Sunday, October 4, 2009

A Little Touch of Fall

I love the colors of autumn because they seem to fit with my color decor.  My home has a lot of red and gold tones.   I’ll show you……

Remember the $1.00 mantel in our family room……

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Well I went to one of our local thrift stores and I  believe I must have bought every brass candle stick they had there.  I paid a whopping $4.45 for all of them.

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I sprayed painted them and they now look like this……..

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An evening glow.  I love to light them at night while we’re watching TV. 

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Our kitchen table…….

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The pitcher just recently was purchased at an auction for $2.00.  I love the color! 

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I had to fill the candy tray at least three times in the last two weeks.  Somebody keeps eating it all up!

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and this……..

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The table at the front door entry.   A glass pitcher filled with pinecones, acorns and  twigs with little orange berries on it. 

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The inside of the front door. 

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An antique table behind the sofa has a white pitcher filled with maple leaves. 

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A little touch of fall in my office on my desk below.033

And last but not least, not only do you see a little bit of fall on the inside of my home but you can also smell it.  First thing in the morning, I fill my little simmering potpourri pot with Pumpkin Spice Latte…need I say more………It smells yummy!

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Hope you enjoyed your tour of  a little touch of fall in  my home.

Blessings,

Gail

Today I’m linking this post to Kimba at A Soft Place to Land for Do It Yourself Day and Kimm at Reinvented for Trash to Treasure .

33 comments:

  1. What a beautiful and welcoming tour!
    Your home is so cozy!

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  2. Loved taking a peek inside your house...it looks beautiful and ready for fall...I'm still trying to get my fall decorations out....it will probably be Christmas before that happens :)

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  3. Beautiful--you gave me a lot of easy ideas. And I'm all about easy!

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  4. Your fall decor is lovely! What kind of paint did you use on all those candle sticks? They look fantastic on your mantel.

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  5. Yup looks like you are all ready to enjoy fall! I wish I was there - still am trying to get the house together after we got all the furniture unloaded from our other house- It's coming together though!

    Everything looks so very lovely!

    blessings
    mary

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  6. Gail,
    Your fall decorations look so beautiful. I love the black candlesticks. What a great deal! I'm so jealous. My fall decor is a little lacking this year. But I do have my favorite fall candle to make the house smell delicious.
    Blessings to you, friend,
    Traci

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  7. Everything looks so festive and pretty for Fall in your home. Your candle holders look great. Don't you love spray paint?

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  8. Don't you just love spray paint? I used it on some thrifted candlesticks, as well. I am enamored with an oil rubbed bronze finish these days! Your home looks very festive with fall color. I like your dining room tablescape. Now.... if someone could just stay out of the candy!
    :-) Sue

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  9. I knew when I came over here I was going to see something gorgeous. I was right. Your home looks beautiful for fall. So warm and inviting. :)

    Thanks for adding your inspiration to the Fall Festival.

    Roeshel

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  10. What a lovely fall tour! And what a beautiful home you have! Thanks for linking to me!

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  11. I love all of your fall touches. So warm and inviting. My favorites are your mantel and dining room! Have a good week!
    pk @ room remix

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  12. Thank you for inviting me on the fall tour of your beautiful, cozy home. I love the family room, from the pretty drapes to the candlelit mantle.

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  13. wow, it all looks so great. I love it all.The painted candle holders look great! Thanks for sharing.
    Pam

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  14. Very pretty! You did a great job of decorating. Really like what you did with the candle holders - gotta love black spray paint.

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  15. Thank you for sharing. The photos are lovely and the mantel is inspirational. Now to find time to make one.

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  16. Love your colors, and your decorating ideas are great. I love the image with the candles lite, so pretty. . .Thanks for sharing!

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  17. I'm having an internal debate about spray painting a gold mirror black. I want to, but my mom and sister-in-law say absolutely not to do it. Seeing how beautiful your painted items are, I'm tempted just to do it!!!

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  18. Gail (love your name):

    Great fall decor. Your home is lovely! The shelf with the lit candles is just gorgeous.

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  19. I love looking at Fall decor. Yours is beautiful, and very cozy looking.

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  20. Wow I love your home...and a LOVE note!! Lucky duck! :)

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  21. Oh I love your pictures! Your home feels so warm and cozy. I just spray painted some nasty old brass standing lamps with Oil Rubbed Bronze and they turned out fabulous. Is there anything spray paint can't do???!!!

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  22. Very elegant! I love what you did with the candle holders.

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  23. I love your fall decor, so classically elegant and chic. I have similar colors and am inspired as I start my fall decorating.

    ttfn...

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  24. where did you get those acorns? I want some so bad!!! Every bit of your decorating is gorgeous!!! Have a blessed day!

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  25. Oh my goodness... I never decorate for fall but you have me second guessing that decision! I'm in love with that clock/shelf vignette!

    So warm and cozy everything is. You've really built yourself a lovely home. :)

    Donna

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  26. I love the table setting, it is so beautiful and I absolutely love the way the leaves around those big candles on the center of the table, so dramatic. The mantle is soooo pretty...Thanks for sharing, I am a new follower....come for a visit...

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  27. Oooh, I love your fall decor! Especially the painted candlesticks. Thanks for linking up to Trash to Treasure Tuesday!

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  28. Very, very pretty...every inch of it!

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  29. Beautiful autumn touches. Love all of your candlesticks. What a great way to add ambiance and for such a minimal price. Your colors are beautiful.

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  30. Absolutely beautiful. I'm so jealous!! I can't seem to get the computer or the papers that come home from school off my table for more than 30 minutes at a time. Usually my decorations just get lost in the mix. lol

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  31. I love Fall decor! Yours is gorgeous! I really enjoyed looking around your blog! What great ideas!!
    *Eliza’s blog*

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  32. So beautiful! You have an excellent way of arranging your displays...good job! Can't wait to see what you do at Christmas!

    -Gail

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