Thursday, October 2, 2008

Autumn In My Cottage

This year I determined that I wouldn't put my fall stuff up at the beginning of September. I usually keep these types of things up until about Thanksgiving and get tired of them if I put them up too soon.

So I waited until Tuesday, and put up a few things.

We love the way these fall leaf garlands glow at night with the white lights on.


If you look carefully you can see how dusty my lampshades are! I added fall ribbons and some fall berries to my chandelier.

On my piano I have added some fall flowers and berries, and in my birdbath, some multicolored popcorn and a votive candle.

I changed my shelf in the bathroom, kept the wreath and added a fall leaf garland. The little pumpkin says "give thanks."

On the back of the commode, a metal bucket and some fall flowers.


Emily came up with a fun way to take popcorn and clementines to a movie night at our friends' house! She is one creative girl!

When things get blooming in the garden I will show you my daisy like mums. I enjoy paring the garden back for the fall and winter. There is a beauty in it, that I like.

Have a glorious day!

9 comments:

  1. Hello Mrs. Rabe,
    I love ur fall decorations, but more than that I really love the *Red* color on the wall in ur bathroom (I think that's where it was?) What color/brand is it called by. It's lovely.
    Love & Prayers,
    Ronda

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  2. You have a lovely home! I am going to have to borrow some of your ideas!
    Ruth, PA

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  3. I really need to get my fall decor out too! Yours all looks great and I must say I LOVE that red wall!!!

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  4. Everything looks lovely..I am still in the process.....I just love this time of year.
    Deby

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  5. You can come to my house and decorate. Beautiful

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  6. The red color in the bathroom is "Cut Ruby" and is by Valspar at Lowe's. Valspar is the "house" brand I believe.

    It is my favorite red - not too orangey as red's can be sometimes.

    It is beautiful with white trim, and perfect for just about all seasonal decor, especially fall and Christmas!

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  7. Your decorations look lovely!

    I have not decorated inside yet.
    I'll probably just do a little bit.

    I think that if you had put the clementines in a bowl they would not have been as appealing to the children Sunday night. But as a decoration, they were fun to eat!
    It was fun to see them pulling them out.

    We are off to our mountain hideaway this morning...so see you Thursday.

    Becky K.

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  8. oooh, vewy pwetty, MrsRabe!

    I need to ask hubby to bring our autumn box down from the rafters. I have some beautiful gourds and leaves to spread around. :o)

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