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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Halloween Spooky Eye Trick or Treat Mesh Wreath

I know I said I wasn't going to do anything for Halloween...I was too busy with fall stuff this year. However, I found the bolt of Trick or Treat ribbon in one of my storage bins and a whole roll of the orange mesh in my attic and just had to do something with it! I remembered seeing this Trick or Treat sign at Hobby Lobby and went to check it out. Turned out it was perfect for the centerpiece! While I was there I picked up a bolt of the small black mesh ribbon and shear orange ribbon half price. Later on I remembered the spooky light up eyes I found on closeout for $1 each and thought they would be fun to add in the wreath.





I just love the mesh and ribbons together! So fun and fluffy!




The Trick or Treat sign is just perfect with the ribbon!





I can't wait to light these spooky eyes up on Halloween night!







That will most likely be the extent of my Halloween decorating, except for carving a few pumpkins. I can't believe Halloween is on Monday! Where did the time go? I've got to start on Christmas soon! Oh my!



Have a great weekend!



21 comments:

TuesdaySusan said...

How VERY, VERY spooktacular!! Your Halloween wreath is simply awesome......thank you for sharing!

The Johnson Familia said...

fabulous idea to put those eyes!!!

Savvy Seasons said...

Kristen,
I agree....S P O O K T A C U L A R!!
You are so great at making these wreaths, absolutely adorable!

Have a nice weekend! xo ~Liz

EliFla said...

yes...Spooktacular is teh RIGHT word...... have a wonderful HAllloween, xoxoxox, Flavia

Carol said...

What a fun wreath . . . perfect for greeting trick or treaters!

Smiles,
Carol

L said...

This is so adorable, Kristen! I agree with Liz, your wreaths are great.
Happy Halloween~

cadreamer62 said...

How wonderful Your Halloween wreath is absolutely spooklular!

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Oh, this is a wonderful wreath! You are so good at this!
I was thinking about Christmas and I always start my decorating early and wanted to use some ribbon on my Christmas tree this year but I don't feel really confident on how to use it. I've looked online but none of the tutorials 'speak' to me. I know you're wonderful at decorating trees. Would you consider a tutorial on how to add ribbon to our trees? Just a thought and you know I'd love it. I'm going back and look at your Christmas posts!
Have a great weekend and you're always a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Oh, this is a wonderful wreath! You are so good at this!
I was thinking about Christmas and I always start my decorating early and wanted to use some ribbon on my Christmas tree this year but I don't feel really confident on how to use it. I've looked online but none of the tutorials 'speak' to me. I know you're wonderful at decorating trees. Would you consider a tutorial on how to add ribbon to our trees? Just a thought and you know I'd love it. I'm going back and look at your Christmas posts!
Have a great weekend and you're always a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

NanaDiana said...

Kristen- You do wreaths like nobody does wreaths! I love it...especially the eyes! Whoda thought of that? Well...I guess YOU did! I love how lush and full and SPOOKY it is! xo Diana

Denyse@Crazy Beautiful Life said...

I didn't do anything for Halloween either...But, this is the cutest idea...love it!!!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great wreath, Kristen! That sign IS perfect with that ribbon! I don't think you could have planned that better.

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Super cute!!! The sign looks like it was made for that awesome ribbon! :)

Angela said...

That wreath is awesome! I hope you'll be able to list them in your Etsy shop.

Happy Halloween!

Michele Smith said...

What a fabulous wreath Kristen.
You have so many wonderful talents!
Happy Halloween!

Becca said...

I love it, Kristen !! It's so cute and fabulously festive ... the spooky eyes are the perfect Halloween addition !! And, you're right ... we'll be putting up Christmas before we know it !!

Marianne said...

Kristen, this is such a fun wreath...very SPOOKTACULAR! Happy Halloween,
Marianne :)

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, you are so creative; and this wreath truly is SPOOKTACULAR! Your talents just never cease to amaze me!! You truly do make gorgeous wreaths! Have a great week!

All That Glitters said...

I love it Kristen!!! You make the best wreaths!

Heather said...

Such a festive wreath! And I agree, how can Christmas be so close?

Chris said...

Hi Kristen, what a delightful Halloween wreath. It's quite pretty. Thanks for sharing. I recently found your blog and am now following. Please pop on over and visit my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me. I would really like that. Hugs, Chris

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