Feeling Halloweenie

Halloween light display at Farmhouse38.com

As usual, we’ve got to keep up with the Joneses for Halloween. Our little town goes crayons for Halloween, so we always feel ‘pressured’ to assimilate. It’s the town’s fault. Fer shure.

Man, how I love those purple LED lights in the wisteria. I wish I could leave them up all year without being that person. Photos just really don’t do them justice. They are magical.

Purple and orange Halloween light display at Farmhouse38.com

 

Halloween lights at Farmhouse38.com

Lots and lots of lanterns help set the mood.

I love lanterns with flickering candles. I am all about the battery-operated timer candles that turn themselves off and on; their lovely amber light is the perfect complement to the purple LEDs. We also swap out the bulbs in all our permanent light fixtures to orange/amber bulbs so that they coordinate, as well.

One of my favorite, favorite things to put out are our blinking eyeball lights in the hedge. They’re called Peep’n Peepers and you can now get them on Amazon.

Blinking googley eye hedge lights at Farmhouse38.com

Blinky-blinkertons.

Our hedge eyeballs in action:

Halloween wreath and decor at Farmhouse38.com

A few orange battery-operated lights illuminate a black wreath. Our orange front door really loves this time of year.

Halloween decorations at Farmhouse38.com

A tree branch, spray painted black and decked out in lights. And a couple of lurkers.

Clearly things are a little more exciting at night, but there’s plenty to see during the day, too:

Halloween front porch at Farmhouse38.com

Love those amazing scarab pillows from Ikea.

Front porch Halloween decor from Farmhouse38.com

That orange front door just begs for a black wreath, doesn’t it? This one is available seasonally from Grandin Road. The raven doormat is from World Market (also only available when Halloween swag first hits the shelves. So…June).

But yeah…the nighttime really is the righttime.

Halloween light display at Farmhouse38.comHope everyone has a fabulous Halloween!

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11 thoughts on “Feeling Halloweenie

  1. Luisa October 22, 2014 at 3:42 pm Reply

    Your home looks boo-tiful.
    Sorry…I had to say it.

  2. Cate October 22, 2014 at 5:39 pm Reply

    I think you should leave the lights in the wisteria up all year. I have a kind of branch arbor I have made over my front living room windows that I put little lights in and I keep it/them up all year. Hey! Be brave! Deviate from the norm! Share that little bit of white trash we all have in us – hahahahaha!

  3. Cate October 22, 2014 at 5:40 pm Reply

    P.S. And…here’s my worst Halloween joke. Know why witches won’t marry warlocks? They have “hollow weenies.” hahahahahahaha

  4. dawnmupdike October 22, 2014 at 6:42 pm Reply

    Love it! It looks fabulous!

  5. Jill October 23, 2014 at 8:03 am Reply

    Love it!!

  6. Charlotte Zweigoron October 24, 2014 at 2:35 am Reply

    I always look forward to seeing your Halloween House… you didn’t disappoint, for sure!!!

  7. Lana October 29, 2014 at 5:21 pm Reply

    if you would like to see a clever seamless way to cover the TV when not using it…check out Jeanne Oliver Designs blog. She has a home fall tour on it…

    Look at one of her livingroom photos…i think it has a horse on it…can you see that sign on the right…? Yep. TV. under there.
    You are so talented…I bet you could make that yourself!

    • farmhouseK8 November 1, 2014 at 4:54 pm Reply

      I will definitely check that out!! Thanks for the suggestion!! 😀

  8. makeitsew December 30, 2014 at 3:27 pm Reply

    purple w/envy. 😛 love the eye-bushes.

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