Thursday, September 24, 2009

A new Fall look for the mantel!!

I am a summer lover, always have been and always will be. Well this year the weather was awful. It was really depressing for someone whoe suffers from that dumb seasonal depression disorder! I so look forward to the hot days and it not getting dark until 9:00 and most of all SUN!!!! Well that didn't really happen so I am trying to embrace fall this year! I looked around the house and thought things needed a fresh look. I have a mantel that is large and very boring to look at but we just aren't ready to take on that project yet so I have to work with it for now. This is what I put together so far.
I am still trying to find something to balance out the one side but haven't found what I was looking for yet. Well, I take that back... Hobby Lobby has some beautiful fall things but I refuse to pay that much for their stuff. I love that store but unless it's on a good sale they are way over priced. So here are a few more pics from around the house.

As for tonight....... hot apple pie. Maybe I will take a picture if it doesn't get eaten up too quickly. YUM!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Fall door wreath

Hello again, it's been waaayyyy too long I know! Summer came and went and I guess I have been so busy doing other things that I forgot about my blog. I have still been reading so many of yours though so thanks!!

Well I have been working on some projects that I wanted to share with anyone that is reading this. One is a very ugly fall wreath that was in the garage sale box and then I decided to rescue it. I always read so many blogs where people take these ugly things and redo them into something cute. I of course always say, I would have never thought of doing that!! I just don't have an eye for that kind of thing. Anyway, here is the before pic...
here is the after....

It's not anything great but a whole lot better than what it was before. All it took was a bag of leaves from the dollar store and some burned fingers from the hot glue gun!

I have a few more projects that I will post later today. Yes I said later, can you believe 2 posts in one day????