fall

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.

Spooked?

Spooked?

  Halloween is in just a few days…..         Are you ready?   Or do you need a little creative help to brighten your Halloween spirits?       by poundstomiles.com       from yourcozyhome.blogspot.com   from Better Homes and Gardens     Do you carve a pumpkin?     from Better Homes and Gardens      Or do you like to decorate them instead?   It’s hard work……need a treat?     from theexaminer.com  from butwithasideofbread.com       both

Lantern Love

Lantern Love

Lanterns date back centuries with their use, but now they are not only functional … they are decorative too.   They are used effectively inside or out and I have used them in accessorizing and Holiday decorating with success….       from The Inspired Room  from James Hoover | Anderson + Grant The very cool thing about lanterns is that they vary so in size, style, finish, character, and much more! PLUS the bonus is that they are very

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    

Welcoming Fall at the Door!

Decorating your entrance for Fall is almost as much fun as decorating for Christmas!  With Fall decorations, you can keep adding or subtracting your monthly Holiday needs, all the way to Thanksgiving Day!  Agree? From simple to creative, have fun with your Fall Decorating!        from Southernlagniappe.blogspot.com  from BrightBoldBeautiful.com   from Four Generations One Roof   from theyellowcapecod.com from markjcrowelldesign.com  from tinywhitedaisies.tumblr.com All of the pictures and ideas came from the Pinterest board, Autumn Leaves. I hope you find

DAWG Days!

DAWG Days!

Do you feel it?    DAWG DAYS start every Labor Day weekend with the season opener for some Georgia Football.  And we are excited and planning on a lot of barking around here with that kick-off! Officially, Autumn doesn’t greet us till September 22nd, but with the start of football, I can just feel it in the air!  Can’t you?  It’s still hot, but the weather just seems just a bit different…… As you know,  Fall is my favorite time

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