Miniature Pumpkin Vases


I had quite a fun time yesterday gettin’ my craft on with miniature pumpkins, and now I have five adorable little mini pumpkin flower vases.  I love how these little guys look.  They’re like little tiny packages of happiness. I got a package of six (real) mini pumpkins for about six dollars at the grocery store, and then turned them into vases … [Read more...]

Simple Fall Flower Arrangement

Make a simple fall flower arrangement by layering beans, lentils, peas and corn between two glass vases

When it comes to quick and simple decorating, I love a good vase-in-vase flower arrangement.  Here’s one that I made last night, inspired by a photo I saw on Pinterest. The inspiration for this project originally came from this simple hurricane vase idea from My Heart’s Desire that I spotted on Pinterest. Using that idea, I decided to … [Read more...]

How To Decorate A Fall Mantel


If you are fortunate enough to have a fireplace mantel in your home, then you have a perfect opportunity to create a beautiful fall display. Take advantage of the colors and textures that the autumn season gives us, with the warm hues, and bring some of that beauty inside! I've rounded up twelve of my favorite fall mantel displays from some very … [Read more...]

Miniature Pumpkin Topiaries


Do you know what I love about decorating?  There are so many different types of projects that can be done!  If I’m in the mood to sew, I can make window treatments, table runners, pillows, bedding.  If I’m in the mood to use power tools, I can build some shelves for my office.  If I want to paint, there are plenty of surfaces in my little condo … [Read more...]

Fall Cardstock “Leaf” Wreath

fall cardstock wreath

I had such a hard time deciding what type of fall wreath I wanted to make.  Truth be told, I’ve never been much of a wreath kind of person, but seeing all of these really creative wreaths lately made me long for one of my own. I find seasonal wreaths to be a bit of a challenge because I have a dark red front door.  I wish I didn’t.  I wish I had … [Read more...]

Decoupaged Fall Leaf Vase/Candle Holder


If you’re still looking to add a little fall décor to your home, I have a cheap and easy project for you!  Well, let me say that it would probably be cheap for most of you simply because I would imagine that most DIYers/crafters would have most of the supplies already on hand to make a little decoupaged vase/candle holder. I already had the … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Wreath Roundup

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A great way to add a touch of the fall season to your home is with a fall wreath! And a wreath is something that even the most novice DIYer could do quite easily. I've gathered 30 great D.I.Y. fall wreaths, ranging from really simple to some that are little more involved, that were created by some very talented and crafty bloggers. The good … [Read more...]

Simple Quilted Patchwork Throw

patchwork throw

Well, time got away from me, and I didn't have time to make the pillow I wanted to make for today's tutorial. It'll be coming up in the next couple of week. For now, I thought I'd go ahead and write up the tutorial for the patchwork quilted throw, since so many people seem to love these. This project is a little more involved that the other Crafty … [Read more...]