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All Put Together’s Best of Decorating Posts

5 Dec

The Best Of Decorating Blog Post

Happy Blogiversary All Put Together! Yes, that’s right – this blog just turned three! In celebration of this exciting milestone, I have decided to do a few “Best Of” round-ups highlighting my most popular and most shared content. First up: decorating! If you’ve been a reader from the beginning, you know that I have a real passion for home decor, which is why much of this site’s content is focused on decorating tips, tricks and DIYs.

So grab a cup of tea and click through these classic All Put Together blog posts!

 DIY Cork Ball

 DIY wall hanging tutorial macrame

DIY woven wall hanging

DIY headboard with nailhead trim

Best of DIY:

Tips for decorating a small apartment balcony

Best of decorating tips:

Design resources

Mid-century chair makeover

And a few more hits!:

A big thanks to all my friends, family and readers for their continued support and encouragement!!



P.S. I’m currently brainstorming post ideas for 2015. Is there anything you would like to see on the blog?

7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin this fall

15 Oct

7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin

When I was little, decorating a pumpkin involved just two tools – a knife and your bare hands. Fast forward 30 years and now this fall tradition requires an entire arsenal of tools, from electric drills for precision cutting, to metal studs for no-carve flair. A simple search on Pinterest returns hundreds of fun ideas to enhance your front porch and wow trick-or-treaters. Are your carving skills nonexistent? Consider trying one of these  7 fun ways to decorate a pumpkin:

Cover the pumpkin with sequins

Source: Sugar and ClothPhoto by Jared Smith

Wrap the pumpkin in fishnet panty hose

pantyhose pumpkin young house love

Source: Young House Love

Paint the pumpkin a color that matches your decor

Source: Chatelaine

Turn your pumpkin into a spooky animal

sunset blackcat-cats-pumpkin

Source: Sunset

Go rocker chic by adding metal studs

Source: Cuckoo4Design

Use a power drill to precision cut your pumpkin

parents magazine pumpkin decorating tool the power drill

Source: Parents Magazine

Embellish your pumpkin with ribbon and fabric

pumpkin-decorating-ribbon midwest living

Source: Midwest Living

What fun ways are you decorating your pumpkins this season?