Saturday, September 13, 2008

Fall Centerpiece

So many of you have posted such beautiful photos of how you're decorating for Fall in your homes, that I was inpsired to go outside and clip some of these branches covered in the cutest little orange berries:



Then I went to "Wally-World" and bought some of these itty bitty limes:



I grabbed a glass pitcher, a white plate and a rattan charger, that all came from Pier One, and came up with this:





It's Fall, "Layla-Style". :-)

Not bad for only $3.28 (the price of the limes) huh?



31 comments:

Deb said...

Okay, you can even make key limes, and branches look amazing and expensive. Seriously, did you acquire this eye for the amazingly chic look or were you born with it. Looks very Pottery Barnish...again.

Lori said...

Love it! And love how bright your house is! You have great taste!

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

That looks awesome Layla!! I copied it for my inspiration folder...hope ya don't mind. Would like to do something like that maybe next year.

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Another awesome inspiration from you, girl! I love the opposite effect of the lime and orange...just gorgeous. You DO have a great eye.

HOpe you got my reply email back...

Rhoda

Traci said...

OH my....that is just sickening...how you can do that stuff....

I guess I'm going to have to get a higher pedastool to put you on....sigh..... (I have no idea whether I spelled that correctly or not)

Thanks for the idea...have a great weekend.

Dianne said...

Just beautiful!!!!

Nikki said...

Love it! I'm liking Layla-style.

Chris said...

Oh man, I wish we had those orange berry thingies. I've seen other people use them, but they must be a southern plant. It's not something we have here. LOVE the limes with it.

Brenda Kula said...

Oh, I love it! Colorful and natural. I'm a gardening girl, so I appreciate that.
Brenda

Jenni said...

Hope you don't mind if I copy. I just saw some orange berry branches at the store. I just love what you came up with. :) Please keep posting some great ideas like this for those of us who are lacking in the creative design gene. I still can't wait for my new yellow scale to get here.

Nikki via The Scarlett Rose Garden said...

It looks super!! I love bittersweet. I wonder if we have any around my hard? Hmmmmm.....

Suzann said...

Love it! Definitely creative and beautiful, yet simple and truly fall.
Seems very PB to me.

Nancy said...

Love it! I am saving it for my inspiration file!

Nancy

alice said...

Love it, so creative! I am also lacking the creative gene, thank goodness there are people out there like you that are willing to share with the rest of us.

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Beautiful! Sounds like those little limes are key Limes!

LOVE yhe colors...Bet it looks great in or near your kitchen!

DebraK from ~the Bunnies Bungalow~ said...

I love the pairing of orange & lime. Very nice! Great style.
Take care, DebraK

Lisa said...

Oh my gosh that is soooo pretty and creative! I love it. I just love the smell of limes, one of my favorite scents! I love fall too...

Kim said...

What a beautiful centerpiece! I did one like that with cranberries at christmas one year.

No.35style said...

fun and fresh idea~

Ray said...

SO SO SO cute!

It's my first fall of my first home and I am looking for ideas...thanks for a great one! :)

Inspired Kara said...

HOLY MOLY!!! Love love love love.

I just may be stealing this type of idea for floral class :)

Cathy said...

You are just too creative!! I can't even draw a straight line with a ruler, LOL! That is beautiful...
{{Big Hugs}}
Cathy

My Place of Peace said...

Love the color combination!

Amy From Texas said...

Very pretty! What a great idea.

letters to elijah said...

okay.. I'm loving this!

Positively Creative! said...

That is soo pretty, I love how you put this all together, you are very creative! Thanks for sharin!
Nicole

angela | the painted house said...

Fresh, natural, and real--LOVE it!

I always feel powerful when I clip from my own yard.

Kimba said...

I would like to link to this post on Saturday if that's OK with you.

Kimba

mamachristina said...

i just wanted to say Hi, Your name caught my eye onn another blog because my best friends name is Layla and also because of the eric clapton song. Your blog is beautiful I will have to visit it again.

Amy said...

That is just beautiful!! I love it!

American in Norway said...

LOVE it! I am going to make one his weekend. Beautiful BLOG... Off to get some ideas...

I am in the midst of decorating a new home... in a land of "Everthing is CRAZY expensive!"