Category: Fall

Enhancing Fall Garland

Fall is my favorite time of year and I love harvesting leaves, acorns, and bits of organic material to bring nature to the table! My preference is to use real materials, but here in the South, our leaves don’t start to turn until mid October, so any fall decorating before then requires artificial garlands or wreaths.…

At the Table~ Falling Leaves

In anticipation of fall, I’m at the table with Falling Leaves Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. In North Carolina, we don’t see our leaves turn or feel the nip in the air until  the end of October. Fall is my favorite time of year and I’m anxiously awaiting both! Falling Leaves Dinnerware brings an organic feel to the table…

Thanksgiving With a Touch of Blue

I took advantage of  warm temperatures to set a table for two~ with a little color inspiration from a pair plates I found at HomeGoods. Blue married with shades of rust and brown seemed like an unlikely Thanksgiving color combination but Mother Nature, seemed to give her stamp of approval with the water reflecting the blue sky, along with the…

Autumn’s Delight

I’m delighting in Autumn~ My favorite season! A season for harvesting, layering, and enjoying the fall foliage~  I gathered some fruit, mini pumpkins and leaves, and layered my quilted coverlet with a warm, wool plaid throw to enjoy some Autumn’s Delight at the table. This centerpiece is one you can pull together in 5 minutes…

November’s Arrival

I look forward to November’s arrival and her slower pace after all the activity in October. For us the beginning of November coincides with the leaves at their peak~ unless a monster hurricane comes along and blows them off the trees. . .  The foliage and pumpkins, along with the flavors of the season slowly build…

Bits of Fall & Blooms

I’ve been Dressing & Harvesting~ Planting bits of Fall & Blooms in my Potting Shed! You can take a peek at how the outside is dressed, here. My Ferry’s Seeds Box is a perennial favorite~ Harvested from Metrolina Expo and used for display in my shop years ago.  Finding its way later in a nook in my laundry room…

Potting Shed Update- Fall Dressing

My Potting Shed is nearly finished~  and Dressed for Fall!  My early spring issue of Country Gardens Magazine was the inspiration for the exterior~ You can see how she’s grown here. A blend of old & new~ salvaged metal panels cover the porch roof and are married with new green steel~ Landscaping is on my…