Saturday, October 2, 2010

Apology and Fall Decor

Alright, I have to apologize for not posting in over a month! School started up and, as it's my senior year, I've been pretty busy. I have a few projects I'm working on now, that I can't wait to share with you all, but for now I thought I'd show off my fall decorations. They aren't necessarily finished (They might not ever be, I tend to just keep messing and messing :P ) but I want to show you what I have now:




The tree is sort of my re-imagining of an idea I got off the Better Homes and Gardens website. It was SUPER simply. I got the tree branch from my yard and the fake leaves at the dollar store. All I had to do was cut them apart (they came in pairs of two) and hot glue them where I wanted them. I'm very pleased with how it turned out, it's sort of the "center piece" of my fall decor.





The table center piece, also inspired by the Better Homes and Gardens website.



The welcome "sign" is a BP knock-off which I realize is hanging too far above that tiny shelf. ;)






This is another BP knock-off. This corner is not really finished. I intend on replacing the pine cones with a candle and hanging two other "lanterns".







Here's a couple shots of the overall effect of the kitchen decor:




The majority of this stuff was just purchased from the dollar store for super, super cheap. The rest of it was stuff I already had lying around that I just tweaked for the season.

I'll probably end up doing another Fall decor post before the end of the season, because I got quite a bit more I'd like to do, but that is all for now.

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16 comments:

  1. Was wondering what happened to you! Everything looks great. I especially like your book display.

    I bet your mom loves having you around to decorate for her! :-)

    ~ The Speckled Dog

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  2. It all comes together....great job! I love it. The $1 store is one of my favorite places to find decorating gear. ;)-

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  3. Welcome back! I became a follower and never heard from you again! Your tree is FABULOUS! Very clever. Can't wait to see what else you have in store for us. Have a great day.
    ~Lisa~

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  4. Hi there! I am your newest follower from the Wednesday link up. Lovely blog:) You can find me at www.bouffeebambini.blogspot.com


    LOVE it!

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  5. Very Nice --looks eeally classy -Please don't stay away next time so long -you were missed :-)

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  6. i love it! did you make the welcome sign?

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  7. Thanks Amy! Yes, I did make the sign. It was an idea I got from the Pottery Barn website.

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  8. Everything is so simple and pretty. I really love the branch with fall leaves in the first picture! Thanks for sharing at My Backyard Eden.

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  9. I think some day we need a tutorial on that welcome sign. I can see lots of possibilities besides "Welcome" which could be made.

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  10. Robby,

    Ahh! I'm in love with your style and after reading your bio even more in love with you! I love that you are a young guy with a love to create! Hats off to you for showcasing you talent! I can't wait to introduce you and your fall decor to my readers on Blue Cricket Design. I'll be featuring your post on Oct. 19th. Thanks for linking!

    Becca

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  11. Ha ha, I just came over here from Becca mentioning you on FB and see she is the comment right before me. You did a very nice job. I like the Welcome sign as well as adding layers of ribbon/twine on your books. Good luck in school. My son graduated from an art HS is now attending Ringling College of AD. Blessings.

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  12. Hi there, you left a nice comment on my blog so I came over here to check you out. WOW. I cannot believe you are only 17. You are very talented and have such a fantastic sense of style. Amazing. Glad to have found you!

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  13. Wow Becca, thank you SO SO much! I was completely overwhelmed by your kind words... and being featured on your page; what an honor! Thanks again!

    I can't thank any of you enough; you are all so kind!!!

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  14. Awesome! Love all of these ideas and love the photos...nice to have you back. :) shaunna

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  15. Absolutely beautiful! I love the branches with leaves and then when you turned out the lights a surprise show of lights! Thanks for sharing.

    Brittany
    http://www.prettyhandygirl.com

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