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DIY Day: Fall Door Decor

Here's a handy yard sale tip–if you see something that says Southern Living at Home, and it's marked $5.00, just take it. You can figure it out what it is later. This was brand new, still in the wrapper, so I figured it would be a good deal. And it was! It's a SLAH Glorious Door Bucket, and it's the perfect fall shade of mustard yellow (though if I ever tire of the color, I can just spray paint it red like Carmella did). Flashback–remember when I got the SLAH Trivets for just $3.00? Love me a yard sale!

Anyhoo, I was thrilled to find this door bucket, because I had been seeing them all over the blogosphere–fancy ones from Home Goods, thrift store finds spray-painted to new beauty, this lovely one from Serenity Now, etc. I knew it was a solid home decor item that was worth the investment (of $5!) because it will last for years and can be changed around for the seasons. For the fall, I picked up some flower picks at Joann's for a little over $3.00 total. I'm not a big fan of fake flowers, but these looked pretty good to me.

Minutes later, I had this lovely bouquet to change my front door from Halloween to Thanksgiving. I love the colors! Since it's nighttime right now, I took an indoor picture instead of going outside to get the full effect. But you get the idea.

For more DIY Projects and fall decor, head over to Kimba's big linky.

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lynzblog

Wednesday 4th of November 2009

I LOVE it. I also love the idea of painting, thanks for the tip!

{ L }

Wednesday 4th of November 2009

This is fabulous and I love the colors you're using.

Megan

Tuesday 3rd of November 2009

What a cute idea! Thanks for the tip!

Shannon

Tuesday 3rd of November 2009

Great score! I have a lot of Southern Living items, and I stumbled across some once at a garage sale. I kept looking at the items and was trying to remember where they came from.. then it hit me! She must have been a rep or something.

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