Stumped? Try Gold

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Over at Thrifty & Chic, Alicia shares her love of tree stump furniture, saying, “It’s a great conversation piece. And they are cheap! The cheapest piece of furniture I own.”

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Beachy Pallet Project

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“My sweet and amazing husband surprised me with some pallets out in our garage,” says Courtney fondly at Crafts By Courtney. “Who needs flowers when you get a pile of pallets to craft with!” Who indeed? Courtney’s first project was to add a little bit of the beach to her Florida home.

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High Style Halloween

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At her blog One O, Chiara tells us that she wanted to create some Halloween decor that would fit her personal style. Her requirements, she explains, included “something that has a nordic geometric touch and feel. Something not too spooky or horrific but pretty more cute and stylish.” If that sounds like a tall order, then you must read on to see how Chiara made it happen.

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Scrap Wood Fall Banner

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At Thistlewood Farms, KariAnne has a Fall decor project that only takes a few minutes to make and uses up your scrap pieces of molding. What could be simpler or more convenient?

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Golden Leaf Mobile

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“I was swinging my daughter on her swing in our backyard when I noticed the few leaves that had fallen from our tree,” says Selene at Restoration Beauty. The leaves captured her imagination, so as soon as they were done swinging, Selene scooped up her daughter and a few of the leaves and got crafty.

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Paint + Gold Mason Jar Vases

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Over at Kristi’s Paintbrush, Kristi shares how she dressed up some plain old Mason jars for Fall. This is a simple decorating project made even easier by her detailed tutorial.

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Tin Can Halloween Decor

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Over at Mabey She Made It, Lisa came up with a cute way to decorate for Halloween and upcycle some tin cans. She says about this project, “Not only is it simple to do, but it’s made from things you probably already have around: straws, string, patterned paper, empty soup cans.”

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Turning Books into Halloween Decor

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Amy from The Idea Room came up with a fun Halloween vignette this year: spell books and potions arranged just as if they were in a witch’s cottage. If you have some old books lying around, you can make a few spell books of your own!

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