3 Frugal Ways to Bring the Warm Look of Autumn into your Home

Three Frugal Ways to Bring the Warm Look of Autumn into your Home:

  • This is a fun project to do with your kids! Go into your yard and gather a handful of large, interesting branches. (The more gnarly ones also have a great Halloween effect!) Then place branches in a tall, cylindrical glass vase—or whatever vase fits your décor.  I like placing these in front of a window.  Branches are a hot decorating trend and are free! (Keep them into the Christmas season—then spray paint them silver or white for a wintry look!)
  • Gather colorful leaves from your yard, and hot glue them onto a plain grapevine wreath found in hobby or discount stores.  Add a plaid bow with fall colors, and voila! Instant autumn door wreath!
  • Don’t forget the importance of SCENT in the overall ambiance of your home! When having guests over, place a large dutch oven on your stovetop and fill with apple cider.  Toss in 10-12 cinnamon sticks, and simmer on very low heat.  This makes your house smell warm and inviting, like apple pies are baking in the oven—and you can serve your guests a cup when they arrive! 

Enjoy! And remember to be thankful for your many blessings during this Thanksgiving season…

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