Thursday, September 16, 2010

Halloween-y Feelin'

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Maybe it is that I am anxiously awaiting cooler weather, but I've got that Halloween feeling this week.  Crazy I know.  It is over a month away.  But just barely!

Overwhelmed by the sweet aroma of Candy Corn in Target yesterday, I couldn't resist picking up a few bags.  You can do so many things with candy corn, outside of the obvious...eating it!


Like this!  These topiary jars are fairly expensive at craft stores, but I found this one for $5.99 at Marshall's.  The glass lid doesn't fit exactly perfect, but you can't beat the price.



I made a tag for it out of scraps in my craft closet, after seeing an idea from Shelley Smith at House of Smith's

Target also has some great little spiders in the Dollar Bins. I picked up a few to fill another topiary I already had at home.  Here is a tip I have found through trial and error, fill your jar with something cheap like rocks or glass marbles to fill up some space in the bottom. 

  
Like this! 


Group it with a few other things and you have an inexpensive Halloween-y centerpiece for any room!

14 comments:

Emily said...

You are so crafty!!! You need to come decorate Groovy Grounds for Halloween now!!

Mary said...

Once I move will you come decorate my house? K thanks.

shannon i olson said...

very nice. I have been eating that dang candy corn all week!

this blessed nest said...

love the pumpkin on the scale. i heart it!

kellie

happy weekend.

Christie said...

Coming over from SNS! I love your display! So very cute and fun for the children! Christie at threepixielane.blogspot.com.

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

Now that I've seen this, I'll probably put spiders in one of my apothecary jars! How Cute!

Beverly @ FlamingoToes.com said...

What a cute Halloween grouping!! I love the candy corn apothecary - what a great find.
~stopping by from Tatertots & Jello :)~

Carmen @ Life with Sprinkles on Top said...

Cute! I love candy corn and now I have an idea to do more than eat it. :)

Colleen said...

I can't wait to start decorating! The table looks great...I love the pumpkin stand!!

Flea Market Trixie said...

What a cute table setting!

Kristy said...

Very Cue and Simple!
Thanks for sharing,
Kristy

Meghan said...

I absolutely adore this!
So freakin cute!!

PS: Found you from Tatertots & Jello.

Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife said...

This is just too cute. So inspirational: I'll have to keep these ideas for my Thanksgiving table! Love it!

I also found your through Tatertots!

Tausha said...

Supoer cute!! Crushin on that scale that you used! I have a love affair with all kinds of glass jars. If there is a ross by you-I can usually find them pretty cheap there as well!
Thanks for the inspiration!
Tomorrow will be the big day that spooks come out at my house. Posts like yours make me almost can't stand the wait!
Happy Sunday!