Autumn Leaf Lighting

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There is nothing more lovely than a beautiful Autumn day! It is the perfect time of year to spend outside with family and friends. Recently, I gave my summer lighting a fall makeover using silk leaves. I couldn’t be more thrilled with the final look! The vibrant hues make my patio come alive!

I purchased a few bags of silk leaves at Joann Fabrics for a couple of dollars. I also saw similar leaves at Michael’s and Dollar Tree. They were all inexpensive! I folded the leaf in half closer to the bottom and cut a slit in it.

My lights have a little hook on the base so I am able to push it through the leaves to attach them. I put at least two on each light. These light sets are from Target. If you don’t have this style of lighting the same technique could easily be done to a string of twinkle lights – wrap it around a railing or sting on a tree in the yard!

I used an antique process on this last photo…I thought it looked cool, so I am sharing it!

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Susan B

Susan B

Hi, I’m Susan! Thanks for stopping by Oh My! Creative. I like to have fun, make fun things…you know, create stuff! I love DIY, decorating and design and like any girl…shopping and lunch!
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  1. Christina at I Gotta Create! says

    Thats soooo festive! Love it! Pinning :)

    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!
    Wildly Original Linky party is open!

    • Susan @ Oh My! Creative says

      Thanks for stopping by – I do love hanging out on the patio…and it’s even better with friends!

  2. says

    Great idea! I do have a question though… I can see the one end of your lights are attached to your house, but what about the other end? Thanks!

  3. JaneEllen says

    Your lights looks so pretty, love the style of lights so you can put leaves on light spot. I love to put lights out in the Fall season as well as holiday times. The lights make things so cheerful. After the holidays I hate to take them down. I”ll put some in my front window and on front porch railing with some Fall garland leaves. Love colors on silk leaves that are available. Think a trip to $tree is in order.
    I’ll look forward to seeing what other Fall decorations you do in or around your home. Happy week

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