October 26, 2014

Sunday Life #3 - Halloween Decorating

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Something I always really enjoy is adding seasonal touches to my bedroom, especially in the later months of the year, I love embracing the seasons and any holidays or festivals by adding little touches to my home d├ęcor without breaking the bank. So as it's Halloween next week I decided to share with you all some of the little bits and pieces I've dotted around my bedroom to get me in the spooky spirit, First up is obviously a pumpkin by my window, all the supermarkets have pumpkins in and this one was only £1.50 from Asda, I didn't bother buying one of the carving kits I just used a kitchen knife (carefully of course) and a spoon.


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It wouldn't be Halloween without candles or candy. I absolutely LOVE the fizzy fang sweeties from Sainsbury's so I filled one of my Kilner Jars up with them, and I think it looks quite good. My large pillar candle is from Tesco and the small black one is a mini Yankee Candle in the scent Witches Brew.
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A little IKEA dish filled with some chocolate pumpkins from Tesco.
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This candle is from Home Bargains and it was so cheap, I didn't really see the point in investing lots of pennies into a candle that I only really want to burn over the Halloween period, I think this was around £3.50, and it smells just as delicious as some of the more expensive ones.
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I love this little witches hat from one of my local Pound Shops, I got a ghost and a pumpkin too which I have hanging from my light and I completely forgot to photograph them which is annoying. The little sparkly pumpkin is from Asda and I always love keeping old booze bottles to use as candle holders I think it looks really quirky and adds to the spooky atmosphere I'm trying to create.
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Halloween wouldn't be Halloween without a spooky cocktail. I had some of my Edinburgh Raspberry Gin with Pomegranate Juice and Soda Water, it goes a lovely deep red colour which looks a little like fake bloody and I served it in this skull cup from Asda which was only £2!
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One of my favourite things is these little pumpkin fairy lights from my local Pound Shop, I just think fairy lights make any room so cosy. These ones are battery operated which is great as I can leave them on all the time and not feel guilty about wasting electricity.
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So that's all my little touches, it's not too much but just enough to make my room feel festive. I'm secretly quite chuffed that I've taken these pictures as it means I can now get tucked in to some of those sweeties...fizzy fang anyone?
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