Tag: pumpkins

Fall Alfresco Tablescape with a Touch of Blue + Easy Flower Arranging Method

We’ve enjoyed some beautiful fall weather the last couple of weeks, perfect for alfresco dining! Table inspiration came from a blue plaid throw with a narrow pumpkin stripe, which tops a matelasse coverlet as a tablecloth. . . And the pretty flower basket details of Royal Staffordshire Clarice Cliff ‘Charlotte’.  Brown transferware and ironstone sing…

Floral Friday: An Autumn Harvest on the Porch

I’m in a harvest state of mind with November’s arrival and Thanksgiving just a few weeks away! And as it’s the first Friday of the month, I’m joining my blogging friends for Floral Friday! You can find links to their beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. Our common theme as you might…

Four Paws Up for Sweater Weather!

Sweater weather has finally arrived and we’re dog-gone excited about it! Fall has been slow to arrive in North Carolina, but we’re finally enjoying some crisp, cool 50 degree mornings and our coolest weather since May. We give sweater weather and fall mornings on the porch 4 paws up! Lola is almost 5 month old,…

Hello Beauti-Fall and Autumn Inspiration

Hello Beauti-Fall. . . You’re my favorite season and I’m glad you’re finally here! I’ve been counting down the days to your arrival and ready for a harvest of apples, leaves, pumpkins! Easy DIY Fall Harvest Arrangement Ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather.…

Weekend Waterview: Fall’s Last Hurrah and Arrangement

Happy Weekend, I hope you’re tucked away warm and cozy! Like most of the US, it’s chilly here with temperatures dipping into down the 20s before the weekend is over. We had a blustery and wet start to our week, but it ended on a ‘Welcome-to-Fall-at-its-Finest’ note. I took some time to play in the…

Pumpkins and Plaid Alfresco Fall Table

I’m lakeside with plaid and pumpkins, for an alfresco fall table! I’m mad about plaid no matter what the season and I found this plaid metal bucket recently, to complement a set of fall plaid plates. I filled the plaid container with dried Limelight Hydrangeas for an easy centerpiece for the table. Harvest Blessing Pumpkin…

Hello Autumn Wreath and a Wheelbarrow of Pumpkins

Hello Autumn, I’m so glad you’re here! I hung a ‘Hello Autumn’ wreath on my Potting Shed door in welcome. . . I loved the wheelbarrow piled with pumpkins!  I buy a fresh bittersweet vine wreath from the farmers market every fall and decided to incorporate the plate for a fall garden wreath for my…

Potting Shed: Chalking it Up to Fall and Garden Blooms

 Fall is my favorite season and I’ve been counting down the days anticipating its arrival. I’m so glad it’s finally here! We had a teaser of fall weather a week ago, but in typical North Carolina-fashion, summer is back and here to stay for a while. Upper 80 degree temperatures this week and into next, means…

Easy DIY Fall Harvest Arrangement

Fall is my favorite season and I’ve been counting down the days since July! Despite our 90 degree temperatures this week, I’m in an autumn harvest state of mind with thoughts of fall apples, leaves and pumpkins. I found a galvanized bucket at T. J. Maxx several weeks ago. I love all things galvanized and…