10 Easy Fall Vignettes

10 simple fall vignettes

Let's talk about decorating on a budget, shall we? Fall is in full swing and you are probably in one of two categories: debating whether or not you should even bother decorating or you are already decked out. If you are already decked out check out these tips below for some ideas of inexpensive fall vignettes. If you haven't done it yet, read these tips and you might be convinced that you can … [Read more...]

Fall Home Tour

Fall Decorating Ideas

Ya'll I'm so excited! I'm sharing some of my fall decor with you today! If you are visiting from Honey Bear Lane, welcome! If you are just hopping on the tour, you are in for a treat! 15 bloggers are opening their doors and sharing what fall looks like in their home! Home tours are always a challenge for me. I love sharing with you guys but it's a difficult task to capture the decor the way I … [Read more...]

Paint Dipped Paint Can Planters

Front Porch Decor

Hi friends! I'm so excited that it's October. So Cal is finally cooling off and I'm able to find pumpkins (and all things pumpkin flavored) so easily now :) This week I bought so beautiful while heirloom pumpkins and some gorgeous mums to spruce up my front porch a little bit. You know from my painted leaves that I've been using aqua in my decor this year. I carried that theme outdoors with these … [Read more...]

Cozy Throw Blankets

Where To Buy Cozy Throw Blankets

This post contains affiliate links. You can read my full disclosure here. Since it's officially fall I've got all things fall on my brain. Cozy, warm, lovely fall. I mean, is there anything better than cool crisp mornings with your coffee and a warm cozy throw blanket? I've been dreaming of the perfect cozy throw blankets lately and I'm definitely going to be adding a few of these beauties to my … [Read more...]

Fall Wreath Tutorial

This Fall Wreath is made with faux leaves and a wire hanger. Such an easy DIY project for fall

Gold everything. I'm considering that as the new title of my blog... but seriously, are you loving all things gold as much as I am right now? Especially this fall, it's so fun adding a little element of glam to something traditional. In this case, gold leaves in a fall wreath. Nevermind, the fact that my spring wreath is still on my front door. Let's just be real, I can't do it all. ;) But I'll … [Read more...]

Fall Decorating, a Vignette + a Printable

Fall Vignette with Grateful Heart Printable www.makinghomebase.com

This time between summer and fall is probably my favorite time of year. It's a bit of calm after all the fun of summer but before the whirlwind of the holidays come. Today I'm so excited to share a little fall decorating with you plus there is a little something for you. 21 bloggers are sharing a little bit of their fall decorating and each of us have included a printable for you to … [Read more...]

100 Fall Ideas

100 Fall Ideas

Happy Labor Day!! Although it's still officially summer, here at Making Home Base we're looking forward to fall. With all the change in the air, it's a perfect time to think about fall decorating! I'm sharing a few of favorite fall ideas, and I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers who will be sharing their best fall ideas as well.  That's 100 Fall Ideas from 25 different … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters

Have you seen the latest trend? It's turning pumpkins into anything and everything. I love it and I'm on the bandwagon! Turns out the bright orange plastic jack o' lanterns aren't destined to just be hideous (too strong?) candy buckets. They have the ability to be so much more... like planters, and chalkboard planters! Yes. Chalkboard Pumpkin Planters I wanted to whip up a quick fall porch on … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Gold Confetti Pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Gold Confetti Pumpkins

Are you loving fall? I am. Even though it was in the 80s this weekend, we took our daughter to the pumpkin patch. It was so fun! She loved all the pumpkins and the animals and Matt and enjoyed lemon shake ups and kettle corn (that stuff is so addicting). After a fall filled day I was ready to get going on some more fall decorating. It was a really busy week for us last week so it was great to … [Read more...]

Coffee Filter Topiary Tutorial

Coffee Filter Topiary Tutorial

Yesterday, I shared my fall vignette. Don't you love the little gold pumpkins? Me too. My favorite part though; the DIY topiaries. They anchor the whole vignette while giving it some height. Today, I'm going to share how to make a Coffee Filter Topiary. I started out with these styrofoam balls.And began hot gluing and pinning coffee filters all around. The best strategy for this seemed to … [Read more...]

A Fall Vignette

A Fall Vignette

It's finally fall. Officially fall as of yesterday. Don't you love it? To celebrate the beginning of the new season I'm sharing my festive fall vignette. One place in my house that is fun for seasonal decor is my buffet. It gives the whole dining area a seasonal feel with a few little fall touches. Let's take a look... The first thing I do when I start decorating for seasons is shop my house. … [Read more...]

Fall Decorating DIY Harvest Sign

Fall Decorating A DIY Harvest Sign

We went to the beach this weekend then I came home and started decorating my buffet for fall. Sounds weird, doesn't it? Turns out, the beginning signs of fall come in the form of morning fog here in sunny southern California. Although we were greeted with morning fog, it was still warm making it the perfect beach day. No sun barreling down, cool breeze. It was perfect. While we are still enjoying … [Read more...]

Fall Garland

Fall Garland with Dollar Store Leaves

Bits of fall are showing up in my house. And I love it. Fall is such a beautiful time of year. Things just seem more cozy don't you think? I bet it's cooling off in some of your neck of the woods. Maybe the leaves are changing colors. None of this is happening down here in good ol' southern California. One thing I love about moving around the country is that we have the good fortune of "test … [Read more...]

Fall Decor: Burlap Stenciled Outdoor Pillow

Fall Decor: Burlap Stenciled Outdoor Pillow

Easy Fall Decor with Decoart Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paints! Happy Labor Day! Even though we are experiencing a HEAT wave down here in southern California, I'm still dreaming of (and decorating for) FALL. I'm in love with fall. The cooler weather, boots, pumpkin anything... I love it all! For my first project of fall I made this burlap houndstooth stenciled outdoor pillow! Want to see … [Read more...]

10 Awesome Pumpkin Recipes

10 awesome pumpkin recipes

Hi there friends! I don't know about you but one of my favorite things about fall is the food. Pumpkin has been on my mind for weeks and I've even been on the hunt for that delicious Ben & Jerry's flavor, Pumpkin Cheesecake. I haven't found it yet but I have found some awesome pumpkin recipes that I am dying to try. Need some pumpkin ideas? Here's 10!     Pumpkin Spice … [Read more...]

Fall Favorites


Happy Friday all! My second full week blogging and I'm loving every minute of it. Thanks for making it so fun! This week has been really inspiring, I've seen some fantastic Fall projects. So, in the spirit of Fall and inspiration I wanted to share with you some of my Fall favorites from around the blogosphere.   Halloween Owl Plate from Uncommon. Fall Pine Cone FlowerWreath … [Read more...]