Vintage Fall Decor – My Top 10

Vintage fall decor - sage green Wedgwood pairs beautifully with this white Vista Alegre pumpkin

Incorporate charming vintage fall decor into your seasonal decorating for timeless and unique autumn style. Antique and vintage decor is always my go to when decorating my home and others’. I believe in shopping second hand and hunting out that previously loved piece for the patina and charm. So today peonies, I thought I would…

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Fall Living Room Decor

Fall decor in the living room with antiques, vintage brass, gingham ribbon, and pumpkins

Take a peek inside my home all dressed for autumn. We’ll explore my fall living room decor where little touches of the season mingle with antiques, chintz, and grandmillennial style! In the living room, I like to decorate for the seasons with one big dramatic display on the mantel then bring in signs of autumn…

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An Autumn Riot – Fall Mantel Decor

Fall mantel decor idea with sculptural garland full of autumn foliage and pumpkins

Crafting an autumn sculptural garland for fall mantel decor with magnolia, cotton, foliage, pampas grass, and pumpkins. It’s a floral riot that feels extravagant and romantic! Have you ever been inspired to create something that felt a bit outside of your comfort zone? Yes, well…this is exactly how I ended up crafting this autumn sculptural…

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2023 Christmas Garland Kits

Grandmillennial meet Williamsburg Christmas look - flatlay of ribbon, ornaments, dishes, and decor

Do you love to decorate for Christmas but feel like your florals fall flat or your DIYs never turn out right? Don’t waste money on lackluster materials and supplies you don’t need! Don’t waste time trying to design a style from scratch! Instead… Get a gorgeous designer look! Enjoy the creative process! And save time…

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Fall Decor Round-up 2023

Fall decor round-up for 2023 with florals, ribbon, pillows, and tableware perfect decorating your home this autumn

A round-up of delightful fall decor and inspirations to motivate you for the autumn season ahead! Image via @exvotovintage I wish I could say I felt the cool crisp days of autumn just around the corner, but I fear the sweltering dog days of summer are here to linger. I can’t wait to smell that…

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3 Things You Should Know About Rose Medallion

A stunning collection of antique Rose Medallion porcelains displayed on a sideboard

Curio IQ Series: Let’s take a short and sweet lesson in antiques! The 3 things you should know before buying and collecting Rose Medallion porcelains. I have a collector’s passion for Rose Medallion. I am always hunting interesting antique forms and hoping to land that sought after piece for a steal! Sharing my knowledge about…

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How to Choose the Right Exterior Lighting

Upgraded outdoor lights with new lamp post lanterns and front door wall fixtures

Upgrade your exterior lighting fixtures to improve your curb appeal and refine the look of your house! Tips to choose the right outdoor lights and your questions answered. The jewelry of the exterior… A beacon to the front door… A defining feature of your home’s look… Yes, outdoor lighting can be all of those to…

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Why I Love a Folding Screen

A floral folding screen accents the vintage brass bar cart with antique oyster plates above for a garden feel indoors

A look at the history of the folding screen and 8 ideas to use them in your home. Do you feel a chill draught about the knees? Autumn de Wilde’s 2020 Emma Mr. Woodhouse certainly did! He found the perfect mobile yet decorative solution too…a folding screen or as the French called it a paravent…

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3 Things You Should Know About Chinese Blue & White

A blue and white peony and vine ginger jar - 3 Things You Should Know About Chinese Blue and White Porcelains

Curio IQ Series: Let’s take a short and sweet lesson in antiques! Here are the 3 things to know for a better understanding of Chinese blue and white porcelains: Shop this peony ginger jar here In this week’s Curio IQ Series, I’m discussing the 3 things that make collecting blue and white Chinese porcelains challenging…

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I’m A Blue & White Snob

Here's why I'm picky about blue and white ceramics...Blue and white Chinese jar with white peonies on dresser with Wedgwood and marble lamp

Confession time…I’m a blue and white ceramics snob and not ashamed to admit it! I’m tired of the trending blue and white, but not giving up on my passion either. I am never going to own a $5,000 Kangxi jar even though my tastes could easily go there! Instead I buy 19th century export and…

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