Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Decorating Elements From Nature

Adding one more thought to my previous post . . .
 
In my efforts to simplify the seasonal decorating, I'm looking at nature's gifts in new ways.
This morning I gathered a few hydrangeas, beautyberries and zebra grass tassels.
I rather like the textural, autumnal feel it adds to the dining room hutch.
The gravy boat in the background is filled with pecans given to me by a co-worker.  She found the nuts that had dropped all over her yard to be a nuisance.  As much as I love pecans, I found the process of shelling them to be a bit of a nuisance.  I do, however, love the looks of them in fall décor. 
 

Best of all, when the season is over, I can toss it all.
No storage space in the attic required.
Win~Win.





 



6 comments:

  1. I don't think I've heard of Beauty berries but they do add to your pretty arrangement.
    I enjoyed the peek at your dish cupboard display. You know how I love dishes.

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  2. I agree! Storing decorations isn't fun. We end up with so much! I like your display very much, Kim!

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  3. Your floral arrangement is gorgeous! Never heard of beauty berries. When you're done using the pecans as decor, throw them outside for the squirrels!

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  4. I'm trying to go in this direction. Didn't get a thing for fall and gave most of my fall decor to my daughter. Nature is always the best answer!
    Brenda

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  5. What a lovely arrangement of flowers, so pretty.
    Great idea about the pecans in the gravy boat and going for the natural fall decorations.

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  6. I love what you have written and read both of these posts of Fall decorating. I have dreaded getting out my Fall boxes and putting things out. Maybe I'll go simpler this year. I already have a BIG basket of pinecones! (for a year now! hahaha) I forgot the throwing out part. Happy Fall! Maybe it will cool off soon and put us in a Fall mood! Hugs!

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