Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Fall Shelf

I keep seeing great mantle displays all around blog land, but the fact of the matter is I'm too lazy to re-do my mantle right now just to have to put it all back together, so I decided to use an old cabinet door that is painted and ready to become a sign, and besides the outdoor lighting is so much better.

I can't even remember where I got this pumpkin, but I've had it for a long time.  It's the only pumpkin I have kept.  I love the spider and the whole design of it.  It's just the perfect size too.  Here I paired it with some twig balls and old garden tools.  These are the script flowers I made out of vintage paper.
This was kind of fun to put together.
Maybe next time I will try my mantle, but until then, thanks for stopping by.  I have included one final photo with a close up of the spider.  I so wish I could find this image.  It's one of the best spider illustrations I have ever seen.  It's probably from a historical entomology book.  Isn't he beautiful?  Too bad he's just a creepy spider.

I'm partying at...

Mondays          Le Chateau des Fleurs       The Graphics Fairy    
                                      Between Naps on the Porch Metamorphosis Monday
Tuesdays          Knick of Time       Tutus and Tea Parties       Coastal Charm  
                                      Boogie Board Cottage    A Stroll Thru Life   
                                     Cozy Little House Tweak it Tuesday       PJH Designs
Wednesdays     Savvy Southern Style         Ivy and Elephants
                                     Faded Charm Cottage       Fine Craft Guild      
Thursdays        Embracing Change     The Shabby Creek Cottage    No Minimalist Here 
                                     Between Naps on the Porch Tablescape Thursday    Fishtail Cottage
                                     Rustic Restorations Homespun Happenings
Fridays            French Country Cottage       My Romantic Home        Miss Mustard Seed
                                    At the Picket Fence     Potpourri Friday     Common Ground
                                    The Charm of Home    Decorating Insanity   Rooted in Thyme
Saturdays        Funky Junk Interiors

Sundays           My 1928 Charmer Sunday's Best


Cynthia said...

Great fall shelf. Love the pumpkin and how it came out. Just love the accessories.

Bliss said...

I love the spider too.


Peggy~PJH Designs said...

Very cute Halloween display. Love the little script flowers and the creepy spider...uhh maybe I don't LOVE the creepy spider! lol I would love for you to come by and share at Totally Transformed Tuesday. I hope to see you there. Hugs, Peggy http://pjhdesignsoneofakind.blogspot.com

Pat C. said...

Lovely display, Maggie! The white pumpkin and script flowers provide a nice contrast to the twig balls and rusty old gardening tools.


Dee @ A Lapin Life said...

I love the spooky looking spider. It looks wonderful on the pumpkin.