Friday, September 23, 2011

A touch of Autumn

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I added a little Autumn decor to my surroundings this week. I bought some mums for outside, added my little scarecrows to the hanging box and hung up a little pumpkin trellis that I found at a yard sale this summer. All that remains to be done is the pumpkin carving with the students: I think I'll do autumn pumpkins rather than Jack-o-Lanterns and put battery operated lights in them.
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I've hung my usual fall-colored wreath on the door; and inside, I've put out all my chatchkas.

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Isn't that spider web cute; that's a recent $1 find from The Daisy.
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I'm singing the praises of Friday and am looking forward to a relaxing weekend. I wish the same for you.

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11 comments:

Pamela Gordon said...

Good Morning Sandy. I love your front porch fall decor and you have a lot of really cute pumpkins inside too. I hope your students are settling in and enjoying school. Have a super weekend! Blessings, Pamela

Nezzy said...

Cute, cute, cute girl!!! I love all your fall 'catchkas'!!!

Great job sweetie!

You have yourself one fantastically blessed weekend friend! :o)

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Things are looking good there! I love your ceramic jack o lanterns! They have such happy looking smiles, like they are laughing! Very cute chatchkas! LOL!

Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe said...

Love your new picture; your feet don't look like they are touching the ground. Inspriational!

My summer flowers are still doing well, and I don't feel right about throwing them away yet. Fall will come soon enough - doesn't usually start until October here. I did get some mums though, I could not resist.

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

It is a fun time of year to decorate and I love all you've done around your house! Have a fantastic Friday!

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Love all the Fall decor, and your background is perfect:)

Chatty Crone said...

Love your fall decor and i wish you a great weekend too.

Love your new blog header!

You are my kind of gal.

sandie

Judy said...

Seeing all you've done makes me want to decorate...I think I'll pull how the fall stuff this weekend...Thanks for the inspiration...

RobinfromCA said...

Fall has definitely arrived at your house with flare! Please post some photos of what your students do with their fall pumpkins!
Robin

Red said...

Hate to display my ignorance but what's a chatchka?

karensomethingorother said...

My daughter would FREAK at your house. She's been asking if it's Halloween yet since August.