Halloween Hurricanes

Halloween in your home can have a grown-up look using simple natural elements, and I’ll show you how!

  Using the versatile Hemingway Hurricanes, I layered red lentils, white navy beans, and black beans to resemble candy corn!  The red lentils were harder to find and I happened upon them in a Kroger Marketplace in the self-serve bean/granola dispensers. 

 If you use red lentils, be sure to layer them at the bottom of the hurricane.  They are small and tend to creep through the layers of larger beans!
Tie a Halloween ribbon at the top of the hurricane…
or at the bottom…or leave it as is!

 As always, there are endless possibilities with these pieces for Halloween.  You could start with a white candle in the empty hurricane, and fill in with beans in layers around the candle.  Take a peek at this fall hurricane for ideas.  

If you make one for yourself, I’d love to see a picture! 
Linking to:
Itsy Bitsy Paper


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  1. Can I tell you how much I love what you did with the beans? Brilliant idea and VERRRY festive!

  2. Oh my gosh! I LOVE that!!

  3. Hello! It’s Amy from LA. Thanks for keeping up with me! Things have been crazy since school started! Yes, I actually did hose him off! He loves to play in the hose, so it worked out well. It’s getting a little too chilly to do much more though:( These hurricanes are TOO PRECIOUS!!! I love them!)

  4. love it!

  5. LOVE this idea! And candy corn is my most favorite candy for fall. Thanks for sharing. Now I just hope I can find all the beans I need. 🙂

  6. Wow..These look amazing..Great photo’s as well.. love it.. I would LOVE for you to link it up to my fall crawl blog party.. I’m officially following ya with smiles – I found ya on linky..GREAT blog with Lots of inspirations here :)) – the link to link up is http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/09/fall-crawl-day-12-blog-party.html

  7. soooo cute!! love this for my kitchen 🙂

  8. Love your idea for a “grown-up” Halloween idea! Very cute…

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  11. This is exactly the kind of decorating idea I was looking for … thank you for your post!!

  12. Love that Idea! I really want to try this! Thanks for sharing!