My Chicken Wire Pumpkin

I love chicken wire. So I was very excited when I came across the following chicken wire pumpkin at Craftberry Bush.
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It has an industrial French country look to it, combining the wire with twine.
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I loved it so much, I had to knock it off.
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Being an artist, I emphasized the sculptural aspect of it.
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Being pragmatic, I made it so it serves a purpose beyond just decoration. It holds all of the wine corks I have been saving.
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Happy fall!
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Tee-se-itse TUESDAY! (Do-it-yourself) décoration d’automne

After a very long hiatus, I am finally back to my blog. I can never get anything done during the summer when my kids are off school. Then, tragically, my mother-in-law was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer that had aggressively metastasized to her lungs, kidney, lymph nodes, spine and liver. We quickly moved her from Ohio to New Jersey to live with us and receive treatment. Sadly, she died a month later. I am just now regrouping enough to be creative. The beautiful Fall foliage around me here in Princeton, NJ has helped!

I came across this very easy Tee-se-itse (do-it-yourself) autumn decoration on Dea Vita. It has inspired me to once again be creative! I came up with my own twist to this unique and beautiful  design.

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I bought a little burlap bag instead of using the cone element. Then, I bought artificial floral pieces.

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I inserted a few pieces of cardboard to stiffen it up and filled the bottom with bunched up plastic bags. I also cut off one of the handles and made a bow. I then arranged the floral pieces.

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I love it! It is both simple and festive.

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I hope you’ll try this simple and inexpensive tee-se-itse décoration d’automne project!