5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

The Swede Records crayon pumpkins

While I love the effect of a glowing, scary-faced pumpkin on my porch on All Hallows Eve, I’m not exactly crazy about the slimy, seedy mess that goes along with carving pumpkins.  Plus, a carved pumpkin only lasts for a few days.  I’ve been saving great ideas for making pretty pumpkins without a single knife or slimy seed!  Take a look at these 5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin that will take you beyond Halloween and into the rest of the fall season.

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5 Ways to Craft with Acorns

Betz White felted acorns

Acorns are the nut, or small seedling, of the mighty oak tree.  Their pleasing, rounded shape, interesting textures, and warm brown tones make them perfect subjects for fall craft projects.  Take a look at this collection of acorn themed crafts I’ve found, and I think you’ll become a fan of the little nuts, too!

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Cheap Outdoor Rug

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Monica is back to show us her cheap outdoor rug idea.  She shows us how easy it is with a graphic stencil and a can of spray paint to transform a cheap indoor/outdoor rug.  Rugs are very expensive but often is the decorating piece that ties the room together. Monica’s idea is perfect for outdoor seating {…Read More…}





How to Paint Vinyl Shutters

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Shutters on windows are kind of like mascara on your eyelashes – it just looks better! I took my vinyl shutters down last June when we put on a new roof.  And sadly they have been sitting in my garage since then.  Yikes! So my naked house was begging for her shutters back.  After talking {…Read More…}