September 17, 2012

falling for fall {tablescape}

reclaimed wood table runner










With the kids back in school, football in full swing, and slightly cooler temps this week, I finally decided to work on my fall decor.  I played around with my dining table center piece for awhile adding and changing it around, but then ended up going with this very simple arrangement.

We had an extra plank of reclaimed wood left over from our dining room table project, which set the theme for my fall table.  I love how distressed it is with all the old nail holes, etc.  When we where picking out the lumber for our dining table, we tried to look for pieces that had lots of character.  My husband cut it to fit the center of my table and I used it as my center runner.  I added a burlap table runner under the plank and then added this rustic wire basket with a burlap liner to continue my rustic fall theme.  Megan @ Honey We're Home inspired me with her beautiful fall tablescape using this same basket filled with pumpkins and apples.  I decided for my basket I would add a few leaves that my daughter collected from outside, and then finished it off with the orange "happy fall" tag.

So that's my simple early fall table decor.  I'm looking forward to adding to it later on for Thanksgiving.  Have you started decorating for fall yet?


Here are some of my other Fall projects:


 

44 comments:

  1. Gorgeous. I love the idea of the wood runner, how fun and so genius. The pairing of the rustic with the crystal candlesticks is fabulous. Very well done. Hugs, Marty

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  2. You did a great job. I can't wait to start fall decorating. Did you post about your table project?

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  3. You did a great job. I can't wait to start decorating for Fall. Did you post about your table project?

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  4. Very pretty...I just love the wood plank on the table runner...very well done!

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  5. Love this! What a cool idea! :)

    I'm stopping by from the blog hop. I'd love for you to visit me at www.fashionablysaving.com

    Have a great day!

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  6. Hello from The TT Diaries your newest follower from the blog hop. This table setting is gorgeous. I am not very good at decorating so my house pretty much looks the same all year except for Christmas I try to go all out.

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  7. Hi! New follower from the blog hop! Love the table setting :) I definitely have not started decorating for fall yet... soon though!

    ~Karen
    www.themaxells.blogspot.com

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  8. Cute Fall Tablescape! Love the basket and Fall tag!

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  9. I love bringing natural elements inside. Your piece of reclaimed wood is beautiful. Love it! :)

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  10. I love your wood runner and your Fall decor! So pretty! Thank you for sharing. Visiting from Meet Me Monday. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/09/make-it-pretty-monday-week-15.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  11. What a pretty centerpiece. I especially like the little tag you added to the basket and the burlap lining. I love using old wood planks on my tablerunner too. I used one at Christmas and it adds just the right touch of 'rustic' to all the fancy glass and ornaments.

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  12. Simple is often the best way to decorate!! It all looks lovely.

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  13. Hi! I found your blog on the Naptime Review Hop. I love this idea with the basket. My sons and I just went on a "treasure hunt" through the woods last weekend and we collected some really great pine cones. I think I will add them to my own basket and they will be so happy that I used their treasures! Thanks for the idea!

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  14. It's lovely ! I like the rustic simplicity / just stunning! :)

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  15. I love your runner! I bought the same basket and have been playing around with it for my table. I really like how you filled it!

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  16. So pretty! I love using rustic wood too. I noticed Megan's basket too, great minds think alike :)

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  17. I'm your newest follower, found you via Naptime Review linky party. I can't wait to dig into your blog! I hope you'll check out my blog as well and follow if you like.

    -Colleen
    www.58waterstreet.blogspot.com

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  18. ps - LOVE you fall decor. Simple & elegant.

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  19. Simply the best, indeed!

    Happy mid-week.

    Greetings from a chilly & rainy Stockholm,
    /CC

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  20. Beautiful, table.....nice, clean and simple...sometimes less is more! :) just found you at my daughter's linky party, Treendy Treehouse! Would love to have you stop by at pinecreekstyke.blogspot.com have a day full of Style....NeeCee I'm your newest follower....;)

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  21. I love how old and aged your plank looks! What a unique idea! Thanks for joining the Countdown to Fall Party. ~ KIM @ Sand & Sisal

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  22. Love that wire basket! It's gorgeous! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party!

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  23. Nice and simple, I love it! I would love to have you come share some of you great ideas over at the link party on 'Or so she says...', happening right now. Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

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  24. Great idea! Love that look. I am featuring this at Somedaycrafts.blogspot.com on Monday evening.

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  25. I love looking at tablescapes (I'm not very creative in that department, so I live vicariously through others :). Yours is so simple, but so beautiful! I don't think I've ever seen one like this with the wood down the center, and I love how it turned out!

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  26. So cute!!! I love the chicken wire basket with the burlap in it. Just wanted to stop by and let you know that my newest co-host for Pintastic Monday is featuring you over on her blog today :)

    http://justdawnelle.blogspot.com/2012/09/pintastic-monday.html#comment-form

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  27. Sweet tablescape! Thank you for sharing your wonderful ideas at our linky party at http://www.finecraftguild.com/ & We love seeing you back there this week with another project!!

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  28. Thanks so much for linking to Make the Scene Monday, you are being featured later today!

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  29. I'm hosting an It's Fall Y'all ~ Linky Party. I would love for you to share this, and any other Fall projects you have! Hope to see you there :)

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  30. How pretty! I love your fall table, it looks so cosy and elegant!

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  31. That is a really cool idea! Love how warm and lovely it looks for fall decor! And for Christmas it will be awesome with some greenery tucked around it!

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  32. I love reclaimed wood and it is perfect for your fall decor! So simple and beautiful! Thanks so much for coming out to the party at Clean and Scentsible. I'll be featuring this on Sunday and pinned it. I've really enjoyed touring around your blog - following along now!
    Jenn :)

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  33. This is simply beautiful! Thanks for linking up with us! Can't wait to see more of your blog...I'm a new follower!!

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  34. Such a cute idea! Found you from Serenity Now, and just pinned this for future inspiration...I sense a reclaimed wood runner in my future ;-)

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  35. Looks great...think I just bought that same basket :) Laurel

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  36. Love this! Thanks for the inspiration about using the reclaimed wood. My dad just told me today that he has some on the farm and I would love to use it for just this purpose. The addition of the yardstick is perfect!

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  37. How beautiful! Love the way you've used the reclaimed wood. Your tablescape is simply stunning. Thanks so much for sharing it!

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  38. Looks great! This is my first time visiting your blog and stopping by to say "hi"! I've eyed those cute baskets as TJ Maxx, Homegoods and Marshall's and I have a round one. Have a great day

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  39. I love this reclaimed wood table runner! I saw something kind of like it a few months ago, and then promptly forgot about it-- so happy to be re-inspired. I really love the way you've styled it with the basket.

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  40. Hey, there! I just wanted to let you know that I've featured several of your fall themed posts that you linked up at my linky party last year, including this one. Thanks so much for linking up such fabulous ideas... :) You can see the roundup at: http://stringtownhome.net/?p=32... Have a great day!

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