Thursday, September 20, 2012

Musings Of Fall

Autumn Greetings Y'all!

Every year I try to come up with fall ideas to decorate the front door porch. Seems like every city I have lived in is a challenge to do so. In Florida, typical fall weather isn't cool or fallish at all. I mean surrounded by water and palm trees means no falling leaves, no crisp nip in the air, no beautiful warn colors to that means I have to make my porch one of welcoming color.
I wanted you to feel "FALL" when stepping up on my porch. I started with my door, two different kinds of  grapevine garlands twine around as the first layer. Autumn leaves with a bit of glitter  and twinkle mesh are added.  A jute open weave ribbon peeks out through the door garland. The door centerpiece is done with mesh, three kinds of feathers in natural, lime and orange stripe feathers, flowers and leaves,   tri colored eucalyptus and a burlap bow. I wanted something other than a round wreath so I decided on this design.

 The door swag:

The top of door you can see the grapevine:

I have weird angles to my porch, so the wall and corner get in on the decor too. On the wall I took vinyl ( thanks Pepper) and mounted them there. Underneath are bales of hay, baskets , assorted pumpkins, a potted mum, leaves and flowers popping out a basket.

Closer of flowers

In the corner I put a wrougt iron piece behind crates, hay with more mums . The pots are covered with mesh and a burlap ribbon to sass them up a bit . Added more pumpkins and another wrought iron peice to complete the look.

                                Closer look at burlap bow:

And over all look as you walk up:

I hope you enjoyed my vision of fall. I joined these great Linky Parties, today's feature is at Rhonda's.
I am linking up to :

Also I have invited by Honey at 2805 to join :
Please stop by and take a look!

I will be back with on the 25th with Kate at her Fall Mantle Party!



  1. I'm not a blogger but I love reading them! Awesome front porch! Probably one of the best I've seen! Love it! Thanks for the inspiration.

  2. Your door sway and wreath and porch decor are fabulous! I would be delighted for you to link it to Potpourri Friday, in progress and register for the $50 gift card from Shabby Apple!

  3. nice job. That's exactly what I was looking for.
    Also see my page > canapé d'angle

  4. Stopping back by to say thank you for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Friday!