19 October 2013

Decorating with Peppercorns & Vintage Bottles



I didn't do a lot of decorating for fall, just added some dried flowers 
and mini white pumpkins here and there. 
I love adding dried flowers to vintage containers and bottles. 
I love the simplicity and beauty of these mini arrangements.
We have tons of California Pepper trees around our home. 
These are some I found just lying around after the Santa Ana winds 
had knocked down tons of branches. 
The ones blooming in the trees right now are red in color, 
but I loved how these have turned a burnt orange, perfect for fall.
What's your favorite thing to decorate with in the fall?

Wishing you all a beautiful weekend!!
Sincerely~
Melinda



11 comments:

  1. Lové the peacefulness of a pepper tree, their weepy ness it the breeze and the beauty of the aged bark.
    We too have them around us as well here, I love pepper trees our neighbors yard is filled with them we are olive trees here.

    Melinda, I love the simple beauty of an old bottle filled with anything, in your case the pepper corn branch looks perfectly Fall.

    See you soon in you peacefulness.

    Xoxo
    Doré

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  2. Pretty gorgeous photos! I love the simplicity, and love natural elements too. Delicious colors.

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  3. Oh, how I wish pepper trees grew around here. I love their berries. Lovely inside a simple bottle:-)

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  4. I love using simple, natural elements to decorate with, also. Love your sweet little peppercorns! :)
    Susan

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  5. Love your glass and peppercorns! We decorate with fallen pine cones, there are a lot of fir trees and I love collecting the fallen branches and wrapping string around them to use in decorating and vignettes.

    Happy Sunday to you, Melinda. xo Rhonda

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  6. Lovely as always! I learn something new everyday...didn't know about the peppercorn trees! Beautiful!!

    Pamela xo

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  7. Such pretty berries and I love the glass containers Mel. The vintage container so pretty. Enjoy your Monday!

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  8. Ooh...love the peppercorns! The burnt orange is perfect! I decorate for fall with pinecones, white and orange pumpkins, woodland handmade ornaments and whatever flowers I have left! Have a great week Melinda! xoxo Jen

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  9. I love peppercorns. Where do you live that they grow by you? Do they grow everywhere?

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  10. Hi dearest Melinda!

    How are you feeling? Hope you and your boys are doing better. I love your new page and name! I've updated my blogroll for your new URL! Love all your inspiration too!!!

    It's been awhile since I've posted...but I finally did so! Hope it won't take as long to repost. Anyhow, wishing you a splendid day my friend!


    Hugs,
    Jessie

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  11. Love the beauty and simplicity....<3
    xx
    Anne

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