Thursday, September 30, 2010

Touches of Fall

I’ve been trying to spruce our house up with a few pieces of fall decor this past week. This morning I added this to the door that hangs above the couch in our Great Room.
Small bits here and there.
And NO the belly is not that big yet. I pulled out this frame and the picture was already there. I love this photo of Monkey listening to his brother Bogie.IMG_5823
The boys and I made these pumpkins following Alisa’s tutorial. (The Sweet Life)
This was a great activity, I layered everything up and then had them follow whatever I did. Even Bogie pretty much got it right without much help from me. I highly recommend making these. My boys especially loved shoving the branches from Grandma Judy’s house into the center.
And as I was walking around fidgeting with photos around the house, I kept hearing “Dink!…Dink!…Dink!”
Only to come back and find this!
Supposedly its a new target for them and they love the sound. I only got Bogie in the shot, but you can see the tip of Monkey’s gun in the upper right corner.
And this, my friends, is Decorating 101 Dunbar Man style.
~mrs. dunbar


Lori: Teacher Turned Mommy said...

looks very festive and I bet they are having fun helping deck the halls for the season. going to have to check out those pumpkin... they are too cute

Cindy said...

I love those pumpkins!!
Riley made similar ones in school last year!
They are so adorable and they look pretty easy.:)
We have most of our fall goodies out too...just need to find a moment to take some pictures!!
Enjoy the night

Cathy said...

cracking up! i bet the smile on God's face was absolutely huge when He saw his little boys! love that photo of you guys, too :)

Alisa said...

aw, thanks for the linky. Your pumpkins are super cute. I really love the Joshua verse on the plate. I should really get the rest of my fall stuff out. Thanks for a little inspiration!

Back to Basics said...

ha! Boys.... what can you do? Cute decor... I love Fall.

spatzfamily said...

I love it. I dragged all my fall stuff out last week hoping it would cool off if I started decorating....didn't work out!
Your craft looks so cute. I'll have to give that a try next year when K can do it!!

Mrs. C... said...

They are serving the Lord with Nerf dart guns! It is what boys do. A different definition that the serving it was intended to mean. However, those pumpkins look strangely familiar like the ones at MY house!!!! Missy and I put them up this week too, but unlike you I made them prekiddo days. Maybe I need to revisit that craft with my crafty ones. It made me think, you were thinking of me! ;)

Nancy said...

I love the plate. I think I got that for my sister one year. I love the dart accent. Primo!

Seizing My Day said...

I love love the dart gun bullet on the plate about serving the Lord!! ha ha!! So funny!! cute fabric pumpkins! I saw them in a magazine at our local craft store last night!!

Lori said...

Love the bullseye picture!! :) And those fabric pumpkins are adorable. Happy autumn, from one fall decorating enthusiast to another!

Jensamom23 said...

The last photo is priceless andgantastic. Everything looks terrific.

Kerri said...

Your decorations look awesome. LOVE the tp cute, easy and kind of craft!

Thanks for visiting my blog. To answer your question, I my bake shop would have cookies and cupcakes and candies. I love to give food as it would kind of be like a gift shop....I'll keep dreaming! :)