It’s Still Fall For Me!!!!

Fall Vignette

Yes...in my mind...it's still fall.  It's already December 3 and that means our Christmas season is near. Surgery left some complications that seem to keep me taking two steps back and only one small step forward. PLUS it's been two months since I've been able to post or comment at so many of my blog […]

Autumn Leaves…

Knitted Autumn Leaves

AUTUMN LEAVES... I've been busy knitted away some Autumn Leaves. I have always loved doing any kind of needlework.  Some of my fondest memories with my Mom (Wanda)were spent doing needlework.  Mom taught me how to sew, knit, crochet, cross-stitch and crewel. My Mom won awards for the silk hats that she make, she was […]

Fall Burlap Lampshade and Corner Vignette

Fall Lampshade and Vignette

Morning, Yesterday I woke up with such a bad head cold...and I'm pretty happy I had this post all ready to go. Gosh, maybe I can plan ahead!!! This is a corner in our dining room and the lampshade got a new fall look. This is her summer look, to see the tutorial for the […]

Autumn Mantel

Autumn Hydrangea Mantel

Morning, Weathers perfect, and I am enjoying working on our fall decorating. A few days ago I shared the  Hydrangea Autumn wreath I made  and today I finished the mantel. I wanted our mantel simpler, less dense.... than our buffet since they are right across from each other. Just a little simple. This side is […]

Autumn Porch

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Morning, Have you ever experienced this? My goal yesterday was to finish decorating the Mantel, and I did start on it.  But then I found myself going from the mantel to the dining room table to the porch. Once I realized I had three unfinished projects - -I concentrated on the one closest to being […]

Keep Those Nasty Squirrels From Eating Your Outdoor Pumpkins!

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Smiles peeps, Every year I get excited when fall comes and begin decorating our front porch. I love porch vignettes filled with pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn. Then it happens, you know, you start seeing those nibbles on your pumpkins! Do you recognize this bite?  Our neighborhood has a high population... and our garden laden […]

Fall Decorating: Using Thrift Store Oil Paintings

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Smiles peeps, My hubs is a big oil painting fan, me not so much.  To be honest the ones he has are hanging down in the basement! I know I'm a bad wife!!! With Fall upon us I've been thrifting and looking for items to use in my Fall decor, when I started noticing some […]

A Fall Vignette

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Smiles peeps, I am so glad cooler weather is here... just put together my first Fall vignette! I decided to Fall up the living room area, This is how it looked before. Sorry about picture quality, my lens was on manual focus and I didn't' know it. Started off by hanging the curtain rod (GW) […]

Trash To Nightstands

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Smiles Everyone! I've been looking for nightstands for our bedroom for a very long time. Well, the wait is finally over! Aren't they cute (2 identical ones)? But, they weren't what I had imagined!  We were driving down alleys (old part of town)  the night before garbage pickup when we spotted a vintage headboard that […]

Fringed Burlap Tablecloth

Burlap Tablecloth

  Hi Everyone! I really needed a Halloween Tablecloth for my kitchen... Here's how I put together this quick and easy project. 38" square burlap material (or whatever you fancy) 32" square fall/Halloween material 1" wide ribbon 1/4" wide coordinating ribbon 1) Fringe, 2" on all four edges of burlap by "pulling" the treads on […]