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Use Tiny Pumpkins and Gourds For Your Fall Decoration

People love decorating with object akin to the Fall season. Objects such as Autumnal foliage, dried twigs, dried corn and husks, and pumpkins get the most coverage during this season. You can still decorate you home with tiny pumpkins and even gourds to give your home that warm, Fall look.

Here are some ideas to create for your home using tiny pumpkins and gourds:


Basket and vases/jars fillers

Tiny gourds and pumpkins of various colors can be great jar and big vases fillers. They add color to any common space in the house. You can place them over the mantle or on a console table. They can be displayed on the floor near the fireplace to add drama and life!

You can pick up some tiny gourds and pumpkins in the market if you wish. But if you have access to some farms or gardens that grow gourds and pumpkins, you may buy from the owners and make them your cute fillers.

You can use big jars, apothecary jars, or even fish bowl to use as containers to display your Fall decor in style.


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Photo credit: https://www.digsdigs.com


Mantle decors

Mantles over the fireplace are perfect places to showcase your tiny, and super cute decorative pumpkins and gourds. These tiny decorations add a sense of coziness to your room. Also, the tiny decorations don’t take up much space so your mantle will never look too crowded.

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Photo credit: https://www.shelterness.com/


Dinnerware decor

These small pumpkins and gourds make for cute dinnerware topper to accentuate your arrangement. Use them as name card holders or toppers for your table napkins. Maybe you can even carve a small hole and use them as cute votive holders.

Photo credit: http://www.midwestliving.com/


Photo credit: http://www.midwestliving.com/


Table centerpieces

Arranging them to display over your table make s a good conversation piece at home.  They don’t take up so much space on your bowl or tray or where ever you want to place them. They are easily arranged and stacked using pegs of even barbecue sticks to hold them in place.  Mix some small dried twigs, and other Fall foliage to add to your table decor.

Photo credit: https://www.digsdigs.com/


Photo credit: https://www.digsdigs.com/


Update Your Patio Without Breaking Your Budget

A patio is one of the most frequented place in a house. If you are one of the many homeowners who enjoy a good deck or patio then you must have sometimes thought of updating it but the money issues seem to push you back.

Decorating your patio need not be a hole-digger on your budget if you plan to update the look of it. There are many ways to do it without spending too much. Sometimes, the answer is just a can of paint, an added pergola or new cushions on your patio furniture.

These are some tips to help you update your patio without spending a fortune.

Install stamped cement as patio floors

If your patio’s floor is outdated and needs to be revamped to look new and updated, try installing stamped cement which is using cement but stamping designs before it dries making it look like tiles. Cement is durable and can withstand any harsh weather.

Change the arrangement of your patio furniture and accentuate

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Photo credit: bhg.com

Try moving around your outdoor furniture for a different look and feel. If you don’t have any center table, maybe it’s time to have one which you can buy cheaply from any home depot or score from a flea market. Accessorize with nice and big fluffy throw pillows for a more cozy look. Add some zen waterfalls for a more homey feel. You can hang wind chimes too and lanterns to add warmth and beauty at night!

Install a pergola

Photo credit: bhg.com

Photo credit: bhg.com

If your patio is just bare, you may want to install a pergola to add shade during the day.

Decorate your pergola

If you already have a pergola, you may want to spice it up a bit by hanging paper lanterns, tiny lights and even hanging plants. Drape it with a waterproof PVC coated fabric like the ones used in awnings and outdoor umbrellas to give you shade and coverage with it rains.

Photo credit: bhg.com

Photo credit: bhg.com


Photo credit: bhg.com

Photo credit: bhg.com


Add a fire pit

Make your patio lively especially during the cooler months with a fire pit that you may convert into a barbecue grill for those BBQ party with family and friends.

Add plants around the patio


Plant some nice flower-bearing plants or anything that you wish that will not look too bushy to add definition to the borders of your patio especially if you have an odd shaped patio.

There are many more ways to add spice to a knackered patio which are all within your budget. Sometimes, you just have to use your creativity!


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