Creating a Rustic Fall Front Porch Display

I love this video with tips for creating a charming and rustic fall display for your front porch or patio. The sample displays are gorgeous and give me a lot of good ideas for my own front porch area. Creating a Colorful Rustic Display Use a repetition of color throughout your front porch display to tie in the entire decoration. Your accent color (green in this case) can be repeated through the solid pieces like a rocking chair, bench, trellis, etc and echoed through the selection of plant materials.  Gourds and pumpkins are commonly used, and look great on this patio. Brown and Orange Patio Display Old stems and seedheads are fascinating in a fall patio decoration and this diaplay in the video shows both dried yucca and dried hydrangea plants. Orange makes the perfect … [Read more...]

Fall Wedding Theme Decorating Ideas

I was married in December under twinkling lights and a light drizzle of freezing rain that made everything look magical. I would never change a thing about that wonderful day, but have often thought of how fun it would be to have a "Fall" wedding. So, here is my chance to share with you how fun a wedding in the heart of Autumn can be! When I think of fall I think of reds and browns, sunflowers and mums, hay and pumpkins, barns and fields dotted with brightly colored trees.. so I thought a perfect setting for a fall wedding would be on a farm. A rustic barn would be a great location for the reception, while the open field (praying for good weather of course) could be where the ceremony takes place. Source An array of bright mums, sunflowers, wheat, and anything else that … [Read more...]