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October 10, 2011

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Actually, 11 crows on it.  “It” being our banister.  We are slowly outfitting our house in Halloween decor (Spider McCreeperson seen here).  The cute, crafty “Boo!” decor just doesn’t look right in our house–so we are going more more sleek and spooky which is why these dollar-store-crows are pretty perfect.  
Shelling out a buck a piece for each bird seemed like quite the steal and when I lined them up our banister in natural stances and groupings, I decided I would have paid double!  We love ’em, but the banister definitely needs some spider webbing to up the spook factor.  We are going for freaky birds, not cute birds.

The frazzled feathers definitely help their Halloween cause.  And, hey, even if all of our other Halloween decorations that we are slowly getting up (mostly because we want them to still be in tact for our party–ahem…Greta) are duds–at least we put birds on it, right?

Oh yeah.  We’re sooooo set.

What do you think?

  1. bonnie says:

    They look great Julia!

  2. Yes. I am pretty sure they came alive at night, but I was too scared to move. ;)

  3. SO cute! Do do giggle every time you go up the stairs? Love it!

  4. Creepy and chic. Awesome

  5. Meagan says:

    That videooooooooooooooooo! Hilarious. And sooo true :-)

    Those birds are SO freaky. eeeeeeeek I can’t believe you were alone with those birds! yikes.

  6. Patty says:

    Bird video? Hilarious. Really showcased your personality. And… I’m not sure I can come to your Halloween party…. those birds are TOO scary!

  7. Cat Alford says:

    Oooh I love creepy stuff like that!! Looks great.

  8. I love them. So great. And so cheap!!! Definitely excited to see the partay.

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