Photobucket     Photobucket        

Monday, September 24, 2012

The Dining Room Table Dressed For Fall And The Winners Of The iPhone Cases

I am officially ready for fall! Ok...except for the outside, I haven't started out there yet. I'm still waiting on it to cool off so I can plant some pansies and put out some mums. As for the inside I think I'm done. I usually add fall accents to the living room, dining room and kitchen. Fall just seems to fall right in with the colors of my house! ;) I just love the rich rusty reds, oranges and golds.
 
I used the cloche/birdcage in the spring and summer and thought I would keep it going through the fall. I added stacked pumpkins inside the cage and layed the flowers, berries, sticks and pumpkins all around the cage. It looks like it's put together, but everything is really just laying around the cage. No foam and hot glue needed! Now...just don't touch it! lol...
I really like the look of the layered beans, peas and corn I have in the kitchen and decided to do something similar in here. I added corn and split peas and instead of beans and added pinecones and candles. I also added pumpkins, flowers and votives around the base of the cloche and candle holders.
Looking towards the mantle...I found the table runner at T.J. Maxx last year and still love it.
Here is a closeup of the corn, peas and pinecone candle holder. I already had the clear containers from Christmas.


 Here is a closeup of the birdcage with the stacked pumpkins. I used the same sunflowers I used on the mantle so the dining room and living room have a nice flow.

 An angle looking down on the table...
 Here is the whole table...warm and inviting when you walk in the door.
 
 More fall to come...

Now for the winners of the iPhone cases....
There were 179 entries and three winners and they are Mandy Stucke, Dana Teare, and Mary Steinbeck.
 
 Congrats!!
I will be sending you an e-mail with  special instructions on how to order your cases. If you did not win be sure and are interested in the iPhone cases please visit Metal Photo Company to purchase one for yourself. They also make great gifts!

I added some new items to my Etsy store if you are interested. More to come...

24 comments:

Sherri Cato said...

This is beautiful!!! I love the arrangement. Will you be making any to put on your Etsy Store?

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, this is so pretty! All of your arrangements are gorgeous!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful, Kristen! I love how you did your cloche/birdcage! I was too lazy and cheap to buy anything Fall-like to decorate mine. I just left my greenery.

Designs By Pinky said...

I love how you dressed your table for Fall, Kristen! Love that runner and the birdcage looks fabulous. Have a great week. We move on Fri., Sat, Sun.......:):) XO, Pinky

Kristens Creations said...

Thank you Sherri, It's possible that I might be adding some smaller ones to my Etsy store. I'm going to market next week and am going to look for the cloches. Thank you, Kristen

Amy - while wearing heels said...

That is an incredibly beautiful table. It looks like a perfect table to have friends and family gathered around.

Maggie Perez said...

Kristen your table looks so beautiful and I love how your assemble the cloche/birdcage together very pretty!
Can't wait to see more! Come visit me sometime and will love for you to follow me. http://onepinkchic-n-herdecor.blogspot.com/
Happy Fall Maggie

CAS said...

It's just beautiful, Kristen! I have that same bird cage cloche -- hmmm, may have to put that back into service!

I just bought the Country Woman magazine and have been savoring every word. It was such a nice story about you and all the photos were so nice. Congratulations!

Suzy said...

Beautiful as always, Kristen! Love how you used the birdcage cloche.

Gail said...

Your dinning room table is just beautiful dressed for fall Kristen! I love the cloche birdcage centerpiece. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful day, Gail

Brooke said...

Beautiful table-scape! =)


Brooke

Jeanette said...

Looks beautiful Kristen! You always do such a terrific job!! xoxo

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

BEAUTIFUL Kristen!! Love that gorgeous centerpiece!

priscilla said...

So pretty ! Looks amazing !

Savvy Seasons said...

Kristen,
What a beautiful-beautiful tablescape. Your centerpiece is AMAZING. I love the colors throughout your home, and as always, your pictures are GORGEOUS! XO ~Liz

A Southern Sanctuary said...

I love that table runner. So pretty. I made an arrangement almost like that one in the center of your table. I love it! Mine was for spring though.

I have a table similar to yours and I have trouble keeping the gooves clean especially when we eat on it all the time. our 4 year old is a messy one!

Becca said...

Gorgeous, Kristen! You have such a gift for creating fabulous floral arrangments ... love the addition of the birdcage!

cajuncutie said...

I love your bird cage design Kristen! Of course it's awesome how you always are able to match your color pallet perfectly!

Nicole Day said...

Lovely!

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

Kristen, That centerpiece is absolutely amazing and gorgeous!!! Love it! And the candle holders are such a great accent, dressed as they are! Girl, you rock fall! :)

Connie said...

Oh, so pretty. You always do the most perfectly coordinated colors. You are indeed a floral artist.

Kathy Moody said...

Another beautiful arrangement!! Oh, I love your birdcage. Everything looks amazing. I had to pin this gorgeous fall decor. :)

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Gorgeous centerpiece....love the way you layered the containers with the candles...and the floral arrangement with the bird cage/cloche is stunning...I love the way you stacked the pumpkins in the cage....Just a fabulous, fabulous table....Have a wonderful week!

