Celebrate the southwestern harvest with cheap fall decorating ideas for your kitchen. What better way to represent the harvest in your fall decorating than with items form your own garden? A packet of garden seeds can produce both food and decorative southwestern items for your kitchen. These cheap southwestern decorating ideas for the fall kitchen are beautiful and practical.
No Southwestern fall kitchen is complete without these bright bunches of hanging dried chili peppers from the garden. This cheap fall decorating idea adds bright color to the kitchen. Pick your own chili peppers and hang them as a southwestern fall kitchen decoration. The peppers can be used to spice up food all year. Instructions are plentiful online.
Herbs grow wonderfully in southwestern regions of the U.S. Many a southwestern kitchen is decorated in the fall with hanging bundles of herbs. Dry herbs in paper bags to preserve moisture and color. Take the herbs out of the bags to use as cheap decorating ideas. Just tie with colorful ribbons and hang from a wall hook for everyday use. D rying directions are needed to avoid pale flavorless herbs.
Dried beans are always cheap, whether you buy them in a store or grow them in your own garden. These nutritional powerhouses are a southwestern staple. For a cheap fall kitchen decorating idea, layer different shapes and colors of beans in a pretty jar. Add spices at the top and you have a quick and easy crock pot soup mix. Muy Beuno!
Make your own homemade southwestern garden salsa. Use different size canning jars. Give some away and use some as edible southwestern kitchen decorations. Cover sealed tops with bits of bright southwestern fabric, rubber banded to the jar. Display several different sized jars together for a beautiful and useful fall kitchen display.
Garlic braid bundles
Garlic can be strung up in much the same way as chili ristras. Add southwestern flavor by throwing in a few chili peppers randomly throughout the bunch. These fall kitchen decorating ideas keep the garlic supply close at hand. Add flavor to southwestern style tacos and burritos with ease. Tie the top of the bunch with pretty red checked ribbon for a home style look.
Dried Indian corn
Southwestern fall decorating ideas always include some colorful Indian corn. Dry the corn ahead or let it dry while hanging. Pull the husks of multicolored Indian corn up but not off of the cob. Remove the silk. Tie a piece of jute around the stalks and hang to dry. Choose a cool area of the kitchen away from the sun to hang these cheap fall decorations.
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