Fall Decor – Part 2

I finally finished the gallery wall that I’ve been meaning to complete since last February!

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When decorating for Christmas last year I realized that we had more decorations than we did shelf space at our new house.  I could always find these shelves at Goodwill so I decided to collect a few an make a gallery wall.

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Since there are so many things hung on the other walls in the living room, I wanted to keep this one simple.

To see how we made the TV Wall Mount, check out the post here.

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One thing I’m really excited about using these for are free seasonal printables.  There are always so many cute ones online so I decided to plan ahead and collect an assortment of 5×7 and 8×10 frames at Goodwill.  They are an inexpensive way to decorate for the new seasons without spending money!

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These ceramic figurines were painted by my Mom several years ago.  At the same time I decided to start decorating more, she was rotating out some of her old decorations. 🙂

You can find this free printable here.

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I love that these shelves have a ledge to them so I can lean plates and frames on them without putting extra holes in the wall.

I loved how simple this printable was.  The hardest part was deciding which background I wanted since it comes with four different options.  You can find them here.

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This fox was purchased at the end of the Christmas season at Target.  I love that it’s in neutral tones and that it’s not breakable (which is a big deal when you have a toddler)! The table runner was handed down to me from my Grandma and this printable can be found here.

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Our little guy is good about being careful when looking at the breakable decorations but for this other side I decided that anything in reach had to be stuff he could take down and play with.

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These are from Fisher Price sets that I played with when I was younger. I love that my parents kept them and now I get to share them with my son.  The barn set seemed to be enough of a fall/harvest theme, don’t you think? 🙂

Originally I wanted to find a pumpkin to put in the back of the truck but we haven’t found one yet.  In the meantime, I thought these blocks were cute.

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These nesting dolls were also from my mom’s decorations and ones that I remember playing with when I was younger.

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Another 5×7 printable that I found here.  I love the message on it and the coloring.  Since I had mainly 8×10 frames, I put a white piece of paper behind it.  Saves time and money on matting it and it works perfectly for a decoration that will only be up for a few weeks.

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This little owl we found at Michael’s a few years ago.  I wanted to mix in some of our everyday decorations with the seasonal decorations and this little guy seemed to work well to blend the two.

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The last shelf has another ceramic piece that my mom painted and one that I remember at my parents house growing up.  Fun to use in our decorations and mix in with something new — this fall sign from Michael’s.

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This little pillow is something I’ve had for several years and is the perfect size for our little guy’s chair — he has to decorate too. 🙂

I am already looking forward to using these shelves for Christmas and then next year to decorate for some other holidays like Valentine’s day, Saint Patrick’s day and Easter!

To see how I put together a fall centerpiece, click here for Part 1.

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