The V Spot

Rants, observations and home decorating from a woman with no time for a blog.

Decorating with {free} sticks.

It’s getting to be that time of year… time for sticks and branches!  Yay!  Free decor!  Just a reminder to keep your eyes open.

Today’s yard debris is tomorrow’s centerpiece!

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Free sticks and leaves… fishing line and crystals… Fab Thanksgiving Centerpieces
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Or simply add them to a container and set them around the house.

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The sticks and the apples?  Free.

Also free, from a downed tree at my mom’s house:

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Everything looks better if you put it in a champagne bucket!

You can add them to your chandelier for some fall fun…

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Thanksgiving 2011

So don’t worry about what people might say… you go ahead and pull over and grab those sticks.

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They called me “loco”.  That’s OK, I’ve been called worse.

I promise that you’ll be glad you did.  To see all of my stick ideas, click HERE.

6 Comments

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~PJ said...

September 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm
I wonder what my dad would have done if as a kid and he told me to go "pick me a switch" (yes that happened) I brought it to him with some crystals on it, presented in a champagne bucket.

Sounds like a fancy fall spankin'
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MiMi said...

September 20, 2012 at 4:42 pm
OMG, laughing my ass off at PJ! lol
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Heidi @ Decor & More said...

September 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm
LOL -- you're a girl after my own heart! My boys hate it when I say "go gather a bunch of sticks for me" -- wouldn't you think they'd LOVE that?? I guess when you're a teenager, it loses its charm. :)
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Laura@Elegant Nest said...

September 22, 2012 at 9:42 pm
Love this post Viv! I was just out today driving around looking for sticks to use for my fall decor!
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Amy Anderson said...

September 23, 2012 at 11:39 pm
I love this post - and I LOVE PJ.
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The Creativity Exchange said...

September 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm
Love this!! Love everything that you did with all of the sticks and foliage that you found! I including one of your images tomorrow for Friday Favorites {Fall in Blogland}! Love it girl!

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