All Things Fall

As soon as the weather turns cool and crisp in September I decorate my home to welcome autumn, my favorite time of year.  Not only do I love pumpkin goodies like my Pumpkin Bread, I also love to use them as decorations throughout my home.  Well, you’ll see. How gorgeous is this antique candelabra?  A family member gave it to me a few months ago and I adore it. I like to mix the old with new.  I bought these mercury pumpkins at Pottery Barn.  (I might be slightly addicted to that store and my husband points out that I’m probably also addicted to …

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Simple Coffee Table Decor

I find decorating my coffee table so much fun because the possibilities are endless.  Technically I have a “cocktail table” since there are little shelves that you can pull out to place your drink.  How neat is that? The table is pretty traditional with its round shape and dark wood.  I have a nice blank slate to work with.  I wanted a simple, uncluttered look using neutral tones, which and I did by using only three neutral colored objects. I still adore the cork screws in the over sized round glass container that I made a few months back.  Wine Corks Decor can coordinate …

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Easter Tablescape

Time to set the table for Easter dinner!  I don’t have a lot of Easter decorations so I tend to have more of a springtime table with accents of a bunny and Easter egg here and there. The delicate eyelet lace table runner creates a soft backdrop for my tablescape.  Table runners can be a good tool to help you get a sense of where things can be placed on the table.   I used a variety of hurricane glasses (mercury glass and clear glass) and tall chunky candles which run down the table.  Using objects of different heights creates …

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Fiesta Tablescape

Margarita anyone? Ok, even though you will not see a recipe for a margarita in this post (sorry to disappoint if that’s what you looking for), I had to ask the question because I was in the mood for one and that’s what inspired me to decorate my table in a fiesta theme.  My husband and I enjoy hosting dinners for our family and friends and I’m notorious for using dinner themes.  Everything from the food, to the drinks, to the decor will coordinate to match a theme. For this fiesta tablescape, I started with a simple white table cloth …

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