"Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself."
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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Welcome to my nightmare!

Hello! I'm so glad you came to the party! Vanessa @ Fanciful Twist is our wonderful hostess....she always throws the best Halloween parties! I know there are lots of blogs to visit so I'm not gonna take up your time by being my usual wordy self. ;o) Just wanted to share bits & pieces of my Halloween decor.

Enjoy!



click on any picture to enlarge for details


These next 2 are pictures of my kids when they were young...treasure them!





The rats are flocked velvet...too cool!

























































I've shared several Halloween projects in previous posts, if you wanna scroll on down. Hope you enjoy the party & that everyone has a spooktacular Halloween!



Be sure & visit Vanessa...she has created the most enchanting, entertaining, spooky post you'll ever read.

57 comments:

Melissa said...

Wonderful Decor! I love the white and black with the touches of orange! Great party post!

Happy Halloween!
Melissa

ann said...

wow,Cami you have so many things i've never seen.I love the beware sign,the rats,the skulls,so many things.Great job.well done.....anniepoo

Ginger said...

I enjoyed looking at all your halloween decorations, well except for the rat. lol.

cindy said...

Cami! Woooooooow! LOVE all your decor! Great little touches and fun things, love the velvet rats! You did a beautiful job! Looks awesome!

hugs,
c
yapping cat

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Great party post! You have so many things I've never seen. I've gone back over it a few times and see something new each time..Happy Halloween..hugs ~lynne~

Collected Treasures said...

goodness......great halloween decor....just wished I liked the holiday more ;(....I go straight into "fall" decorating.....xojana

Caroline said...

Happy Halloween Party to you! :)
http://carolinescrafts-carolinejones.blogspot.com/

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Hey Cami, you have some of the cutest stuff I've ever seen and the way you've used it is so great! I see "Smiley" there under glass. Oh, and I love all your silver candlesticks. LOVE those black rats!
Debra

mendytexas said...

Love your party too, Texas friend!! The little details are fantastic. What a collection you have here! Thanks for coming by my party too. :) Mendy

Nina's Recipes said...

I love your "Nightmare" deco!!! :)))

TxScrapAddict said...

Love, love the decor!!

Sarah said...

Oh what a beautiful party! Just enchanting!! Thank you for such delicious eye candy!! Fly by mine when you can!
Happy Halloween, Sarah

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Wow! Wonderful party! Your decorations are bootiful! Thanks for inviting me in. Have a magical weekend! Twyla

Julie Ranae said...

What a marvelous party! So glad I stopped by...thank you for sharing your son's story in your profile...I will remember Clifton in my prayers.

I am going to take a wild guess and say that you are in the club with me of 'young' grandmas? Just a guess!

Hope you will stop by The Open Window for the party creations there...

http://juliesopenwindow.blogspot.com

ceekay said...

Everything is so great...the rats are unique...but I got to tell you...the glittered skeleton...that wins the award from me!!

Whisperings 13 said...

What devine party decorations! Skelly under glass- how perfect!
Happy Hauntings!
Tracey

laterg8r said...

what great decorations - love them all - esp the sparkly skeleton :D

Jo said...

Love all of it! Seeing so many others who share my joy & love of Halloween makes me smile, giggle & clap with glee! Heh hum. Sorry, got a little carried away there, lol! Happy Halloween & Fete! http://justdigginaround.blogspot.com/2009/10/2009-halloween-fete-saturday-october-17.html

Couture de Papier said...

Wow I don't need to go up to Salem this year! Wicked.. love your artwork Happy Halloween!

Deborah said...

Fantastical! Magical! Me thinks you may have outdone yourself...I want to see your Christmas!!! Ooooo I have a mouse problem over at my blog. Do stop by and party with Alice and Dead Bob, if you dare! **kisskiss** Deborah

ginger@bearbits said...

Just stopping by to visit your party. The photo of your mantel with the music is one of my favorites here and also the one of the cabinet with the silver candle holders on top. Happy Halloween!

HopHopJingleBoo said...

just flew in and leaping lizards love your cheerful Halloween decor! thanks for the tour.. come visit me having a give away !

AwtemNymf said...

Fun decorations! Love the photos!
I flew in from Vanessa's Magical Party!
I enjoyed my visit! <{:O)
Be Enchanted!

Shelia said...

Hi Cami! Oh, what precious Halloweeness you have! You really know how to set up cute vignettes!
bE a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Pat @ My Tattered Elegance said...

Love your decorations, you are so creative. That rat is great! I have a mouse in a dress that is a Christmas decoration. Funny what we like for decor. LOL
Hope you have a great weekend. Hope to see you next Sat. at the Trade Day.
Hugs, Pat

Chickenbells said...

What a truly enchanting place you have there...I am so happy to have visited! Happy Halloween...

http://foolsewoode.blogspot.com/2009/10/historically-halloween-has-been-time.html

Sophia said...

I SO love your party going on here. Wow! I think I might need to borrow that skeleton for back at my manor tonight...do you mind? ;)

PS.......Harrington Manor's doors are now open for a enchanted, yet haunting evening...won't you and your guest drop by?....MUUUwahahahahaha!

