Using fruits, veggies and flowers can drastically reduce your cost of decorating for a swanky affair. By choosing things that are in season, or that may go with your theme, you are not only getting a great pop of color, but you are also able to eat them once they have served their purpose!
This weekend was my Mexican Fiesta, I stopped at my cheapest produce outlet and for a mere $20, got bagfuls of fresh peppers, lemons, oranges and limes. I had enough to decorate with them in almost every room of my home.
Just scattering a few throughout some places that needed a little bit of color gave me the look I was going for......
Another thing I like to do is use what nature has in season too! I clipped this branch from a tree in my yard and it served as a lovely backdrop for my bar area.
Just by snipping a few flowers from my azalea bush outside brought a little something extra to the candles I had lined up in my living room.
Behind my sink is an area of blank space that I always try to jazz up according to the season or party we are having. I added three different types of peppers, a vase of lemons and limes and a potted plant to keep the color scheme neutral. My little bit of color that I needed was a picture of the Mexican flag that came with some stickers I had bought, I popped it in a frame & voila!
So by shopping in your produce department as if you were shopping in an extravagant flower shop, you can create some beautiful spaces!
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