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Fall Decorating That’s Not Too Scary

I love decorating for Halloween! No, not the gory, creepy, make-you-scream type of decorating. I love bringing in lots of orange and a little tiny bit of spooky.

Halloween - mantel collage
Fall Mantel

Here’s my mantel featuring orange lights with black metal accents. And a gauze ghost that graced our front yard one year. (I think I need to make him again…he was quite the sight!)

the ghost in frame
Gauze Ghost

Some of my favorite pieces are from Uppercase Living. Here are a few:

halloween - too cute to spook in frame
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halloween - on orange board in frame
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Halloween - happy halloween in frame
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Halloween - beware in frame
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Of course, you have to have a way to organize your fabulous fall decorations in the “off season.”

Halloween bins
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Happy Halloween!

Thinking Orange

keep calm and think orangeLast week I was in Atlanta for Orange 2014 — a Children’s/Student Ministry conference — along with 6,000 other attendees.

For us, “thinking orange” means embracing the faith strategy that combines the two primary influences that impact a kid’s life: three color dotsred is the heart of the home and yellow is the light of the church. 

What does the color orange mean to you?

BElieve in YOUrself

orange is the happiest color

keep outOrange is an attention grabber. Think traffic cones and construction zones.

A true orange is fun and vibrant when paired with bright blues, crisp greens or deep reds.

tangerine tangoOrange provides a pop of color to a spring or summer color palette. The Pantone Color of the Year in 2012 was Tangerine Tango.

halloween wine bottlesFall is my favorite decorating season. Whether your style is the terra cotta shade of fall foliage, or the valencia orange hue of a pumpkin patch, the color orange is a must for your autumn decor.

orange - bird on branch

Where can you add a little — or a lot — of orange in your life?flower vine on fridge - orange

orange - when all else fails