Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Fall Mantle and Other Fall Touches

Hello All! I just wanted to share some seasonal decor changes in the home.

As most you all know, being an artist, I am always revolving my artwork on the mantle. Here is the latest of my blossoms series with the colors of orangey, persimmon, pumpkin, and coral. (Are there any other orangey color descriptions? :) I added my dried Chinese Lantern plant I saved from last year. I've also added my old books on the built-ins.(most are Reader's Digests with the colorful binding)
Here was the mantle in the spring/summer. Another painting in my blossoms series. That painting is really off-center!

Remember this pillow I made that I showed you in a previous post?

Here below is another Fall pillow. This was a simple pillow to make. It is 2 Crate and Barrel placemats that I sewed together, with a zipper at the end. The placemats were purchased several years ago, with the intention of making them into the pillows. Why did I wait so long to do this? It literally took 10 minutes.

I put some of my "warmer-colored" photographic work into my photo art wall. (I will be selling these soon in my shop.)

In the entry, I added some of my cut crabapple branches from the yard, and added the lamp, the candles, and photos of the children when they were younger.

I will buy some pumpkins soon, to complete the Autumnal feel in the home.

What about you? What are you working on?

By the way, I'm linking this post to the Nester's Fall Mantle Party. Thanks for visiting - I'm going to check out some more mantles at the Nester!


marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your paintings are just stunning and all of your fall decor is gorgeous. Your home looks so warm and inviting. I love your displays on your bookcases too. Hugs, Marty

Kate said...

I love the colors in your autumn painting...fabulous! I'm here from the Nester's party!

Anonymous said...

Wow - I love both of your paintings in this post. The fall one really catches your eye... yours was the first link I clicked on from the Nestors party. Beautiful!

Carmie, the Single Nester said...

You are a really talented artist. Great blossoms!

Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Your place looks great with all of the Fall touches! And it will look cute too if you add in some little pumpkins! Great job.
Best regards,