Monday, October 1, 2007

Halloween Fun!

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I took a little time to make these Halloween Garlands. I came up with the idea after a friend had a great garland in her shop last year(display only) from TJ Maxx. Of coarse by the time I arrived at "the Maxx" ,last year, they were totally gone. So I had to improvise. The Maxx garland had plastic cats...I did not have any of those but I could make my own cats.

I needed something in between the fun cats, so I made white pumpkins.
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Two of the garlands have faces on the pumpkins and one garland does not--for the sophisticate!
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The garlands make a great addition to some crepe paper garlands or strung around a mirror. Hey! You ALL know what you are doing!!! : ) You can find them at Oh Merci
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20 comments:

Becky said...

Oh how cute are these? When will you be listing them?
Just love them.

jessi nagy said...

this is so cute!!! i love the white pumpkins.
jessi nagy
www.scrappyjessi.blogspot.com

Merci-Notes said...

Hi Becky!
I just finished listing the Garlands in my etsy shop! I have to re-size my photos so it takes me a bit of time.
With Kindness,
Mary

Rosemary said...

Really cute!!
Love it,
Rosemary

Natasha Burns said...

Mary your creations are so gorgeous!!!

Natalea said...

Hi Mary! First, I wanted to let you know that I got my package yesterday and I'm so thrilled!!! Gorgeous work! and thank you so much for the extra gift!! I was so excited! are you going to be listing your Christmas line soon?
also, love the garland! so cute! thanks again Mary! I'll be showing your creations on my blog in the next day or so! xo natalea

Sugar Bear said...

Such awesome work Mary! I bet these garlands are 1000 times nicer then anything The Maxx could sell.
Karla

Sweet Remembrance said...

Love the garland...the cats are great!
Priscilla

BeachysCapeCodCupboard said...

Your decorations are just my style - gorgeous and not too over the top! What a sweet Halloween display you have!!!

Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

very cute little garlands. Your black cats turned out adorable! Love that mirror over the fireplace1

Kitty

deb said...

eek! too cute. :) I found you from the lovely Karla at Sugar Bear.

Kristen said...

darling, darling garland!!! love those creamy, white pumpkins!
-kristen

Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

You're so right, Mary. My grandson could start a journal, via Mom and/or Dad! That would be such a wonderful keepsake. I'll have to pass that along to Heather.

Kitty

Jess said...

That is just great! I love the more artsy and inventive halloween decorations across blog world! Very fun and much nicer than stuff usually for sale.

Love your blog...I just need to comment more, I know.
Thanks! Jess

Jen said...

So cute! What an inspired idea and it looks just perfect on your mantle.

Shabby Roses Boutique said...

Hi Mary,
Those garlands are fantastic! Love the little black cats. We have a real life black cat named Lucy and she is a real sweety!!
All the best,
Kathy :)

Jess said...

Mary, Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. I do like the original Freaky Friday...and the remake. I love "teen girl movies," as my friends and I call them. Sort of a silly side that balances me out I suppose. I'm curious why you ask...
That Y House sounds very cool. I looked but could not find a picture or other info online. Hopefully they will aire it again in the future. I love concrete houses...my huband and I are renovating a cape right now but a warehouse/concrete house is definitely on our list for the future.
Cheers, Jess

Vickie said...

Love the garland. Leave it up to you to come up with such a cute version!

Pinkie Denise said...

These are so great. How creative.
Thanks for sharing with me Pinkie Denise

Amy at Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Hi Mary! Thank you so much for the sweet comment! I love my chandelier so much!! It is just too pretty! It makes me smile.

So sweet of you to write about the man who died from Midland. It is just so sad. He was very well liked in our community and had a wife and young children. Just awful.

Thanks again for everything Mary :)

Love ya,
Amy