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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

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