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Fall Decorating


When it comes to seasonal decorating, nothing gets me more excited than Fall.

It must be because change is happening all around you.  It’s a lot like what Spring time does to someone who has been experiencing Winter for so long.  Those long cold days that finally see the warmth of Spring, accompanied by the that first sign of new life in a budding flower.

It’s exactly the same thing for me after a long hot Summer.

Those first few true days of Fall when I start to see the leaves change colors with all the vibrant oranges and yellows and browns.  The crisp cool air that begs you to grab that first hot chocolate or apple cider.


The thought of those endless ideas running through a little child’s head of what their imagination tells them they can be for that one special night on Halloween.


I think I enjoy all those Halloween movies more than my own children.  I force them to watch the countless reruns of Halloween Town, Halloween Town Part 2, 3, 4………………  so that if someone comes in and catches me, I can blame it on them.  It’s a good thing no one knows I can recite the entire movie of Hocus Pocus without even thinking about it.  Don’t tell anyone I told you that! 


Freshening up your front entry way can do wonders for your home.  I had majority of the items already like the wood box, haystack, and pumpkins.  I added a few mums and the corn stalks that I found at Lowes.

Small changes like even painting your front door can really freshen up the space as well.  We used a dark gray on our doors that used to be red.  I love gray for so many reasons.  The best reason is that because it is so neutral, it goes well with any color scheme.


The silk leaves are left overs I had from last season and can be found at any craft store or even places like Walmart.


The window box on the front window got seasonal flowers as well.  I couldn’t wait to try out this beautiful ornamental kale I found.


I have always seen these in pictures in magazines and as silly as it seems, I just had to get them.


I really love the way they look.  It almost seems like they could be Cabbage Patch Kids…….. Admit it!  You thought about it.  😉


Whatever you go with for your seasonal decorating, make sure to only use things that you really love!  Don’t settle for anything else!

Happy Decorating!





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