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Friday, September 28, 2012

A Romantic Witch Hat

I decorated a little witch hat  to put on the coffee table in the family room.   I made the witch initial from a vintage folding tape measure.  I just pinned a rose garland to the hat,  and I will take it off and use somewhere else after halloween.  I also just pinned the doily to the top of the hat.  I lightly stuffed the hat  with pillow filling just to give it some shape.  I "crinkled" the brim of the hat to give it a worn look.
I pinned the hat to a hat stand and added a ruffled skirt.  The ruffled skirt is part of a halloween costume that I got for a dollar.

This is the back of the witch hat.  I made a headband from some tulle that I got at HL. I also tucked in some pieces of lace around some of the flowers.

My mother loved to starch doilies and this one is probably my favorite. 

Now the family room is decorated for Halloween!

I will be joining these parties!
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  1. Very unique! Perfect for your decore. Happy Haunting!

  2. A pink Halloween. I'd say you were pretty amazing! Love it.

  3. So lovely! Visiting from Pink Saturday.

    My PINK
    Have a fun weekend!


  4. Love it, simply gorgeous :)


  5. Penny, you created another amazing decor!!!

  6. Penny,
    LOVE this vignette on the coffee table!! The hat looks spook-tacular!!
    I adore the addition of the vintage tape measure. I have my Dad's in my tool box. Yes, MY tool box. I have my own!! LOL!!
    And I have to say it one more time, LOVE the black and pink!!


  7. Relief from orange - a big Thank You! This hat must be for Glenda the Good Witch - it is too pretty for an evil witch!

    Distressed Donna Down home

  8. Oh, I just love this! You did a marvelous job. Your fireplace is amazing, too! Just love to visit your great blog. Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent. So happy to have you share. XOXO

  9. So pretty! I hope I can persuade you to come share at my Blog Fest:

  10. Hi Penny, I love your witchy glam!!! I posted vintage halloween apron (i dressed my sewing mannequin for halloween) and vintage chenille pumpkin to this party. I'm a newbie and a new follower for ya. Follow me too and like me on facebook at Thanks!! Happy Hallowen:)

  11. Hi Penny. That turned out so cute. Is a perfect sign of the season, but fits in your scheme of things so well..Happy Wednesday..Judy

  12. So awesome! Thanks for linking up on 'Or so she says...', hope to see you again tomorrow for another round of 'Your Great Idea'.

  13. Hello Penny - love this! The notion of a romantic witch hat is fantastic - you did a wonderful job - looks great in the living room! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,


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