I get pretty festive around this time of year, then it fizzles out around… well, I don’t know, it’s been becoming less and less every year. But when I feel blue, super ‘cited, or crave change I really have at it. This weekend was a combo between craving change and having some super cute frands over for cocktails and appies, well I didn’t KNOW that was going to happen, that was just an added bonus that after my Autumn sprucing and bouquet arranging that we decided to get all snuggly before a night out.
Enough blabbing and lemme put up proof of how cute my added touches are….
The other day I mentioned that the glass kept breaking while I was DIYing a cheap-o frame. Well, while I was wandering around the store I found this faboosh wreath. But here’s the deal, I thought it was just meh, but I had time to kill and a 40% off coupon to Michaels, so I threw ‘er in the cart. When I placed it on the door I was all like WHOAAAA NELLYYYY!!!
You may remember these gems from a successful DIY that did NOT require multiple trips.
The mumsies are growing in nicely 🙂
Speaking of mumsies…….The peeps who lived in the house before us had these hooks up, I would’ve thought NOTHING of them until my momma hung some flowers for us upon our move-in day.
Here lies another stressless and successful DIY using a $20.00 Ikea end table. M’lady friend suggests piling design books, so I’m tryna build a collection and sneaking them in with school book purchases. I had an amazing grocery store flower run and dispersed these fab wildflowers throughout the house.
As I just said, an AMAZING grocery store flower find (I posted about grocery store flower arrangements a while back), but these were kind of the inspiration to festive-ize the casa. Sipping my coffee with my Yankee Candle Pumpkin Buttercream burning inspired this post (best scent ever FYI).
I may or may not have found my way into Target where I may or may not have picked up this Nate Berkus tray (wow, on sale!) and super cute black craft pumpkin. I don’t plan on crafting it, I don’t want to push my DIY luck and I think it’s hella cute as it is.
That’s all I got for now, there’s a few other things sneaking around but you get the point, it’s awesome and you wish you could frolic around here. That’s ok, I do too…. because I’m never freakin’ home.
Happy Fall Decorating!
“Like” Surrounded by Pretty on Facebook
Follow surrounded_by_pretty on Instagram
Follow @SBPrettyBlog on Twitter