The decorations in my house are constantly changing.
I usually decorate the mantle and a few other parts of the house specifically around the different holidays throughout the year.
I don’t go all out. I usually do something easy and make it a project I can keep from year to year. (I have big tupperware bins labeled by holiday in my basement – therefore each year I have a few more pieces to pull out and it gets easier and easier!)
In fact, this year I only let myself buy one autumn decoration.
I bought this pumpkin from Home Goods! For items that are on the larger side, I always go for seasonal – not holiday specific. This pumpkin is about 18 inches tall.
I had some leftover pieces of felt in my craft bin and this idea was brought to life.
Felt Fall Garland:
Within an hour I had:
1. Found some leaf and acorn shaped cookie cutters (from the Target dollar bin)
2. Traced on several colored pieces of felt with a fine Sharpie
3. Cut them out and laid them out in the order I wanted them to hang
4. I hand stitched them together with little knots
Then I hung it up on my mantle with my trusty blue painters tape. Voila.
I think this will transition us from fall to winter – because, yikes, I can’t believe winter is almost here!
For tutorials on the previously mentioned bunting and wreath: