Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Fall Home: In the Living Room 2016

Can you believe October is almost over! I can't. The older I get the faster time seems to fly by. I love decorating my home for the different seasons and always seem to be a little behind but I know at this stage I have a good amount of time to enjoy my home before decorating for Christmas. I have shown you the front porch, kitchen, and dining room. Today, we are going into the living room.

I don't buy all new decorations every year. Some do and that is fine but I tend to grow an attachment to my stuffs. I remember when I bought something, who I was with, where we were.... Looking at my treasures reminds me of those people, times, places, ect. Sad? Probably, but that's me. So, come on in and grab a cup of tea, coffee or cocoa and visit for a while.







I made the paper and burlap banner last year. I picked up the burlap banner for $3, I think, from Target. I used an old book to cut out triangles and a Sharpie to draw on my letters. 


I love these cement acorns. I have only two but I make sure they always find a place where I can easily see them.


I recently saw a variation of the glass cloche decor over at Hunt and Host. I liked her leaf in the mix so I grabbed one that I had made and put it inside. 












My relatively "new" gallery wall got a bit of a fall update with paper leaf and burlap garland. I used Country Design Style's printable leaves and cut them out of an old book and burlap scrap book paper.

Yes, you've seen them here before. I used them to make the garland in the dining room. And, yes, I still have to have some summer in there somewhere!


The funky wheat-y looking thing is from one of the ornamental grasses in my yard that has gone by. 


About six years ago, Mister and some men from church replaced our front porch. In the process we found these beautiful corbels that had been covered over. I had to save what I could. I cleaned them up then sealed them in about 10 coats of a clear, matte finish. I couldn't save all 4 pair but this one I managed to squirrel away while Mister wasn't looking. I like to think he is secretly glad that I did...



On the lantern I used one of the hydrangea picks I put together when I made the wreath for the front door. I used them in the dining room, too. 


The leaf print was found at A Night Owl. It is free to download. I just clipped it to a cheap board I picked up at Walmart for less than a dollar. I use them for all kinds of things from school to decor.


In the middle of trying to shoot pictures the sky turned dark and it started to rain; not good for a room that has no overhead lighting, just lamps.




So, I put away my camera and I called it quits for the day. It was good time to grab a magazine and cup of tea. Ahh.... there it is, autumn is bidding me to settle in for a season.



It's party time!
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    1. Yay! That is what I am going for. Thanks for visiting with me.

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  2. Everything looks so pretty and cozy at your house. I love the way you've decorated with things that mean something. Those corbels are to die for and yes you had to save them!

    Happy Thoughts of HOme. :)

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    1. Thank you for visiting with me, today, Stacey and thank you for the kind words.

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  3. Your home looks beautiful decorated for Fall! Everything looks so warm and inviting! I hope that you have a happy and blessed day!!!

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    1. I did have a lovely day, Shannon. Thank you. And, thank you for stopping by and spending time with me today.

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  4. Thanks for the nice visit inside your home! Your fall touches are perfect. Not overdone, but very classy and warm. I especially love your gallery wall. Most gallery walls are not to my taste but something about yours is calling my name as I have been considering trying one of my own.
    :) gwingal

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    1. Ooh, Nikki! My gallery wall was a battle for me, but maybe I was just being a crazy woman. I wrote about it here: http://whileilinger.blogspot.com/2016/09/evolution-of-gallery-wall.html
      If you decide to do one, stop back and let me know. I would love to see it. Thanks for visiting with me and for the kind words.

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  5. My, what a lovely blog! I am so happy to have "stumbled" across your site :)

    And speaking of lovely, your home is incredibly charming. The fall touches are perfect and very inviting.

    Have a wonderful weekend! I am happy to be a new follower of yours. Hugs! Stephanie-The Enchanting Rose

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    1. Yay! Thank you for following, Stephanie and thank you for spending time with me today. I am glad you found your way to my place. Oh! I have been on your blog before, too (because of my love of tea) and it was a happy surprise to find a sister in Christ. Happy Fall!

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  6. i love your rug, and your cloche with the book. magazine worthy!
    b

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    1. What a lovely compliment! Thank you and thank you for stopping by and spending some time with me.

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  7. Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

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  8. Your living room is so festive. I came over from Share it one more time.
    I started at the bottom of the list and visited your front porch.
    I was thinking of something to do with my grandson tonight (we usually cook) but your post reminded me I want to make some banner. Maybe leave out of printed paper. Your home is lovely filled with treasures!
    Thanks for sharing this. I hope you'll come over and link and add the Fabulous Fall Party to the list of where you link!
    http://mychristmasjourney.blogspot.com/2016/11/fabulous-thanksgiving-linky-party.html
    Happy Fall!

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    1. Hello, Grantham Lynn. What a sweet blessing to be able sit and work together with your grandson to make something festive for your home. I am sure it will be a memory that will be cherished forever. Thank you for the invitation and for spending time with me today.

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  10. Wow...everything is just so pretty! :)

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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    1. Thank you for the invitation and the party, Jessica!

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  11. Your fall touches are so lovely and warm for the season. Congrats on being featured. Have a happy week.

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    1. Thanks, Linda! I didn't see it on Dishing It and Digging It, did you jump over from somewhere else?

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    1. Mst, I am glad for your visit and that you enjoyed the post. I had to delete your comment as there was a link to something not related to this post or home decor.

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  14. The pictures you've shared gives me such cozy vibes. Love your living room decor, would want to create something similar. Thanks for sharing it with us. For more inspiration on living room decor you could visit The Happy Homes Blog.

    http://thehappyhomes.co.in/home-decor/livingroom-decor-ideas/

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