Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Loving Lately: I Have a Thing for Gourds

I'm all about gourds in the Fall. I love how they are all at once earthy and beautiful and weird.  I love decorating with them as soon as the air starts to get that little crispness in it.  Not only do they make a beautiful natural decoration but they're a relatively cheap way to spruce up your decor and mark the change of seasons. 
Needless to say, when I walked into the grocery store last week and saw a huge bin of them in all their freaky glory I was admittedly a bit giddy.  What can I say, I'm easy to please. 
I grabbed up a bunch of the most interesting looking ones I could find along with a few ears of dried Indian corn cobs. The whole lot of them cost around $8.  When I got home, I arranged them in a large hurricane vase and voila....a gorgeous Fall centerpiece.
And that, my friends, is what I'm loving lately.  Gourds.  I love gourds and I'm not afraid to admit it.   Now get out of here and go gourd shopping.  You know you want to...
I'm linking up with the lovely hosts of Loving Lately today!
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I must go now...I've already said too much.


  1. love them!!! they have a huge selection at my grocery store and i've been dying to buy some!! thanks so much for linking up! newest follower :)

    1. Welcome and thanks for following! I'm already a follower of yours! :)

  2. What a great fall centerpiece!
    Your blog is adorable :)

  3. love that centerpiece!

    Have a wonderful day! Stop by and say hello!

  4. I'm glad you're not afraid to admit it! I love gourds too! I just think they're so pretty and they're such a fall staple, how can anyone not! The fall centerpiece is so pretty! I want to make one like that now!

  5. You are cracking me up...Only because I can totally hear you speaking what you have written. Love it AND cannot wait to read the upcoming posts----they are sure to be entertaining at the very least! ;)

  6. we always used to have these on the living room table growing up - love 'em!!! thanks so much for linking up! have a great week!

  7. I thought of you yesterday when I harvested a single gourd from the trail of vines growing out of my compost bin. :)

  8. I am loving those gourds for a fall centerpiece! Last year I Remember going out to my in-laws house and my sister in law said "lets go for a walk to get some gourds" I thought "what the heck are those?!" - I had no idea they made such cute decorationg!! by the way, I'm your newest follower! found ya from the sidebar from Lipgloss and Crayons page! woohooo!


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