My Autumn Decorated Porch

Written by Kelly on September 12th, 2014

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Looking at all of the beautiful inspirational Fall photos here, here and here, I felt motivated to decorate my own porch:

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I used the same wreath from last year I made here. In one photo, I saw a pretty white pumpkin with a black monogram. She had used a decal sticker for her pumpkin, which I could not find in large alphabet letters anywhere! But I like my ‘B’ I found:

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Can you tell up close which is the real pumpkins and which are faux? Shhhhhh..Picking out the cornstalk was the best. Look, it still has corn on it!:

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I might add an up light behind the cornstalk. That would look really nice at night!

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Have you started decorating for Autumn? I know it is a bit early, but I was supposed to leave for Chicago tomorrow to visit my sisters and I was just planning ahead. I was looking so forward to it. Unfortunately, my trip was cancelled today but that is another story.

If you need help decorating your home, contact me today.

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More Fall Decorating Ideas & Inspiration

Written by Kelly on September 6th, 2014

I have seen a lot of beautiful Fall decorations in the past week and wanted to share some of these inspiring ideas with you:

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So simple and beautiful!

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They all seem fairly simple to make. You just have to find the time to collect everything you need, then let your creativity take over!

Look how gorgeous:

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I stopped by my local farm stand today and they were starting to fill in this hut with pumpkins again:

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Happy Fall everyone! I hope I have shown you some ideas you can use for your Fall decorating. I see a couple great ideas I am going try on my porch!

If you need help decorating your home, contact me today.

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Kitchen Window Ideas & Inspiration

Written by Kelly on September 3rd, 2014

Moving on with our kitchen redesign, it was time to talk windows. As you can see in our kitchen nook:

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It is in need of some fabric love. But of course, things are not always easy. My husband does not want to cover any of the window molding and we do not want to cover up the view:

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Tall window panels will not work here because it is too small of an area. Plus all of the molding would be covered up. So my next thought was maybe interior roman shades:

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I was pretty excited about the roman shades until my appointment with my window expert. He explained using roman shades would bring fabric to the room but when folded up all the way open, the stack would hang so low (because of the thickness of material), it would cover a lot of the window:

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Our only option for now is to hang cellular shades like we did in the living room:

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Their purpose is keeping out the sun which it does very well, without the loss of view.

As I am working through my own window challenge, here are some beautiful kitchen window treatments for inspiration and ideas:

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All so pretty! I saw a couple ideas I might be able to try on my kitchen windows. Which are your favorites?

If you need help decorating your home, contact me today.

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Goodbye Sweet Summer, Hello Fall

Written by Kelly on August 31st, 2014

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It is so hard to believe it is the end of August already! Although I will continue to enjoy Summer throughout September, the beginning of the new school year seems to announce the change of Season:

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Autumn is the most beautiful time of year, Mother Nature at her very best:

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Decorating for Fall is the easiest Season to decorate for, don’t you agree?

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Here are some inspirational Fall decorating photos to help give you some ideas to plan as our sweet, short Summer comes to an end.

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Happy Fall decorating everyone!

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