Jackie said...

ow wow...I love your blog and just adore you Halloween decor!

I hope you have a frightfully good Halloween...hApPY hAunTinG!
http://www.chicscraps.blogspot.com/

Katy ~ said...

Still chuckling over the "Caution ~ Ghost Crossing" sign. And the glittered skeleton - what a HOWL!!

slommler said...

Boootiful!! The rats and skelly are way too cool!! Thank you for a wonderful party! Fly over to mine, if you will. We are still going strong!
Hugs
SueAnn

Pixie said...

Oh, I am in LOVE with your beautiful home and decorations. Thanks for inviting me over, I do apologize for stopping over so late, I was hosting a few people over at my place as well.

Tammy said...

Wow! What a spooktacular setting!!! I LOVE the cat and pumpkin heads on a stick and the witches hats and the flocked rats and the tin caution sign. Heck I loved it all. Thank you for the wonderful party! Fly by mine if you get a chance. I am having a giveaway.
Xo,
Tammy

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Cami,
I am speechless, that is truly amazing. Each picture was better than the next, you have a wonderful imagination & talent. Lisa

Shell said...

I love your pretty Halloween decor. Gives me idea how I can dress up my place a bit more.

Lori said...

I'm a day late in posting but want to compliment you on your Halloween decor--I would call it "ghoulish elegance". I had to leave the party early as I had to go to work. I just love your decorations.

Designs By CK said...

Hi there!

Happy Hallowe'en and great party post!!!

SpOOky Best,
Chris (-:

http://designsbyck.blogspot.com/2009/10/fanciful-halloween-party.html

Claudia@DipityRoad said...

Very fun work here! Good job.

thanks for letting us join in the fun!

What a great celebration! Please stop by and while they might be a bit on the slacking side, come see some of the cutest Witches on the planet! Would love for you to stop by if you have a moment.

http://www.dipityroad.com

TTFN~~ Claudia ♥ ♥

Anonymous said...

OH WOW! All of your decorations and photo's delight me so much. What a time I had looking at them and thank you for letting me be a part of your party.


~ Misha/DawaiOser

http://dawaioser.livejournal.com/

Sares said...

Spectacular decorations! Your home must be very magical. Happy Halloween to you!

donnaj said...

great decor! on to more parties...

Laurie said...

Wonderfully beautiful and creative decorations! Hope you can make it to my party! :)

Divaeva said...

I <3 the silver sparkly skellie!
Fanatstic dacor - thanks for inviting me in!
October blessings!

Kim said...

Wow, you have done a fabulous job! I really love the "boo" in the 3 glass jars...what a cute idea.

Torie Jayne said...

Hi, Wonderful Halloween post! Great Halloween decorations! This has to be one of my favorites, I love all of it! Happy Halloween to you!

Stella Dora von Swineburg said...

Wonderful settings! Come over to my party and giveaway at
http://stelladorasdiary.blogspot.com/2009/10/halloween-bash-and-giveaway.html

Autumn said...

I love your shabby spook look! Your home is gorgeous! Each nook is even more enchanting. Your silver candlesticks - divine! Love the touch of dolls here and there. Truly inspiring post - thank you!
http://autumnsantics.blogspot.com/2009/10/frightful-soiree.html
~ Autumn Clark

Household 6 said...

Cami, you display things sooooo neat! Love all your spooky goodies! I think you've raised the bar here... I'm going to have to start doing more for Halloween from now on, hehe!

Heather said...

I LOVE your nightmare!!! It looks like good fun!

Please stop by my party for a giveaway and fun!

http://littlebearries.blogspot.com/2009/10/come-in-come-in.html

Queenie said...

This is the cutest most creative Halloween decor, that I think I have ever seen! I sooo enjoyed seeing all of your creativity in these halloween posts....that boo-tiful lady takes the cake! LOL!
Thanks for sharing such great stuff! I always love visiting your blog!
Big Hugs,
Queenie

gert said...

Wonderful decorations! Sorry I'm late;)

Chrisy said...

Your Halloween display is just beautiful...and I've just read through your later post with your thrift shop bargains...wow what a haul..well done!
ps Swing your broom on by my place for more treats, if you haven't flown in already!

Kristal said...

Such wonderful Halloween goodies, what a fun party! Thanks for inviting me, it's been a treat.

Happy Haunting!

julietk said...

Still working my way through the party list (i would feel bad if i missed anyone out)Great party post Happy Halloween Juliet

Cottage Panache Antqs Blog said...

Excellent party post! Love everything in you "nightmare"! You could open a store with all that you have ~ or do you have one? Thank you for visiting my blog and for the well wishes. Hope you can make it by soon.
You blog is simply
BOOtiful ~
Have a Happy Hallows eve
Maureen

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Cami, I just love seeing photos of your home. You are a master at vignettes and you have created some fabulous H'ween decor! I was so inspired by looking at all of these pictures. Thank you. laurie

Andrea at Opulent Cottage said...

It's all just fantastic!! Wow, girl, you really did it up. What an inspiration!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Cami, I just adore your style of decorating! So whimsical, just the way I like it! Hope you had a wonderful Halloween!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents