September 15, 2011

A lil makeover




It's a BEAUTIFUL fall feeling day here in Ohio!! It was only in the mid forties this morning when I took Cody to school ~ he couldn't believe how cold it was! Said he was surprised it hadn't snowed! Lol. 

I started to do a little fall decorating yesterday & realized my stash of fall stuff was PITIFUL!! I had a total of 5 pumpkins, a sign, some paper cutouts of witches, a haunted house, a wreath, a candle ring that Linda had sent me & 2 leaf garlands! What the heck?!?!  Fall has always been my favorite time of year ~ I love the temps ~ my birthday is in the fall ~ but I've never really decorated much.  Christmas/Winter time is more my decorating season because I'm obsessed with snowmen!  So I tried to go to the thrift stores in town here yesterday but didn't find but 1 pumpkin & it wasn't very nice & they wanted $3 for it!! SO needless to say it's still sitting at the goodwill.  I'm hoping to find some this weekend ~ maybe I'll talk the hubby into taking me thrift store shopping in another town.

I did run to the dollar store & got some fall flowers for my door box & did a little makeover on it. 

Before:
I thought I had one of it on the door but I can't find it! lol

After:

I think it turned out ok ~ might tweak it a lil bit later on -thought I'd see how I like it for a few days first.  Not bad for $6 I thought. :O)

Well that's all I've got today.  Hope you are having a beautiful day wherever you are!

9 comments:

Tina's Primitive Attic said...

love your sign! I need to get on the ball and get my fall stuff out.. I have to take everything out of the closet and they are in the wayyyyy back.. teehee... Have a great day!! Hugs, Tina

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

very creative. I can't put anything on our door cuz it's metal! Love that you can!
Aren't you checking on Angie's show?
Probably be lots of ideas there....
Warmest autumn blessings,
★Linda★

lilraggedyangie said...

IM WITH CODE ...BRRRRRRRRRRRRR! AND GONNA BE EVEN COLDER TONIGHT ! If you need fall come on over , GOODNESS GRACIOUS LOOKS LIKE FALL THREW UP ALL OVER MY HOUSE ! BRING CODE HE CAN PLAY WITH PRINCESS AND YOU CAN MAKE ALL THE PUNKINS YOU WANT I HAVE TONS N TONS OF FABRIC ! I LL BE HERE ALL NIGHT !

Angela said...

Rachel, Love your door box. I want the Mister to make me one. They seem to be really popular. Wish you were closer and I would share some fall decor with you.Every year as I get older I find I put out less and less. I think I was in Ohio a week too soon. Would absolutely love the cool weather. Have a great weekend. Hoping you find lots of goodies.
Angela

TheCrankyCrow said...

Wow...with all the crafting going on in your family, I'm surprised you are drowning in fall! Go shopping at Angies....and "borrow" a few pumpkins from Carmen....and then there's your own adorable bowl fillers....Love your door box - wish my door would accommodate something like that. And blame the cold temps on your dear raggedy sister....I am. ;o) Happy Thursday! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

Carmen at Primcats said...

Love the sign! And the box! GOod makeover!

I say... you need MORE FALL! lol

Carmen and the Primcats

tamera-country at heart said...

I'm like you, I really don't have much fall decorations either. I also have more Christmas than fall. I think I will go up into the attic and look. Maybe I have some tucked away.
I love the colors of the box re-do on your door and the sign you made. Maybe you can go to Angie's and make some goodies, that sounds like fun.
Tamera
Country at heart

myomyohi said...

Come shop at the house of Mom. Since I don't have kids anymore, and hubby is a scrooge, and did I mention that I'm lazy, I don't decorate much anymore... I'll hook ya up.

My Primitive Creations by Tonya said...

Hey Girlfriend.. after all this time you are finally showing up as one of the blogger i follow...that is so strange...
Anyway.. I luv Fall to and I have tons of fall decorations but I can't seem to get off this Island long enough to go home and decorate..I'm sure if you go to Angie's you can make a enough Pumpkins in an evening to decorate the old Homestead.. they don't take long to make.
If that don't work go see what Carmen is hiding in the closet that she isn't using..hehe.. I know I've given her tons of Pumpkins and other fall goodies...

If all else fails run over to Big Lots they always got tons of decorations cheap.. but ya know with the creative mind you have I think you can make everything you would ever need..!!

Have a great weekend enjoying this wonderfully cool weather and decorating!!

Hugs
Tonya