Barbie Zombies!

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Fair warning: the rescue I am about to show you is chilling….and hilarious. It’s the brainchild of Amanda, over at Crafts by Amanda. With kids who are pretty much grown, Amanda can make her Halloween decor just as spooky as she wants. And what could possibly be more terrifying than Barbie Zombies?!?!?

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Books as Halloween Decor

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Got any books lying around that you’ve considered tossing? Well, consider using them for Halloween decor! This idea comes from Susan’s young son at Organized 31.

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Driftwood Garland

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Colleen from Lemon Thistle came up with a really need project using things she found in nature. She’s been collecting small pieces of driftwood, and decided to turn them into a garland.

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Pretty Wood Slice Wreath

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I love seeing things that people make from objects they’ve found in nature. One of my current favorite trends along these lines is the use of wood slices to make natural looking decor items. Here’s a gorgeous wreath that Laura of Finding Home put together using wood slices from a fallen birch branch.

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Tree Branch Candle Holders

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Shayna from The Wood Grain Cottage shared this nifty tutorial for some lovely cool-weather decor at Infarrantly Creative. It’s a rustic tealight holder that was made from a fallen branch.

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Knock-knock, Who’s There? Pretty Pumpkins!

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At Finding Home, Laura came up with a great way to dress up cheap craft pumpkins using her collection of vintage doorknobs.  Check out this unique Fall decorating idea. Laura has a pretty awesome pile of vintage doorknobs, but if you don’t have any on hand, you can find them at antique stores and flea markets. {…Read More…}

White and Gold Fall Decor for Less

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Inspired by some pretty gold pumpkins she spotted at Target, Aniko from Place of My Heart decided to create her old golden Autumn decor for less.  She started with some wine bottles from her recycling bin and a few small, decorative pumpkins. Aniko turned the wine bottles into pretty vases with spray paint.  She painted {…Read More…}

Old Drawer Turned Autumn Tray

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In an effort to clear out her grarage, Cristina of Remodelando la Casa needed to find a new use for this old drawer. After looking at the drawer for a while, she decided that it’s shallow depth reminded her of a berry basket. With that in mind, Cristina started a makeover.

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