Home Decor, Thanksgiving X Two!

There is no Fearless Friday painting this week as I’ve been busy bringing Thanksgiving into 2 homes for the fabulous Thoughts of Home Stunning Vignettes Blog Hop! It has been great fun participating with this talented group of bloggers, they will inspire your creativity and get you motivated for the holidays! Whether you are following … Continue reading

Holidays, Pumpkin Turkey and things to do in November

Well, the absolutely first thing to do in November, especially since you have an extra whole hour,  is to make a pumpkin turkey!     This turkey was inspired by the talented Mary at Home is Where the Boat is…when I saw her owl pumpkin creations, I couldn’t stand it they are so cute!!!   … Continue reading

Holidays, The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour is fast approaching,     Witches everywhere will be encroaching       They’ve stopped in here for some potent cheer         They plan to brew some Spider Stew       They’ve flown in from everywhere       Look at that skinny one in the chair   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painted Pattern Pumpkins

I must confess, I haven’t done any serious painting in several weeks, I’ve been too busy entertaining pirates Playing with fall decor and painting birthday things These fast and easy pirate signs were made by drawing a simple skull and bones on a piece of white paper, coloring with markers, and sticking them on sign … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet & Savory Apple Tart with Fennel & Prosciutto

  It’s raining leaves at my house     But they aren’t the pretty fall leaves you save and wax and put in your centerpieces or pumpkin pots       It was 97 degrees, dry as a bone, and I think they’ve simply given up!     I had to use faux leaves in … Continue reading

Home Decor, Arched Doorways & Giveaway Winner!

Okay y’all, it’s officially fall!   So the calendar says, but we’re still in the 90’s in Alabama…  😅     But pumpkins have arrived  🎉   I couldn’t resist a centerpiece using the hand painted pumpkin table runner before I send it to the giveaway winner…     Yep!   Today’s the day!     … Continue reading

Home Decor, Falling at the Beach

This has been a busy week with guests, but I did have a chance to get a little fall in the air before they arrived     Look closely inside the rim of the blue pot       this little tree frog was ready to greet our guests too…     I hope he’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Painting Pumpkins and a Giveaway!

After recently being disappointed by the too small pumpkin plates I ordered from Pottery Barn,  I found these dinner plates from Pier 1   They are a generous size, perfect for dining or using as a platters…and guess what, they are melamine, perfect for the beach house!     And just like the PB plates, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Any Sign of Fall in the Air?

Is there any sign of fall in the air?       Not really, but I’m putting it there!     Some crab things here     And a pumpkin pillow there     and one more pillow for the other chair     This week the temperature is lower       It feels … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Falling Leaves

Bright autumn leaves and pumpkins galore My favorite parts of fall There’s no need to say more~ Enjoy every leaf, every sight and smell The cool crisp air, makes everything well Nature’s last flurry of colors delight the eyes Before winter sets in with eternal gray skies Just like Cinderella, beware of the time Autumn … Continue reading

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