Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Fall Decor

I'm Wishing...

Wishing this was my fall vignette. 
I love everything about this.
lamps - love
mirror - love
mercury glass pumpkins - love
wall paper - love
table -'s a bit too much for my taste but it 
does look good here

I designed my fall mantel last night...but I had to make do with just what I had. 
I do not want to spend any money. No, I take that back...I CANNOT spend any money.
But you's not making me happy. 
So I might go see if I can find a few cheap accessories today to make it work and then I'll share here.
Silly...because this mantel will only be up a couple of weeks 
and then all the Christmas will come out.

I've got tons of Christmas...I won't need to buy anything except more fake snow and glitter, perhaps. 

But as I said yesterday...I'm sick of orange and all I have is orange pumpkins.
So maybe I can find a few white tomorrow.

Of course what I really want are mercury glass pumpkins...doesn't everyone?
I put one in my blog header, hoping to fill my desire for one.
I have a mercury glass pear...but it's not the same.
I guess I could pretend it's a gourd.
Julia at Hooked on Houses displays these beauties.
Look at these displayed at Tropical Feel.
Melanie at The Old White Cottage shows off this one.
Wisteria has this set for only $34. That's not bad. Actually that's pretty good. 
Although I'd want three sets of them. But I need them now. 
I guess if I ordered...they would be here before Thanksgiving.
But I want something tomorrow.

Do you think if I go out in search of a mercury glass pumpkin tomorrow...I'll find one or two?
Wish me luck.


Rene said...

Happy hunting. Something tells me that your mantle already looks good, but I know how it is.


Lisa ~Suburban Retreat~ said...

I have never actually found a mercury glass pumpkin during all my shopping trips. If you find one you should just grab it! Good luck!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Nita,
I have not seen any mercury glass pumpkins before- wow they are beautiful!! Good luck in your search for them! You just never know!! :)

Chrissie said...

Oh my word, now I am wishing for mercury glass pumpkins too!

oldblackcatboo said...

I wonder if you could find some "glass" pumpkins are make them in to faux mercury glass?.....if anyone can do it, you can! LOL!
Good luck!

Kristen White said...

Great inspiration pic! I have never been able to find mercury glass pumpkins before either so be sure to grab a few if you find them! LOL...Can't wait to see your mantle...I'm sure it will be gorgeous :o)

Olive Cooper said...

Try to wait and get them on sale after the holiday. Then show them to us next year.

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

Oh...Olive what good practical.

Ashley said...

Fabulous pictures!! I love mercury glass pumpkins, well, pretty much any decor that is mercury glass xoxoxo

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

The mercury glass pumpkins are fabulous. I haven't seen any in our local stores but I would love to have a few.
xo, Sherry

Kirsty said...

Loving those massive candles! :)

Dustjacket Attic said...

Oh they are gorgeous....good luck.

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

I agree, those pumpkins are stunning! They're on my wish list as well!

Dagny Thurmann-Hoelseth said...

Gorgeous pumpkins!

Thank you so much for visiting SC!


Melanie said...

Oooh, its my dining room. ;-) It seems I got lucky with that pumpkin when I found it. Its one of the most common inquiries I get on my blog.

Love your blog!

KarenB said...

The first photo of the beautiful entry table is one of my all time favorite photos. Great taste!

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