Fall Porch Tour 2013 ~ Simple Abundance

Porch Tour Autumn 2013

Growing up we had a large front porch with a roof....I would sit out there and watch the rain, the snow or have some shade from the sun...it was one of my favorite places to be.  When I bought my house, it had a concrete slab for a front porch.  My Daddy built a small porch out front for me.  He made matching window boxes and I loved that I could go stand out there and admire my flowers or watch my little … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Apple Soup,Some Pretty Table Decor and Mini Pumpkin Placecards

Sweet Potato Apple Soup 1

Some of the items used in this post were provided by World Market. All opinions {and joy at having these items} are my own. There is finally a chill in the air here in my part of the world and I am loving it.  It's time to start baking and cooking again without worrying about getting the house too hot.  It's also time to start adding some deep rich colors and textures to my home decor.  Decorating my dining room table … [Read more...]

Autumn Decor ~ Update on a Budget

Autumn Kitchen @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

I decorated my house in a snap for autumn using a few items that were already on hand and purchasing a few spending less than $15.00 total for all. The four mugs above were from the Dollar Tree ~ $4 The Autumn Subway Art download via Hopscotch Studios Art ~ free Leaves under Victorian hand ~ $1 from the Dollar Tree Orange striped dish towel ~ package of 2 towels from Target for $4.18 {other towel on dining … [Read more...]

Autumn Decor ~ Just a Few Ideas to Inispire

Autumn Wreath and Mantle

Don't you just love this look? The mixture of grunge and vintage, the colors ~ Oh my! Fresh Home Apples on a rope...so easy to put this look together and relatively inexpensive.  Directions at BHG Tiny pumpkins {miniature gourds}and nandina berries are used for this lovely wreath that will last well into November.  My Home Ideas Harvest Tree BHG Welcome Friends Wheelbarrow BHG Outdoor Corn Garland BHG Once … [Read more...]