Candles Aglow Fall Table Setting

Are you loving all the fall decor you're seeing around blogland and in decorating magazines?  I don't know which is prettier ... Fall or Christmas decor. But let's stick with Fall for now because Christmas season will be here soon enough (although it's already arrived in home decor stores). Today I'm joining a lovely group of ladies for an inspirational tour of beautiful tablescapes, which we call "It's All Set." I'm calling mine a "candles … [Read more...]

Create a Pretty Fall Porch

When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, I'm like the girlfriend who doesn't want to let her boyfriend go and desperately clings to any bit of fading hope I can grab. I love summer and am always a little depressed when it comes to an end. It's a good thing fall bursts forth in riotous color and beauty. It helps heal the wounds that summer's departure leaves behind. The beauty of autumn decor also helps lift the spirits ... like a pretty fall … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Wreath and Free Leaf Printable

Today I'm joining a group of amazing bloggers to bring you oodles of Fall decorating projects and each one comes with its own free printable! How great is that? I'm sure you'll find at least one Fall project you'll want to try! My tutorial for all of you is a super easy (I love super easy) DIY Fall Wreath along with a free leaf printable for you to download. This DIY Fall Wreath is such a quick and easy way to add color in your home.   It … [Read more...]

Fall Decor during WhatchamaFALLit Week!

Whatcha who?  WhatchamaFALLit!  My fellow blogging buddies at Live Creatively Inspired are joining forces next week to give you Fall decor inspiration each day of the week. We struggled to create a clever name for our week long party. Whatcha gonna call it?  I don't know. How about  a WatchamaFALLit! So come on over to Live Creatively Inspired starting Monday the 16th and see what Fall goodies we have waiting for you! I thought I'd tease you with … [Read more...]

Budget Friendly Fall Decorating Ideas

Decorating your home for the autumn season doesn't have to break the bank. Fall is the perfect time for incorporating natural elements from the outside with items you already have in your home. Today at Live Creatively Inspired I'm sharing budget friendly fall decorating ideas. You may be surprised how easy it is to decorate on a budget when you use a little ingenuity. Be sure to stop over at Live Creatively Inspired for fall decorating ideas … [Read more...]

Fall Scenes and Spooky Houses

Fall is my favorite season! It's so rich in color and the earth is just bursting with its harvest. There's a magical feel in the air that stirs the soul on a crisp autumn night lit by a full moon. On recent walks I took some photos of the beauty of this earth and season, along with a couple of homes that have a haunting aura about them. Lace up your shoes and join me for a walk in the woods! Even though it's a gloomy day out, the trees glow in … [Read more...]

The Early Face of Fall

As I gaze upon the early face of fall and watch the season progress toward winter, I'm reminded of my mother's journey with Alzheimer's. The early stages of this disease are now progressing into something more serious for her, but she's entirely unaware. My grandmother had Alzheimer's so I'm no stranger to this disease that slowly steals the mind. Slowly the person you love and know so well begins to disappear. They no longer recognize … [Read more...]

Dry Sink Full O’ Fall

When I bought the new buffet, it replaced the dry sink which meant the dry sink needed to move. The dry sink took up residence where the bookshelf used to be. The bookshelf didn't belong in the dining room anyway. The dry sink is painted white using regular latex paint. I think I'm going to paint it Old White using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. This way, it will match the dining table and buffet. The mirror used to be gold. I painted it today in … [Read more...]

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