More Fall tidbits…

I have a few more Fall tidbits to share….

…..before it all goes away next week and the sounds of Ho-Ho-Ho are in the air.

Actually, I am about a week behind in starting my Christmas decorating.

…..but I am really enjoying the Fall.

The chalkboard easel wording has not changed in a while…

… pretty much sums up life in this house!


The antique scale has served this area well…

…..a great item for staging seasonal decor.



Suzy from Worthing Court stayed at my home the night before the Southern Bloggers Conference…

…..and brought me these cutest pumpkin salt and pepper shakers!


A bit of a Fall Vignette on the bar…

…..notice the pink heart on the bird…my granddaughter’s decorative touch!..:)


Some acorns from my neighbor’s yard in my Limoges basket…



Bought these pumpkins from HomeGoods…




Added a few “tidbits” to the console table…


You can see a little bit of the leaves turning gold in the reflection of the mirror.



I got another Plush Pumpkin while I was in Florida last week…love the color!


It’s called Lagoon (blue)


And lastly…the coffee table pumpkins…

I have had these for years…just love that they were not your typical orange…





Hope you are enjoying a beautiful Fall Day!!!

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  1. Love your added touches those pumpkins are beautiful and I love the bird finial. I one similar.


  2. Ratz! I forgot to snag those pumpkins on the coffee table when I was there! :o) All of your fall touches are so pretty, Shirley. You are such an inspiration to me.

  3. Love the fall decor. You start Christmas early. I don’t start till after Thanksgiving and then I am ready to take it all down the day after Christmas.

  4. Donna White says

    Mmmmmm..sigh……just beautiful!

  5. Love all of your “tidbits.” Your have a great collection of ceramic pumpkins. I have the same creamy white one. ๐Ÿ™‚ Love it. Those salt and pepper shakers are just too cute. Suzy is so thoughtful. I know you are just chomping at the bit to get started on your Christmas decor. I can’t even think about that right now. I have to survive through Thanksgiving. But then we have one week to get it all done because we go away for a week to Florida and I want it all completed. I can’t wait to see what you come up with this year. I know it will be dynamic! I want to come up for the Tour. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. BEAUTIFUL as always Shirley! I love the vignette on your bar area, that topiary is beautiful! My head is already spinning with ideas for Christmas too! Have a great week!

  7. Hey, yeah…you’re right! Those ceramic pumpkins in the last few photos are a really cool color! Much softer look. Sounds like you will be joining me in a few days. I have the main floor of the house already started for Christmas, but only because my classes resume here tonight. Of course, everything will change to a “different Christmas” for next week’s class and the week after. THEN I get to start setting up for “real Christmas” around here. There will be much less since I will be recovering from surgery during the Christmas holidays and unable to pack away a ton of stuff afterwards. Anyhooooooo…..for the moment your home is reflecting all the beauty of Fall and looking great!!! Have fun with the Christmas decorating! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. peppermintpatt says

    Your antique scales are a weighty addition to your fall decor. Can’t wait to see
    what heavy Christmas decorations you have to balance! Beautiful eye candy
    throughout your home. It’s obvious your home is full of love and happiness!

  9. Love all your “tidbits” of Fall! I am not quite ready to start Christmas, I feel like I just did Fall! But I WILL start before Thanksgiving since I am not having it this year. You are such a beautiful inspiration, every inch of your home is exquisite, Shirley. XO, Pinky

  10. creativehomeexpressions says

    Love all the different colors and materials of your pumpkins, Shirley! The new blue one is a beautiful color. Suzy brought you a lovely gift ~ I love the design on those salt and pepper shakers. I can’t even look at my Fall decor today. It is 76 degrees here, so Christmas is far from my mind right now!

  11. Everything looks great! I made my kids collect acorns with me on Sunday and i did a similar display. They were annoyed though because I rejected all of the ones with no caps ๐Ÿ™‚

  12. All of your vignettes are stunning. I love them all and especially the topiary arrangement on the island. Beautiful. Hugs, Marty

  13. Shirley, I love all of your fall tidbits! You’re making me want more ceramic pumpkins…lol! Hard to believe that you are about to go into Christmas mode; but, I know you have a lot to prepare for. I am sure it will be beauitful, as always!

  14. Beautiful, of course, Shirley! I think the pink heart is my favorite. ๐Ÿ™‚
    xo heidi

  15. Your blog makes me happy every time I read it! Thanks, Shirley.

  16. I’m so glad you decided to show us these vignettes! I love each and every one of them!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. All such pretty vignettes Shirley. I am so happy life is never dull for you:) I can tell. It’s never dull for me either LOL!~

  18. Shirley, your fall decorations are gorgeous, and I love how your granddaughter put her personal stamp on them!

  19. Your house is so light bright and beautiful, I just love it and all your pretty touches. Gorgeous!

  20. Love your fall touches Shirley! Your new lagoon pumpkin is a wonderful Florida blue! I have transferware envy, admiring your plates ๐Ÿ™‚

  21. It is all so beautiful! I just love glimpses of your stunning home!

  22. You have such a pretty collection of fall decor, Shirley! I bet the pink heart makes you smile every time you see it! Wish we had acorns, the perfect addition to your pretty styling!

  23. It all looks wonderful Shirley! I am eagerly awaiting your Christmas decorating.:-) I used to start before Thanksgiving too…in fact in October.

  24. Shirley, your vignettes are lovely! I love the pink heart form your Granddaughter! The Limoges bowl is stunning with the acorns! The velvet pumpkins are gorgeous! It’s all so pretty! You did a wonderful job on each vignette!

  25. Very pretty Shirley! I can’t believe you’re going to start decorating for Christmas next week! It’s been too hot here to even believe it’s Fall. I couldn’t wait for it to be cold anymore and last night I made chicken stew, which is a Fall favorite in our house. My daughter loves it so much she asks for it in the middle of summer! So sorry I wasn’t able to make it to the blog conference. I would have loved to meet you in person! Still hoping to get up there if only my energy would come back. Hope you’re having a good week.

  26. I enjoy reading your post. Every piece is of thoughtfulness. Pretty flowers and pumpkins are of typical fall theme. Loving all.

  27. Your home is fresh, bright and welcoming. I love your fall decor and especially those velvet pumpkins. I need to make friends with my local pumpkin grower for some stems!

  28. Your fall touches are beautiful! Hope you have time to enjoy them before you start decorating for Christmas.
    Mary Alice

  29. Katherines Corner says

    loving your sweet fall touches. Thank you for joining in the fun at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Happy weekend wishes xo

  30. Beautiful Fall touches Shirley. Love, love the scale! Oh, the blue one is the one I almost bought in Oregon. Darn, maybe next time I’ll know better than to pass it up. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

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