Ombre Halloween Pillow with RIT Dye

September 27, 2012

Ombre Halloween Pillow Using RIT Liquid Dye, via www.sasinteriors.net

Halloween is just a few short weeks away and even though I've already decorated for Fall, I wanted to spice it up with some Halloween accents.  My favorite, inexpensive way to do that is with pillows. I recently was lucky enough to get my hands on RIT Dye and thought an ombre design with a few spooky elements would fit the bill just perfectly. Let me start by saying I have NEVER used liquid dye before and was a little apprehensive, but honestly it was really easy and fun to add a bit of color to a plain ole' piece of fabric. Here are all the colors I received for the project and … [Read more...]

18 Easy Decorating Ideas for Fall

September 18, 2012

18 Easy Decorating Ideas for Fall

Within the last few days, signs of Fall have been peaking through here in the Northeast.  The cooler temps are setting in and the early stages of the soon-to-be-colorful changing leaves has begun. This past weekend, I enjoyed some downtime apple picking with my family and yesterday I made a delicious apple pie and yummy homemade apple sauce - Boy, am I getting into the Autumn spirit!  Since finishing my Fall fireplace mantel last week, I'm excitedly starting to spruce up the rest of my home with a few more seasonal elements and have pulled together 18 Easy Decorating Ideas for … [Read more...]

Autumn Mantel

September 14, 2012

Fall Mantel by @Jenna_Burger

I've been loving the cool temps over the past few days, have you?  For me, there's no transition time once September hits.  A switch goes off in my head that says "Fall, Fall, Fall".  Thankfully I haven't dug out the sweaters yet, BUT I did gather some decor for my newest mantel for the coming season. Autumn is almost here and after sharing a fun roundup of Fall Fireplace Mantels earlier this week, I'm ready to reveal mine.  But before we begin, I have a confession to make... I never showed you my summer mantel.  I had great intentions to, but it never happened.  No worries, because for … [Read more...]

5 Minute Autumn Centerpiece

October 11, 2011

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This past weekend when I got my DIY groove back, I made a centerpiece for my dining table that literally took less than 5 minutes and cost nothing!  The pictures, staging, and post took longer than the actual project.  Thankfully I am SO pleased with the results and now my dining table is complete for the Fall season.  Here's a sneak peak of the final outcome, but let me take you through the steps so you can make one for your table! A few weeks ago, while going for an evening walk around the neighborhood, there were a pile of cut down trees on the side of the road ready for the next … [Read more...]