Friday, October 10, 2008

Forever and a Day...




























At least that is what it seems like to me...since I posted last. Son is doing better....poor guy had a fever, sore throat, achiness, (horrible congestion, thought you ought to know)and one night he vomited all over our bed ): Mother-in-law is leaving tomorrow. I did not mean to leave the impression that I don't like her....she just is what southerner's would say in hushed whispers...."eccentric". Some of the things she does gets on my nerves. She is a bit ...clearing throat.. uncivilized. But I digress..




I am not done with my Halloween projects....so glad I started early....insert sarcasm...because it really helped. Day late dollar short as usual. I thought I would show what I have been up to at night while mother-in-law watches her shows...."wheel of fortune"....etc. Little plaque "stocking feet please"...turned it into a little Hall0ween plaque. A little decorating taking place here and there. Keys to our underground dungeon...everyone should have at least one. Underground dungeon that is. The "Scaredy Cat" was made by the fantastic Rosemary over at http://rosespetitemaison.blogspot.com/ I adore him! I put out a few French flashcards....Afraid and Spirit...fitting for this season. I got a few new candles and burned one tonight....apple crumb cake...from Stephen's Candlery...the BEST CAKE CANDLES EVER. Hope to get the rest done over the weekend. Hope everyone is doing well this weekend night......we have had light snow flurries here....go figure! xoox,cherry

63 comments:

Meg said...

The fork is definitely my favorite part of it all. Well, it's a toss up between the fork and the skeleton keys. I've always had a fascination with skeleton keys! I really like your blog! I found you through a friend's blog.

Tiffany said...

The things you can do with paper blow my mind!

Love the fork and the bingo card!

Glad your house is getting back to "normal"!

bloggin' Chrystal said...

I can't pick a favorite from all this...IKEEEEEEEEE! Glad the son is better. With all this, I can't wait for Christmas! I feel so HAPPY just thinkin' about it.

The Berry's Patch said...

Snow flurries??? It's still over 100 degrees here. I'm so jealous.

I'm glad your son is doing better. I hate it when the kids have a fever. I love all your Halloween decorations. If I ever need Halloween decor inspiration your blog is the place to go. Have a great weekend! :-)

Kristi said...

Cherry, your Halloween decor is AWESOME! As usual! I just love it all! I have hardly anything out and I'm supposed to be having a Trick or Treat party! I need some inspiration to get my butt in gear! :)

Elise said...

Light snow flurries?!?! Wow!! Oh, I just love your Halloween pretties!!
Elise

Alyson (New England Living) said...

I am loving your Halloween decor! Wish I had as much stuff!

Kat said...

SNOW?? Did you say SNOW??? Oh noooooo! That candle looks good enough to eat! I know it must smell delightful. Love those dungeon keys.
I can paint and build but dont ask me to accessorize anything. Remember my hives? You have a talent for display that I sadly lack!

Holly said...

I have to go with the skeleton keys for my fave. I love, love, love your blog!! Eye Candy.

Jen r. said...

Very nice! You display things so well!

Susie said...

Wow!! Those are some really great Halloween decorations!! This is one area that I lack and need inspiration so thanks:-)

Kim~"HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs" said...

I'm sorry to hear that your ds has been sick! Glad he is doing better though.

Your vignettes are alway so amazing...I love looking at all of your goodies!

Have a great weekend.
Kim

The Pumpkin Pink Cottage said...

Snow Really already where are you? We are in Ohio, and it was almost 75 yesterday and suppose to be 80 on Sunday. Snow wow...I'm glad to hear your little man is feeling better. Your new projects are great I love them all, I want a mirror for my mantle now I have a Wysocki over my mantle but I want a mirror. I love your decorations, hugs, lisa

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

I haven't had a cake candle in years. That one looks so yummy I wanted to eat it.

Oliver's said...

Just stopping by my favorite blog and wanted to tell you I love your new sign. Once again you have outdone yourself. I feel your mother-in-law pain, mine lives next door...lucky me! Smiles, Paula

Carrie said...

Wow all of your stuff is great! I am glad your son is feeling better!

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Oh yeah, I am loving the fork with the little ticket! You are so creative :) I hope that your lil' one is feeling better.

Hugs,
Dena

tidymom said...

