Fall Centerpiece


Hi everyone!

I just put together a simple little centerpiece to sit on our coffee table. I used a larger charger plate that I got at a thrift store this past summer, same thing with the metal leaf candle holder, the "berry picks" are from my Christmas stash of clearanced florals, the 2 wood acorns and large fall pick are from a recent trip to Hobby Lobby, place mat from Walmart and the candle was from Pier Imports clearanced from last year.

Since I have a toddler, I keep things pretty simple when it comes to decorating at levels she can reach. But, I refuse to do the whole "Well, I don't decorate there because I have a toddler who might ruin it". If I did that, how the heck is she supposed to learn what she can and cannot touch? Yes, it is more work for me, but the alternative is not acceptable to me. So, that is MY opinion of decorating and toddlers. LOL But, I did keep it simple. Everything can be put back together in less than a minute.

Here is just a little pumpkin I had. I used some clearanced Martha Stewart scrapbooking sticky back ribbon and a Halloween scrapbook sticker.



Today's Fall Centerpiece is being linked to:

DIY Fall Festival hosted by Roeshel at The DIY Show Off

Make Your Monday Hosted by Kim at Twice Remembered

"Do it Yourself Day" Hosted by Kimba at A Soft Place to Land

"Trash to Treasure Decorating" Hosted by Kimm at Reinvented

"Celebrate the Holidays" Hosted by Cheri at It's so Very Cheri!


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10 comments :

  1. Thanks for your kind words on my blog! So glad I found your blog! What cute ideas--love your center piece idea--too cute!

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  2. Cute Cute CUte Pumpkin, So simple, but very cute! Thanks for the ideas!

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  3. Oh I should have known the acorns came form Hobby Lobby! We don't have one here! I love those!! Your fall is lovely!!
    Hugs,Lisa

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  4. Very nice!

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  5. Thanks for visiting and commenting. I love your decorated pumpkin. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. looks lovely. I love how it will fit the style all the way through Thanksgiving too.

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  7. love, Love, LOVE this center piece. How simple but elegant. Love the pumpkin idea as well. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  8. Love the centerpiece and the pumpkin! I agree with your advice about decorating and toddlers. When she's older you'll miss these days of putting your centerpiece back together 10 times a day! :)

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