Tuesday, September 23, 2014

I know you have seen the lantern swags that are out there in blogland and Etsy, I wanted to give it a try to make one for myself so with items I already had on hand....this is what I came up with.....


Notice my cute little elf.....


Close up.....


Love the curly stems with gold glitter edges......



I really love the way my lantern swag has turned out! Did you notice the yummy ribbon? I purchase the ribbon at Hobby Lobby while on vacation in Florida.....well that it for now friends....have you done any decorating for fall????

Smiles~
Mari

10 comments:

Julie Marie said...

It's gorgeous Mari!... I love how you are using golds and creams for Fall... and your little helper elf is darling!... Happy Autumn to you sweetie!... xoxo... Julie Marie

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Mari,
Thanks so much for your visit!!

LOVE,LOVE,LOVE this pretty lantern!! The ribbon is gorgeous and the elf is so sweet!!

It turned out drop dead gorgeous, my friend!!

Hugs,
Debbie

sissie said...

Beautiful Mari. You create such lovely pieces. The fairy is the perfect touch.

hugs
Sissie

Victorian1885 said...

Very pretty Mari... Great job! I look forward to shopping at Hobby Lobby agin in Arizona this winter... love that store!

Wanda

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Mari,
Glad you could bring back some usefull ribbon from Florida. Turned out lovely.
Hugs to you,
Mariette

Ana said...

Oh Mari,
I love how it turned out. And that cute little Autumn Elf adds the perfect touch. Love it!

Hugs and Kisses,
♥️Ana

Marlene Plasencia said...

Hi Mari,
Beautiful Job, I love it. The gold and cream is so elegant and it worked out perfect for your fall project.
Blessings,
Marlene

Jacqueline said...

Actually this is the first lantern swag I have seen and I am loving it! What a fun way to dress up a lantern for any holiday! I love your whole vignette - classy fall!

paper roses from Paris said...

Just wonderful!

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Mari, Just gorgeous!! This is such a beautiful piece and perfect in your home with the colors you are using. I love this and you did a wonderful job of designing this. Love your sweet little elf. This will take you right into Christmas. Love it!!
Hugs
xo