The Essence Of Autumn

Those who know me- know that Fall is my favorite time of year to decorate. Living in the hot humid South causes me to yearn for Fall-like weather in August (which is usually when I pull out the fall decor). This year when I ventured up into the attic (which by the way was well over 115 degrees up there) I was surprised to see that I had accumulated 5 larges tubs and 3 trash bags full of Autumn Splendor! WOW I do have an addiction. But because I have been scaling down my home this year, cleaning out, throwing out, giving away, re-organizing, etc., etc., I decided not to use every singe garland, pumpkin & pine cone- and you know what? I like it. Its just the right touch of warmth. I feel like my home has been lightly kissed with the warm, yummy spices of fall and not assaulted with fall frenzy. I always thought because I couldn’t “really” have fall here in Texas that I could “make it happen” within my home- but I’m pleased now to just have the essence of it and it not look like an aisle at Hobby Lobby. So if you want to just “spice” up your home this fall- use what you have- scale down-lean towards little and you might find it quite the pleasure.

For more fun fall ideas head on over to Rhodas at Southern Hospitality cuz its Fall ya’ll!!

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8 thoughts on “The Essence Of Autumn”

  1. this is just gorgeous! did you say you were giving away??? i’m always willing to drive that way to pick up your ole’ treasures! let me know!

  2. Amelia says:

    Love your fall decor! I’ve been itching to pull my stuff out too. By the way, where did you get your monogram flag that is shown in the header of your blog? I absolutely LOVE it! And though I’ve never posted, I’m a long time reader – Love your blog! From a fellow Texan.
    Amy

  3. niartist says:

    Oh this is just beautiful! Definitely a fantastic way to ring in fall! Oh, and if you’re going to be doing any spooky Halloween decor, stop by my blog for a how-to and a giveaway! I hope you can!

  4. So many pretty things!! Love the leaf plate ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Sherri S says:

    Everything is so FALL and beautiful. I heart that little white birdie under glass.

  6. Hey, Amanda! I love all your Fall decor, it’s beautiful. Thanks for joining the party & pass the candy corn. ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Joy says:

    love your fall decorations. Very cute how you added candy corn to the votive holders.

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