Generally speaking, I’m not a lover of traditional fall colors. Red rarely appears in our house, though orange is growing on me. So this year, I paired orange with some of my year round favorite colors. Teal, pink, purple, and gray. Deeper tones really set a warm, cozy feel that’s perfect for fall.
Our mantel art felt too summery, so I made a few new pieces with items I already had around the house and natural pieces.
Feathers and antlers found on my father-in-law’s ranch add a rustic element.
A cut out deer silhouette was simple. Look for more info on these art pieces next week.
For the main item, I painted a feather using Liquid Leaf and a large sheet of gray paper.
For a little height, I pulled out two glass candle sticks. Having only cream tapers on hand, I dug in my embroidery floss bin and found eggplant, magenta, and burnt orange to wrap around.
Of course the opposite side of the room has a few seasonal changes, too.
A color blocked pillow I sewed along with a burnt orange suede pillow from Sears on one end. I’m waiting on this silk and mirror pillow for the other end. I saved a couple of bucks using Coupons.com codes, too.
While making Ev more mini foods, I molded a few pumpkins, poked wire in the bases, baked and painted them up.
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