Mini Pallet Ornaments

Mini Pallet Sign Ornaments

Hello friends!  We are getting so close to one of my very favorite holidays, it seems so hard to believe that Christmas is two months away.  If you have visited me on my blog The Crafted Sparrow during Christmas before you know that I love to make ornaments for my tree.  These fun Mini Pallet Ornaments will be filling my tree this year with my store bought ornaments. Supplies: -  popsicle sticks -  Cricut Explore Cutting Machine -  vinyl -  glue gun -  white acrylic paint -  red acrylic paint -  green acrylic paint -  1" foam paint brush -  small round pouncer foam brush -  jute … [Read more...]

Free & Fantastic Thanksgiving Printables

Thanksgiving mad lib

Though Halloween is over and Christmas is being displayed in store windows, there are just under four weeks until Thanksgiving. That gives you plenty of time to enjoy your fall decor before autumn colors give way to red and green. Below you'll find 16 free Thanksgiving printables, from inspiring quotes to well-designed ways to keep kids busy while the turkey roasts. ... ... 16 Free & Fantastic Thanksgiving Printables ... Free fall printable from AKA DESIGN + LIFE ... Always Be Thankful printable from Daisy Cottage Designs ... Thankful for You printable from … [Read more...]

12 of Our Favorite Fall Crafts

chalkboard burlap frame

I knew you could paint mason jars to make them oh-so-cute but I had no idea you could create such a beautiful set of fall mason jar vases for your mantle. Those mason jars along with the 11 other fall crafts we've rounded up for you should keep your crafty hands busy for the next few weeks. ... ... 12 of Our Favorite Fall Crafts ... Harvest mantel banner from Snap ... DIY falling leaves garland from 6th Street Design School ... Twine & berry fall wreath from Simply Kierste ... Thanksgiving gold leaf sign from The Polkadot Chair ... Thankful tree with chalk from … [Read more...]

Harvest Mantel Banner

Learn how to dress up a simple burlap banner for a simple fall/harvest look

Every fall I go through a bit of an internal struggle. After back-to-school, what goes up...Halloween decor? Fall? For years, Halloween has won out and creepy fun decor has overtaken the house. This year, I decided to take a bit of a different direction and embrace simple fall decor featuring a fun harvest mantel banner. Between the change in holiday decor and the fact that I will have only one official trick-or-treater out making the rounds this year I am close to near breakdown... I know. First world problems, right? Time to move past the seasonal whining and onto the … [Read more...]

10 Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

10 Absolutely Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

I know we're not even to Halloween yet, but have you started thinking about your Thanksgiving tablescape yet? These 10 absolutely beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes will surely inspire you to create a memorable Thanksgiving gathering with friends and family to celebrate the many things you're grateful for.   Loving this cream, black and gold Thanksgiving tablescape from Just Destiny. Gold Thanksgiving table from A Pumpkin and a Princess. Pretty Thanksgiving tablescape with touches of plum from Lia Griffith. Thanksgiving table with natural elements from Apartment … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Crafts We’d Love to Make

yarn pumpkin garland

No matter how much pumpkin you throw around from October to December, it's never enough. From the delicious pumpkin recipes we posted last week to the fabulous fall pumpkin crafts below, we're giving you a healthy dose of the orange stuff. ... ... 15 Pumpkin Crafts ... Bias tape pumpkin pillow from The Craft Patch ... Paper strip pumpkin from Two Paper Divas ... Thrift shop junk pumpkins from Organized Clutter ... Yarn pumpkin garland from Honest to Nod ... Black and white glam pumpkin from A Pumpkin and a Princess ... Easy rolled paper pumpkin craft from One … [Read more...]

Free Fall Printable

Free Fall Printable

Hi Friends!  Can you believe we are down to the last few months of the year.  I just love this time of year, it's gorgeous and everything smells like someone has been busy baking all kinds of Fall treats. Now that the Fall season is in full swing, everywhere you look you see the warm golden tones in the leaves, pumpkins adorning indoor and outdoor decor, and the return of Pumpkin Spice Lattes.  I'm celebrating this warm and cozy season with a Free Fall Printable. You can easily download a copy of this Free Fall Printable HERE. Once you download the printable open it in a program like … [Read more...]

Fabulous Fall Porches

Fabulous Fall Porch Decor - so many beautiful ideas!

  Today we're sharing a collection of beautiful and festive fall front porches. I love the idea of decorating your porch for fall instead of Halloween specifically, because it will last you through Halloween & Thanksgiving, right up until you're ready to decorate your porch for Christmas! Add one of these fall wreaths to your front door to complete the look! The fabulous reclaimed wood sign along with the mint/aqua front door are perfection - seen on Fox Hollow Cottage. Beautiful color palette on this front porch from City Farmhouse. Traditionally decorated fall decorated porch … [Read more...]

12 Festive Fall Wreaths

12 Festive Fall Wreaths

Though we've had 90-degree temps in Utah this week, the colors are changing on the mountains and autumn is in the air. It's finally time to take down summer and put up fall. If last year's wreath is looking a bit tired, try dressing up your front door with one of these festive fall wreaths. I'm loving all the burlap and felt! ... ... 12 Festive Fall Wreaths ... Coffee filter wreath from All Things Heart and Home ... DIY autumn wreath from Lacquer & Linen ... Wreath with felt rosettes from Crafting Mom ... Burlap bubble wreath from Craftaholics Anonymous ... Wood … [Read more...]

DIY Copper Leaf Specimen Art

Copper Leaf Specimen Art

Hi friends!  It's September and so many of you are already starting to feel the change in the weather with cooler temps and a crispness in the air.  The upcoming change in seasons means one thing, Fall decorating!  I thought it would be fun to start the Fall season with this simple DIY Copper Leaf Specimen Art. Supplies: Cricut Explore Copper cardstock White cardstock Glue stick or tape runner This DIY Copper Leaf Specimen Art is really an easy project, you can probably finish it in an hour from start to finish.  With the copper cardstock it brings a bit of those popular and … [Read more...]