halloween!

Here is my before picture.....



Here is the after.....



I found some old frames and an old picture of my Great great great great Uncle Ernesto and put him behind a frame. I'm just kidding, he isn't my Uncle, but I'm sure he was someone's. I then found some old flash cards the ones that say "There were and After them" and made the "Ghosts" one out of paper and scrapbook stickers. I burned the edges and aged it a little. I figured since Ernesto has passed I could pretend he was the ghost after us!

I then draped moss around the mantle and over the frames. My girlfriend gave me the creepy hands which she got from Grandin Road Catalog and I hung them and set a few spiders on and in the palm.


























I wish you could see the candles lit at night. They really set the mood!



Hope you are all having a great Thursday!
Enjoy whatever your day brings!

23 comments:

Nicole said...

It looks nice i like the bats on the mirror, i see someones already gotten into the Halloween spirit!

Diana Mieczan said...

You are so creative..I love the hands:) kisses,sweetie

Ps: I hope you had a chance to enter my Giveaway!

Heather Allen said...

Oh man that is cute...and creepy! I love it!

Amanda@Imperfectly Beautiful said...

Absolute perfection! i LOVE it.

~Amanda

Average Girl said...

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mandi said...

You KNOW I love that! So awesome.

Red Bauble said...

Megan, it looks great! I am going to copy the idea when I have a mantel next year! I hope you are all well and that your ankle is getting better. Take care. Ann (Red Bauble)

Jeanne said...

Hi Megan!! It's been a while!!

Great to see your Halloween decorations..I can just imagine what it looks like all lit up. Are you dressing up for Halloween??

Why do I get the feeling that crazy things happen at your place that night??

Hope you are well xx

Jeanne

Lissa said...

I love it! I'll bet you're really enjoying it!

Lei said...

Oh, this is FAB-U-LOUS!!!

Mandy said...

Very cool decorations~ stopping by from Bloggy Moms! Have a great weekend!

ZippyChix said...

I like the Halloween mantle, it is understated...yet festive. Thanks for the great idea!

Kelley said...

I love that!! I really like the black bats on the mirror. I would do the same thing except that my 6 y/o shattered our mantle mirror into hundreds & hundreds of pieces this week. THAT was scary. I also love the hands on your mantle. So cute!

Thanks for recently following my silly blog and for joining the "Funny Moms" group on "Bloggy Moms". I am looking forward to reading more of your stuff!

Rue de Vamp said...

oh wow I love it!

following you from bloggy moms

Aly said...

Soooo Cute! Love your blog! Thanks for following!

I'm NOT a VOLCANO! said...

This is just really such a cute and sassy blog. I love your decorating taste! Wonderful! I wish I had the energy and money to do this!!!! I might have to try the pumpkin painting. Adorable.

I am now following you from bloggy moms. I would love for you to come on over and follow me too at www.becauseidontscrapbook.blogspot.com (my mainstream mom blog) and/or www.thegossamerjewelbox.blogspot.com (my fictional blog about fairies. Just for fun!!!)

Thanks!!!

Show Me Mama said...

Oh, that looks awesome! Love how everything looks so cool and scary! Thanks for visiting my blog. I am following you now!

The Empress said...

Oh, that is so awesome and my kids would love it.

WIsh I had the energy...it is so cool.

ZeraeasMommy said...

Thats very creative! Love the ideas! Great post :)

Jen said...

Hi! I found you over at The Me in Mommy Blog!
I love your blog! I'll be back often! Enjoy your day!
:) Jen

kimberly at mimicharmante said...

My kids would be so happy to live in your house - a mom who decorates for halloween. You are so much fun!
xx

Funky Junk Antique Show said...

Really fun and pulled together all at once! Love the color on the wall, by the way!
Hollie

Marci said...

How freakin cute are your decorations!? Wonderful job :) Cute blog! I am now following you back!

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