31 Days To Savor~Fall Planter Decorating

This year I have the easiest trick to bring your summer planters from summer to fall for our 31 Days To Savor series.

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Every year I take a sunny fall day and shift my porch from summer to fall.  It is a day I savor to be outside and to be creative.

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Here is what I did this year to my porch planters.   At the end of the summer season I am sorry to say this is what my planters were a little sad and thirsty!  Since my plants were looking so tired, I didn’t waste my time or create a mess by pulling the plants out.  I just used them as is and embraced what color and texture the left over plants gave me.

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First, I gathered up some different types of moss and fillers.  I like a little for leftovers to add to plants and containers through out the year too.

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Then, I gathered some pumpkins, gourds, berry stems and decorative corn from the garden market.

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Then, I found some pumpkins that stacked nicely on each other.  I surrounded them with stems of berries.  I like to use real berries, but this year I found these fake that I think still worked well.

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Then, I filled in the empty spaces and dirt with moss.  I also put some moss in between the wiggly spaces around the pumpkins, both to help balance them as well as for the visual effect.

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With my leftover pumpkins and gourds I decorated my porch bench.

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And, I plopped some into various planters and a potted lunch box of summer succulents.

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Now, it looks a little bit more fall festive when you come to my front porch.

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What are you doing to Savor A Beautiful Life?  Share your ideas by commenting or link up your ideas over here at 31 Days To Savor A Beautiful Life!

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