Happy Fall… I even decorated!!

Sunflower Swag

As much as I love fall, these past three years I haven’t had the energy to decorate for my favorite time of the year (what a coincidence… Finley is 3).  Since I’ve been spending so much time pining at home decor on Pinterest (if you haven’t checked it out, you MUST) I decided to go crazy and just go for it. 

Scarecrow Decoration 

Emily and I ran out a couple of weeks ago and spent all afternoon picking out just the right decor… scarecrows, hay bales, mums, pumpkins, lanterns, and new swags for the front door.  We picked out a scarecrow for each member of the family (didn’t plan it that way at first and ended up having to go back out and get one more).  The kids had fun picking out which scarecrow represented them. :)

Finley Scarecrow

Here is Finley.

Emily Scarecrow

Here is Emily.

Scarecrow Decoration

Here are Jack and Max.

Front door

Lanterns are absolutely beautiful!!  I found all four of these at Marshall’s for a total of $50 instead of the $24-$119 price tag on similar lanterns at Pottery Barn.  I was EX.CI.TED to say the least. :)


Lantern Small

This little guy is even solar powered.  I have candles in the other lanterns.  At night time, my front steps make me smile. :)  Wish I had a good picture, put I haven’t been able to get one.

Pumpkin Swag

The pumpkin swag

Finley Peeking

Finley peeking to see when it was safe to come outside and play.

Welcome Sign


Here is everything put together!!

Perfect Helpers

Here are my perfect little helpers for the day!!  I couldn’t have done it without them!

Linking up here this week


I really like the lantern idea--all your decorations are very pretty! Happy Fall!

Love the decorations!

It looks gorgeous. I love fall and I absolutely love lanterns.


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