Sunday, October 10, 2010

Halloween Decor Overload?

Here are some more pics from around the house.
This is how our fireplace is decorated this year.
It is never the same from year to year.
Above is my paper witch cutout that I recently purchased
from Jan of Big Brown Dog Primitives.  She's also one of my
TDIPT sisters and I just adore her work.


Yes, more pumpkins in my favorite trencher bowl
on top of my biggest and best penny rug.

This is the top of our large antique grain bin.
The top hinges open and there are divided 
sections inside.   Another favorite piece.
The beautiful backgammon board was made by 
my sweet TDIPT sister, Pam of 
It's painted the best colors and works in every
season.
This cedar box belonged to my husband's 
mom.  I purchased the Chinese Checker Board
at a craft fair in Lititz, PA many years ago.
One of our hand hooked rugs
and below is a Stein Pumpkin I purchased on a trip
to Ligonier, PA.  What a wonderful
little town that was to visit.
A folk art paradise.

This is an antique bentwood chair that I won at auction
and have in our kitchen.  I love anything with a lollipop 
top and have a large collection of kraut cutters hung
about the kitchen.


This is our sun porch.  The awesome scarecrow
is by my other TDIPT sister, Cookie
of Curds and Whey.  I put his little crow buddy
up in the garden sieve.
We really have some wonderful talented artists
in our group and as I'm sure you can tell, I'm a big
fan of their work.


I hope you have enjoyed taking a peek at 
our primitive home.  Thanks so much
for stopping by and have a wonderful
fall day.
~Nan   

18 comments:

mariaerba said...

beautiful pictures ;) i love this halloween place ;)
ciao Maria

Jennifer said...

I love everything!!

bayrayschild said...

I totally enjoyed the peek inside your beautiful home!

Thank You for letting us,
Audrey

Dragonfly said...

Oh you have a lovely home. I love all your halloween decorations.

Janet - underthewillow said...

what gorgeous decorating!!...fabulous!!

Janet

Peggy Lee said...

I was going to say I like the grain bin most but then I also like the old chest very much...and the way you have decorated your fireplace...and the penny rug. Oh I just love it ALL!!
Are your decorating talents for hire?

primitivebettys said...

Nan, everything looks wonderful! You have done a beautiful job placing every last bit of it in just the perfect spot! :)

My stepson was asking me where all my decorations were. He was disappointed I hadn't put any Halloween stuff out yet. Guess I better get to it! :)

Tanya said...

I really enjoyed seeing all your fall/Halloween decor! You have some very cute displays.

I would really love to know who designed the pattern for the cr.st. Amish couple w/the quilt motifs? Is that one of yours?

Tanya~friendshipcrossing.blogspot.com
Please let me know ~ Thanks! mylilcraftbarn@yahoo.com

KarenV said...

All your decorating looks fabulous! I recently purchased some wool pieces off Etsy with the idea of making a penny rug - yours looks great :)

Siobhan said...

Your decorating is BEAUTIFUL!! Your house is very nice and cozy looking. :)

Farm Field Primitives said...

So many beautiful displays. I love them. Thanks for sharing.
~Melissa~

Sandy, Sisters of Season said...

Love your penny rug . . the colors are fab! Sandy:O)

Julie - My Primitive Heart said...

Hi Nan~
I so enjoyed visiting your blog and seeing your lovely home! I lived in Harrisburg for almost 5 years and just love PA! Miss it!!
How wonderful that you have so many of your fellow artists pieces!! I just LOVE that!!
Thanks for sharing!
Blessings~
Julie

natalie said...

Wow! I just love your home. It's so warm and inviting. You have wonderful taste!

GoldieLoo Woodworks said...

Nan your home beautiful! Everything looks just perfect.Thanks for the peeky poo. Hugs~~Pam

Moonpie primitives said...

Hi Nan:
Love all your fall decorations...Your house looks so homey.... Thanks for the kind words about my offerings for October at TDIPT....Can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve to offer in October I'm sure it will be great...
Thanks again, Nancy

The Crackling Crows said...

Gosh Girl!!! Your decoration is gorgeous! LOVE everything!!!

GoldieLoo Woodworks said...

Nan I was admiring your lovley home again and noticed you have the same border stencil that I have in my living room. Or maybe thats I have the same one that you have, hee hee.~~Pam