Happy Fall Y’all! Hope everyone is doing well and enjoying the cooler weather. This week the hubs is headed home, so it will be especially sweet at the Johnson household.
Last week we were outdoors, so this week we are moving inside and checking out a few great ideas for decorating your home for the fall season. The pictures below have clickable links that will take you to the source.
via www.bhg.com Make ordinary objects a little creepier with a coat of black paint. Find a tree branch (the more twisted and gnarled, the better) and spray-paint it black. Once dry, insert the branch in an urn or pot. Finish by placing a few black ravens on the branch.
via www.babble.com This is another cute idea to hang in you entryway, above your table or island.
via www.marthastewart.com How about this for your coffee table? If you have boys, this would definitely get two thumbs up. Made of tea-dyed eggs and fishing lures, it’s sure to make guests scream.
via www.marthastewart.com Another cute idea that the boys are sure to love, a nice dining room table centerpiece.
via www.marthastewart.com This is an option for those who have little ones that are scared of jack-o-lanterns. These are made of daikon radishes and turnips, and an easy project to make with the kiddos.
via www.countryliving.com This a great option if you’re not into the traditional Halloween colors, keeping it simple with neutral decor.
via www.sugarpiefarmhouse.com/aunt-ruthies-autumn-home-tour, for more pics. I like the look of the lit branches on your mantel or at an entry. I’ve seen the pre-lit branches at Kirkland’s and Target for around $10-12 dollars.
via www.hgtv.com Using leaves the kiddos have collected is another creative way to decorate your dining room, mantel, or over your kitchen sink.
via www.MarthaStewart.com To make this you need: miniature gourds, a drill with a fine bit, and twine. Drill a hole through the center of each gourd. Thread twine through an embroidery needle; run it through the holes, knotting it at both sides of each gourd to secure in place. Click on the picture complete step-by-step instructions. This garland is great for indoors or out.
via www.countryliving.com Dried gourds and squash on this mantle remind me of my grandmother. Additional ‘Tiny Bottle’ gourds hang from a garland of chestnuts.
via www.marthastewart.com This is a great option if you are going for a more formal look, great for Halloween or Thanksgiving. All you need to accomplish this look is a can of silver spray paint and pumpkins in various sizes.
via www.countryliving.com Love the colors in the wreath and rug.
via www.southernliving.com How about this festive retreat to enjoy your morning cup of coffee. These lovely mantle arrangements are a combination of autumn leaves, hydrangea, berries, oak and magnolia leaves.
via www.southernliving.com An arrangement like this is alway sitting on my dining room table as soon as the leaves start to turn, the bigger the better. Branches of leaves cut from the yard, can’t get any more affordable or beautiful.
via www.marthastewart.com How about this half bat, half pumpkin pace setting?
via www.diana212m.blogspot.com How about this perfect fall potpourri to make your house smell like autumn? Click the picture to take you to the recipe on Diana’s blog.
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