Halloween gotcha spooked? Orange you silly!?

Its been exactly one year since our first blog post!!! Look how far we’ve come!!! We would like to thank all of our readers and we look forward to another great year!!

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Today, its all about….Orange!!!!

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Like it or not, orange gets your attention.  Think of orange as a friendlier red, a more inviting yellow.  A color that stimulates creativity, encourages socializing, let’s just call it fun!  If you don’t think orange is special ……try to find a word that rhymes with orange.  It’s the perfect color to boldly begin the festive holiday season.

It’s time to party!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Happy Halloween!

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Come with us as we unmask……….

The “Magic of Orange!!!!

And don’t be skeerd!

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Welcome! Come on in. Lets have some fun!

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Our Princess of the Pumpkins!

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Told you it | w o u l d | get your attention!

Nice ending to a long space, like an exclamation point!

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So it’s | p a r t y | time!

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From a wall with books………

to a | d i s t i n c t i v e | space!

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Mentally stimulating………..they’ll do their homework……….okay ,we’re spookin ya!

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Boo YEAH!!!

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Didn’t think | o r a n g e | could be sophisticated?

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And you thought turquoise | a n d | orange was a new thing.

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Lovely, yes?

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Made you SMILE!! It’s the FUN side of orange!

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Cant find your towel? Orange to the rescue!

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Casa blanca-ish!

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Orange can be subtle….so there!

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Impressed by the | e l e g a n c e | of orange?

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Draw you in?

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Paired with seasons | f a s h i o n | color, cobalt blue.

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The Black and White of Orange!

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Not just halloween colors anymore…

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Orange can do | s h a b b y | too!

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Let the conversation flow!

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Contemporary | orange? Not always!

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Wow! Now theres a dressed up corner!

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Still scared? Use orange as an accent to get the job done!

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Peach! The gentle side of orange.

Be not afraid of the color orange…….

Because as you can see,

It will  be the color that can set your spirit free!

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Oh! Don’t forget to come back we’ll be looking for you!

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All Hallows Eve Goes Modern


Hello guys and ghouls! (hehe, seemed fitting to set the tone for this post) It is upon us…All Hallows Eve, our most favorite holiday!! So, in the spirit, we’ve tuned into Halloween Party Radio and geared up to show you some ways to decorate for this Happy Hump-day Halloween.

The days of simply carving a pumpkin and placing it on your front porch are long gone. Thanks to popular sites like Pinterest and Wanelo, Halloween DIY decorations have become more elaborate, ornate and detailed. Yes, spider webbing is still a necessity in our opinion – but with sophistication!

LOVE the elements of Halloween in this ghostly interior. Typically, spider webbing is used to decorate walls, tables, and the like. Here, the use of webbing in an unconventional way makes this living room sofa seem realistically frightful!

The crow is a signature Halloween element. Hang them from the ceiling of the entry way creating a hallowed sense of death as soon as you walk in the door!

Got an ugly pumpkin?

Here is a very easy  and inexpensive DIY project for your staircase, front porch or stoop. Gold and Black are a timeless combination – masculine with a hint of glamour.

To do this, simply spray paint various sized pumpkins in the color(s) of your choice. The numbers can be stenciled and painted or for a quick and exact application, pick up some vinyl numbers at your local home improvement store.

These funky black and white pumpkins, while a little more detailed, are done the same way.

Paint the pumpkins white and use black paint to create a cool pattern or draw on creepy insects. We like how they left the stems their original color for a cool contrast.

What is great about these DIY’s is you can get the pumpkins pretty cheap because you don’t have to be too concerned with how the outside looks!

We have seen a trend with black and white Halloween decor this year. The feeling is more homey, almost as if the decorations could stay all year long and not shout, “Halloween Decor”.

We can’t lie, we are a sucker for feathers and just LOVE the feather wreath and and bannister wrap used in these black and white inspired Halloween decorations.

Wreaths can be made into a decoration for any holiday and Halloween is not an exception. Actually, its the only holiday where anything goes! Feathers, muslin, skeletons, webs, you name it! Here are a few we liked, each captures the essence of Halloween in a new age fashion.

Ingredients: Simple Vase, Feathery Moss/Grass, Viney Twigs, Funky Mask, and a little Creativity makes for a really cool entry table piece!!

The key to decorating for Halloween without going overboard is to use right the combination of themed decor and everyday accessories.This fireplace mantle shows a perfect mixture both. By mixing these elements, it makes the space casual yet still festive! We especially like the use of the family portrait to add a personal touch.

 These creepy doll head candle holders are a eerie mix of modern and morbid, perfect for displaying on a mantle or table-scape.

Trick or Treat?!?

Holiday table-scaping can easily get over-themed and clutterd if not done correctly. Here, keeping consistent with the black and white theme they used their treats to create this spirited spread. Very simple and functional.

Add instant sophistication by capturing a scape in a glass dome or jar. It makes whatever is under it an instant piece of conversational art and can be changed throughout the year.

It wouldn’t be Halloween with out tons of candles scattered throughout. There is nothing more ghostly than a dark room lit with flickering candles casting ghoulish shadows from wall to wall. Drape white sheets over furniture to create an abandoned haunted house ambiance. Boo!!

So, there you have it, our modern take on Halloween this year. Time to adorn my hot pink wig and dance around the studio to Monster Mash!!

Wickedly Yours,

Amber.C