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Stuck!

The first time I ever saw this idea was on Pinterest. Ummm, yes, I'm a terrible pin addict. I know I probably pin at least 5 pins a day. I'm thinkin' it would be a good idea to take some of them off once I've completed them...I wonder, what do you do?  I just love going to a place where I can see fabulous ideas and my own style organized in to one great spot. It gives me a sense of order in my life. Something I really need right now. Blah, blah, blah! On to the real reason for this post!

                                               Here is the original picture my idea evolved from:

Pinned Image
stinkin' cute, huh?!

I have an affinity for witches...I'm my mother's daughter, what can I say? It took me a few years to realize this draw I had that was compiling into quite a collection. My mother is the main reason I love Halloween.  She always dresses up as a witch, if she dresses up, and is a lot of fun in her blacked out teeth and cackly laugh, thus, I believe, the tendency to decorate in and seek out witches. I don't know at what point enough is enough, but I still don't think I have a satisfactory stash.
Anyway, when I was creating this and gathering supplies, I was going completely off of memory of the above picture. One day I got busy, and this is what I came up with:

Our fireplace is DEFINITELY not like the pretty one above...by any means, I'm totally aware of that. But given what I have to work with until that project becomes priority around here, I decided that something was positively lacking. So-o-o, I wracked my brains to think of what might fill in that space. I really liked this other idea on my pinterest boards:
and was completely going for this look, originally.
*note: you have got to check out this post over at The Project Girl. So inspiring!
But as my mind proves to function, other plans came into motion, and I made this sign:
I have to say that I'm overall pretty happy with my spooky (or not so spooky) Fireplace and mantel:
Although,
we can't decide...
is the witch IN?
...or is the witch OUT?
She seems to be...
STUCK!


5 comments:

  1. Ha Ha Ha!!! That's cute!!! Thanks for finding me on Tatertots and Jello. I'm so glad to know about your blog!!! I'm now your newest follower and would love for you to follow me, too on your next visit!!!

    Aimee @ ItsOverflowing

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  2. Wow, you've done really well! Your witch legs look great and I love the sign!

    I'm a pinterest addict too and I have a board for 'projects I've completed' where all my pins get sent once they are done.. cleans up the other boards and gives me a sense of accomplishment.

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  3. this made me smile.
    happy halloween!

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  4. Oh, your version is so whimsical and fun. Nice job. Thanks for visiting me.

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  5. That is awesome!! Now I want to do that for Santa... Would it be wrong to buy a mantle set-up for this purpose only? The kids at school would love it!

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