Monday, August 24, 2009

In the Mood….the Fall Decorating Mood that is

Kayla starts back to school Monday morning and I am in that “hurry up summer and go away” mood. 
I don’t know about you but as soon as school starts back I am ready for fall.  Cool weather, falling leaves, pumpkins, and Halloween.
I can’t wait for Target to start putting out their fall decorations.  I give it 2 more weeks max.  I will start my isle grazing from then on out because once fall and Halloween decorations come out, it’s only a mere few weeks before Christmas decorations show up!  {giddy with excitement}
I have plenty of things that I am thinking about this year.  I have all my decorations from last year which aren’t that many.  I mean I was never a “fall” decorator until last year.  So this year I will be adding to my collection.
Here are some things that I am thinking about as inspirations….
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When do you start to decorate for fall? 


Beth in NC said...

Ohhhh, you have given me some great ideas!!!

We start decorating early because we sell pumpkins. This year we open our corn maze on Sept. 5th, so I have to decorate the outside really early. As soon as our pumpkins arrive -- it is ON. I love to decorate for fall.

Thanks for the great ideas!

Terry said...

Wonderful pictures with lots of ideas - I can't even think of fall yet - but right after Labor Day and it's time to think pumpkins.

Courtney said...

I'm ready for Fall too. As soon as it gets time for school, I get the same way. Give me cool weather, crunchy leaves and College football! Bye Bye Summer!

Amanda said...

I'm definitely a fall decorator. It's by far my favorite season. I usually try to make it to Labor day. It's tough though especially when the weather is cool like it is right now.

Darlene said...

I am so ready for Fall it isn't even funny!!! I am going to try to wait until the middle of September to decorate. We will see if that works!

the undomesticated wife said...

Once it's September, then it seems like fall time. Even if it's still 100 degrees outside, September to me means pumpkins, leaves, etc.

Kelli said...

Fall is my favorite time to decorate. I can't wait to pull out all of my stuff (and maybe buy some new stuff). I'll be excited to see all that you do.

Wendy @ Ramblings from the Sunshine State said...

Gorgeous ideas! My favorite is the one with the mirror.

That really is a clever idea to turn the goblets upside down.

I think I'm ready for fall, too. What little bit of it we get down here.

Heatherlyn said...

You have some very good and simple ideas there! I liked the upside down goblets. I've always liked those tiered shelf things that you can layer with holiday decorations. Someday I'll have to get one!

My kids have been begging me to get out the fall decorations since Friday. We have generic fall decorations in September, add the Halloween deco in October, subtract the Halloween deco and add the Thanksgiving deco in November. And then put it all away the day after Thanksgiving to put up the Christmas stuff! It's a lot of work!

The kids actually have been begging me to let them get out their Christmas ornaments! I'm sticking with a "no" on that one. But I'll probably fold and get out the September fall decorations this week--still in August!

Nancy Rosalina said...

Hi Joanna, I love all the inspiration you have sharred with us! Seeing it all really puts me in the mood for Fall. I always wait until after Labor Day to do my Fall decorating.

Hope you are doing well...I have been on a little blogging break but I hope to post something later this week!


Anonymous said...

Our Target already has their stuff out and let me tell ya, I started doing a lil jig right there in the aisle because I was so excited! Fall is my FAVORITE!

Love the ideas!

Crunchy Green Mom - Suzanne said...

You are my HERO.. I love those ideas!

I can't wait.... ~faints~ I just got the rooms fully spring cleaned this weekend. The house is starting to feel like mine and not a bachelor pad/ex-wife's house full of old lady decorations! Blech...

I can't wait to see what you have planned.

JW said...

Love your Blog! It's just darling! The minute I saw your photos I was also ready to get out my fall decor. Thanks for the reminder! Please check out my decorating blog at:

CatHerder said...

wow..i have never seen anyone do that with the wine glasses..what a fantastic idea..thanks, and HAPPY FALL!