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A 3 Minute Autumn Wreath

Grapevine autumn wreath with fern and antler

Short on time and in need of a pretty autumn wreath for your front door? Follow these easy steps to make a charming wreath in under 3 minutes! No glue and no special skills needed! To make my 3 minute autumn wreath you will need: A small grapevine wreath form – pulled apart slightly. A …

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A Witchy Front Door for Halloween

Candle light glows at this front door at dusk. Decorate for Halloween this year with a witchy front door by adding a witches hat, broom, and lantern to your autumn decor

Decorate for Halloween this year with a witchy front door using heirloom pumpkins, mums, enchanted ferns, and a witches hat and broom. Add some glowing candlelight and sinister crows for spooky effect. There are somethings I know for certain: always throw spilt salt over your left shoulder, keep rosemary by your garden gate, plant lavender …

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Fall Decor But Make It Vintage – Autumn Home Tour

My formal living room all dressed up for the It's a Colorful Life Autumn Home Tour

Take a tour of my home all jazzed up for fall and see how I added autumnal touches to my existing vintage and antique decor! It’s a Colorful Life Fall Blog Hop 20+ Bloggers & Their Fabulous Fall Homes Welcome to My Autumn Home Tour! October is here and so is fall! I am beyond …

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My Fall Mantel with Ginger Jars & Velvet Pumpkins

Double happiness temple jar nestled on fall mantel

Decorate a traditional fall mantel with ginger jars and velvet pumpkins that feels luxurious and not the least bit farmhouse! What defines fall decor? For me it’s luxurious color and texture, which means rich autumnal hues that reflect the changing leaves and cozy, slightly rustic textures. Fall decor should feel warm and inviting. It should …

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Autumn Floral Centerpiece Video Tutorial

Katherine reaches out to fluff flower in autumn floral centerpiece

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to create an autumn floral centerpiece using a vintage silver bowl, hydrangea, eucalyptus, tulips, roses, and mums. Flower arranging is hard! There is picking the right floral combinations…finding a vase…manipulating the flowers in the right position…and of course prolonging the life of the arrangement! I really get it, …

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Sewing a Pretty Chintz Tablecloth with Bullion Fringe

A fall tablescape with DIY pretty chintz tablecloth edged with bullion fringe

Make your own pretty chintz tablecloth with this basic 5 step method to sew a tablecloth with a bullion fringe edging! In no way, am I an expert seamstress! Let me just be clear about that up front. But I do know my way around a sewing machine thanks to my high school home economics …

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Fall-spiration

Fall inspiration collage flatlay with floral chintz background, pumpkins, pink mums, teal goblets, leopard print shoes, and champagne

A new season is beginning! Feel energized by my fall-spiration mood board to decorate and dress for the autumn ahead! I love fall, and I always start thinking about it and how I will decorate my home for the season long before summer is over. This year inspiration didn’t come right away. Maybe it’s this …

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Tips for Styling a China Cabinet

7 Tips for styling a china cabinet

Arrange the dishes, tableware, silver, and curios in your china cabinet to charming affect with these 7 styling tips! Recently, I updated my china cabinet with a wallpaper backing in this beautiful coral pink paper from Waverly. It really livened up my cabinet and gave it a fun pop of color. It also complements my …

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Update Your China Cabinet with Wallpaper – Easy Tutorial

China cabinet with wallpaper backing - Waverly Savoy pattern in coral

With this DIY learn how to line the inside of a china cabinet with wallpaper for an easy updated look! Take you china cabinet from ordinary to FABULOUS with a colorful wallpaper backing! Literally, the hardest parts will be choosing your pattern and unloading the shelves. We have a stately neoclassical style cabinet in our …

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Vintage Vanity Style

Bedroom corner with vintage vanity styled with gilt mirror, glam lamp, vintage boxes, and flowers.

Repurpose a bureau à gradin desk as a bedroom dressing table for an elegant vintage vanity style where you can primp at your leisure and organize your jewelry! The crinkle of a crinoline skirt… The snick of a perfectly pulled taffeta bow… The spritz of feminine perfume… The tinkle of bracelets twisted two and fro …

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