Monday, October 14, 2013

Add Fall Color Naturally


For a quick and colorful addition to your fall decor, try adding some pressed leaves to whatever you have around the house.

I've been pressing leaves for a few years now and have amassed a pretty good collection.


Every fall, I enjoy finding new ways to incorporate pressed leaves into my fall vignettes. I added some pretties to vintage jars that are nestled in a handmade, antique tool caddy. Situated on the window seat of a south-facing window, the leaves capture the light and take on a warm, fall glow.


A couple of bunches of fresh bittersweet add texture and interest.



Our fall here is so late, the leaves haven't yet begun to turn. But, when they do, I'll once again be looking for the best pressing specimens.

Make it a great day!
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9 comments:

  1. Autumn is my favorite time of the year, and your idea brings the marvelous colors of fall into the house to be enjoyed. Very pretty.

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  2. How do you press your leaves? They look wonderful.

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  3. I adore the post, love the leaves in the wonderful jars, so fresh and so fall, thank you for sharing the wonders of autumn...love it all...Phyllis

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  4. Love your pressed leaves Ann and you vignette looks so pretty with the sunlight on it!

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  5. I love the rich colors of the pressed leaves. Fall is the perfect time having natural decor. It looks simple, but festive.

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  6. I love this idea, Ann...they stay so nice! We do have color here, but it is late here, too! Thanks so much for stopping by!

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  7. Such a pretty display. I love the blue glass and the leaves together. Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

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  8. What a sweet romantic idea! I love how well the leaves hold their color. You've styled them into a gorgeous vignette, too!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  9. Ann, your pressed leaves are so beautiful arranged in the vintages glasses. The perfect fall display, hope you are having a great weekend, Laura

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