Faux Pumpkin Arrangement

I did it, Friends. I broke down and pulled out my Fall decorations! After sharing some of my past Fall Decorating Projects last week, I was ready to start decorating. Today my Décor Enthusiast girls and I are sharing how we decorate with faux pumpkins. I picked up this little guy at Michaels last week in hopes of adding something new to my Fall Décor this year: It's a basic crafting pumpkin that can be carved, but after walking around with it in Michaels for an hour, I decided on … [Read more...]

Halloween Vignette {A Décor Challenge!}

Hi Friends!! It's officially Spooktober around here, and today I am sharing my entry table all decked out to welcome Halloween as part of this month's Décor Challenge. We are finishing off the year the same way we came in, with a one space, three ways challenge. I chose my Dining Room Hutch for the first time around, but I decided to change things up this time. Instead I chose this little table in our entry way: (You can see its makeover here.) I usually keep it pretty simple. … [Read more...]

Thrifty Sweater Upcycle and more {Swap it Like it’s Hot!}

Hi Friends! Have I got a fun post for you today! It's time once again for Swap it Like It's Hot hosted by the very fun Charlotte of Ciburbanity!  This challenge is where we go to the thrift store and find a bunch of crap, then send it to another blogger to make over. In turn we also received a box of crap, only my crap was good. Real good, ya'll. Here is what the talented Kimm from Reinvented sent to me this round: More great stuff! I'm guessing the metal thingy was maybe a salt and pepper … [Read more...]

Neutral Fall Mantel

The first day of Fall is in two days...come on, Fall...I'm ready! I've got my mantel all decked out to welcome you! I am excited to be a part of a fun Fall tour with some of my favorite blogging friends this week, and I'm participating today with my mantel! Come on in... I decided to use last year's Fall wreath on my mantel this year instead of on my front door: I love this neutral color combination for Fall.   Remember my mini pumpkin garland I had on my … [Read more...]

Fall Mini Pumpkin Garland

Hey hey lovely friends! Are you up for  a cute and super simple crafty Fall project today? It may be reaching the mid 90s outside here today, but like every muggy September, I'm forging onward! I was looking at my Summer mantel  the other day and thinking how I would miss my shell garland I added this Summer: DIY Shell Garland Of course I could keep it up, but I like to change my mantel out for the Holidays and the shells don't really say "Fall" at all.  So I decided  to make a new … [Read more...]

Early Fall Inspiration

Hello sweet Friends! Did anyone else experience a cool-down this weekend? Okay it only got down to the mid 80's here, but after the heat wave of a Summer we've had, it was such a welcomed change! You know what it's got me thinking about? Fall!! Fall is my absolute favorite season! And it is just around the corner! Today I'm sharing some of my favorite Fall posts from last year along with some of my very talented Friend's Fall posts as well. So if you need a little something to put you in … [Read more...]

Halloween Throw Pillows at The NY Melrose Family and More

Hello you beautiful ray of sunshine! I'm so glad you stopped by today. In case you haven't noticed or if you're new around here (Welcome!), I LOVE me some Halloween! So far for Halloween I have shared my Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Mantel, which I made using several thrifted items (Dessert dishes, anyone?): Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Mantel   And I shared my New Halloween Wreath, made from a cabinet door (Didn't even bother to remove the hinges...so lazy.): Halloween Wreath … [Read more...]

Quilled Paper Pumpkin {& $500 in Visa Gift Cards Fall Giveaway!!}

Hi sweet friends! Happy Fall!!  Today I'm sharing another thrifty way to add a little Fall to your décor. A few pieces of scrapbook paper and a yard sale frame is about all it took to create this fun quilled paper pumpkin:   This was so simple to make. And it was cheap, as in less than $2! That's my kind of project! Want to make one? Here's what you'll need: Frame Card Stock (I used one for the stem, three for the pumpkin, and one for the background.) Pumpkin … [Read more...]

Thrifty Fall Decor

  Hey ya'll! Today I'm sharing my dining table centerpiece that I created on the cheap cheap cheap! Adding seasonal touches to your home does not have to cost a lot of money. I decided to stay with the same neutral theme I chose for my New Fall wreath:   Are you ready to see what this centerpiece was made from? Yup.  It's true! Perty huh? I've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I used. The tiled tray and the wooden … [Read more...]

Spellbound Pumpkins

  If you've seen my Spooky Outdoor Halloween Tour, you know I like a little spooky in my Halloween. When I saw that our next theme in our Get Your DIY on Fall Party Challenge was pumpkins, I knew I wanted to do something a little spooky too. My inspiration came from these awesome spell books that Phyllis from Around the House recently shared in a post of  amazingly creative HalloweenVignettes around her house. It's a fun tour if you have a minute. Here is what I started … [Read more...]