I've never been one to decorate for Fall. I always thought it was weird to decorate for a season commemorated by falling leaves and colder temperatures. I'm a Halloween girl. It's my second favorite holiday behind Christmas.
Sunday after Marlow's 206th night in a row of waking at 5:00 am, I needed to get out of the house for a bit by myself. I just needed to breath and let's be honest I'm not sure there is anything better than a little retail therapy. These moments make the Hubs a little nervous because 9 times out of 10 that means a SOLO TRIP TO TARGET.
I was in the mood to decorate, so after looking through Pinterest for some Fall, not boring leaves type decor, inspiration, I headed to my favorite place for all fun decorating things - Gordmans. Not sure if you have one in your city, but they have the most amazing things and for the major cheap. I bought a wreath (I typically would just make it myself, but for $20 it was worth just buying it already made and it wasn't too "leafy" for me), 4 picture frames, one candle, a candlestick and a pumpkin (the green vase is a part of my non-holiday/seasonal mantle). Ran to Michaels for some scrapbook paper and a few letters and voila, my Fall mantle...
It makes me feel all warm and cozy, especially with my Baked Apple Pie + Cider Mill combo in my Scentsy burner.
Now I'm just going to need the 85 degree days to come down to about 75. I shouldn't have to use the AC in late September.
This will tide me over for a few weeks and then I'll get my Halloween on...bought a new rug for that yesterday...at Target...when I was supposed to just be stopping for baby food and wine because it is impossible for me to go into Target and only get what I went in for...there's some super major power force in that place..I lose all sense of shopping control and focus.
Happy Friday people!!!!