Fall the best season

Good morning to you all ~

Today I would like to share a few things I love about the fall season.

As many of you speak of fall ~ we are saying good-bye to summer, and the carefree days.

I remember moving into September as a young mother, and having to start that “routine” again.  Getting the girls use to going to bed early for their early morning wake up.  It was a bit of a hassle, but we always seem to come around by October.

Anyway……….

Here are some of my favorites ~

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Beautiful sign ~ go here for directions.

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I can see this on a rustic Thanksgiving Table ~

For great fall table idea go here

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Beautiful mantle ~ also in this post

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This sweet wreath is so easy to make ~ I will be making this one.

To make go here

Hoping your day is beautiful.

Much love,
Rose

2017 Fall Mantle

Good morning my friends ~

I did something a little different this year to the mantle.

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I kept the pumpkins I’ve had for many years, just can’t give them up.

I decided to add a few flowers instead of the garland I usually use. I had these flowers in the bottom of a bin, and never used them.   They came together in one big bunch so I decided to cut them apart and tuck them between the pumpkins.

I love how it came together  ❤️💛

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I saw this on Pinterest, and thought I could create this.

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This is my version ~

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Its not exactly the same, but not too bad ~

My dough bowl has a deeper center so the lantern would not sit like the one in the picture.

I do love how it came together.

Hoping you are all having a wonderful day.

Much love,

Rose ❤️

Mutual Agreement in the Family Room

Hi Friends ~

I have been thinking about how many posts I’ve written on changes in our home.

I know I have at least 3+ just in the Family Room.

This one is a keeper.  I had Pete put his thoughts into this one as well.  We both have different ideas, but together they are great ideas.

So here is our final result ~

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OK this is what we did~

We had the recliner in the corner where the tree is now.

And…..the wing back chair was in front of the coffee table (where you see the dough bowl)

Not a good spot for that chair, it blocked the fire place.

Also we needed to find a new home for the tree.  We have the ficus tree for 25 years.  Can’t get rid of her now.  p.s. this is how it all started.

Only spot for her is in the corner, that being said we had to move the recliner.

Many words went round & round until we started moving furniture from one spot to another, and with the help of my dear husband we came to a mutual agreement.

I love how it looks.

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I know I have shared this curtains already, but I love them.

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I made the runner for the coffee table and the little quilted balls in the dough bowl.

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Finally all 5 quilted balls are complete.

Hope you enjoyed the new look for the F/R as much as I do.

Have a great weekend.

Much love,

Rose

Window Herb Garden

Hi Friends ~

Recently I came across a great idea from one of my blog friends, and I thought I should share this.

Here is her link

http://www.onsuttonplace.com/2017/03/kitchen-herb-garden-farmhouse-style/

She has the directions you can follow to make this yourself.

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I’m so happy they fit so nicely on the window sill.

The only thing I did different was to add these little hearts to the top of the close pin.

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I put the tag right on the close pin.  I found it easier to use a little bit of glue and stick it right onto the close pin.

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You can purchase the galvanized metal planter set  here.

And the Printable Herb Garden Markers here.

I love that I can just go to the window sill and get my mint now – and the basil and parsley as well.

Thank you Anne for this great idea.

Just had to share.

Have a wonderful Sunday.

Much love,

Rose

 

p.s. The little hearts can be purchase at Michael’s

Sweet Little Yoga Bunnies

Good Morning ~

While visiting with my sister in California we went to a beautiful nursery only 2 blocks away from my nieces home.

While at the nursery I notices these cute little bunnies.  I knew one of them would look so sweet on my coffee table.

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I do love to do yoga and one of the poses looks very similar to this one.

Everyone needs a good stretch in the morning.

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She is so cute ~ don’t you think.  Perfect for Easter.

Wanted to share my larger bunny too ~

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The egg inside the nest was a gift from a dear friend ~

She made this one for me.

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So pretty thank you Chi.

