i finished decorating for fall today. i didn’t do much and i definitely didn’t spend a lot of money, but i think that it turned out quite nicely and it will last through thanksgiving.
here’s our dining table center piece. i got the monogrammed pumpkin idea from layla over at the lettered cottage. such a cute idea. i picked up a 1/2 yard of burlap from the fabric store and cut it to just fit under the arrangement. without the burlap it didn’t have anything to ground it.
in our pass-thru archway that leads to the kitchen i used an old tray and and placed a jar candle and some leaves inside of it. i didn’t like how the jar’s label was showing so i used leaves and raffia to cover it up.
our entryway is more like a long hallway but it is big enough for us to have a part shelf, part table . i added a hurricane vase filled with limbs from our dogwood trees that are a lovely shade of red-orange right now.
i had a couple of brown pillar candles that i bought earlier in the year so i wrapped them in leaves and raffia and placed them on the table too. i’m not a huge fan of raffia but for this project it worked.
for the very last little project i used a vase that i had in the house and added some of the left-over dogwood limbs to it. i placed it on top of painted shelves that we have in our kitchen. we also got a halloween card from a friend last week so i added that up there too. it’s simple but it works.