A Book Pumpkin

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Why let a perfectly good pumpkin go rotten on your coffee table this fall….when you can “make a pumpkin with things that can easily be found at home?” asks Chiara at One O. She offers a great tutorial for making a pumpkin out of books.

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Alphabet Blocks to Pumpkin Placeholders

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Heather from Twin Dragonfly Designs came up with this darling Fall craft using classic alphabet blocks. She had some leftover from another project that she used, but tells us that she originally found her set at the thrift store.

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Repurposing a Salad Bowl

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At The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy was reminded of Fall when she spotted this forgotten wooden salad bowl in her storage room. She decided to bring it out of retirement and put it to use again.

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Cloche from Repurposed Objects

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“Anytime I can get crafty without having to go to the store is a good day for me,” confesses Selene at Restoration Beauty. She made this pretty cloche using items she already had on hand.

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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…}