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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

{finally some fall decorations}

After seeing so many adorable Fall and Halloween decorations on my favorite blogs, I finally found some energy to do something in my own home.

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I should have taken a before picture of the sorry looking floral foam stabbed with cute fall flowers and greenery that I purchased from the Goodwill for about $2.  I re-discovered it in my garage this morning.  It had been there a while.  I knew it had some potential.  This is what it looks like now in my cute Southern Living cake stand/chip and dip/flower arrangement piece.  I am a lover of versatility.

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I  like to use this piece in the center of the kitchen table to hold useful things like salt and pepper and napkins.  But look how pretty it looks IMG_1501all dressed up for fall.

I also placed some gourds and mini pumpkins in a hurricane. 

 

I know I haven't gone all out for my fall decorations this year, but something is better than nothing.  And maybe I'm not done yet.

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Bella Casa said...

Aren't those hurricanes the best things to decorate with? You can change them up with every holiday and season:)

I think your decor looks beautiful! You don't need a whole houseful, just enough to make you smile:)

Bella

Heart 4 My Home said...

What pretty decor. Thanks for sharing!

~blessings

LaurelPlum said...

I so have that same cake stand. I resisted buying it for several weeks, but I am a sucker for white ceramic accessories and thought it was so versatile! I love the arrangement - and after looking at several of your articles, I am actually itching to see what I can find at the second hand stores around here.

(-sorry I do not have a Blogger id even though Google thinks I do. Laurel Plum http://laurelplumonline.com)