Fall Decorations

fall decor

The temperatures have fallen and we are slowly saying goodbye to the summer flowers. The leaves are changing colors and it’s getting dark earlier at night. Fall has definitely arrived. I was in denial for several weeks, but finally decided to start putting out the fall decorations.

Here’s what the front door looks like. {Notice, my flowers are still pretty. Hope I get a little more time to enjoy them.}

 

Inside, […]

Simple Fall Leaf Wreath Tutorial

Fall Leaf Wreath Tutorial

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Here’s the latest Bible club craft I made with the girls. A simple and easy to make fall wreath, inspired by this post. I hung mine in front of the mirror in our dining room. Love the look!

Here’s what you’ll need:

12″ floral ring craft leaves flowers pine cones ribbon glitter glue hot glue gun

1. Arrange and glue leaves onto floral ring.

2. Attach flowers and pine […]

Felt Fall Leaf Garland Tutorial

Fall Leaf Garland Tutorial

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I was looking for a way to incorporate my newly stenciled cabinet walls into the fall decorations. I think this fall leaf garland with its touches of turquoise does the trick. What do you think?

Here’s how you can make one, too.

Materials needed:

felt, various fall colors ribbon templates {large leaf and small leaf}

1. Trace leaves on felt.

2. Cut out and layer.

3. Pin on […]

Fall Leaf and Acorn Paper Craft Tutorial

fall craft collage

This whimsical fall leaf and acorn garland ornament was inspired by one of the craft books I picked up on our trip to Germany. It’s a simple project that will add charm to your space. You can hang it in a window or on a cabinet or door knob. I have one dangling from my fireplace mantle.

Here are some step by step directions for you to create your own fall ornament.

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Leaf Garland of Thanksgiving

Leaf Garland of Thanksgiving

Recently, I’ve been struck by how blessed I really am. There are so many people suffering throughout the world. Just this past week a devastating storm hit the United States that claimed many lives and left families homeless. It puts my small troubles into perspective alright!

In order to count our many blessings, our family is making a leaf garland of thanksgiving. Beginning on November 1st, and every day until Thanksgiving, we will write something […]

Stained Glass Votive Candle Holder

Stained Glass Votive Candle Holder

I was looking for a craft to make with the Bible club girls and came across this great tutorial on how to make stained glass votive candle holders. We had a lot of fun with this easy and decorative project.

Supplies needed:

small glass votive candle holder tissue paper (colors of your choice) scissors or hole punch foam brush Mod Podge votive candle

Here we go!

Cut the tissue paper to your desired size. […]

Decorating for Fall: Mantle Decor

Last week I shared how to create custom artwork. This week let’s complete the look by choosing mantle decor. Here’s your chance to have some fun and get creative. Think about the things you like about fall: pumpkins, goards, leaves, scarecrows, little critters…

For inexpensive decor, go on a nature walk and pick up some feathers, nuts, leaves, sticks. You could display your items in a glass vase or bowl.

Some other places I like […]

Decorating for Fall: Wall Art

Today’s fall decorating idea is to create custom artwork.

Last year I was on the hunt for a painting for our mantle. After searching in every store I could possibly think of, I realized that I wasn’t going to find what I was looking for at a price I could afford.

So, I created my own artwork. I bought a canvas and 4 tubes of paint.

To start out, I painted the striped […]

Decorating for Fall: Pillows

I love fall, the colors, smells, cooler days, baking and apple picking. I also love to surround myself with things that remind me of fall. For the last couple of years I’ve been changing around the decor in our home with the changing seasons and for holidays. It’s exciting to get out the bins of decorations that have been stashed away for a year and pull out all those “goodies”.

This series is full of […]