Fall Tablescape Ideas

 Today we are going bold with fall tablescape ideas that you will love.  I am actually participating in a tablescape showdown with two other bloggers.  So at the end of this post I will be begging for your vote.  Get your clicking fingers ready y’all!  You can win a prize when voting as well so there is definitely an incentive!  First lets explore my fall tablescape ideas with tons of pictures!  

Fall Tablescape Ideas -- Great ideas from bloggers using awning stripe tablecloths.

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie with @InDelight #ad

 Fall is upon us and I am craving all things pumpkin. I decided on a little slow cooker pumpkin pie the other day and thought I would share the recipe here with y’all. Pumpkin pie in the crock pot? Absolutely! Hang on to your hats cause this one is amazing. I actually used Cinnabon flavored International Delight in this recipe for extra flavor and sweetness. It really made all the difference in the world so don’t skip that ingredient y’all.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pie -- make pumpkin pie in your crock pot with this great recipe!

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Gold Leaf Vase for Fall

 Fall is upon us.  I made this gold leaf vase for fall as a perfect addition to my home.  I love bringing home some fresh flowers from the store and putting them in a fun vase.  I can guarantee this one will have a place on my counter for months.  I chose red paint and gold leaf so this one can go into the Christmas holiday season as well. 

Gold Leaf Vase for Fall -- paint and add gold leaf to a vase for a fall look!

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Floral Monogram Fall Wreath #dollargeneral

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I was looking to add a touch of fall to my door.  This floral monogram fall wreath was the perfect solution.  You can make this easily with supplies from Dollar General.  Trust me this is a simple fall wreath that anyone can make.  However it makes a BIG statement on your front door which I personally love.

Floral Monogram Wreath -- supplies from Dollar General transform into a gorgeous one of a kind wreath.  Get the full instructions for making your own here.

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Mini Football Cornhole

 It is almost football time again!  I have a fun mini football cornhole game for you today.  You can make this for your kids or for a football party at your home.  Because this cornhole game is mini sized it can be played indoors or out.  Challenge your friends and family to a rousing game anytime when it is mini sized.  

Mini Football Cornhole Game -- a fun mini size version of the original.  Perfect for kids or indoors!  Click here to see how to make your own.

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Rustic Gold Centerpiece

I had this idea to cover barn wood with some metallic gold paint.  It turned out awesome.  But I just couldn’t stop there.  This rustic gold centerpiece was the result.  Use this for a dinner party or even for Thanksgiving.  A few bottles and some barn wood can become this rustic beauty in just a few minutes.  This post is a part of my design team status with DecoArt.  I am compensated for my participation however all projects and opinions are my own.  

Rustic Gold Centerpiece -- mix gold with barn wood for an elegant yet rustic table centerpiece.
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School Supplies Tower @DollarGeneral #dollargeneral

 This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

So back to school time is approaching fast around here as we go back the first of next month.  I had an idea for a school supplies tower that would be a fun gift for the teacher on the first day of school.  Teachers always need school supplies and this is a super creative way to package those up for gift giving.  Don’t worry this one is super easy to make! 

School Supplies Tower Teacher Gift -- make this fun gift for back to school.  Every teacher needs school supplies!

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Glitter Dipped Deer Silhouettes

My glitter dipped deer silhouettes will look amazing in your home year round.  I originally posted about these over at Crafts Unleashed but wanted to post here in case y’all missed them.  Glitter and deer together?  Yea.  It has to be amazing right?

Glitter Dipped Deer Silhouettes -- perfect for your home in any season learn how to make this deer decor for your home.  Click on the picture to head to the craft tutorial.

Supplies needed to make your own glitter dipped deer silhouettes:

  • Unfinished Wood Deer Figurines
  • Craft Paint (I used white, spun gold, and burnt umber from DecoArt)
  • Glitter (I used yellow gold and brownstone)
  • Decoupage Medium
Paint your wood deer decor figures with two coats of white paint. Allow coats to dry in between.
Glitter Dipped Deer Silhouettes -- perfect for your home in any season learn how to make this deer decor for your home.  Click on the picture to head to the craft tutorial.

Once the white paint is completely dry, paint the antlers, hooves, and wood base in a color that coordinates with your glitter.  Mix it up and make some fun silhouettes.  A deer with pink or orange antlers would look great in a brightly decorated room.  

