Easy Fall Vintage Junk Decorating

October 05, 2013
A shopping trip to my local thrifting and consignment shops this week produced the ingredients to this easy, vintage junk vignette recipe.

Vintage Paint by Number http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/easy-fall-vintage-junk-decorating.html
Ingredient number one was this vintage fall paint by number scene for $6.  I loved its vibrant color.

Chippy little bench  http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/easy-fall-vintage-junk-decorating.html
Ingredient number two was the very rustic, chippy little bench or stool.  A steal at $2.

$4 old beat up tool box  http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/easy-fall-vintage-junk-decorating.html
Ingredient number three was an old beat up tool box for $4.50.

Easy Vintage Junk Fall Vignette  http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/easy-fall-vintage-junk-decorating.html
The next step was cutting the paint by number to fit the underside of the tool box lid. I ended up cutting some of bottom of the painting but the sides fit almost perfectly.  I did not glue  or tape it in.  It fits in snugly.

Then I added ingredients four and five, gourds and raffia.

Easy Vintage Junk Fall Vignette http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/10/easy-fall-vintage-junk-decorating.html

 I stacked my new bench on top of a bench that I already had, and set up the display in my main floor vintage laundry room.

That's how easy it is to decorate for fall with vintage items!

Thanks for reading my blog, Carlene

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  1. wow that turned out so wonderful, you are so creative and certainly have an eye for making something out of nothing...I love the end result...Phyllis

  2. ...I have a fond place in my heart for paint by numbers paintings...I remember my Mom and Dad doing one or two of them...I see them all of the time while setting up estate sales...How creative of you to have come up with this design...so many of these, like so much other vintage kitsch get left by the wayside...

  3. I would have bought that stool....I love them! Your display is darling...really, we do decorate similarly!

  4. That was a great idea putting the painting in the top... it is such a beautiful decoration!

  5. Wonderful finds, Carlene...and I love how you put them all together!

  6. Carlene,
    This came out great. Love it. Love that chippy little bench.

  7. Oh, I love the paint by number! It fits the box perfectly, so it was meant to be. The little pumpkins round out the vignette, and the bench was a steal at only $2!! So cute!

  8. Such vibrant and beautiful colors!

  9. Love it...looks great!! What a great find that little rusty chippy bench was.

  10. Carlene, you always find the best stuff!!! Love this vignette!


  11. I love that fall painting and would have snapped it up in a moment! I doubt that I would have displayed it as beautifully as you did though!

  12. I love how you combined those things to create this cute fall look.

  13. That is such a cute idea! Love it! Hugs, Leena

  14. I love the colors and textures, my favorite is putting the colorful painting in the back of the chest. Alaina

  15. You are just so clever Carlene. Putting that painting inside the lid was very smart and it made a perfect Fall decoration. Now everyone, including this blogger, will be looking for PBN painting and a rusty tool box. I likely have the rusty tool box, so half-way there.
    Audrey Z.@ Timeless Treasures

  16. I don't know why I didn't see this last year, Carlene, but it's TOO cute! Pinning it!

  17. You have some really fun ideas here!! I especially love the pumpkins inthe cups, and the painting in the tool box!! Thanks for sharing!!

  18. Oh I so love this idea. I knew I pinned it somewhere. Because I want to do this fall vignette. This year and it's September 1st so why not today. Lalalalalalalove your website/blog 💝


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