Another Porch Dressed for Fall

Another porch?….yes, I actually have three…two on the back . . upper and lower . . .

~ ~ and one in the front.

Today, I present the upper porch with simple dressings for Fall.

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

Pillows with Fall colors are placed on the loveseat . . perfect for snuggling . . .

~ ~ with a cup of coffee in the morning, or a glass of wine in the evening . . .

~ ~ ~ ~ and then of course with your favorite “honey” 🙂

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

I decorated this vintage plant stand in the same way I did last year…I loved the way it looked.


Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

Fall mums and plants fill the garden stand . .


Created this pumpkin topiary from the wonderful pumpkins at the Farmers Market.

I am amazed at how long these pumpkins last.

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs


Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

Sometimes I feel like I am in a tree house…surrounded by many trees.

And of course my favorite time of the year would be when the leaves turn brilliant colors.

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

Not so long ago, Kim, Mary Alice and I were sitting here enjoying a glass of wine . . .

~ ~ after a long day at the Liberty Antiques Festival.

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs

Mums in a graniteware bucket . . . one of my great deals found in Tennessee.

Fall Porch-Housepitality Designs


It’s a little porch…but just large enough for cozy conversations and enjoying the view.

Can’t wait for the leaves to turn!!! ….

Have a fabulous Fall day!!

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  1. Beautiful Shirley and such a cozy spot to read or enjoy a beverage! I can just imagine the view when the leaves turn or the dogwoods are popping!
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  2. What a wonderful porch to sit on and just relax and look out, Shirley. I love how you did up the plant stand with the pumpkins.
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  3. It’s gorgeous, Shirley! I especially love how your pumpkin topiary pulls out the colors of the print behind it–perfect match! What a wonderful retreat you’ve created.
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  4. And what a delightful time it was to sit out there on your beautiful porch with wonderful friends and an amazing view!! Hard to beat!
    Mary Alice
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  5. Looks so relaxing Shirley. Please show us your trees when the colors change.

  6. Shirley, it looks sooo cozy! I can imagine sitting there enjoying the beautiful Fall foliage.

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  7. So many pretty things! I love the pumpkin stand!!! Happy October 1st!
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  8. Two words sums it up; just lovely.

  9. Great job as always Shirley. Love that galvanized bucket from Tennessee and the color pumpkins you found for the topiary.

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  10. What a great porch – to have coffee there in the morning or a nice cocktail before bed and look at the lovely yard. Perfect so enjoy the view. I would be there early in the am.
    Have a great weekend.
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  11. Linda Kemp says

    Love the porch and pumpkins. I am waiting not so patiently for the leaves to start turning. Post a picture when your leaves start to turn. Take care.

  12. Love your porch!! I love this time of year and that would be the perfect spot to sit and enjoy this wonderful weather!!!

  13. It is beautiful, Shirley! I know you enjoy spending time up there. I am so hoping to get to rock in our old pool area and make it a patio. I love my front porch, but the afternoon sun can be bright and hot. I would love to be sitting out at the patio and watch the family of deer that like to visit our yard, quietly come out of the woods, and sneak a few apples off our tree.
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  14. Loved enjoying wine with y’all. Let’s do it again!!!
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  15. Love your decorated porch! Question-are you worried your beautiful pillows will be ruined by the squirrels? They are so destructive in Maine that I can’t leave anything soft out…any suggestions?

  16. So gorgeous Shirley! I love this porch. It is so charming and cozy looking per season. You know Fall though is always my fave!

  17. Oh Shirley I love your porch and you have it decorated so beautifully.

  18. Every spot in your home is gorgeous! LOVE this sweet porch. I want to have wine with your too!
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  19. So beautiful…..what a lucky girl you are to have three porches!!!
    Have a great weekend my friend!!!
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  20. Perfect spot for sure. Love a cozy porch and yours is beautiful.

  21. So beautiful and inviting!
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  22. Bravissimo! So pretty!!! ANd to have 3 porches to decorate…pure heaven!!! I know there are times when I have 2 or 3 design ideas in mind that I’d like to use, but only one porch. It sucks when you have to pick just one. You lucky girl!!!

    I love the stacked pumpkins!!!!! The bluish one rocks, and I love the generous stem on the top one.

    That’s quite a fancy armillary you’ve got there, too. I have a couple of those, and I would collect them if I thought I had enough places to put them!

    I see what you mean by feeling you’re in a tree house. There’s certainly no dearth of trees around your house!!! Gorgeous! I would NOT want to be the guy on the business end of the rake in fall, though! 🙂
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  23. Another gorgeous display…

  24. So beautiful! It looks like right out of a magazine! I love those pillows. Looks like a great place to have a glass of wine with your girlfriends…
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  25. Jeanette Price says

    It’s so beautiful Shirley! Do you have to worry about the weather with the cushions or whats on the patio getting tossed around?

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