Fall Around The Charmer

Fall Vignette

The last week and a half has been as hectic as hectic can be!  The antique mall I'm at, Indian Oaks, had their Holiday Open house this weekend.  I spent the week re-arranging my booth and decorating for the holidays!  I also worked at the shop over the weekend since it's a very busy time […]

Autumn Buffet

blue onion soup tureen, fall leaves

Changing colored leaves Jack O'Lanterns glowing bright Starry Autumn night Sounds like the kind of fall we are having in IL. The weather this week has been, oh....so....beautiful.  I made new fall "rustic elegance" (according to a a blog follower), curtains for our living area. Once the curtains were finally done I was inspired to […]

Our Fall Mantel

Our Fall Mantel

I feel I need to warn you guys...why?  Cause there's a whole lot of  fallishness coming your way the next week.  The photos are taken and posts have been written to share how cute the Charmer looks dressed up in fall. I always like to do my mantel first...well that's not exactly true...I have to […]

Autumn Front Porch

Pitch Fork with Fall Wreath

Hello, I'm so glad you're here.  I hope you all are having a beautiful Sunday. It finally stopped raining and the sun is shinning brightly along with some gorgeous weather. Now that October is in full swing I thought it was time for me to share our Autumn Front Porch.  If you'd like to see […]

Autumn China Hutch

Vintage Crock Bowl, Pheasant Planter

Happy 1st day of October!!!!   What a wonderful time of year with all the leaves turning into a kaleidoscope of fall color. Our Autumn china hutch is also looking so pretty in her vintage fall style.  You might not know that I'd been looking for a china hutch top a long time. I only a […]

Fall Fabric Wreath

Fall Fabric Wreath

Even though I haven't started any fall decorating I've been working on some fall projects.  I wanted to create a fall wreath that has a "vintage" natural feel. It turned out to be a very quick project and completed in under 45 minutes.... but the time to pull/set up your sewing machine isn't included.  Only […]

Too Late To Share My Spring Wreath

Spring Oil Painting with bird

I've been in a frenzy to get all our major summer projects completed. I haven't shared a few projects that have been done for quite awhile! So. . . .  is it too late to share my spring wreath with you? I hope not since sharing the wreath with you will help me bring closure […]

Cottage Summer Buffet

Lefton Rose Lantern

Instead of a warm breezy summer day we having weather rather Fall like! So I'm in a rush to get all our summer projects posted since walking in HL nothing but FALL items. I hope all of you are enjoying your summer....and let's now rush out of summer in to fall! Our Cottage Summer Buffet […]

Cottage Summer Mantel & Hard To Focus

A Cottage Summer Mantel

I walked in to HL last week to see Fall decorations everywhere!  It immediately struck me I haven't shared our... Cottage Summer Mantel with you! But before I do, I want to explain why my photos may not always be in "focus".  Last December I suffered a hemorrhage in my right eye.  I knew something […]

Kitchen Updo: Corner Dish Cabinet

Vintage England Bell

I bet you thought I was going to show my kitchen reveal?  I promise one day I will, but today I'm sharing another Kitchen Updo: Corner Dish Cabinet. I found this cabinet at a thrift store (that's how I roll) and updated it (sorry no before picture) by adding crown molding, beadboard backing and new […]

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