One of the fun things about each new season is that it gives us women an opportunity to use our creativity in home decorating. God created this earth and everything in it with thoughtfulness and beauty, and I believe He has put that desire to create and to surround ourselves with beauty inside of us. If you love decorating but don’t want to spend a lot of money, you can find bargains at this time of year everywhere. I found a decorative plate, fall fruit, a candle, and a scarecrow, all for less than $27 at Walmart.
Start with the decorative plate and fruit:
Arrange your plate however you like. I added a pumpkin pie scented candle for the center – the smell is delicious! The large green leaves contrast well with the orange pumpkin, the orange-red berries, orange candle, red apple and pomegranate, and the brown pinecones. This makes a nice centerpiece.**
A new seasonal towel always brightens your kitchen. These pretty ones with orange pumpkins and purple grapes were less than $3, together.
Finally, I found a cute scarecrow for our entry way.
What about you? How have you decorated your home for fall and/or Thanksgiving? I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments section below.
**I will be sharing on how Christ is the “centerpiece” at God’s banqueting table of love for the holidays at the UHSE 2010 on November 4, 2010, at 10 a.m. ET. I’d love to see you there! To purchase your ticket today, go here.
Gorgeous, Beth! I love to use the beauty God gives us to decorate, especially since I’m stingy :). For my front porch I make an arrangement of gourds (that we grew), a couple of pumkins, little bale of hay and a bucket filled with sticks and tall grass from the field behind our house. I put it all together and wrap star shaped Christmas lights throughout (any lights would work, but I already had these). It’s so neat lit up at night and all it costs me is the price of the pumkins :)!
Fun topic, Beth!
Kimberly, you are so NOT stingy, you are a loving, giving person! Your front porch sounds so cute – would love to see a pic! The Christmas lights sounds cool. Thanks for commenting!
I love your centerpiece! It’s beautiful!
Thanks so much, Susan! Fall is so fun!