How to make a fall wreath.

How To Make A Fall Bandana Wreath

When I think of bandanas, I think of cowboys and farmers.  When I think of farmers, I think of harvest time and fall. If you are following my thought process, then you will want to follow along to see how to make a fall bandana wreath.  This is one of the easiest wreaths to make with only a few supplies needed.

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Pumpkins with Potential

Never give up on pumpkins with potential.  Just call me the “pumpkin whisperer”.

Earlier this year, I update the curb appeal of our house, when I repainted the front door with the Iron Ore color from Sherwin-Williams. Ever since then, all my door decorations have looked rather drab, including this old stacked pumpkin hanger. Up-close it looked interesting, however from the sidewalk, not so inviting.

 

Stacked pumpkin door hanger with rustic finish

Stacked pumpkin door hanger with rustic finish

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A Hint of Fall

Yippee! We had rain last evening and cooler temperatures are expected. I’m not kidding, when I say we have been a wee bit crispy since the beginning of August. Not having to pretend the weather is changing makes decorating for fall, much more fun.

 

Lantern with books on display

 

My most versatile decorating accessory is the Pottery Barn lantern, I found a couple of years ago. This summer, the lantern was sitting on my dining table with books stacked around.  As I was dusting, I got the idea of stacking and wedging the books inside the lantern.  All the books fit inside nicely and the overall look is quite interesting.

 

Large painted acorn in soft green and brown.

 

Displaying the lantern on the coffee table tray makes a handsome addition to the living room. The books with the brown paper covers, keep the colors light and the jumbo sized pale green acorn I painted, works well also.

 

Iron key and shells

 

Tucked in the back of the lantern is Merry Wives of Windsor, a good conversation starter. And of course, I kept the large iron key and pretty shells that bring out the orange and soft blue colors in the room.

 

The mini bouquet is lavender and Mexican heather.

 

A tiny vase holds a mini bouquet of lavender and Mexican heather, making the whole room smell wonderful and relaxing.

 

Pottery Barn lantern with books.

 

My favorite feature of the lantern is the steel-gray roof, which is one of my favorite colors.  I think that’s why it compliments so many areas in my home.

Time to relax and enjoy the hint of fall.

Cheers!

Fall Chalkboard

Thinking about fall, cooler weather, and that wonderful feeling of knowing a change is floating on the air, inspired me start a fall bucket list.

The first thing on my bucket list – update the chalkboard. Turning my attention to my neglected chalkboard, I decided to write the first things to pop into my head.

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