Monday, November 4, 2013

Fall Around Our House {2013}

I post pictures of seasonal decorating on my blog each year so that when I pull the boxes down for each holiday, I can look back and see how I decorated the year before and remember what worked and what I want to tweak. 

Every year I *think* I like it the way it is…but then I inevitably change it a little every subsequent year. :) Part of that is my tastes changing over time, and part of that is due to new things I find on clearance or at thrift stores or yard sales that I buy throughout the year and place in the attic until it’s time to bring them down again. 

 

So here’s how our house looks right now…
{p.s. I have NO clue why the formatting is so messed up – I’ve tried to fix it 3 times and it still won’t save my changes.  Sorry it’s a little mushed!}

 

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…pumpkin: thrifted…orange bowl: gift from friend…

 

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…foliage and bowl: thrifted; candle: gift…corn: yard sale; bucket and filler: target dollar spot…

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…acorn frame: CTS clearance; bowl and candle, gift; pods: Michael’s…
…kids’ q-tip art inspiration: Jones Design Company
 

 

 

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…faux leaves: thrifted; grapevine wreath: JoAnn’s…

 

 

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Loving this fun and functional chalkboard in our dining room!  Hopefully one of these days I’ll finally get the DIY details up!

 

 

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…faux berries: Michael’s…

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…fall garland: thrifted…

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free printable in thrifted frame…

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…garland and banners: DIY…

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…tray: Goodwill; plate: Target clearance; berries: A.C.Moore (old); candle: free with coupon at Hallmark (old)…

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…garland: DIY…

 

 

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…free printable in thrifted frame; bird, lantern, faux fruit: thrifted; pods: Michael’s, runner: Wal-Mart (old)

 

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I just love the colors and words of this free printable!  Great for the month of November.

 

 

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The wreath is a DIY Ballard knock-off…another tutorial I should have posted ages ago but just don’t have the time right now with these two crazy kids of mine!

 

Well, that’s our house right now!  Hope you enjoyed the little tour! I love fall and get so, so excited for it every year!  And only a few more weeks til Thanksgiving…my very favorite holiday!  Hooray! :)

4 comments:

  1. you can... without a doubt, decorate for me anytime. anytime... i'd pay. ha. it's so creative! my brain just doesn't work this way when it comes to decor.

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    1. I would actually seriously love that! Say the word! :)

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  2. I love it all. You are so good at pulling things together. And thrifted stuff has so much more personality than anything you can buy new.

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