OH MY!! I'm in heaven!!! I LOVE your creativity and all of your goodies!!
Thanks SO much for sharing!!

~Happy Fall
Tidymom

kathy said...

LUV LUV !!! what you have done -- Girl ya have decorating skills
and art making skills -- ALL are cute - but the fork idea i wanta use -- need to find that type of frog -- have the owie ouchie--type - Love keys used in any way -- and the candle is great - bet the smell is so delightful -Kathy - GA
ps. were the sites i sent in e-mail any help ??

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

Hi Cherry! I love the fork! What cute ideas!!! I thought about using a planting fork (like a trowel) holding a fall sign. Thanks for the ideas!!
Blessings,
Debbie

Valarie said...

Everything looks awesome! I so need to have a better imagination when it comes to this stuff.

1bitrcountrygirl said...

Have I mentioned that I'm jealous of your oh soooo crafty mind?! Great projects and glad that things are starting to calm down at your house.

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Glad your son is better! Your decorations are magnificent!

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

You have the best ideas! I love the imagination you put into everything! Good luck with the visiting mother-in-law...I can relate. "Eccentric" can be draining, can't it? :)
Carrie

Kim - ScrapToMyLu said...

I am ashamed to say I haven't even started to decorate. Everything looks awesome.

dana said...

I just want to tell you how very much I enjoyed looking at all of your wonderful projects and arrangements! My tired old eyes are crossing after two days filled with setting up, manning and loading up my booth for a sale I was just in (F and S). I make lots of stuff for my shows and resell castoffs---and after a tiring and wild couple of days, it was such a joy to slowing scroll through your wonderful photos--and escape!!
Hope your boy is feeling better by now--I recall days of sick little kiddos and it is soooo hard! I just hate it when I see my little gr. Daughter feeling miserable--she's 2 1/2 and has allergies that result in a bit of asthma at times (her dad--my son--had it pretty bad as a child). Anyway, I hope your son is all better.
My DIL asked for my help in making a H-Ween costume for my GR. Daughter---what fun!!! She wants her to be the Abby Ka Dabby character on S. Street (her name IS Abbey!)--so we have lots of brainstorming to do. It was so much easier when my kids were little and I decked them out in witch and clown costumes!! Not too creative, but effective! :)
Love all of your projects and I love the way your new page turned out!!! Dana

Kate The Great said...

The bingo card is wonderful.. you have such beautiful ideas and I love visiting...

Debbie said...

Hi! I am new to your blog. I love your halloween vignette. May I ask where you got the ticket stubs that say boo, and treat? thanks so much!

Darlene said...

The cutest things ever!!! But I think I say that EVERY TIME!! You are such a crafty DIVA!!!

Cherry's Jubilee said...

Hi Debbie...you don't have a blog..that I can see so I had to comment here....the little treat ticket came from my friend Rosemary..she sent it along with my scaredy cat and the boo tickets I got off etsy. cherry

Jen - Balancing beauty and bedlam said...

What are you hanging your head in shame for about meal planning. When you can post crafty creations such as these.....priorities. I will trade your clean, cute house for my freezer meals. :)

Simply This and That said...

be sure to see my email today Cherry! ooxx`jodi

Sheila said...

That is fantastic! Wanna come decorate my house?

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Cherry,So glad your little guy is doing better. Really!!!

So glad for my Cherry fix today. The "new" plaque is Out Of Control adorable...as usual.

Thanks for your sweet comment about my "mom" post. Just posted more Halloween decor' myself. : )
M.L.

Emilie Nichole said...

Adorable goodies! Love all the glitter!

Jenni @ nest to keep said...

Hi there! No kidding~ snow flurries already? Although that shouldn't surprise me; it has been pretty cold here! :)

So glad to hear that your son is feeling better! Being sick is no fun! :( I do love all you have done as far as crafting/decorating! LOVE the candle, and the black cat on the little sign! ( I am partial to black cats myself, since we have one!) I hope you have a wonderful rest of your weekend! :)

Jenni @ nest to keep said...

Oh, I forgot to say something~ I absolutely, completely LOVE the design on the sides of your blog page. I think they are new since the last time you posted; are they? I think they look fabulous, and so wonderful with your header! Just thought you should know! :)

Take care (again). :)

Angie said...

