Autumn Printable


I absolutely love driving down my street in the fall. I smile every single time I turn on to it. It is tree-lined and now there are splashes of oranges, reds and yellows and leaves sprinkled like confetti as far as the eye can see. Autumn really is the year's last, loveliest smile. Next up, a bitter-cold Wisconsin winter! Below is a fun printable for you.   ...

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Apple Picking


We picked a peck of apples. It was a first for all of us. We couldn't have asked for a more gorgeous day for it either. I had to call around a bit--a lot of places were closed for the season. We went to Harvest Time and they were still picking three kinds of apples. But first, coffee. It was about an hour long drive down some beautiful Wisconsin country roads. We passed a few adorable antique shops and I desperately wanted to stop. Maybe another time. I think Hudson had the best time of all. He ate so many apples, walked the whole ...

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Fall Dining Room Table Decor


I have been sharing little touches of fall with you all week. I'm really embracing the spirit of fall. I've enjoyed making the house cozy, while the air gets crisp. This year--after years of decorating for Halloween (here, here, and here)-- I'm just warming things up. I shared these fun fall printables that are on display in my dining room along with our fun fall bucket list. And now I'm sharing how we dressed up the table. Did I ever tell you about this table? One random day I had the urge to go thrifting. Some days I just desperately feel the need to find a ...

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Fall Dining Room Chalkboard Bucket List


When the summer bucket list came down, because it was time to let summer go, I needed something new to go up. I really pushed my creative limits and came up with this. A fall bucket list! When my Better Homes & Gardens came with pumpkins and a blue vase I was like, I have all of that! So I threw it all on the console table and called it a day. It makes me so happy though. I picked up some fun fall scents and we have been letting the crisp air come in the front door. I simply adore fall. My sister teaches at an elite private school and she invited us to their fall ...

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Fall and Thanksgiving Printables


Yesterday we said goodbye to summer and I really am ready to embrace fall now. I did a bit of decorating over the weekend. Pumpkins and warm, earthy smells. Everything feels so cozy! The watercolors in the frames certainly weren't giving me the warm, cozy, fall vibe I was going for. I had the hubs whip these up for me. So much better. Because my decorating is top-notch, I also added some pumpkins I got years ago on clearance for dirt cheap from Shopko and my deer head that I made at the Cricut event. No money was spent in the making of this post. I thought about ...

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20+ Fabulous Fall Ideas


Everything from Football to crockpots to printables to gratitiude--we've got you covered. A round up of fall fun from Balancing Home. 35+ Fall Desserts Simple Chili Mac Easy Entertaining for Game Day Burlap & Flower Fabric Wreath Velvet Pumpkins Tutorial Velvet Pumpkin Place Card Holder If The Shoe Fits (printable) Ghost Prints Puffy Paint Glow Pumpkin DIY Trick or Treat Bag Halloween Subway Printable Halloween Drink & Goodie Station Halloween Mantle Rummage Sale Vase to Trick or Treat Vase Thanksgiving Subway Art Printable Printable Bag ...

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Puffy Paint Glow Pumpkin


I can't believe it is possible that I am a craft blogger and this is my first pumpkin blog post. What? Crazy, right? I found this pumpkins at Target's Dollar Spot. The name is a tad misleading since the pumpkin was in fact, $2.50. Either way, cheapest pumpkins I've seen. I was fortunate to be sent a package of glow in the dark puffy paint from Tulip as part of the  iLoveToCreate campaign. I was tempted to forgo pumpkins and paint spider webs on some glassware, because I loved how my puffy painted spider web vases turned out last year. In the end, I decided to give you ...

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Burlap & Fabric Flower Wreath


I know, I is only August. But fall is right around the corner so I thought I would get started now. The burlap & fabric flower wreath is the first step to attaining my "fall mantle". We are using air quotes (If we really were talking, those would be air quotes), because it isn't actually a mantle. I don't actually have a fireplace, but a board from Home Depot does the trick. Click on over to learn a tad more about the dining room shelf (a.k.a mantle). Nothing says fall to me like burlap and shades of orange. I wanted something simple and flexible. Early fall, Halloween, ...

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Fall Inspiration: Printables, Projects, Oh My!


  Fall means back to school, Halloween and Thanksgiving. I rounded up some fall inspiration. All of which can be found right here at Balancing Home. 10 Steps to a Great School Year and Raising a Stand Up Kid Back 2 School Interview Printable: 5 Ways to Make Back to School Fun & Memorable Back to School Subway Art Printable Thanksgiving Subway Art Printable Thanksgiving Bag Topper Printable Thanksgiving Family Activity: Grateful Jar and Grateful Jar Revealed Gratitude Printable Ghost Footprints Halloween Subway Art Rummage Sale Vase to Halloween ...

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