Fall Decor Ideas

Fall cannot come soon enough for me.

We have had an extremely hot summer and I long for the cooler, crisp days of Fall.

I have been doing some prep work to ready for some Fall home decor.

I always look back on what I did in years past.

These are some of the things I have done.

Some of you may remember them, and hope my new readers will enjoy it.

In decorating for Fall, I usually start in the Great Room with the mantel.

Fall 2015 Mantel - Housepitality Designs

I did a simple mantel to include vintage books, my usual tall candlesticks,

blue and white ginger jars for a pop of color, a wooden monogrammed plaque,

and a  vase of fall grasses.

2015 Fall Mantel - Housepitality Designs

2015 Fall Mantel - Housepitality Designs

Here are some detail photos of the coffee table vignette,

using my Plush Pumpkins in ironstone pieces

and a wooden crate filled with dried hydrangeas.

Fall vignette/Plush Pumpkins and Ironstone - Housepitality Designs

Plush Pumpkins/Ironstone/Vintage Books - Housepitality Designs

I plan to add more Plush Pumpkins to the Fall decor this year.

Plush Pumpkin and Ironstone - Housepitality Designs

I have been purchasing new fabric for Fall pillows for the Great Room

and going through my Fall stash to see what plans for decor I can come up with this year.

More ideas coming soon…..Have you thought about your Fall decor yet?

I know, it is a bit too hot to think about it in some areas of the country and some

of us want to take in every moment of the summer days!

Have a beautiful day!!

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  1. Beautiful autumn inspiration, Shirley! I have to get started pulling out my fall stuff, but we are promised a very hot weekend! Happy Thursday!
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  2. I am so ready for fall and you and I are on the same page today.
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  3. Shirley
    You’ve given me major fall envy! We had a week or ten days of rain and unseasonably cool weather which was a horrible tease. We’re back in the 90’s now. UGH
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  4. I’m so ready for Fall, and you have given us some great ideas! I’ve been doing a lot of planning and going through my old Fall decor and adding some new pieces to my collection. I love Summer, but I honestly can’t wait for the cooler temperatures. I hope that you have a Happy Thursday!!!
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  5. I am planning too, have purchased a couple of things and am READY!!! BUT, we are back in the 90’s with high humidity again for another 5 days at least. UGH. I always love what you do in the Fall too. Can’t wait to see this years new look!!! Have a great day.
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  6. It is still hot hot hot in KY and I want some cool weather too! I am thinking and planning for fall but I need to go to my stash and get started.
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  7. Good morning Shirley, I’m so ready for Fall but now we has to prepare for a Tropical storm is been so greasy in Miami with a lot of rain, Thank you for your lovely autumn inspiration like all ways your home so beautiful!!!!!
    Have a blessing Day
    Isora
    XO
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  8. I love your Fall decor Shirley and can’t wait to see what you do this year! I’ve thought about it and took a page from your book and started cleaning to get ready. Other than that, I’m trying to just survive the rest of Summer. I’m ready for cooler days and nights. Here’s hoping they come sooner rather than later!
    Hugs,
    Cecilia
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  9. What a good idea to look back, Shirley, I swear these “dog days” of summer have me lazy and dragging…and my garage where I store a lot of stuff is HOT!! thanks for the energy boost, I’m going to get busy 🙂
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  10. I love that coffee table vignette♥

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  11. Love the hydrangeas with the velvet pumpkins…a breath of cool air. Lovely. 🙂

  12. These are some great fall ideas Shirley. I have not even begun to think of fall, though it is my favorite time of the year. I was hoping to have the house sold and moved back to the mountains before October, but so far nothing….

  13. Jann Olson says

    It certainly felt like fall here in UT today with cooler than normal temps. I too have been contemplating my fall décor. I have always loved your plush pumpkins!
    hugs,
    Jann

  14. Gorgeous, as always! I love those old books!!!
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  15. Yes, I am so ready for FALL. It cannot come quick enough. I am so tired of HOT HOT weather. We did not have a winter and went straight into summer weather. I have lost so many rose bushes that I am so disappointed.

    I have my tubs all lines up on what I am going to do. I probably will not do as much as I just don’t have the get up and go like I used to.

    Your decorations look amazing. I don’t know where you get all your energy from. Do you have a housekeeper that comes in for help?

    Have a wonderful weekend. How’s that little Sweetie?

    Mary

  16. Beautiful fall decor Shirley. I am still hanging on to these last few weeks of summer before thinking about fall.
    Hope you have a great week end.
    Kris
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  17. I love Autumn, but I’m not giving up on Summer yet! I can understand why you would want it to be over since it’s a bit hotter down south.

    Lovely decor as always Shirley!

    xxx
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  18. I’m in the middle of fall decorating right now and I’m so happy!

    Here’s to the changing of the seasons!

    Happy day friend!
    karianne
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  19. Your fall inspiration is beautiful, Shirley. Love your plush pumpkins…they’re so pretty.
    Mary Alice
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  20. I need to get with it and start already… It just never feels like fall in Florida until after the holidays… LOL
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  21. I’m beyond ready for fall Shirley and hope September isn’t as sweltering as it was last year. Wishing you a speedy recovery!
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  22. Did you make the plush pumpkins or purchase them? I love them! Thank you!

  23. Always so beautiful Shirley! This starts my favorite time of year. Hope you are doing ok.
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  24. Absolutely beautiful arraingment. Love little stool and velvet pumpkins.

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