Snow flurries?! I was loving our cool weather today - the 70's. No snow down here! Glad your son is better and your MIL is heading home. House guests are O.K. for a very short time. Love all the pictures of your awesome Halloween decor!

Half of the Style Sisters said...

Absolutely fabulous Halloween decor! Really well put together, creative and fun. You have inspired me yet again.

Karin

Lindsay-ann said...

I love all your fantastic halloween images Cherry. My favorite is the witch shoe. Really spooky!
I am pleased to hear your son is feeling much better.
Thanks for showing your wonderful and unique ideas.
Lindsay

Marie said...

It's all so beautiful! I love that cat plaque! LOVE it!!! Are you sure you don't live in a really cool gift shop? ;o)

Attic Charm said...

Wow you are ready! I'm just now starting to think maybe I should go visit the pumpkin patch and look at you, what an inspiration! Love the first photo, so beautiful -
Cheers,
Laura

Kris said...

Eccentric - what a perfect word to describe quite a few mothers in law I think! (Mine included)

I love that little cat plaque and the KEYS!! I love keys. What a great display!

Sher's Creative Expressions said...

Snow flurries, oh my.

You know what they say about fish and company. . . after three days they both start smelling. That's long enough for anyone to be staying at someone's house :)

Love your vintage Halloween decor.

Blessings,

Sher

Rosemary said...

Hi Cherry,
Thanks for kind words, and the shout out for my blog!! So glad you like Scaredy Cat!!
Love what you have been doing with your decorations. Glad you are into the glittering too!!
So happy your son is feeling better. That is not fun!!
I get the Mother inlaw thing!!
Have a great Sunday!!
Rosemary

Kim said...

I love all of your decorations especially the way you've used your forks & the bingo cards! We aren't decorating as much this year. We've just been too busy.

Tausha said...

I have decided that I will start to use forks in me decorating! I love all the fun things that you do with all your silverware!
I have skeleton keys-I use them to decorate with all the time-I think that I will pull them out of their unprominent place and "spook" them up! Thanks for the fun ideas! Cute plaque!

Sherri said...

Cherry, I love your antique Halloween decorations-they are great! Glad your son is getting better.

Ashlie said...

Hey Cherry! Just wanted to let you know that I wrote the poem on my blog. It was just a little something I'd been thinking of for awhile. Thanks for visiting and I hope to "see" you again! :)

Beehind Thyme said...

Your blog... is AWESOME!!! Love your ideas, how you present them & your TaLeNT. I always enjoy stopping by to get my fix...

Love the flower frog w/ forks standing in it. I will have to use that idea... may I please???

Have a Wonderful, AuTuMn WeeKeND, Pamela

Trisha said...

You aer so talented! Where do you come up with this stuff! Your home must be the cutest ever!!!

the pleasures of homemaking said...

I'm loving all your Halloween decorations! I'm so glad your son is on the mend!

Manuela

Melodie said...

I am unbelievably jealous of your talent!

Wendy said...

Always cute stuff at your house!

AJ said...

OK Cherry! You must find a way to somehow get your craftiness submitted to a magazine or book. Or just go right to the top-MARTHA!
Glad to hear your son is better and that MIL is heading out the door!

Katie said...

How in the world do you think of all this stuff. It is amazing. You need to have your own magazine forget Mary Engelbright. Great stuff, I love it!!

Naomi said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog - so glad you did. WOW! I never imagined halloween was as big as it seems to be in the States. You guys really go all out on the decorating! I can't wait to see what you do for Christmas!!! Hope this finds you well and happy... Naomi

Our Complete Family said...

Thanks for your well wishes hun! I know, I was asking myself the same ?...who put a hole there?!? Must have been a man!!! ;) Love all of your Halloweeny things. You are so talented at putting it all together. I would love a day to come hang out and just stare at all of your pretties. Happy day wishes to you and get well wishes to your son...Hugs, Les

Jori-O said...

I love all the glitz! How do you do that? And the candy corn cones are adorable! Do you share your secrets so I can try my hand at your lovely ideas?

Jessica said...

i adore it........

i love your taste!

Priscila said...

you have a lovely site! Just found it and love it!

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

LOVEEEE the Bingo card!! The whole lot of everything, but I love me some Bingo! :-)

KelsyC said...

Your artwork is amazing! I am definately saving your blog so I can see what you do at Christmas!