Remember my last trip to the dollar store? Well, I went back and found a few other gems.
More glassware that will be transformed into smaller versions of the hurricane lamps:
Also, gearing up for Fall, I found these lovely darlings:
Speaking of the William Sonoma Hurricane Knockoffs, I finally found something to put in them:
Peach Pits! Two summers ago, we had a bumper crop of peaches from our peach tree in the back yard. I spent quite a bit of time scrubbing the pits and drying them out. I wasn't sure what I was going to be using them for, but I loved the color and texture that they had. They'll add a lot to the Fall mantlescape.
Just look at all that texture:
Also, look at what a difference a change of lighting makes. Who knew peach pits could be interesting?