Photobucket     Photobucket        

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Dressed Up Lantern

 You all might remember I posted some fall inspiration I found on Pinterest a while back. It included a lantern dressed with berries, fall leaves and ribbon. I just fell in love with it and could not wait until fall to dress mine up! Using some of my favorite silk flowers, berries, greenery and ribbon I added some color to the top of this lantern for an everyday/summer look.



Visit me tomorrow for my Share Your Creations Party! I hope you will join in the fun! I will be sharing some new Etsy store items I am working on now.
Have a great day!
Joining The Dedicated House for Make It Pretty Monday and Savvy Southern Style for WUW. 

16 comments:

Savvy Seasons said...

Kristen,
I *LOVE* it!! You did a great job and it looks beautiful on your table. xo ~Liz

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen!
I love it and just pinned it. Thank you for showing us. I'm definitely trying it once fall rolls around.

I hope all has been well for you. It's been a busy summer!

Warmly, ~Melissa :)

NanaDiana said...

That is very, very pretty, Kristen- I love it! xo Diana

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Kristen! I think I'm most looking forward to Fall for the decorating part! Decorating my cloches, lantern and other containers with berries, flowers and pumpkins. You always do such a good job with your florals. Something that probably takes you minutes will take me at least an hour! : )

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

Kristen, you're amazing. I love this. I have a birdcage that's plain and just sitting here. I am inspired to do something like this with it. Thanks!

Sharing Shadymont said...

Kristen,

I love the lantern! The colors you added are wonderful. You have such a distinct style, so fresh and beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Marisa said...

I love it too!! I pinned it earlier.

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Kristen, The lantern is dressed beautifully! You have such a gift with florals! I think I'm going to "borrow" this idea for the fall! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

SavannahGranny said...

Kristen, That is soooooo beautiful. I have a lantern that I won in a giveaway recently. I am going to pin this and then copy you.

Love, love, love it.
xo Ginger

SavannahGranny said...

Kristen, That is soooooo beautiful. I have a lantern that I won in a giveaway recently. I am going to pin this and then copy you.

Love, love, love it.
xo Ginger

Dani said...

I love the lantern, especially how you used bright colors for summer decorating. Great idea! Blessings, Dani

Becca said...

Beautiful, Kristen! It adds such a great touch to your fun lantern ... fabulous vignette!

Garage Sales R Us said...

Beautiful!!! I love that laundry room desk chair too! I am visiting form thee blog hop. I am a little bit late but I wanted to stop by and say hi. I blog over at http://garagesalesrus.blogspot.com/I am a new follower. I hope you will stop by and do the same. I also have an awesome giveaway going on right now with a Circut Machine! I would love it if you would enter! http://www.garagesalesrus.blogspot.com/2012/07/surprise-giveaway.html

Robin

Angela said...

I love it! It's so cool! I wish you could sell those lanterns in your store.

Kim hardt said...

Hey Kristin! I am not sure you remember me. I used to sell on etsy "fluffyourstuff". I just wanted to say hi. And let you know that I see you on pinterest all the time. I have enjoyed your pictures very much. I hope your etsy store is doing well. I look forward to seeing you on pinterest!

Kristens Creations said...

Kim, I do remember you! Hope you are doing well. You used to sell the cute little paper mache items and you even helped me get set up on Etsy! I do stay busy most of the time. Hope to hear from you again! Kristen

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My Photo
I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

To subscribe through email, add your email address below.

You are welcome to pin anything from my blog

Follow Me on Pinterest

Total Pageviews



The tip junkie featured my snowman mesh wreath!

homemade crafts

Popular Posts

BlogCatalog

Decorating Blogs - BlogCatalog Blog Directory

Sassy Girl

Sassy Girl

Cock a doodle doo!!

Cock a doodle doo!!

Wish we were here!

Wish we were here!

