Thursday, October 4, 2012

Nutty Fall Fun

In the October issue of
Midwest Living, I saw
these cool suggestions
for Fall decorating using
nuts in a shell.
Mixed Nut Wreath-
Turn a wood wreath into
a "harvest wreath" by
gluing nuts around the
edges of the frame then
hang with brown ribbon.
Walnut Photo Holder-
Drill a hole in the top of
a walnut. Pick nuts with a
flatter bottom so it will
stand up. Cut a six-inch
piece of 18-gauge wire.
Wrap one end of the wire
twice around a wide marker,
and pinch the loops together.
Insert the other end into the
nut. Slip a photo or card
between the loops.
Harvest Vases-
Fill cylinder vases with nuts
and wheat. Roll coordinating
scrapbook paper into decorative
cuffs that slip inside the vase.
As the article says "Grab a sack
at the store and go a little nuts."
~Keep on Dreaming~

6 comments:

  1. Great ideas! I will have to give the vase a try. Thanks!

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  2. Great idea! I'm so ready for fall.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  3. This sounds cute. Plus my dh loves nuts. Especially walnuts and pecans.

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  4. Goin' a little 'nuts' are ya??? Heeehehehehe!!!!

    Did ya know I was raised in the Walnut Capital of the World? (Stockton, MO.) We also had our fair share of pecan groves too! Heck, if you were lucky you could be crowned Miss Black Walnut at the annual Walnut Festival. 'Just sayin'.....

    I popped in to wish you a wonderful World Teacher Day and if that doesn't float your boat it's also National Do Somethin' Nice Day!

    God bless ya sweetie and enjoy this most 'fall~like' day!

    I've got a turkey breast in the oven...'felt like Thanksgivin' dinner tonight...wanna come? :o)

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  5. We displays nuts at the Nursery all the time...People are always commenting on how nice they look in the jars..
    Great suggestions.
    Shug

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