I am always excited to decorate for fall.
Maybe because it is the appetizer to decorating for Christmas and for those who love to decorate their homes, this is like our tax season.
Or our March Madness.
Or our spring break in Cabo.
Maybe nothing like that, but when I saw that there will be a link party for all things Fall-ish and Mantel- like, I think I may have squealed.
And here is the kicker: I didn’t spend over five dollars on my mantel this year.
So that required another little squeal as well.
The candlesticks were a Salvation Army find last year for under a dollar.
The pumpkins I have had forever (literal translation- over 10 years) and the fall leaves I have had for even longer.
I got the black raven at Dollar Tree last year for one dollar psst- they still have them this year too.
I am trying to think of a name for this kind of style…
fall roadside stand?
old farmhouse mantel?
flea market fall finds?
I found these cutouts at Dollar Tree earlier this month:
So I added these to the mantel-scape and here you have it: