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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Halloween is coming!!

Kenny made me these wooden Halloween decorations a few years back. I had seen them in Martha Stewart Living and just had to have them. We shine a big light on the front of the witch, cats, bats and crows. This is what they look like from the front.
The coolest part though, is that the shadow of the witch and one of the big cats shines right onto the top of our house! It is huge that it covers the house.
Yes, I do have one of those ghetto blow-up decorations! I just love them! We have at least one for each season. No one else is using them around here anymore, but until they die out, I will keep putting them up.
This is the cat that shows up on the house next to the witch. It is black, of course, but the flash made it look light.

About four years ago, I made this little wall quilt for Halloween. It hangs above the television so we can look at it all night while we watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer (we have all the seasons!!) or something else spooky. My mom tried to sneak this one out of the house before they left to go back to Florida, but I would fight over this one. I offered her my witch wallhanging, but no, this was the one she wanted!! :)

When my parents made the journey to Long Island earlier this month, my dad had a special surprise present for Evelyn!! I will devote the next blog entry to that one. You will love it!!

7 comments:

Autumn said...

You really do go all out with those yard decorations!!!
The shadowy illusions are too cool!

Can't wait to see what the surprise is!!!!

Queen of Dreamsz said...

Oh my gosh, look at all the great decorations...I love the witch and the cat and that wallhanging is great!!

Thanks of stopping by for a visit. I'm always pleased to read your comments..:0)

Have a great evening,
Steph

sandy quilts said...

Love your outside decorations and the fabric selection for your wall hanging. You should make one for you mom for next Halloween! And one for me while you're at it!!! lol

Beverly said...

Fabulous decorations, Sheryl. But I covet that wall hanging, too!!

cinnamongirl said...

Spootacular!!

Ruth said...

I love those wooden decorations from Martha Stewart. It's great how it silhouettes on your house.

Ruth

smoothiejuice's hectichousehold said...

love that witch cut out.