As I drove to work this morning,
I passed by the lake near my house
and there were a couple of vultures sitting and watching ... and watching.
So I decided I needed to focus on something more pleasing today:
Decorating for autumn is one of my favorite rituals.
I think I like it better than decorating for Christmas because there's no pressure.
I always wait to do mine in early October,
so today I'll share some I found on the Internet.
The Thrifty Decor Chick has a cute idea
that uses mini pumpkins, berries, and votive candles
tucked inside a rustic wooden box;
Another cute table-top decor idea for autumn is to fill glass containers with naturals.
This one is from Timeless Wrought Iron blog
by Joanna Crain:
This next photo is actually part of the instructions
for a craft project described on Felt Sew Good blog.
But the maple leaves are pretty,
and I like the casual elegance of a few autumn leaves resting in a wooden bowl:
Tomorrow, more autumn decorating.