Quick Halloween Garland

Oct 29, 2012 | Projects

Two posts in one day?!?!? Hurricane Sandy has made it a “Why not!” Because of the hurricane, I also put together a quick Halloween garland for our fireplace. The mantle is still ugly white but at least now it’s got some bling!

It was super easy to put this garland together.  I just got some orange rick rack and black pom pom ribbon and stapled it onto our mantle.  I used heavy duty staples and only did that because I know that the mantle is on it’s way out.  Otherwise if the mantle were my “forever mantle” I would have used sticky tape or some other adhesive.  I then covered the staples with bats and black leaves that I had lying around to make the garland look more finished.

Here is a close up of the bats:

Don’t mind the skewed pics… I was experimenting!

Here are more  shots:

I got little glitter balls from Micheal’s and put them in the lanterns that I already had laying around.  I thought that they could work for Christmas too!

Is anyone else doing some last minute Halloween decorating or bracing for Hurricane Sandy?