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Old 10-07-2011, 03:31 AM   #1
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Do you decorate your house for Halloween?

my wife has been bugging me to get to our storage unit to get out all of our holiday decorations. i hopefully will get to it tomorrow.

but it made me wonder if anyone else decorates their house, and if they would like to post pictures.

i'll have my pics up soon.

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Old 10-07-2011, 03:35 AM   #2
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Post the pics tom mate they might inspire me.
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:44 AM   #3
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I sometimes decorate for Halloween, but haven't been inspired yet this year. We don't get many trick-or-treat visitors (our new neighborhood is less densely populated and fairly dark). So I usually go with more of a fall theme.
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Old 10-07-2011, 05:24 AM   #4
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I sometimes decorate for Halloween, but haven't been inspired yet this year. We don't get many trick-or-treat visitors (our new neighborhood is less densely populated and fairly dark). So I usually go with more of a fall theme.
I agree with you about a fall theme. I found myself drawn to several fall theme items at Walmart yesterday. I love the fall colors, leaf decorations and mixed gourds.

I'm tempted by the gourds/mini pumpkins. I love the way they look, but would probably pop them one by one into the oven to bake.

I was given a mini pumpkin one year, and just baked it whole in the oven. It was wonderful.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:58 AM   #5
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I live vicariously through my neighbor's Halloween decorations... which have been up for a few weeks now
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Old 10-07-2011, 07:54 AM   #6
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My favorite time of the year. We spook the house up pretty good.

Marie is a flying crank ghost. A motorized marionette we built (along with her crypt) that really grabs the attention. Kids in the neighborhood call us the Halloween House.









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Old 10-07-2011, 08:02 AM   #7
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I just put out a few things for Halloween.
We used to live next door to a lady who went all out, she even had my DH make a her a coffin for her front porch.
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Old 10-07-2011, 08:14 AM   #8
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Here is a link to Marie in action. Make sure you right click on the video to enter and exit full screen view.

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Old 10-07-2011, 10:02 AM   #9
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We do a little decorating inside and out. We live in a townhouse condo complex so there are a lot of homes closer together than in a traditional neighborhood. We get a lot of kids from other parts of town for Halloween as they know they can hit a lot of homes in a short amount of time. Some of our neighbors really get into it.
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Old 10-07-2011, 10:30 AM   #10
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DH is from Oz. Didn't grow up with Halloween and he LOVES it. We don't go all out anymore (empty nest) but, I have windsocks from the porch, and some punkins the porch steps. I have a wrought iron bread rack and I have some jack o lantern lanterns, and paper lanterns I put out. I decorate the mantel and I have a "halloween tree" which is about 15 inches tall with little decorations and DH has some hideous spiders he like to hang on the walls. And I have some runners I put on the tables. That's it. Not much, but some.

CraigC: your house is AMAZING!! In what part of the country do you live?
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