Friday, September 11, 2009

Fall Is Here

I love to decorate for fall. The colors are beautiful, oranges, yellows, greens. "Bouquets of sharpened pencils..." School supplies.
Having seasonal decorations make me happy. I like to be able to change up a room to match what's going on outside. Since I can't paint here and there is no room for switching up furniture this is a great way to keep things fresh.
Here are a couple of pictures from around the house.
The acorn is my newest decoration. Isn't it cute? Thanks Michael's. The painting is from my roommate in college, Hope. I love her work. A friend here in NC wants a print of it. The little scarecrow girl is from Pat Catan's.
The hurricane is from Southern Living. Hubby wasn't super thrilled about it but he's seen it used all over the house so I don't think he minds anymore.
The bowl is what's left of my Pampered Chef trifle bowl after JM broke the base. I usually use it for my prize bucket at my shows. My other whole bowl is safely stored in it's box.
The ducks are from my mother in law. She was putting them in my yard sale and I snatched them right up. They only come out in the fall.
Thanks for taking a look around. You think this is bad....wait for the Christmas decorations to come out.


The Downing 5 said...

Lookin Good!

palmtreefanatic said...

no not bad at all! cute! I only decorate for christmas;)

Kelly said...

I love it all, Rachel! We're also not painting since we want to sell this place (it's new construction so it's builder beige, eeko, but okay) in a couple of years and hubby thinks that the "blank canvas" will be an asset (we'll see...) so decorating is what brings splashes of color to our nest, too. I love that hurricane jar! I have a set of plates and candlesticks that roam around the house like that, too. ;o)

The painting by Hope is just beautiful!

Hope said...

I'm glad you posted a picture of my painting. I got your facebook message, and it literally made my day that someone thinks my art is good. I smiled all the way till bedtime! But I couldn't for the life of me remember what the painting looked like. I was going to ask you to email me a picture of it. So I'm glad you have it on here. I remember it now. It was one of my better ones. I remember giving various people in college various paintings I'd done, but I can't remember what they all look like. I remember I once gave Troy a wolf painting though, and Katie a flower painting.
Well, I'm glad you love it, and I'm truly honored that you still have it and still hang it up for fall! Thanks for makin' my day!