Roger’s Gardens is Hauntingly Beautiful

If you haven’t decorated for Halloween yet there’s still time to get some Hauntingly Beautiful inspiration at Roger’s Gardens in Corona Del Mar.

wpid-2014-10-20_10.33.42.jpgLet me start by saying if you love gardens, you MUST visit Roger’s gardens. This place is unlike any garden center I’ve ever visited, it’s absolutely beautiful. The grounds are pristine, even the patio furniture area looks as if they serve sunday brunch there (it’s actually a shame they don’t). When you walk into the garden, there’s a train village that has been created around a tree. My girls loved it. Everything is lovely.

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Now back to the original subject, the Halloween Boutique holds surprises in each turn and corner. It made me want to come home and spook up everything in my house. They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, so here it goes.

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There are so many great and inspiring ideas, some make you think “I can do that”‘ but then when you really start looking around you notice that are some exquisite one of kind items. This boutique features work of some amazing artists like:  Eric Cortina, Scott Smith, Joyce Stahl, William Bezek, Tina Haller, Bethany Lowe, Vergie Lightfoot and Nicol Sayer. I took some pictures but my phone simply doesn’t capture how beautiful these pieces are. These are some of the pictures from Roger’s Gardens blog.

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A beautiful hand stitched witch by  Joyce Stahl.

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This ghoulish creature is by Scott Smith. 

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I loved these terrorfied candlesticks by William Bezek

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These antique looking paper mache dolls were my favorite by Nicole Sayer. 

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My little one enjoyed this guy, she said it was “Creepy” by Bethany Lowe

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A porcelain jeweled skull by Eric Cortina

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I sooo want one of these handpainted one of kind Pumpkins in my home by Vergie Lightfoot

Every room features something so completely different than the last. The setting is hauntingly beautiful, don’t miss it!

Halloween Boutique Date/Time

  • Open daily thru October 28, 2014
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Location

Images from roger’sgarden.com/blog

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Host the Perfect Thanksgiving Table

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Halloween is almost here and it’s time to start planning your Thanksgiving. Yes, it’s time of year!

Your Local Pottery Barn is helping you plan your event by hosting a special FREE Thanksgiving tablescape event this Sunday.

Please call your local Pottery barn to verify event times.

Host the Perfect Thanksgiving
Find a Store to RSVP
Note: Tices Corner and Riverside Square stores will host their decorating classes the Saturday prior at 10am.

 

Bandana’s and the 4th of July

Decorating with the iconic red and blue bandana’s for the 4th of July gives an instant all American feel. Bandana’s also hold a special place in my heart as they remind me of my son.

Greeting guests with this easy to make bandana wreath from hatterandhareevents.blogspot.com will set the tone

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 A festive bandana bunting from agirlandagluegun.com

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A simple display of bandana napkin’s from Martha Stewart

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 This bandana covered candle holder from countryliving.com completes the bandana theme on the table

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Although this has nothing to do with a bandana, I love this mason jar with a modge podged flag and string from thriftyvintagekitchen.blogspot.com

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or you can try this tabelscape with a bandana table runner and utensil holder from All You

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A bandana lined basket from sweetsindeed.com/blog hugs freshly baked goods

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This retro look from www.totalbeauty.com, tugs at my heart strings

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A simply braided bandana bracelet from agirlandagluegun.com is something my daughter would love

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A visit to the Dollar Tree is all I need to get busy creating with these simple last minute decorations.