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It is that time again!  Take down the spring or summer wreath from the front door and hang one with fall color.  No use being in denial.  It is Fall.  Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner and you know what comes after that.  Some of the stores here in Charlotte have had Christmas decorations up for weeks.

Here are some pretty wreaths to get you in the mood.  Maybe you have one you used last year that just needs to be refreshed with some extra flowers or pine cones.  Maybe you are tired of the same wreath year after year and you want to make a new one.

from Petal Pushers

from:  hugs and keepsakes

from:  nobiggie.net

fro:  Better Homes and Gardens Rake Fall Wreath

from:  Susie Harris Blog

from:  pop by ideas.com

Glue silk leaves onto a large letter.  Monograms are always popular.

Fall Wreath.  Rustic Chic Style.. .

from:  the frugal girls.com

Use twigs.  They are charming in their simplicity.

Front door wreath?    1517  oak branch and moss wreath by Glamhomedesign on Etsy, $85.00

Perhaps you want to bring some more fall to the inside of your home. Here are easy ideas from Midwest Living magazine:


Corn husks and a guinea feather are available at most any craft store.

Nestle a candle in popcorn, candy corn, stones, or field corn as shown above.

Replicate a chandelier with leaves instead of lights. Drill a 14-inch hole in each canning jar lid. Pull a separate piece of rope through each hole, then tie a knot under each lid. Place single leaves in jars, and tightly secure lids. Tie rope pieces together and hang from a heavy-duty ceiling hook.

White pumpkins encircled by bittersweet vine on an orange table runner would make an excellent centerpiece.

Show off bittersweet in small glass bottles on a window sill.

Clear glass containers highlight the seasonal beauty of smooth pumpkins and frilly flowers in this unusual–and ultra quick–display. Fill an assortment of glasses with water and float mini pumpkins along with Teddy Bear sunflowers or other autumn blooms.

Use repurposed candleholders for easy fall displays of small pumpkins and gourds. Look for inexpensive candleholders in varying heights at a garage sale or antiques store, then spray-paint black for a unified look.

Stack gourds and/or pumpkins in a bird bath.  You can run a dowel through them if you are worried that they might take a tumble.

Use antique keys (secured with long straight pins) to create seasonal messages, such as fall or eek, on your pumpkins for an easy DIY fall decoration.

No fireplace for that cozy fall feel? Fill a large bowl or wire basket with logs. Weave in battery-powered orange twinkle lights and enjoy the glow.

Chances are that you saw at least one idea and you thought, “I could do that!” Create and be happy!