Fall Decorating Ideas

Image

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Anne of Green Gables

image

This fall, I am filled with nostalgia.    The bright joyful displays of pumpkins, mums and gourds I usually bring home in abundance, are tugging at my heartstrings. Continue reading

Botanical Pumpkins: DIY Tutorial

Image

Botanical pumpkins are hands down my favorite craft of the season!  When I walked by a class on this craft recently at my local Terrain store, the hip Anthropologie’s gardening sister, it was love at first sight.  I knew right then I would try my hand at making these botanical pumpkins.  They were super easy to create and the hands-on time pretty quick.  The idea is to adhere natural plant material on a pumpkin.  Although the white pumpkins show off the botanicals best, you could use orange ones too.  It is best if you select  thinner plant materials such as ferns and flat leaves, which will be easier to glue down. The variations of botanical pumpkins are as endless as your imagination.  Have fun!My three masterpieces! Continue reading