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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Dollar Store Halloween Decor

Halloween is fun, but not into creepy or gory at all! Scary movies...ah no! Not for me either! A touch of Halloween around the house is fun though. Our decor is minimal and more fall, cutesy, kid friendly, except for this new one.

I've kinda had a thing for skulls for quite some time now and really starting to like crows. (My dark side lol!) This is the extent of our "scary" decor.


All items are from the Dollar Tree, including a vase, cool crow, bag of skulls and moss.


Throw in a bit of hot glue and you have yourself a cool new Halloween decoration! Glue moss to rim of vase, glue on the crow, glue on the skull, then drop all other skulls into the vase. All done!

Not bad eh? I can't tell if it's just a crow with a really cool skull collection or if that crow has a nest with skulls for eggs. Either way I think it's cool! How about you?

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27 comments:

Entertaining Women said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks for sharing your project. I'm not a big Halloween decorator either, but I have a friend who is over the top. I think that this would be a neat gift idea for her. Thank you for stopping by my post. Come visit any time. Cherry Kay

Amanda@RelovedRubbish said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I like your Halloween idea! It turned out great and it is inexpensive. Thanks for sharing your project :)

CNM said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I have a vase that looks very similar! Pottery Barn does the best Halloween decorations and lucky for us we can recreate them for a fraction of the cost!!!

Staci J said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

This is so wicked cool! haha, love the frugalness of it too:)
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Madigan at madiganmade said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

It does remind me of a nest (a nest of skulls!). I love those dollar store birds.

Great job!

southernscraps said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Totally cool!

Orange it Lovely said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

So cool to see the same stuff I used in a totally but really cool way!! I love it!!
~Tana

Krista@thegatheringplacedesign said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

So cool, what a great idea to have the nest around the top...love it! Great job:)

Pamela Michelle said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I'm a new follower, feel free to return the favor! Love love love $1 store crafts <3

the cape on the corner said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

lol, i bought the same stuff from the dollar store. i've never used skulls for halloween decor, but this year i went to town. think i need to add some crows, tho!

www.thecapeonthecorner.blogspot.com

Melanie {The Tiny Tudor} said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Hi- I'm a new visitor :) I love this display. I have been looking for feathered crows for my halloween display. Now I know I'll have to check out the dollar store!

Lei said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I have to say, that's a pretty good result from just 1 store items. Fab job!

Michelle said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

What a creative idea! I love it!

- Michelle @ Bunch of Craft

Cap Creations said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Thanks so much for your great comments! Like many of you I also love the fact that it was made on the cheap! ;)

Michelle said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I love it! And I like to think the crow has a nest of skulls ;)

Audrey said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I am a big fan of the dollar store! I love this idea. I might have to try it myself.

Krista @ While He Was Napping said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Wow! This is fantastic! I hope you'll come link it up to my Halloween party this weekend. www.whilehewasnapping.blogspot.com. It would be such a great addition! It looks wonderful!

Krista

Rebecca Everett said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Very cool Dollar Store finds and craft too. Thank you for sharing it.

Vivienne said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I don't like gory, crime scene tape style Halloween... more Poe/Gothic. Love what you did.

Robin {keephomesimple} said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

LOVE the dollar store! What a cool idea! Thanks for sharing this great idea!
~Robin

Kelley said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

what a cute display! I love skeleton heads....

A rootdigger said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Does the dollar tree have those birds. gosh I have been wanting one for ages. I will have to look. Love your ideas.

Jessica Hills said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Just wanted to let you know I am featuring this for FTF this weekend! Stop by and grab a featured button if you would like! Thanks!

Michelle@Somedaycrafts said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Congrads! This was the most viewed link last week at the Whatever Goes Wednesday party! I am highlighting today!

Sourkraut said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Ooh, I really like what you've done with those Dollar Store materials. The Spanish moss nest at the top really makes it. Very creative!

Sophia Luksana said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

That's a fantastic job! I love the skull eggs nest. I've done DIY projects as well. Stop by www.makemania.com when you get a chance and feel free to promote you blog!

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