Mini Skulls Apothecary Jar

Here’s a super cheap and easy idea from Krista at The Gathering Place for creating your own haunted house ambiance. Krista found some mini skulls at the dollar store and aged them a bit with a mix of water and brown paint. Then into a jar they went with a bit of Spanish moss. I am loving the little “arsenic” tag Krista added. What a perfect finishing touch!

Mini Skulls Vase Filler

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Shiny Silver Painted Seashells

Becca at From Gardners to Bergers tested various techniques to create the perfect silver seashells. We can all thank Becca for saving us time and money in experimentation! She wanted her shells to be highly reflective and super shiny. This is a subtle way to add a bit of bling to your summer décor.

Silver Seashells

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Salt Dough Robin’s Eggs

While switching out her Valentine’s décor for spring, Emily from life{illustrated} decided she needed some eggs to complete her vignette. Right away. Out came the flour, salt, water, and food coloring, and Emily whipped up a batch a pretty blue robin’s eggs lickety split! Emily’s eggs look so much more natural to me than their rather plasticy counterpart.

salt dough robin's eggs

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Silver Glass Hurricanes

Terra from Mama Says Sew added some holiday flair to glass hurricanes from the thrift store with silver spray paint. I am loving me some metallics this year, and, of course, think you can never go wrong with a thrift store find and some spray paint {wink}!

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Book Page Scrolls

While scouring catalogs, you may notice that sometimes it’s the little props used for staging that really make the display. Heather from Setting for Four easily created her own book page scrolls that are great for filling baskets, vases, and even glass lamps. It’s as simple as tearing out a few pages, rolling them into […Read More]

Jingle Bell Vase Filler and Grosgrain Mat Frames

Jessica from Mad In Crafts created a Pottery Barn inspired Christmas vignette on a dollar store budget. Her tabletop décor included candle holders filled with some jingle bells and frames with red grosgrain ribbon glued inside to give the appearance of matting. Jessica’s holiday vignette cost her only a few bucks to pull together. The […Read More]

Peony and Shell Floral Arrangement

Lindsay from Living with Lindsay was instantly drawn to an arrangement of peonies in a vase filled at the bottom with seashells that she saw in a Pottery Barn catalog. Peonies happen to be her favorite flowers with their often vibrant pink petals and fragrant aroma, so it was no wonder she decided to create […Read More]

Happy Easter Eggs

Angela from Preppy Girl on the Farm created a beautiful Easter vignette with some painted wooden eggs with glitter stickers on them.   I love the silver bunny on the top too…it is the perfect addition to this sweet set up. Her original inspiration came from the Happy Easter Vase Filler found at Pottery Barn for […Read More]