My ‘Un-Mantel’ Fall Mantel for the Mantel Party

My ‘Un-Mantel’ Fall Mantel for the Mantel Party

I am joining my friend Beth today for her Mantle Party with my 'un-mantel' mantel. {Actually the consoles in my dining room - but Beth is cool so I think she will let it slide} I needed a quick put together for my son's party this past weekend and went with keeping it extremely simple, as you can Continue reading

                  
Polishing Pumpkins and Gourds for Indoor Use {preserving pumpkins}

Polishing Pumpkins and Gourds for Indoor Use {preserving pumpkins}

There is just something about all the gorgeous muted colors of fresh pumpkins, squashes, and gourds that simply says fall is here. Now days you don't just have to settle for the common oranges; as many unusual shapes and colors are becoming more and more widely available. These fall favorites Continue reading

                  
Recycled Door Knob Pumpkin Patch {brass knobs never looked so cute}

Recycled Door Knob Pumpkin Patch {brass knobs never looked so cute}

A couple of weeks ago I shared how I changed out the brassy knobs in my little guys bath for Rockler Satin Nickel pulls {here}. Instead of tossing the old knobs away, I came up with this little project below just in time for fall. I originally wrote this as a guest post for HowDoesShe?, stop by and Continue reading

                  
Mod Podge Custom Faux Pumpkins {Easy Fall Decor}

Mod Podge Custom Faux Pumpkins {Easy Fall Decor}

I have wanted to make a set of pumpkins that 'spelled out' a phrase for awhile. The thought of painting individual letters, or handwriting them, is not really one of my specialties; however, with a little scrapbook paper and some Mod Podge, customizing little faux pumpkins to your liking is a Continue reading

                  
Mouse Motel Faux Pumpkin {Martha Stewart Inspired}

Mouse Motel Faux Pumpkin {Martha Stewart Inspired}

I have always thought this pumpkin was ...well...cute {?} though if I ever saw real mice living inside my pumpkins I would scream and screech like a little girl. This idea originally appeared in the October 2008 issue of Martha Stewart Living where they used a real pumpkin to house the little Continue reading