Billie said...

do you have anything on you tube or classes on decorating lanterns I just love the fall centerpiece with the pumpkins and the christmas lanterns just beautiful.

just beautiful

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

My photo
I'm a 42yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 21years 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

  • I am all set for the Memorial Day weekend. I have tons of good things ready to cook up. I always like to cook dessert first, so of course I made a favor...
    1 hour ago
  • With all the recent travel, I’m ready for a quiet weekend at home! Most people I know are off doing exciting things, not me. :) That’s okay, June is shapin...
    5 hours ago
  • Welcome friends to the Tea and Roses link party. Thanks so much to Amber of Follow the Yellow Brick Home for organizing this fun girlish gathering. There...
    12 hours ago
  • It's Memorial Day weekend where we honor our vets for their sacrifice and it's the official kickoff to summer. We certainly have summer weather here alrea...
    12 hours ago
  • [image: Best of the Weekend] Welcome to Best of the Weekend! We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Are you ready for Memori...
    23 hours ago
  • Best Friday Features! Welcome back to the Best Friday Feature Party! We have so much fun every week, and we hope you do too! We’ve been pinning more pro...
    1 day ago
  • As many of you have probably noticed…I LOVE PAINT. Not Chalk paint…but latex paint. Chalk paint just doesn’t do ‘it’ for me…and I think it’s a colossal...
    1 day ago
  • It's Friday and I thought I would list a few of my favorite things. Besides the fact that it's summer and the weather is amazing and I love this time of ...
    1 day ago
  • Hi there friends! Hope you are all gearing up for a fun long weekend. We sure are! Not doing all that much, but hoping to get a few things done around t...
    1 day ago
  • A quick note: In honor of the Royal Wedding, I am hosting a wonderful giveaway for a lucky reader!!! I will announce all the details of the giveaway in...
    1 day ago
  • Hey all! Thanks so much for your kind comments on my last post -- I'm glad so many of you liked my wall project in the family room. It makes such a differe...
    2 days ago
  • A Red, White & Blue Patriotic Table Setting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
    2 days ago
  • I decided it was finally time to start exploring my local area a bit more in search of new-to-me antique honey holes. I’ve been so busy with the house a...
    2 days ago
  • *Welcome to my romantic She Space!* *Rather than a She Shed, I have created this* *romantic gazebo - my She Space, in the garden.* *The basic structure...
    2 days ago
  • [image: How to Restore a Fire Pit Ash Pan] When I went to clean out our fire pit I noticed there were several holes in the bottom of it in what is called...
    3 days ago
  • Bacon! What’s not to love about bacon? What other food can you serve up in some way for every meal? What other food can go from comfort to gourmet with...
    3 days ago
  • Life has taken off again with a lot of busyness, but all good stuff. The weather has been glorious and it has been so fun to purge winter out of my clo...
    4 days ago
  • The second half of my trip was spent in London. It was amazing, of course! Even though I am definitely a country girl at heart, I always love visiting a...
    4 days ago
  • As the weather FINALLY gets warmer and more Springlike, I like to lighten things up a bit. So, I redid the mantle. It was too heavy and was bothering me. H...
    4 days ago
  • Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so glad that you are joining our party! With Memorial Day, Flag Day and the 4th of July all coming up so...
    5 days ago
  • Are you aware of common areas where you can negotiate to save? Even beyond your new car, you might be surprised as to how this can impact your budget. W...
    2 weeks ago
  • Hello, Dear Ones!! How long has it been? Well, a while for sure. First of all I want to say my previous post was an oopsie! I had saved our Easter snaps f...
    3 weeks ago
  • Susan at Between Naps on the Porch has hosted 500 tablescape parties, and I haven't missed many of them. Susan suggested that we celebrate her 500th table...
    4 weeks ago
  • Mexico Rule #1: Do NOT overpack. Your wardrobe will be comprised of mostly swimsuits and cover-ups. Mexico Rule #2: Immediately regret that you didn’t abid...
    5 weeks ago
  • 1 month ago
  • Today I am sharing photos of the “other side” of my friend Joy’s duplex. As I said in my previous post, she completely redid the interior and turned it in...
    1 month ago
  • Easter Egg Centerpiece from Better Homes and Gardens Creating unique floral arrangements by layering two jars isn't a new idea, but it is usually done wi...
    2 months ago
  • Happy first day of Spring, friends! I'm sharing the first part of my Spring home tour today ... so welcome, I'm glad you stopped by! Here in our foyer, w...
    2 months ago
  • Note: If you are looking for Foodie Friday and Everything Else, the link party has been permanently retired. Thanks for all of your support over the years...
    4 months ago
  • English Toffee - ButterYumSeriously, is there anything better than caramelized sugar? Ok, maybe caramelized sugar, a stick of butter, lightly toasted alm...
    5 months ago
  • So, my husband and I are attending a banquet this week and I realized that I don’t really have anything that qualifies as ‘cocktail party’ attire. So, ye...
    7 months ago
  • The first day of fall, where has the summer gone to? We've been in the upper 90's all week, hard to believe fall is here and yes those cold days of winter ...
    8 months ago
  • I knew this day would come... I just didn't know the deep down feelings that would surface. God prepared me for this! I often wondered how in the world ...
    8 months ago
  • Have you seen or should I say drooled over all the blogs showing their flocked christmas trees? Well, I can say I drooled...just a bit over them! So much t...
    1 year ago
  • Hello, and Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought I’d share a couple of the Valentine’s I’ve made for my oldest granddaughter (the 5 year old). I used a couple...
    2 years ago
  • Hi there friends... Welcome back to this weeks Share Your Style Party!! ~~~~~ Our host this week is Kelly from The Essence of Home! Take it away Kelly! ...
    2 years 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...
    2 years 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...
    3 years 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...
    3 years 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...
    3 years 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...
    4 years 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. ...
    4 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 ...
    5 years ago