Glitter Dipped Deer Silhouettes -- perfect for your home in any season learn how to make this deer decor for your home.  Click on the picture to head to the craft tutorial.

Apply decoupage medium to the painted areas only, and sprinkle on a large amount of glitter.

Glitter Dipped Deer Silhouettes -- perfect for your home in any season learn how to make this deer decor for your home.  Click on the picture to head to the craft tutorial.

Allow to dry completely and you are ready to display around your home.  What color are you thinking of for your version of this fun deer silhouette?  Maybe a red version for Christmas?  Or silver for winter?  I can think of tons of ideas for these fun glitter dipped deer silhouettes.  Order some wood shapes today and get crafty!

Glitter Dipped Deer Silhouettes -- perfect for your home in any season learn how to make this deer decor for your home.  Click on the picture to head to the craft tutorial.

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland

I have one more fall craft for y’all before we jump full into Christmas.  My washi tape fall leaf garland is perfect for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.  I posted this on Crafts Unleashed earlier this year but wanted to post here in case y’all missed it.  Grab the washi tape of your choice and go wild making fun patterned leaves for your garland.
Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.
 

Supplies needed to make your own fall decor washi tape leaf garland:

 

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.

I really need to say here that I love washi tape for quick crafts.  It goes on easily but you can re-position if you need to.  It is budget friendly and comes in so many fun colors and patterns.  Just get the washi y’all….you won’t regret it!  Now to our tutorial….at a slight angle, apply strips of washi tape to cover the front of the cutouts (I alternated with solid and printed washi tapes). Tear the washi tape and leave excess hanging over the edges of the leaf.

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.
Flip the leaf over.  With a cutting mat, magazine, or other protective surface under your leaf, trim away the excess washi tape with your craft knife.  Note that I did leave my leaf raw and the edges are exposed in the final product.  I like the raw wood look for my version, but feel free to paint the leaves before you apply washi tape.
Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.

I made leaves in a few different variations to start out with.  The ease of making the leaves makes it simple to experiment.  I ended up liking the rustic feel of the leaf on the right in the below photo, so I went with that style for my entire garland.  With tons of colors and patterns of washi tape to choose from, it’s so easy to make this project match your home and style just by switching up the washi tape!  Plus you can just remove the washi tape from the version you don’t like and start over.  Easy peasy.

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.

So I made many, many leaves in a variety of rustic patterns.  There are 12 in all.  The washi has a tendency to lift up on the edges, so I applied a thin coat of decoupage medium on top and along the edges of each leaf so they last for the entire fall season.

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.

Next, I used my Crop-a-dile to punch two holes in each leaf.  You could also try a small drill or another method for adding the holes.  Then, just string your fall decor leaves from a strand of twine and hang.

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.

Whip this one up tonight and add to your home for your Thanksgiving guests.  They will marvel at the lovely addition to your home.  You don’t even have to tell them it only took a few minutes!  Y’all enjoy this tutorial for my washi tape fall leaf garland.  I promise I will be completely committed to Christmas now.

Washi Tape Fall Leaf Garland -- a fun craft project that you can make in minutes for your Thanksgiving or fall decor.

 

Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher

Thanksgiving is almost here and my Thanksgiving cootie catcher is a fun way to share the holidays with your kids.  This great free printable cootie catcher encourages kids to share what they are thankful for this holiday season.  We all want them to do that right?  Fortunes will inspire your kids to think of what they are thankful for, to think of something good that has happened to them this year…..plus many more.    

Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher -- a fun way for kids to show what they are thankful for.

Click here or on the image below to print your own.  For this version of the cootie catcher, the kids pick a picture (turkey, leaves, owl, pumpkin) then move it back and forth while spelling the word.  Then pick a number and again go back and forth but this time while counting.  Pick another number and lift the flap to read what is inside.  There are folding instructions on the bottom but if you have trouble there is also a great description over on wikipedia (yes cootie catchers are even on wikipedia).

Our past cootie catchers can all be found in our paper project gallery.  Now print your cootie catcher and let the fun begin.  Print a few of these and include them in your kids table during Thanksgiving dinner.  A fun way to keep the kids occupied while the adults talk.  My Thanksgiving cootie catcher is sure to be the hit of the party.