10 Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Fall

10 Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Fall Mix it up!  Add colorful pumpkins (vary the colors and textures) in every shape and size to your home. Fill up baskets with plastic or wooden pumpkins Fill a apothecary jar with small plastic pumpkins, cinnamon sticks, potpourri or gourds Fill a glass jar with real or fake Fall branches with colorful leaves in tacked Add a Fall centerpiece to your kitchen table   6. Add a Fall wreath to your {Read More}

Quick & Easy Valentines Day Glass Jars – Craft Using Chalkboard Labels

  Do you need a quick and easy Valentines Day idea for your child’s school party? Do you need a Valentines Day gift for your friend or child’s teacher? Take a look at my 2 quick and easy Valentines Day crafts that you can whip up in 30 minutes or less! Quick & Easy Valentines Day Glass Jars & Picture Frame Craft Using Chalkboard Labels  What You Need: Baby food Jars (clean them out before using) Roll  out chalkboard paper {Read More}

Have A Woodland or Woodsy Themed Christmas

Bring The Outdoors In With A Woodland / Woodsy Christmas This Year   Related posts: Christmas Advent Calendar Ideas Christmas Table Decor Ideas Don’t Forget Accent Pillows & Cozy Throws Gorgeous Christmas Table-settings Christmas Traditions With Friends Decorating Your Home For Christmas With White Snow 3 Quick Steps To Think About Before You Start Decorating – Christmas is sneaking up on us Christmas Past

3 Quick Steps To Think About Before You Start Decorating – Christmas is sneaking up on us

Christmas is sneaking up on us! What a wonderful time of the year to express yourself in decorating your home.   My name is Mary and I am excited to share a few ideas  with you to brighten your holidays.  Your home should be inviting, warm, a “wrap yourself up in a cozy blanket” kind of feeling when  you enter.  Let’s Get Started…… Step 1 First of all, as much as we hate it, we should start with a clean, {Read More}

Pumpkin Arrangements

I absolutely love this time of the year when the air is crisp, leaves are changing colors and pumpkins are everywhere! Every year we visit a local pumpkin farm in the mountains and select our pumpkins to use all season. This year we decided to branch out from the normal perfect orange pumpkin and buy a few colorful looking ones to use on my front porch. If you don’t have time to visit a local pumpkin farm, then you still {Read More}

Welcome to our 1st Blog Post!

 Learn & Discover Welcome to MommyDecorates.com 1st blog post. I can’t believe the opening day has finally arrived. It’s exciting and humbling to look back over the last month and remember the creative blocks, stress and tears that I cried while putting this blog together from scratch. I had to discover over a short period of time that I needed more time during the day to get things done. I quickly learned that getting up 5:00 am while my home {Read More}

17 Ways To Fill Your Stylish Apothecary Jars, Vases & Bowls

Leave the top off the jar and use as a vase (Image courtesy of Pottery Barn) What to put in your apothecary jars, vases & bowls Real candle
s Potpourri 
(I use this one a lot because it’s cheap and it looks gorgeous) Fall leaves
 Tall branches (see picture below) Leaves Moss (I use this as a lot as the base of my jar and then add pine cones on top) Acorns Pine cones Curled ribbon (This would be cute for {Read More}

Autumn Crafts

Homemade Acorns   My mother made these cute little fabric acorns in less than an hour. How to: Collect acorn caps (not the whole acorn) from outside (very plentiful this time of year) from your oak trees or nature walk.  Next, cut a circle of silky fabric with sheen (2.5 inch circle)  and insert the cotton ball, Fold fabric around cotton ball and hand sew the ends or hot glue them together and lastly hot glue the top of the {Read More}

Set Your Fall Table

Take a look at these GORGEOUS Fall table settings!   Image courtesy of Pottery Barn         Related posts: 10 Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Fall Celebrate Fall With A Harvest Party Welcome to our 1st Blog Post! 17 Ways To Fill Your Stylish Apothecary Jars, Vases & Bowls Autumn Crafts Quick & Easy Fall Decor Smart Shortcuts For Easy Decorating Celebrate Autumn With Colorful Decor

Quick & Easy Fall Decor

  Decorating Made Simple If you just want to add a quick and inexpensive touch to your home for Fall, then add a cute leaf napkin holder to your table and leaf spoon ladle next to your stove. You can also add Autumn plates to your kitchen table. My mother and I change our our plates in our cabinets for every season. Take a peak at a few of our decorative plates below. If you would really want your home {Read More}

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