Thursday, September 27, 2012

Easy Fall Decor

I love quick and easy decor, especially projects that "Fall" into place and turn out surprisingly festive without even trying.

This arrangement fits that category, in fact I whipped it up between cleaning the kitchen and walking the dogs.
An arrangement mixed with faux fall picks, feathers, natural cat tails,wheat and leaves.

If you have time between your chores, here's how to make this fall arrangement.
Take your floral foam and put your wheat in the center.This gives your arrangement height. I wrapped my wheat with wire so that it stays bunched together.
Next add your feathers and cat tails. Look out for those cat tails though, If they break open watch out. You will have thousands of little white fuzz floating around all day!
Fill in the bottom of the arrangement with your fall picks. Make sure to cover any gaps/holes in the arrangements.
Place the arrangement in a container. For added texture and color, I placed a piece of burlap and brown felt at the base of my arrangement.
Not bad for quick and easy, ugh?
Gotta go. Working on another project between doing some laundry and cleaning the windows!
Do you have any quick and easy Fall Decor tips?

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faye said...

i really love the colors.=)

Between You and Me said...

you did a great it sitting on your kitchen table? just wondering where it's at....I love it!

I don't have a whole lot of fall tips, but this year I did put some shelled nuts in glass jars and then put my indian corn on top of them...made two of them and added them to our dining room table setting. very fallish! :)

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Sooooo pretty!! You sound just like me. I bought a few things in Hobby Lobby yesterday to put together a little something on my dining room table. Well on my way up to bed last night I passed all the bags and decided to go and "play" then! One thing led to another and I finally made it upstairs around 1am LOL!

Anonymous said...

quick and easy yet so beautiful I'll have to get some supplies and do one for my kitchen n porch

Jessica @ Stay at Home-ista said...

Quick and easy and I'm inspired to actually do something rather than just toss all my fall stuff up on the mantle and call it a day:)


Cozy Little House said...

I love it, Laura!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Laura, that is really pretty and I already changed out the stuff in my Mule tool carrier between vacuuming and dusting.

Linda @ it all started with paint said...


So pretty! I really am a terrible flower arranger ... so I'm learning loads from you!



Bonnie @ Uncommon said... this!!! ;)

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

With me being so far behind on the fall decor..I am all for quick and easy...but your arrangement is so beautiful that it sure does not look like you whipped it up quickly!!!....I love the container and the "peek" of the pillow in the background!!

Heidi @ Decor & More said...

Sa-weet! The burlap is the perfect touch to this awesome arrangement... thanks for sharing!
xo Heidi

Becca said...

Oh yes ... I know all too well about the cat tails (ugh). The floral arrangment that you "whipped up" is beautiful, Laura! The feathers are a fun addition, along with the burlap that you tucked in. Looks great on your table, too. Happy Fall!

ImSoVintage said...

I love this, Laura. I'm heading out to find some cattails. :)

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

SooOOoo pretty!
Love the container too.
You make it look way too easy.
I love it Laura!


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love it, Laura! Love the container you used.

Denise said...

very pretty. i could never make it, but it is very pretty.

Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

you make it seem so simple ... i'd be the one with the cat tail innards all over my house :)

Bliss said...

I don't have any cat tails, wonder if corn dogs would work ok?


Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Hey Laura...this looks just wonderful. I'm visiting from the pinning party at Debbie's. I pinned, tweeted and posted on FB! Love the cat tails. They grow everywhere around here.

Hi I'm Shannon! said...

It's beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us :)

Erin @ Chronic Christian Crafter said...

Quick, Easy, Beautiful!!! I have pinned it from the party @ Fox Hollow. I love it.


KATHY said...

Your fall arrangement looks beautiful.


Maria said...

What a beautiful arrangement! Love the addition of the pumpkins and the burlap! Really pretty!

Miss Charming said...

So pretty! (Thanks for the tutorial.)

Suzy said...

Love it, Laura! Great tip for keeping the wheat bunched together with a piece of wire. I love quick and easy this year - I'm soooo behind.

The Tablescaper said...

Very pretty. It would be great to have you link to Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

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