blog ranking

Lifestyle Blogs - Blog Rankings

Blog List

  • Hi all! I hope you are having a great week. My weekend started with a trip to our local flea market/vegetable market. Occasionally I find something good...
    5 hours ago
  • Happy September, friends! I know I've said it 1,000 times before how much I miss the fireplace in our old home (especially during the holidays) ... because...
    5 hours ago
  • Welcome to the Summer of Paper series – where we’ve invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hello t...
    7 hours ago
  • Making Sharpie Art Pumpkins is loads of fun! Who knew coloring on pumpkins could be so enjoyable! I’m sharing my Michaels Makers post with you today! The...
    8 hours ago
  • Welcome to the 283rd Inspire Me Tuesday. Tons of fabulous links last week. You guys are finishing up outside and starting to get your Fall decor going. ...
    12 hours ago
  • [image: SONY DSC] Can runners be round? I don’t know, but since I have a round table in our dining area, I decided to do a round piece using that grain...
    13 hours ago
  • Well, it's September. Seriously, how did that happen? Thursday night we had our Anxiety event. It was so great! If you want to - you can watch anytime ...
    14 hours ago
  • Not too long ago, I sat and flipped through the pages of a fancy-schmancy home decorating magazine. I have no idea where I was at the time and how I happen...
    15 hours ago
  • [image: house front porch] I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was going to do another Open House for those of you here in the Atlanta area who are interest...
    15 hours ago
  • [image: mms-0081] I’m often asked by readers and customers how to recreate a specific look they like on an inspiration piece. So, when Jeff and I built a...
    21 hours ago
  • *Thank you to Skyhorse Publishing for providing me with copies of the following books.* It's always fun when I get a press release in my email about new de...
    22 hours ago
  • Hi there friends.... I really missed you guys!! I enjoyed my summer blogging break...my family and I had a busy but fabulous time! We entertained quite a b...
    1 day ago
  • *Hi everyone!* It's time for another edition of The Scoop! As always, I am so happy that you have joined us, either to inspire or to be inspired! We love ...
    1 day ago
  • One of my favorite people in the design world has written a marvelous book and I’m so delighted to share it with you today! I had the pleasure of meeting...
    1 day ago
  • Happy September Friends! September is a special month. The air is gentler. The light is softer. And the heat begins to subside here in Texas. [image: mon...
    1 day ago
  • We are just starting the second week of school and it is killing me a little! I have four kids at four different schools, so from 5am - 9am I am getting t...
    1 day ago
  • I have talked about lighting in previous post as being somewhat like jewelry in an outfit. When you think about it, it adds sparkle, texture and sets...
    1 day ago
  • *Lemon ranks right up there with chocolate* *at * *Purple Chocolat Home* *and these Easy Lemon Bars are ones that* *will wet your appetite, and so easy to ...
    1 day ago
  • Well hello my friends! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I am *so* thrilled to have this project done -- I've sat on this for a year now. If you've been a...
    1 day ago
  • [image: Beautiful Green & White Bedroom]Welcome to the 344th Metamorphosis Monday! Every now and then I come across a designer whose work is so unique and ...
    1 day ago
  • On Friday I decided I deserved a little retail therapy after having dental work done on Thursday. So I got my shower and dressed, hopped in my car, and hea...
    1 day ago
  • I have been wanting to put mirrors behind the nightstand lamps in the guest room. I have looked for quite awhile to find what I wanted. The other day I sto...
    1 day ago
  • Happy Monday! I know some of you are back to school already, but we’re still celebrating summer–even if it is the last few minutes of it. My little one tur...
    1 day ago
  • I'm still enjoying the end of Summer, but since I still had back-to-school décor on our mantel, I needed to change it. I was tempted to return to Summer...
    2 days ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones! I'm back today to show you our little downstairs powder room. It's teeny weeny too. This is not a grand house, kinda simple as is this li...
    2 days ago
  • [image: image] Remember the Ghost chair – it was everywhere from 2005 to 2010. [image: image] Even in this high-end home, the Ghost chair, or Louis Cha...
    3 days ago
  • Welcome to Foodie Friday and Everything Else. I wanted to let you all know that I am unable to blog at the present time. I miss you all very much and wi...
    5 days ago
  • [image: Home Right Spray Tent Shelter] I just spent over 10 days spraying the new cabinets in my studio a creamy white color. Yes, you heard me right, 10...
    5 days ago
  • I am ready for some football y'all! It has been exciting watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in preseason and in less than two weeks we'll be back at Doak S...
    6 days ago
  • [image: August 2015 Stitch Fix review by virginiasweetpea.com] My monthly Stitch Fix box arrived last Thursday and like always, I couldn’t wait to open it ...
    6 days ago
  • Welcome. It’s been a while…I know. Trust me, it feels like forever since we got to have some time together! Life around here just seems to be so busy...
    1 week ago
  • The dog-days of Summer are upon us, and Fall is on it's way. I've stayed busy with "tons" of work around here. Most of those projects aren't picture worthy...
    1 week ago
  • These closet doors are dreamy!!! *Dream Book Design *turned an unattractive closet door into something I want!!! Learn *how to build a barn door for a...
    1 month ago
  • Marinated Skirt Steak - ButterYum
    2 months ago
  • This is a post to brag a bit on my talented husband. However before I get to that...let me tell you the story. Back in the early 90's we made a move from S...
    2 months ago
  • I was asked to create a prayer board for a friends office. It had me thinking. How often have I forgotten a prayer request? I try hard to remember each ...
    3 months ago
  • This Miniature Pewter-Like Teapot with Lid that lifts and tilts is adorable at the height of just 1 1/2 inches tall, and matching teacup, saucer, and disp...
    7 months ago
  • *Hi! I have been decorating for Christmas this week and finished the piano so I wanted to share.This will be a short post, I am working hard to get my hous...
    8 months ago
  • I have been keeping a secret for a few months... and it has been hard not to give it away! Thank goodness I can finally tell you today!!! After 4 1/2 y...
    1 year ago
  • Hello Lovlies, You are cordially invited to join me at my new blog, Larkspur Interiors. WHEN: Now! WHERE: www.larkspurinteriors.com R.S.V.P.: Not necessa...
    1 year ago
  • It's Friday once again. Can you believe it? And it's time for another great house tour. Today we're snooping around Jenna's home at Rain On A Tin Roof. ...
    2 years ago
  • Projects, projects, do they ever end? lol There is always something to add to the list, isn't there? I had wanted to add bead board to the ends of our ...
    3 years ago

Designed By: