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Natural Fall Table Setting

Fall doesn’t officially begin until September 22nd and it’s always a bittersweet time of year for me. I adore summer and hate to see it go, but I also love autumn with her crisp evenings and brilliant colors. So I always experience a mix of emotions this time of year. This week I’m celebrating the Seasons of Home – Autumn Edition with 6 fellow bloggers. Each day you can visit a different blog for autumn inspiration (schedule is at the end of this post so you won’t miss a thing!). I’ve chosen to share a natural fall table setting this week.

Natural Fall Table Setting via Town and Country LivingFall is one of the best times for enjoying the fruits of summer’s labor. Some of the best vegetables are being harvested, tomatoes are being canned, and lots of fruits are still in season. Plus, it’s easier to cook once the weather cools.

 Fall Table Setting in a Country Farmhouse via Town and Country LivingI thoroughly enjoyed arranging a natural fall table setting with the afternoon sun pouring through the windows. I layered landscape burlap over a matelasse coverlet that I used for the tablecloth. I like the rusticity of the soft burlap.

 

Natural fall table setting via Town and Country LivingI kept the place settings simple so the centerpiece would be the true star of my natural fall table setting.

 

Baby Boos on a wooden French bread board via Town and Country LivingFor the centerpiece, I placed Baby Boos and acorns on a wooden French bread board.

 

Baby Boos and acorns on a French bread board via Town and Country LivingI love the pairing of white and neutrals in this tablescape.

 

Baby Boos used as centerpiece via Town and Country LivingThe acorns came from a local forest preserve where my daughter and I go running. I picked them up last year after one of our fall runs.

 

Baby Boos in a natural fall table setting via Town and Country LivingI just adore Baby Boos and found these at 50 cents each from a local farmer.

 

Baby Boos on a French bread board via Town and Country LivingAren’t they beautiful in their simplicity?

 

Natural Fall table setting via Town and Country LivingVintage silverware is wrapped in a linen napkin and tied up with twine and decorated with wheat.

 

Football mums and Baby Boos for a natural Fall table setting via Town and Country LivingFootball Mums make their appearance on my natural Fall table setting.

 

Football Mums for a natural Fall table setting via Town and Country LivingI love these big fluffy flowers!

 Natural Fall table setting via Town and Country LivingDried grasses are tucked in an enamel white pitcher in the background to continue the natural theme in the dining space.

 

Natural Fall table setting in a farmhouse kitchen via Town and Country LivingOn the built-in hutch, I added my wooden stars and bouquets of the football mums in blue mason jars.

 

Football mums in blue mason jars via Town and Country LivingIs there any flower that doesn’t look good in a blue mason jar?

 

Bouquet of football mums in a blue mason jar via Town and Country LivingThere were 2 bunches of these mums at the store and I scooped both of them up.

 

Wooden stars with paper fans hanging on a farmhouse hutch via Town and Country LivingI embellished the wooden stars with paper fans. I recently made these out of book pages for a garland on my dining buffet.

 Natural Fall table setting via Town and Country LivingMy natural Fall table setting is ready for dinner!

 

Seasons of Home via Town and Country LivingBe sure to visit the rest of the bloggers this week as they share their own Autumn inspiration during our Seasons of Home week. I can’t wait to see what they’ve all prepared!  Here’s the schedule …

Monday – AKA Design

Tuesday – Town and Country Living

Wednesday – Craftberry Bush

Thursday – Ella Claire Inspired and Liz Marie Blog

Friday – City Farmhouse and Finding Silver Pennies

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43 Comments

  1. What a beautiful natural Fall table, Jennifer! I love how you lined up sweet baby boos and acorns on that fabulous French bread board (beautiful focal point) and your layered burlap is fabulous!

  2. Andrea, this is such a pretty setting. I love baby boos, too and they cost a lot more here. I ordered a box of them cheaper than I can buy them here. Wow, you got a great deal.

  3. What a great autumn table setting, Jennifer! I love those little white pumpkins, too, and try to pick them up as soon as I see them. They blend in so well everywhere in the home. It took me a lot of years to not have a melancholy feeling at the end of Summer and beginning of Fall. Mine went back to when my kids had to go back to Fall. While other Mom’s would say they couldn’t wait for school to start, I was actually a bit sad.

  4. It all looks perfect – I didn’t know the little pumpkins were called baby boos.

    I am just not ready to bring fall into the house since summer weather is just appearing on our part of the coast. I am getting lots of ideas to start working on.

  5. I love your table Jennifer! Baby boos are my favourite little pumpkins and I’ll be buying some tomorrow. The white cabinet looks so nice with the blue mason jars and I noticed the bit of green/blue chippy paint showing too. Love it! I like the all white and natural theme you have carried through the kitchen. Have a lovely day! Pamela

  6. Jennifer the table is beautiful. Simple and so pretty. Love the baby boos I just did some decorating with them too. I just love those little cuties. With it being in the high 90’s again by us it does not feel like fall but by Friday it should with the high only going to be 60!!!! Your table is so pretty.
    Kris

  7. Can I say that I LOVE every single thing in this post?
    I am not a FALL lover especially the colors but your table setting and the colors are absolutely perfect! I think I like fall this year.
    Thank you so much for the inspiration. Ciao Rita

  8. Love, love, love your Fall whites and neutrals! So soothing, but still says Fall even without the traditional reds & oranges. The first thing I noticed were the wooden stars on your cupboards where the boxwood wreaths hung last Christmas. Just perfect for Fall…
    I, too, love the little white Boos.

    Now, if I could just get my pine table cleared of all the projects, I MIGHT could copy your board runner with acorns and Boos.

    Judith

  9. Jennifer I am loving your fall touches. The stars with the fans and the white pumpkins are so pretty. I use dried wheat to decorate with fall to. I love the natural look it gives.

    Cynthia

  10. Hi Jennifer, I just enjoy your blog so much! This table setting is just perfect. All the hues work so beautifully together.

  11. We love what you have done. Please come share it with us at Craft Frenzy Friday! The party starts Thursday to 7pm cst. It won’t be a party without you!

  12. What a great table scape you’ve created Jennifer! I love white pumpkins. They’re so classy & chic in a casual way. I haven’t thought about “football mums” in eons! What great memories flash back from that little phrase!! Your entire nook is decorated to perfection in my book.

    Please stop by and visit us when you’re not working on your darling home… we’d love to see you!
    Blessings, Edie Marie & Marie Antoinette

  13. Jennifer, you have the magic touch that’s for sure. Just beautiful. I was so happy to meet you in person yesterday, looking forward to watching and learning from you. All the best.

  14. Gorgeous, gorgeous, I’m in love with your White table and the centerpiece is awesome! I love White for Autumn! Have a nice week.
    FABBY

  15. Your table is fantastic love all the white pumpkins… there is just something about the white pumpkins that complete your Beautiful table. Would love it if you came by and shared at One More Time Events.

  16. I’m loving the simplicity of this! More doesn’t always mean better and you’ve demonstrated that here! Great job! Thanks for sharing! Stop by my Friday’s Five Features and link up this post (and others)! diy-vintage-chic.blogspot.com/2013/09/fridays-five-features-no-9.html

  17. I always thoroughly enjoy seeing your home for any season, Jennifer, and Fall is no exception! I love all your sweet pumpkins and all those extra special touches that you do so well.

  18. Your Thanksgiving table is so cozy and inviting, and that one little sprig of wheat is the icing on the cake! Thank you Jennifer.