Enjoy your day.

Much love,

Rose

A finished room

Hello friend ~

We have finished the Family Room ~

I am over the moon with these curtains

They were an Etsy find ~ I saw them on Pinterest, then decided to look on Etsy

I couldn’t believe I found them ~

https://www.etsy.com/listing/150499605/sale-shabby-chic-drawnwork-balloon?ref=shop_home_active_24

The base of the curtains are hand crochet, she has so many hand made details ~ Beautiful work ~

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You can see the details in this close up.

I am so happy with the results of this room

Just a few pictures of the entire room

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This is taken looking into the Dining Room ~

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Much love,

Rose

A beautiful shelf & a little bit of spring

Good Morning Friends ~

Over the weekend I went to visit my sister in PA.  – She made this beautiful shelf for me.  I love it Josie.

As you might be able to see it sits above the door to the deck.

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A closer look ~~

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Today my Pete installed it for me –  What a character ~

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I decorated it, but very simple ~

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And here is the little bit of spring –

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Sweet little Easter eggs ~

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I love how the shelf looks above the door, and I love the person who made it for me even more.

Thank you Josie for a wonderful weekend and this amazing shelf.

 

Much love,

Rose

Update/Adding to Family Room

Good Morning ~

So I have been adding to the Family Room ~

Yes!!! so excited the rug came the other day.  We purchased a 3’x5′ rug because it sits on top of another rug, and we wanted just a little bit of color ~ I love it – just enough color.

Also I added a little ruffle to the runner on the table.

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Oh!! and one more quilted ornament into the dough bowl ~

Only 2 more to go ~

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Made this sweet little pillow ~

This material will also be the top to the curtains ~

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Just a couple pictures of the entire room ~

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Enjoy your day today.

Much love,

Rose

 

Completing the Family Room

Hi All ~

We are almost finished with the Family Room ~

I am loving the blue & cream and removing all the floral ~ with just a few touches of red.

What is it about redoing a room – it seems like it always happens right after the Christmas decorations get put away.

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As you can see we removed the ottoman and replaced it with the new black coffee table.  Also the rug was removed.  We purchased a new rug –

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http://www.potterybarn.com/products/empire-scroll-rug-indigo/?pkey=call-rugs&&call-rugs

I have also picked our the window treatments.

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They will be white on white.  I will be adding this material to the top for a larger ruffle –

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I will also use this material for a small pillow on one of the chairs in this space.

I am also using it to make the quilted ornaments –

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I have 3 more to make and should be completed by Friday.

I will be back with the completed room by end of February.

I am so happy with the way everything is coming out.

Hope you are staying warm –

Much love,

Rose

Window Treatments & the Family Room

Hi Friends~

Sorry its been awhile since I posted anything onto my blog, but I have been recovering from surgery.

Everything is good, just taking a bit of time to heal.

We just took our Christmas tree down a few days ago, and you know how that goes.  Everything looks so empty.

So here we go again – rearranging furniture – Of course I could not touch anything.  Just told Pete where to put the furniture, and my saint of a husband made it look just right.

So this is what the Family Room looks like now.

Oh yes – new to the space is my recliner in the corner.

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We ordered a new coffee table.

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The ottoman will be leaving thank goodness.  The floral print has seen better day.  It is about 13 years old.  With the ottoman leaving, I now have to do new window treatments, as you can see the ottoman & valance are the same material.

Which brings me to why I started this post ~

 

I would like something totally different ~

I would have to say my style is French Country.

So I began looking on Pinterest for different curtain ideas.

I did purchase material from Shabby Fabrics, (below) and I have the original lace curtains to work with as well, but not sure what I am going to create.

 

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Here are some of the curtains I like.

 

They all seem to be the same type of look, but with 3 different styles I am sure Barbara will have some great ideas.

Barbara is my friend who does all my window treatments.

Wish me luck.  When all is finished I will be posting the finished room.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Much love,

Rose