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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fall Favorites

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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 […]

Wrapped Burlap Fall Wreath

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Fall is here and my door is welcoming it with my new wrapped burlap fall wreath. I have seen some beautiful fall wreaths this year around the blogosphere! I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted for my wreath other than I knew I wanted burlap, is there anything better for fall? Then I bought pinecones (not many […]

Simple Fall Centerpiece

Romantic Fall Centerpiece MHB

Can you believe fall is here already? In several of the places we’ve lived there was no such thing as fall (looking at you Hawaii). And while it doesn’t quite feel like fall yet, all of the fall decorations in the stores and the inspiration on the blogosphere have really gotten me into the spirit. […]