Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Hello, Mr. Scarecrow



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Hello, Mr. Scarecrow!  A couple of week’s ago, I put together this Fall arrangement  “borrowing” an idea from Kristen over at Kristen’s Creations.
 
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When I saw her post, I immediately thought of the mason jars that I bought at a yard sale over the summer.  All three of them were filled with dried beans.  I knew I might have a need for those dried beans one day!  I didn’t have any popcorn on hand but popcorn is fairly inexpensive!  It was as simple as pouring it in, the didn’t mix together at all!
 
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I used a few Fall bushes and inserted a few scarecrows.  I pulled all the colors from the arrangement and the turkey platter.
 
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I purchased this orange tablecloth a few weeks ago at Goodwill just in time for Fall!
 
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Each place settings starts with a green quilted placemat (BHG via Wal-Mart).  I used white Homer Laughlin chargers, orange dinner plates ($ Tree), and deep red salad plates. 
 
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Clear wine glasses are from the Dollar Tree along with vintage amber glasses.
 
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The square votive cups are also from the Dollar Tree.  I filled them with candy corn to continue the theme.
 
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The little white bowls are from a set of ironstone made by Buffalo China that I got awhile back in a box deal at the auction.  The pinecone adds a little more rustic color to the table.
 
TIP OF THE DAY:  To keep colored wash from running, add a teaspoon of Epsom salts to the rinse  water.  This really does work!
 
Thanks for shopping!
 
Sharing with:
Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters
Let’s Dish @ Cuisine Kathleen
Tips, Tutorials & Tidbits @ StoneGable
Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Tabletop Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life
Thanksgiving Traditions At the Picket Fence

18 comments:

  1. Tammy, this is a lovely setting! Love your arrangement!

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  2. I love your Fall table, Tammy! Those $ Tree plates came in handy and that GW tablecloth is perfect for you setting.

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  3. Tammy, I love the layered look in your arrangement!

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  4. What a lovely fall table. Love the way you layered the organics in the vase.

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  5. Love your pretty layers. The dishes certainly play well with one another. Your arrangments are so pretty. Love your fall table.. xo marlis

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  6. So pretty Tammy. Luv the layers and colours :-)
    Cheers, Gee

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  7. I love your arrangement and the table is just beautiful

    Cynthia

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  8. What a great find on the tablecloth, Tammy!!!! I have been looking all over for a "true orange" tablecloth with no luck. It works really well with your DT plates! (LOVE those plates!)

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  9. Very pretty table. I love your vase with the dried beans. Very creative substituting the corn....I am going to steal that idea! Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Oh I do love your little scarecrow table. Great idea with the dried beans. I love it all!

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  11. Such a lovely table, so perfect for Fall!

    - The Tablescaper

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  12. A beautiful tablescape--I like that several of the pretty items you used were inexpensive from Dollar Tree--very nice!

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  13. I love your Fall table! Scarecrows always put a smile on my face.

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  14. Cute, cute, cute! I'm going to remember the trick of layering jars. So many ideas for that.

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  15. I saw you mentioned by Dumpster Diva on Facebook and had to come take a look. Lovin what I see, so I am now following. I LOVE YOU HOME. I have a thing about old homes.
    Now following you from PICKINandPAINTIN.blogspot.com. Please come visit me. 8-)

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  16. Whoops. After looking at you 'Home' page, I see that your home is NOT old. But, the plan looks like an old farmhouse. BEAUTIFUL....old or new. Love it.
    Candy

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  17. Very pretty...I'm always amazed what people find at the Dollar Tree!

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Thank you so much for all your lovely comments! I try to return the favor and visit each one of you! ~Blessings, Tammy~