Hello my friends! I’m slowly bringing out some fall decor — the cozy vibe is making me so happy! It already feels so much warmer in our home.
I’m a lover of using trays while decorating — they corral stuff while keeping it looking good. They’re an ideal way to organize smaller items that look out of place by themselves.
Last year I placed the items I reach for most in the kitchen in a tray on the counter:
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And they’re a perfect way to organize remotes, coasters and more on a coffee table:
Think outside the box when it comes to displaying flowers (real or faux) — I had this decorative wood pot but can’t put water in it. I used a small vase inside for the flowers and you can’t even see it. 😉
The amber glass was from Target last year and I put a battery operated candle (on a timer) inside. You have to have some “glow” in fall displays! It’s pretty much required. 😂
I like to hide my glass candles inside prettier containers as well — I found that gray planter at Hobby Lobby and plopped the candle inside. (We put it on the counter when lit because of the branches.)
I’m trying to use a little less of the traditional fall colors this year so those pretty faux eucalyptus branches were perfect! They whisper the fall vibe instead of yelling it. 😉
There are three tips for decorating trays any time of the year:
1. Vary the heights of items — a vase with flowers or branches is perfect!
2. Use different textures and colors — the woven tray, the small rosemary plant and velvet pumpkins add some interest.
3. Decorate in odd numbers — items gathered in odd numbers are just more appealing to the eye.
These tips go for decorating just about anything!
Do you use decorative trays in your decor? They are such an easy way to dress up a space!
You can find the items I used for my fall trays here:
And if you’re interested in anything else pictured you can find it here: