So, for several years, birds have been so very “in” for decorating.

So much so that a video was created to further illustrate the idea:

“Put a Bird On it”.

Seriously, if you are someone who enjoys decor – it is super funny and worth the watch, that is if you haven’t already seen it.

But for fall, I think you can’t go wrong if you…

Put a Pine Cone On It

Anytime fall decorating can be simple, quick and FREE – then it is good by me!

What is more simple, quick and free (unless you have no pine cone bearing trees around – but no fear, do like I did and ask some friends if they didn’t mind if you cleaned up their yards a little bit!) then to…

Put a Pine Cone On It.

You can place them on your mantel

Put a Pine Cone On It

You can make them a little fancier with gold paint…

Put a Pine Cone On It

They can even show up in your bathroom…

Put a Pine Cone On It

They can be used to fill a lamp…

Put a Pine Cone On It

Gather them in a basket on a side table…

Put a Pine Cone On It

Place them with your pumpkin displays for a little more “fallness” – and yes, in my world that is a word.

Put a Pine Cone On It

And you use them to add some depth to fall vignettes.

Put a Pine Cone On It

Don’t be overwhelmed about putting out fall decorations. I think sometimes we worry about getting it all out only to have to put it away to get started on Christmas. This is an easy way to bring fall in without it being stressful.

So, what do you think?

Will you put a pine cone on it?

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Thanks so much for reading!

October 01, 2012 — Laura Putnam