Fall Decor Inspiration {guest post}

Want to get into the season with some festive fall decor? Read on to find out how DeDe from Designed Decor created these fun, decorative blocks and plaques with Vanilla Frosting and antiquing wax!

I love that you can use Country Chic Paints for all your home decor and craft needs.

Fall Decor Inspiration #autumn #DIY #fallleaves - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

I quickly made these Rustic Fall Wood plaques using some leftover wood pieces I had in my garage.

Fall Decor Inspiration #autumn #DIY #fallleaves - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

I stained all the pieces using a dark walnut stain.

Fall Decor Inspiration #autumn #DIY #fallleaves - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

The "Give Thanks to Family" Plaque I used the Vanilla Frosting over the top of the stain and stressed to give the worn look and then sealed with antique wax.

Fall Decor Inspiration #autumn #DIY #fallleaves - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

The "Fall Blocks" I made my own paper stencils and applied an embossing medium to get the raised letters. I also used the Vanilla Frosting and antique wax to complete the distressed look. Added a flower embellishment and she was ready for display.

Fall Decor Inspiration #autumn #DIY #fallleaves - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog

The "Free Leaves" plaque was made by with making my own paper leaves stencils, embossing crème, and layered with limited edition color in "coral" and Vanilla Frosting, followed with antiquing wax.

It is a simple way to add fall decor to your home without breaking the bank for seasonal decor. I had all the supplies on hand so the cost was "0" and just some time.

Fall Decor Inspiration #autumn #DIY #fallleaves - www.countrychicpaint.com/blog


DeDe {Designed Decor}

DeDe is a wife, mother and artist who loves to create, repurpose and decorate. I am a self-taught artist and decorator, who finds inspiration from my life experiences. On my blog, you will find stories about my handmade items, decorating, baking, organizing, home projects and just plain living. I truly love what I do and I love to share my creativity and passions with those around me. I can see an old thrown away item and find a new and useful purpose.

Make sure to follow DeDe on her blog Designed Decor, as well as on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram!

Jan Korteland
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