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Have you checked out my fall décor around our house yet？ If not， check it out here! You guys， I love Pottery Barn style! I however， cannot justify spending so much money all the time and need to reign in what is worth the？$$ versus what isn’；t. You know what is not worth the money？ Holiday items! I feel like trends come and go each year that I won’；t love an item in 5 or 6 years.
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However， this year’；s Pottery Barn fall collection has some super cute items. Like really cute. One in particular that caught my eye was this set of filler. But at $24 for two piecesburlap throw pillow covers， I knew I could make them for cheaper. Turns out， I made the set of 2 (and 3 more， plus 2 sets of leaves， plus 10 extra pieces) for $14! Here is how I DIY-ed the 17 pieces for less than a dollar apiece!
Aren’；t these little pumpkins lovely？ But at $24.50 per duo， I can think of better ways to spend my money. Especially with something that shiny looking really enticing to little ones. Maybe I’；ll have nice things in 5 years (a mom can dream)!
I picked these pumpkins up for one dollar apiece. I bought five. Because， you know that’；s reasonable. ？？
I bought the little gourds for 5 for $1. I ended up 10 total pieces. Lastly， the leaves were a $1 a stem. I thought 2 packs would give me？ enough to begin this project!
I know it’；s far reaching， right？ ？But I’；m going to make them less dollar store looking and more Pottery Barn-like!
A collection of fall goodies. They can be any material， even glass. <；–； But not in this house!
Spray Paint ( I used this color and this one)
Acrylic Paint ( I used this one bottle for all items)
Small Paint Brush (I used this size)
Begin with a well covered space. You will want to lay out your？goodies and space them apart.
Lightly coat each one with spray paint. ？While this process may only take you a minute or two， let them dry in their place for at least 2 hours. If you can do overnight， even better. I worked on these while the kids napped and right after bedtime. Each step only requires a minute or two.
Once they are completely dried， turn them over and paint the other side. Allow dry and apply a second coat over the entire item. For this process I stuck my leaves in the wire trash can so that they could dry without touching any surface.
Now you should have some lovely looking items!
I went a step further and took a small paint brush and lightly coated everything with translucent metallic paint. I think it gave it more of a mercury glass effect that drew me to the Pottery Barn ones. They now have a home with these hurricanes and rocks that are also from the Dollar Tree.
When you choose your spray paint， think of building the color. For example， if I wanted to obtain a near identical Pottery Barn look， I would paint them the Bronze Metallic and then add a thick layer of gold acrylic OR use mercury glass spray paint (yes， it’；s a real thing!).
For the leaves， I lightly painted the acrylic over the veins of the leaves. Since I only had a few minutes to spare， it wasn’；t an exact science.
What colors would you paint your pumpkins or leaves？ Don’；t forget to check out the fall décor for this year!
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