Thursday, September 24, 2009

Fall Decorating Idea

Tuesday was the first day of Fall, or Autumn, for most of the country.  Here in the Deep South it is "Still Summer" and probably will be until November 1st (or sometimes December 15th).  However, we still pretend it is Fall and decorate accordingly.  

 Ordinary, inexpensive itemsNeed a little glamor on the cheap? Here is a great idea for adding glamor to your Fall table setting.  We purchased these ordinary items from a dollar store for fifty cents each.  You can probably get them from Goodwill even cheaper.

Then, just use glue.  We used hot glue so we could take it apart and use the items again.  If you would like it to be permanent, use glass glue, which you can get in a department store.

New, glamorous candleholderNow it becomes an elegant footed candleholder for only $1.50!  You can make a pair of these for $3.00 in less than ten minutes.  Several different styles of votive holders were available besides the square one we used here.

We added the tapestry table runner, another dollar store find at $4.00.  
If you live where the trees are turning colors, add some some of the leaves and any other natural elements you can get free.  This is a simple project with a big return.


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