Tag: gourds

Potting Shed: Pumpkins, Gourds, and Mums!

We’ve had a little teaser of fall temperatures, just enough inspiration to harvest some fall color around my Potting Shed! So I’m welcoming fall with open arms, along with pumpkins, gourds and mums! Oak leaves frame a bittersweet wreath and transferware lid hanging in greeting on the door. And my window box is liner-free and home for…

A Potting Shed Happy Harvest

I’m enjoying a Happy Harvest by my Potting Shed~ With a harvest of pumpkins and gourds~ Our leaves have just begun to change and fall~ And raking season will be in full swing. After Happy Birthday Wishes for a Novel Baker’s Birthday. . . My book page banner needed only a few more letters to…

At the Table~ Mikasa Swirl

I’m at the table with Mikasa Swirl Dinnerware. . . simple, versatile, and modern with a ribbed design, that lends itself to a ‘pottery wheel’ feel. In contrast to last week’s table, I kept the centerpiece and table simple, to pair with the dinnerware. A soft, wool throw is layered over a matelasse coverlet. Seville Bone…

Gilded Gourds and Giving Thanks Table

My gourds and pumpkins are making the transition from fall to Thanksgiving with a little gilding~ Dressed in wash of Venetian, Glorious Gold and Rich Espresso for the holiday table. I picked up some DecoArt Dazzling Metallics paint from Michaels~ Brushing it on to highlight, but not completely cover the lumps, bumps, and wonderful organic textures of…