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A simple fall tablescape in autumnal and gold hues

A simple fall tablescape in autumnal and gold hues

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This simple fall tablescape is classic and understated whether you’re looking to decorate the dining room or entertain guests.

I just love the look of a set table don’t you? But to be honest, if you’ve been following for awhile, you know I keep things very informal around here. So for this fall tablescape, I wanted it to be simple and understated yet something that you could also replicate if you were having guests over or for Thanksgiving.  Let me show you how I put this simple fall tablescape together using our white every day dishes and adding in some autumnal and gold hues.

I always start by gathering things I already have at home and taking an inventory first. I will usually see from there if I can come up with a coordinating color palette.

I started with white every day dishware and brown woven placemats that I had. I layered it on top of these beautiful blue chargers I got from Amazon.

fall tablescape in blue, orange and brown

I had the brown linen napkins already. I knew that I was going to add my gold candlesticks to the table so I decided to complement them with some gold napkin rings. I found these gold metal leaf rings on Amazon as well.

fall and thanksgiving tablesetting in brown, gold and blue

I love to decorate using amber and teal glass bottles so I decided to use those to create a centerpiece.  To add a seasonal pop of color I filled the bottles with faux leaves in rich orange hues.

A simple fall tablescape in autumnal and gold hues amber bottle centerpiece

I love how this looks, a classic way to decorate the dining room for fall or Thanksgiving.

A simple fall tablescape in autumnal and gold hues

Now you could most certainly add a table runner if you wanted to. I liked how it looked without.

When setting my tables for every day I don’t set with flatware just because it’s less for the kids to play with and get their hands on. If you’re having guests over, I would choose a beautiful gold flatware.

I’m linking some of the items I used below.

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For more fall decor or Thanksgiving ideas check out

How to create an easy fall centerpiece

This Thanksgiving place setting

 

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19 In DIY/ home/ home decor

Fall front porch decor that isn’t mums

Fall front porch decor that isn't mums

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One of my favorite things to do in fall is decorate my front porch. I love front walkways filled with pumpkins in various colors, fall florals and greens. This year I decided to do something a little different and use all faux so no rotting pumpkins  Scroll down to see this year’s fall front porch decor that isn’t mums. I’ve got a DIY pumpkin topiary and a faux cabbage arrangement.

Tons of fall inspiration

Today I am teaming up with some blogger friends of mine to bring you some more fall inspiration for a Fall Is In The Air Blog Hop.  We’ve got tablescapes, mantle decor, fall hutch decor ideas and more ideas for your home so if decor is your thing, you’re going to want to tag along.

If you’re coming over from Kristy at Kristy Mastrondonas, welcome! I hope you will like it here and decide to follow along for more! Kristy definitely has an eye for decor and a way of bringing people together doesn’t she? Thank you for inviting me to participate in today’s party Kristy!

Pumpkin Topiary

There’s just something that I love about a pumpkin topiary. I’ve been looking at various ones but for a single stack it’s easily over $100. Perfect example, this one below for over $130.

Pumpkin topiary

 

So I decided to DIY a pumpkin topiary myself. I gathered some pumpkins in different colors and sizes and got to work!  I simply just pulled the stems off, added a ring of super glue and stacked each pumpkin on top.

Fall front porch decor that isn't mums pumpkin topiary

fall front porch decor that isn't mums pumpkin topiary

This one topiary cost me about $54 to make, so I got two for still less the price of the one above! And the best part, it’s faux so it won’t rot. I can use year after year.

That’s a smart investment if you ask me 🙂

Fall front porch decor that isn't mums pumpkin topiary and faux cabbage

 

DIY stacked pumpkin topiary

I’m linking some similar things below so you can recreate it!

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Faux Cabbage Arrangement

Ornamental cabbage or kale is so beautiful in baskets on the front porch. I did some real cabbage last year but of course, it didn’t last long. So I decided to search for some faux cabbage. Leave it to Amazon to pull through.

At first when I got these in the mail I wasn’t so sure.

faux cabbage decor on Amazon

But once you open them and fluff out the leaves it is so lush! And this basket is perfect!

faux cabbage decor from Amazon

Tip – I put some rocks in the bottom to weigh it down and clipped the bottom of the stem of cabbage so that it fits nicely.

Fall front porch decor that isn't mums

Linking the basket and cabbage below

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For more fall front porch ideas, click here to check out this one from a few years ago!

And if you’re using real pumpkins, click here to see how to make your pumpkins last longer.

As always, I love to see what you create! So be sure to tag me in your photos on Instagram @ourtiny_nest!

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Next up, head on over to Crystal at Sweet Valley Acres for more pumpkin decor!

 

Fall is in the Air Blog Hop

Kristy -Kristy Mastrandonas, Nicolle – Our Tiny Nest, Crystal – Sweet Valley Acres, Tracy-Tracy’s Haven

Kylie – Trueman’s Treasures, Rose – Jenny Wren Design, Missy – Sonata Home Design, Susan – Hen and Horse Design

10 In fall/ home/ home decor

How to create an easy fall table centerpiece

How to create an easy fall table centerpiece

Today I am showing you how to create an easy fall table centerpiece. Yesterday I switched up our dining room table decor. I was ready to add a few autumnal touches but didn’t want to spend any more money. So what did I do? I shopped my home. That’s right. I went around the house and gathered items that I already had and put together this easy fall table centerpiece.

I chose to go with cozy neutrals, and warm orange tones and I love the way it came out!

How to create an easy fall table centerpiece

Start by collecting your items. You will need a blanket, scarf or some other type of linen, a tray, candles, vases, faux flowers, and some pumpkins or pinecones, real or faux.

How to create an easy fall table centerpiece

Start by laying out your linen. I used this simple neutral blanket.

How to create an easy fall table centerpiece

Then place your tray or basket to collect all the decorative items.

how to create an easy fall table centerpiece

Add your vases and faux florals, some candles and pumpkins or pinecones. The Dollar Store, Michaels, and Target Dollar Bin are some of my favorite places to find faux florals.

I love the soft glow from these amber vases with these long taper candles.

Fall tablescape decor, fall vignette

How to create an easy fall table centerpiece

I love to see what you create! So be sure to take a photo of your fall tablescape and tag me on Instagram @ourtiny_nest!

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For more fall posts check out

My fall front porch decor

DIY fall garland

This simple Thanksgiving place setting

Fall finds for the home

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12 In DIY/ home/ home decor

Patriotic Door Basket

Patrotic door basket

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If you’re looking for a cute way to decorate your front door for the summer, this DIY Patriotic Door Basket is so simple and classic.  I like to switch up from front door decor from time to time and change from my wreath to a door basket. The thing I like about the door basket, is that you can switch out your flowers as the seasons change. (For more door basket ideas, click here to see this spring and Easter door basket).

Patriotic Door Basket

You will need:

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

Start by filling your basket with a filler. I like to use either plastic or paper bags that I have on hand.

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

Add your faux flowers. I used blue hydrangeas, some white smaller flowers and a few eucalyptus stems to add some greenery.

Stand your basket up or hang on door to add the flags so you can get a better idea of where they look best.

Hang using an over the door hook or a magnetic door hook.

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

Let me know what you think and if you happen to re-create one, share on Instagram and tag me @ourtiny_nest so that I can see!

 

Linking some baskets below

Patriotic door basket decor

Patriotic Door basket - amazon jute rope

Patriotic door basket - gray long basket

Patriotic door basket from Target

For more patriotic ideas check out

My Patriotic front porch

My Fireworks Ice Cream Brownie Sundaes

Patriotic Smore’s Dip

Boozy Bomb Pops

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