Hello Fall Link Party Graphic for my DIY pumpkin craft for fall.

Hello Fall Link Party – A Collection of Fall Crafts, Fall Decor, Fall Recipes and Fall Activities

Hello Fall – A Collection of All Things Fall Every fall season I ponder what colours to use, neutral, traditional, blues and green, and even pinks and lavenders.   Today’s post is the chance to see all the different fall decor colour choices. I am collaborating with a group of talented bloggers to see all their fall ideas.  This post promised to become my fall catalog of pretty, useful, and fun ideas for fall. The party runs for…

Fall decorating ideas using a pumpkin, birch bark and flowers

Pumpkin Decorating Idea using Birch Bark and Flowers

Pumpkin Design Idea using Birch Bark and Flowers Pumpkin design ideas are everywhere this time of year,  with so many beautiful ideas its difficult to come up with something different, but I am hopeful this is a new pumpkin design idea. This DIY pumpkin centerpiece requires birch bark.  If you don’t want to purchase birch bark, this post on making a birch bark ribbon shows you how.   Pumpkin Decor Supplies Large paper mache pumpkin…

DIY farmhouse bench makeover, using chalk paint and drop cloth.

Easy DIY Farmhouse Bench Update using Paint and Drop Cloth

Easy DIY Farmhouse Bench – with the Farmhouse Hens This month’s theme for the Farmhouse Hens is bench updates.  Make sure to check out their creations at the end of my post.  Each month I am excited to see what the other Hens are sharing and I am sure you will enjoy it as well.  For my post, I am creating an easy DIY farmhouse bench update. Farmhouse Bench Update Tutorial This little wood bench…

Easy to make cushion covers for fall.

New DIY Cushion Cover Banners in 20 Minutes

Create Fall Decor with Simple  DIY Cushion Covers These DIY cushion cover banners are the easiest way I know of to update cushions, other than purchasing new ones.    Although I still adore cushions I had so many they wouldn’t fit in one closet.  My first solution was to quit buying new cushions, that lasted about a week.  Then I started updated them with new DIY cushion covers.   This fall I am making it even…

DIY velvet pumpkins with candles for fall decor.

DIY Velvet Pumpkins vs Stuffed Pumpkins for Fall Decorating

DIY Velvet Pumpkins and Stuffed Pumpkins Last year was the first time I saw velvet pumpkins and they are very beautiful.  They are so pretty and pricey.  I instantly knew they were different than other stuffed pumpkins and it took me a while to figure out why.     Velvet pumpkins, of course, are made using stretchy velvet and real stems, but they snuggle into the other decor differently as well.  The biggest difference is the…

DIY fall craft project for fall decorating.

DIY Wire Basket for Fall Decor

DIY Wire Basket  for Fall Long baskets are very hard to find, I did find a pricey one online but as usual, my tastes cost more than my budget allows.  During the search, I learned that this style of DIY wire basket is called a clam basket or vegetable hog. This DIY wire basket is very practical for gardeners as well, but for this year at least mine was made to hold birch branches on…

Wood pumpkins with floral arrangements, that say "We are Blessed"

We are Blessed DIY Wood Pumpkins

DIY Wood Pumpkins from Scrapwood You often see this type of DIY wood pumpkins on Pinterest, but I have never made them and I had one half of a 4 by 4 in the scrap wood pile.    The choices I thought of were wooden pumpkins, Frankenstein or ghosts and since Fall is just beginning these We are Blessed wood pumpkins seemed like the best choice.   a Painted Wood Pumpkin Supplies 4 by 4 lumber…

How to Make a Fall Centerpiece for a Kitchen Table

How to Make a Fall Centerpiece for the Kitchen This Fall centerpiece is for the kitchen.  Its about 18 inches across and is placed on a lazy susan so that it can be easily moved.   If you don’t have a lazy susan you can use any large round tray you like. Choosing Florals The only part of this tutorial that took any time was choosing the florals.  The soft tone of greyish purple in these flowers…