Autumn

Inspiration to Reality

Inspiration to Reality

  When I sent out my September newsletter, Panache, there were several Fall pictures along the border to express my LOVE for the season….. This was one of those pictures, from my Pinterest board, Autumn Leaves.      from Southernlagniappe.blogspot.com One of my client’s was immediately in touch and said, “I want that!”  So, I created our version of beautiful Fall arrangements for her front doors – not just one…..a pair. (You know, if you read my blog posts, that I

Are You a Sucker for Fall?

Are You a Sucker for Fall?

  It’s ok…… we’re in this together!          from simplypix.tumblr.com   Nature graces us with some of the most gorgeous color palettes with the transition of the Autumn Leaves in the days ahead.  There’s much to be learned from this color schemes that are right there in front of us in the next few months….. IF you haven’t heard the “scoop”…..  COLOR is in and the “dull drums” are out.  The cool and calculated grays and other

What Color is Your Pumpkin?

What Color is Your Pumpkin?

Pumpkins are very popular and seasonal for this time of year!  Ah……Signs are springing up everywhere!     It’s about to be Fall Y’all!  (or do you say, Autumn?  Inquiring minds want to know…..) So, what color is your pumpkin?   Do you go traditional with orange?  (and personally I am not crazy about orange, so toning it down with other colors is more my taste!)             @mylittlepeanut     ~ traditional orange pumpkin, right

Kick Off to Fall

Kick Off to Fall

September has arrived with “star quality” with fabulous temperatures and fabulous breezes that really make it feel like FALL is here and even a little early. Just a little prayerful thought….. Please don’t mess with us, Mother Nature – make this the “real deal”!    It inspires me so…. It’s actually the best introduction to September that I can remember. It’s perfect for the kick-off to the football!  GO DAWGS!   That’s a big part of our Fall season – Georgia Football.

Taking Fall Inside…

Taking Fall Inside…

Do you decorate for Fall inside as well as at your door?    Your mantle, perhaps?    from kristencreationsonline.blogspot.com     Or setting a table for guests?    from StoneGable.blogspot.com  from Kristencreationsonline.blogspot.com   Adding special touches with creativity in your interiors, that add detail to the Fall season….. is an awesome way to take Fall inside….and maybe re-purposing is on your mind! Check out these finds!    from budgetdesigngirl.blogspot.com    from pnpflowers.com       from Kelly Bernier Designs    

Gratitude. Giving. Thankful.

Gratitude. Giving. Thankful.

Autumn is in full swing with the rich colors starting to pop all around.         (from some camera moments….suitable for framing!)     Even though it’s been a very wet season so far, Autumn brings out my warm and fuzzy side. I dream of beautiful Fall colors, the last harvest, and family and friends as we gather around the table and the hearth. I am so personally attracted to this color palette, too….. As a child, my

Mother Nature’s Crayon Box

Mother Nature’s Crayon Box

Don’t you think that Mother Nature has a grand sense of humor and the best crayon box ever?    Check out her beautiful artwork that treats us with Autumn inspirations! wistfullycountry.tumblr.com weheartit.com   tassels.tumblr.com   color.romanuke.com   aquieterstorm.com   flickr.com sarahraven.com       buzzfeed.com THANK YOU Mother Nature!   I just LOVE the color palette of that crayon box!  Inspirations, galore! found on edutopia.org   LOVING on this time of the year too? It’s a wonderful time to bring

Apples!

Apples!

You know the sayings – “An apple a day keeps the doctor away….”, “Apples to Apples” and more…..  it’s all about the Apple!   Well, I do love me some apples!  This time of the year, we really think about Fall crisp apples even more …. it’s a sign of Autumn, when apples are harvested, but a       wonderful treat all year long! from Rustic Wedding chic   But wait, apples are really quite tasty, they remind us of

The Glorious Colors of Fall

It’s that time of the year! FALL – or AUTUMN – where we kick in high gear with glorious color and fabulous plans!       I know, it’s barely October, and we are decorating for Halloween and making plans for Thanksgiving and Christmas with family and friends!   For those of us who plan on the calendar, it’s scary to think that it’s only less than 3 months to Christmas, and between now and then, there are a lot

Fashionably Fall

Do I need to remind you that FALL is my favorite time of the year? No, I didn’t think so. And I will remind you again, I’m sure!     I’m seeing evidences that FALL is approaching even though the temps are not always in kind….     Just yesterday, I saw the cotton starting to pop to produce the South’s Snow.   So…..here’s to thinking about AUTUMN as it appears on the calendar! CHEERS!   (with Apple Cider Margarita- YUM –