I took a little time this weekend to get my mantel ready for Fall. Poor mantel - I completely skipped any Summer decoration for it this year.
I didn't do much - just picked up a few pumpkins and gourds from the farmers market and brought out a few seasonal pieces. If you've been here for a while, you've probably seen these same things several times!
Here is an overall shot:
I made the wheat bundle last year. You can find my tutorial right here.
The apothecary jars are almost always on my mantel - I just change out the fillers to reflect the season. I left the top off of the one above, and put in a candle & nuts instead.
The pie pumpkin above is the prettiest shade of orange in person.
The small gourd is sitting on a glass candle stick - an easy way to add a little height.
I saved the nuts from last year because I knew I'd want to use them to decorate for Fall and they aren't out in bulk at the store yet. I might be a little crazy!
And the left side...
More wheat on this side of the mantel. I bought a few bunches, divided it into four sections, and tied each section with a piece of raffia.
I think gourds are so pretty and interesting. The patterns are beautiful!
One last overall...
Yikes, I didn't realize I had so many photos. Thanks for sticking with me! I have to say, it sure feels good to be posting something other than Tasty Tuesdays. I think I may have gotten my blogging mojo back. We'll see.
Make sure to stop back later in the week - I will be hosting a giveaway!
More Fall decorating posts:
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