Monday, October 5, 2009

2nd Time Around: Pumpkin decor


Welcome to  2nd Time Around. Please join us by linking a post that features something that is a 2nd Time Around to you…something from a garage sale, flea market, thrift store, estate sale,  etc. Please link your post rather than your blog, and link back to this blog.

This week I stopped in the Salvation Army Thrift store just to take a look. This store has not been my favorite because I always found it to be a little on the junky side. I was very surprised at how neat and organized everything was.

I bought a couple of items, but wanted to share this one since everyone is getting their homes ready for fall. All my decorations are still packed up-maybe one day this week I’ll get in gear.

This pumpkin has a home now on our dining room table. I placed it on my Southern Living at home barley pedestal (not from the thrift store!) Don’t you love getting decorations at bargain prices? I know I do!


Thanks for dropping by!


Cheryl said...

Thats very cute! Those pumpkins are so pricey new, did it come just like that? Or did you add the flowers to the pumpkin?

bj said... first link is linked back to YOU, don't know how I did that. Would you please delete it (#6) and I'll re-link...

Four Paws and Co said...

What a great find! I took a load to donate & checked for fall decorations but wasn't lucky this time... :o{

jeanne said...

Hi Diane, it is late but I just finished my post for tomorrow and I wanted to link up. Yes, I do love thrift, etc. shopping. My post will show why it is a smart shopping tip. I love your fall pumpkin from the Salvation Army store. I don't have one here but we just had Good Will open a store here in Franklin.

Thanks for your sweet comment about Ashley. I posted it late today as I just arrived home at 4:00pm. I have been in Atlanta for 4 days helping my sisters re-locate their antiques in a mall next door to the one they are in now. The mall they are in is moving everyone over to the new location. It is a huge mall and each dealer is responsible for moving their own space. Boy am I tired.

Hugs, Jeanne

Sherri said...

I don't seem to have as much luck at the Salvation Army either. I have found some great things at the Goodwill store, but they are a bit pricey. I LOVE your pumpkin! And it looks grand in the center of your table on the pedestal.

Southern Lady said...

I love the pedestal, Diane ... and your pumpkin arrangement is perfect for it!

Janell @ House of Fifty said...

Hi, First time I've by here, added a Link! Now off to look around the blog and the other links...thanks!!

Proper Prim said...

First time here for me too... love your pumpkin... I love Salvation Army for that matter I love ANY thrift store... I posted my link for you to have a boo...

my home sanctuary said...

Oh I love the pumpkin and how cute it looks on the stand. Thanks for sharing.
I came back and joined again today. I love your Tuesday meme. Have a Blessed week.

Blondie's Journal said...

Your pumpkin is adorable and looks very cute sitting up on the pedestal (great idea!).

I love thrift stores, but I agree with you, I like them neat and clean!


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Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Diane...

My friend, I love your pretty pumpkin atop that gorgeous barley twist pedistal dish!!! I was snooping a bit (looking around your photo)...Girl, you have the prettiest dining room table and china cabinet!!! Oooh...I love it!!! Thanks for sharing your pretties with us today and thank you so much for hosting this fun filled event...I enjoyed particpating today!!!

Warmest wishes and Happy Fall!
Chari @Happy To Design

LukesLove said...

Cute pumpkin!!!!

Cheryl B. said...

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I see that you still are, so I shall leave youon the lists :-D

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p.s. - "Hi, my name is Cheryl B., and I'm a thrift store junkie" o;-p

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Wonderful find, Diane!

I love that pedestal, too!

Gwen said...

I like the pumpkin, but what I really love is your oak table and china cabinet:)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Very cute, Diane! Perfect for fall!


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Audra said...

I love this pumpkin! I am trying to find something unique to try on my dining room table! I am always changing this out, trying this or that. Looks like you do too.

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment on my blog. I agree, not stressing about the potential lay offs, as I know when the Lord closes a door it's for a great reason and he has something better just around the corner!

Lady Katherine said...

I love your pumpkin on the Southern Living stand! I love Southern Living. I would love to have one of their parties!

Cottage Rose said...

Hi Diane; Wow what a great find.. I love the pumpkin, and lovely fall flowers,, looks great on your table... have a great week


Diann @ The thrifty Groove said...

Diane, I just love this wooden stand! it is beautiful!

Shery said...

Oh the lure of the thrift store.....

Linda said...

The sight of pumpkins just makes me smile! Love your new pumpkin and the pedestal! I've picked up a few pedestals at the goodwill just for displaying pumpkins. I love the look!

SmilingSally said...

I love the idea of putting the pumpkin on top of the beautiful pedestal.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hi Diane

I haven't hauled down my box of fall decorations from the attic as yet Hopefully I'll get a chance to do it this weekend.

Your pumpkin is a very pretty decoration and looks so nice on that pedestal! I like the scale isn last week's post too!

Hugs, Pat

jeanne said...

Good morning Diane. Thanks for your visit yesterday. I am always happy to see you. What have you been up to my friend?

Have a wonderful day.

Hugs, Jeanne

deb said...

Looks like Fall to me! Very pretty!

Lorrie said...

Hi Diane, your pumpkin on the pedestal looks great. It's so much fun to have all the fall decorations out. It was great to have you stop by to visit. I've missed you and hope that you're doing well.