Monday, October 12, 2015

Fall Decor and Happy Thanksgiving from the country

We enjoyed a house full of friends and family yesterday and now the turkey soup is simmering on the stove!  It has been awhile since I last posted!  Yikes....I wish I was more consistent at doing this blogging!  I guess I use it more as a diary and a photo journal...and I get some ideas to blog about and they just seem to stay in my brain and never make it to be a blog post!

So.... before the fall season is gone, I thought I would post this years fall decor that I enjoyed putting up around the house.  I really like the neutral tone of white pumpkins and you will see they were the focal point of my decorating.  As well, I found a pair of gold lamps at Value Village (5.99 each), bought the shades at Walmart,  and they helped to fill in the mantel. there anyone out there with tips on how to make my header size fill up more of the banner!?  Thats the problem with not doing this often,,,you forget all the techie stuff!!

Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian blogging friends!  Enjoy the long week end!!

Making use of the old fence gate that Darrell made last year.
Lamps perfect for the mantel from Value Village

Fall banner hung with jute string

My grandma's gold plates fit in perfectly

A bit of mother nature and her fall colors.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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JP said...

Hello Dawna,
I love your style and will keep watching for more of what you do!

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

It's looking lovely over there. Good to see a post from your corner! Happy Autumn!

Lorrie said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Dawna. Those gold lamps are so pretty and retro. They look great on your mantel. Happy Autumn days to you.

Gina said...

Dawna, your mantel looks beautiful! I really love the neutral look and those gold lamps were the perfect find. Happy Thanksgiving!

Amy at love made my home said...

All of your decorative touches are so beautiful! I especially like the white pumpkins and your new lamps! xx

Robin Johnson said...

Your festive decorations are beautiful. I love the white and gold together so much so that I'm looking for ways to add a touch of gold to my home now. Thanks for the inspiration.

Pamela Gordon said...

Hi Dawna, I was happy to see your post today and your beautiful fall mantel. I love the colour scheme you chose and those vintage lamps were a great find and perfect for the season! Who would have thought they'd fit in today's decor! I think they are awesome! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving weekend. Enjoy the week.

A Joyful Cottage said...

Dawna, this is really, really lovely. The gold with the white is striking. Wonderful symmetry and then the surprise of your grandmother's plate. I love it all. xo ~ Nancy

A Joyful Cottage said...

P.S. I want to thank you for your visit and really sweet comments about our cottage. You're a no-reply blogger, so I couldn't reply to you via email. Thanks, again, Dawna. Hugs.

Vee said...

As I recall, the size your header can be is based on the template you are using.

Just love the white with the golds. It makes for a wonderfully elegant display. Hope that turkey soup was good!

Pat Cantwell said...

Gorgeous Fall Mantle, dear one!!!
I adore the use of "real" leaves in your decor!!!
Using Grandmothers plates is one of the heartstrings of decorating your lovely home!!!
Thank you for sharing!!!

Carol said...

Wow, your mantel is huge.....what a wonderful spot to do some great mantel-scaping! I really like that you can have lamps on the mantel.

Alicia Gavaris said...

Thank you so much for linking up at Create • Share • Inspire! Your fall decor is beautiful! We can't wait to see what you share this week.

Toni said...

Your home is lovely.....just my style. Look forward to seeing more being as I just found you! Happy Fall.

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