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I have been inspired to feather my nest by so many things this week!!
Meeting Rachel Ashwell would be one of them for sure!!
(see previous post if you would like more details!)

I have also been inspired by seasonal decor this week.
I have been decorating a bit for fall and the Halloween party we are planning-
I don't usually do too much for Halloween,
but this year I am really enjoying getting more into it
and am having fun with some of the creepier things to add to the house!

I started a little vignette on my French commode...

a few branches,
a couple of black birds
and some tiny squash and pumpkin ornaments.

I added a Ghoulish menu to the chalkboard-
and black netting to the pumpkins and lampshades.
I was inspired by tons of great ideas I found in a Halloween Decorating magazine
just LOADS of fun stuff to do!

I didn't have enough time to get much going yet...

But there is a something I have the elements for around the house that
I have in mind & will be sharing shortly!


  1. Hey Courtney, I forgot you started this fun party...Girl come by and see my post I just put up today..If you think it's ok I'll link up to your party my friend..And you met my dream how fun to meet the queen of Shabby herself...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria
    Oh I love the chalk board and what a fun and scary menu can I dine with you ha ha!!

  2. I love a party ... thanks for hosting! And, your Halloween table is scary at its finest! Love it. *Becca*

  3. OK Girl I'm all hooked up...Thanks and the baby is just darling 3 weeks old tomorrow...Thanks for asking my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  4. Love the Halloween vignette! Have a great weekend!...hugs...Debbie

  5. Hi Courtney...I'm loving your menu board especially what you've prepared for dinner. Fa boo! lous choices ala carte!!!

  6. Thanks for hosting the party today!

  7. Hi Courtney love your Halloween table and creepy menu! Did ya see? I linked up this time :)

  8. Thanks for hosting this Courtney! :) Rachel Ashwell???! Seriously! You are one lucky girl! I think the book you're holding is the one I just returned to the library. I need to buy it too. Have a great weekend.

  9. How wonderful to meet her Courtney. You both look beautiful! Thank you again for hosting such a fun link party for us.

    Have a lovely fall weekend!
    Warmly, ~Melissa :)

  10. Love it Courtney!!! So spooky and fun!!~*Hugs,Rachel ;)

  11. the server went down..ugh!
    Your Halloween vignette is sooooo cute, Courtney!
    Thank you for stopping by and inviting me to your party.

  12. Hi Courtney!
    Thanks for the invitation, I brought you a pumkin bread and a HUGE red mum as a hostess gift! ;)
    I love the idea of the chalkboard in your diningroom, and I think I will go out to eat tonight, I can't chew bones.
    Hugs, sweet friend!
    I'm off to see what the other linkers got goin' on.

  13. Hi Courtney, It's such a pleasure to meet you, too! Thank you for hosting this party. I love your vignette and the gorgeous piece of furniture it's on! My 20 year old daughter shares your name. =)
    Have a blessed day,

  14. Hi
    What a surprise to see a new blog party on Friday. Thank you for visiting My Cozy Corner. I will become a follower and I will be back to show everyone how I feather my nest.

  15. I don't decorate much for Halloween but your table vignette is tempting me! Very cute! Thanks for the invite! I'm honored to link up! I'm making a note of your party so MAYBE I won't miss it next week! Have I ever told you my oldest is named Courtney! (This comment is so random!)

  16. Courtney, thanks so much for the nice invite, and the sweet comments, I'll be following your blog. tami from the high street cottage

  17. Just love all your spooky Halloween decorations! So happy to be a new follower and join the party!

  18. Hi Courtney! Thanks for visiting my blog. Now that I've been introduced to the link parties, I will start participating much more! By the way, your Halloween table and menu look great!!

    Nice to meet you too!!

  19. Oh darn, I missed the linky party. I'm a follower now though and will definitely join next week!

    Your chalkboard is gorgeous and I love the fall decor. Can't wait to go visiting all of the blogs listed here.

    Have a great weekend!


  20. Oh good morning, I found your blog and love it, love the featherned nest meme, will join next time! you have a beautiful blog and I will become a follower...

    Have a great weekend!


  21. Your lamps and evrything else are just spooky enough with that not so yummy sign. Thanks bunches for visiting me. hugs♥olive