Creations and Home Decor, Fall Decor Ideas and Crafts

  I spent last weekend in a decorating flurry         It wasn’t really planned…         I decided to pop into Hobby Lobby and see what was going on…         There were pumpkins, leaves, scarecrows, sunflowers, oh my!!! So hard to believe, a few weeks ago it … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Love

  I’m all about sunflowers this week       I have been extra busy, so I borrowed parts of this post from the archives         to share some easy sunflower painting fun today         Before you begin to paint something take a few minutes to really look at … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Late Summer Garden

    Oh sweet Summer, how have you gone by so fast? πŸ…Β  How I wish Summer produce could last and last! 🌽         Welcome to Celebrate and Decorate’s Late Summer Tablescape Hop! Our temps in Alabama have been hovering around the 100s this week so let’s dine inside away from the … Continue reading

Creations, Sunflower Door Basket

  When I got back to the city a few days ago, I was itching to fill my house with fresh sunflowers and start transitioning my decor to late summer/early fall         I had an idea rolling around in my head for a sunflower door decoration, and decided to poke around my … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunny Pumpkins & Sunflowers

Last week I got very inspired by my talented Floral Friday friends, Pam, Mary, Shirley & Lidy         They post fabulous floral arrangements on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month.Β  Click on their names above to visit their posts         They inspired me to go get some … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Vignette

  With pumpkins on my mind this week, a little pumpkin art was a must!       Simple sketch with a waterproof .04 liner pen               Coloring from lights to darks                   The sunflower petals have a slightly lighter shade … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Love

Have you started fall decorating or gathering pumpkins?         I am just getting started, and currently have a pumpkin tower or 2 on the mantel         I crushing on sunflowers this year too, and have single stems in vases all over the house, it makes everything feel so happy! … Continue reading

Tablescapes, September Sunflowers

  Welcome to Celebrate and Decorate’s Annual Fall Tablescape Hop! I always turn to sunflowers for early fall decor, and this time I used a mix of faux sunflowers and real sunflowers with real leaves, faux hydrangeas, pumpkins and other dried natural elements             The sunflower heads will be ok … Continue reading

Home Decor, Sunny Sunflower Arrangement

Recently my husband retired and sold his dental practice and office to a really nice young dentist who continues to take care of our family     They treat me like royalty and won’t ever let me pay, so I brought them a little surprise     The staff all ooohhhed and aaahhhed and immediately … Continue reading

Home Decor, Ode to the Sunflower

  Since tomorrow is the big eclipse event, today is all about the sunflower!Β  🌻     Sunflowers always remind me of late summer and early fall, they are such a happy versatile flower     They are so pretty on a Sunflower table   Jardin Mexicano   On a door, Sunflower Wreath     … Continue reading

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