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Pottery Barn Inspiration

I am participating in a 31 day writing challenge. My topic is 31 days of Flipping Out and relates to things I find and flip. It could be anything from a candlestick-turned-soap-dish, to repurposed junk bound for the dumpster. Today’s flip is inspired by Pottery Barn. As soon as I saw this garland, I wanted it, but the price of $129 was a bit steep to use once a year for just a few days.

 

Pottery Barn Inspiration

So I stopped in at Hobby Lobby and purchased a few supplies to make my own version. I knew I wanted a few pinecones and leaves, but beyond that, I would just be creative!

Latte and Leaves

Latte did an inventory check to be sure I had everything I needed.

I purchased garland and 9 picks: 3 glass berries, 3 leaves with pinecones and 3 gourds with corn husks.

Fall Mantle Decorations

I love this season of color.

Pinecone Pick

Pinecones and acorns with fall leaves.

Glass Berries

I loved these glass berries.

I placed the garland around the candlesticks and across the mantle.

I then wired one of each of the picks together and placed them in the garland.

My new pumpkins were then perched on a candlestick and on the mantle.

Here is the finished project.

Fall Mantle DecorationsFall Mantle Decorations

Fall Mantle Decorations

 

 

Fall Mantle Decorations

Fall Mantle Decorations

Pottery Barn was my inspiration and I am very pleased with the finished product. And, I’m especially pleased with the price.  Hobby Lobby had all of their fall merchandise 40% off, so my grand total for this project was $44 including the pumpkins. The garland when finished was only $18, so compared to $129, I think it looks fantabulous!

Linking with: Polka Dots on Parade,   The DIY Dreamer,   Whimsy Wednesdays,   Wow Us Wednesdays

 

KIM BURDETTE

Comments:

  • Katherines Corner

    10/05/2014 at 1:30 pm

    Kim it is beautiful! I have a helper too ( Izzy) Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop.xo

  • Charlotte

    10/03/2014 at 11:23 am

    Lovely. I think Pottery Barn should hire you!!

  • Beckie Nash

    10/02/2014 at 9:44 pm

    Kim, I think it is beautiful and those pretty colors make me anxious to see the autumn leaves and their beauty. Fall is the prettiest season of the year.

  • Red Rose Alley

    10/02/2014 at 8:56 pm

    Hello Kim,
    Thank you for visiting us at Red Rose Alley. I really like your décor on the mantle. Autumn is such a glorious season, and I love to see all the oranges, reds, and yellows in nature and holiday décor. Isn’t Hobby Lobby the best? I was just there yesterday and found a glitter pumpkin. My daughter likes foxes, and I saw a fox in the Christmas decorations, and had to get it for her. I just have to tell you that your statue is gorgeous. It all looks so nice.

    Happy October!

    ~Sheri

  • Lorraine

    10/02/2014 at 3:09 am

    That looks really pretty! Hobby Lobby is a dangerous place. They have so much stuff to choose from and it’s all so attractive. Makes it hard to resist a sale.

  • Linda@Coastal Charm

    10/01/2014 at 7:22 pm

    Hello Kim,
    Your Fall décor looks outstanding…love how you got it all at 40% off…that’s my kind of decorating.

    Blessings,
    Linda

  • W

    10/01/2014 at 3:26 pm

    So pretty. I like yours more that PB, it is custom and you can have something different every year by adding or subtracting. Great idea.

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