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Fall Home Tour 2017

Today is the final day of the Fall decor and entertaining blogger home tours!

Happy Friday – it’s Fall home tour day!  I’m so happy to join over 20 of my blogger friends as we open up our homes to you and share our Fall decorations.  You’ll get a chance to see how we’ve decorated pockets of our home for the Fall and give you some inspiration for your own!  If you’re popping over from Kim’s blog, Kim Power Style, welcome!  Isn’t her home so beautiful and her Fall decorations are fabulous!

Before you get started on the tour of my home, I want to say a huge thank you to Angelina over at Peonies and Orange Blossoms for getting us all together and organizing such a great tour!  Y’all, you’re going to love all the homes on this tour.  If you’ve missed any, I’ve got a list of them at the end of this post.

You always hear me talk about how much I love hot weather, but I also love the colors and decorations that come with Fall.  Watching the leaves change colors is so beautiful! We’ve been in our home a year, but this is the first chance I’m really able to start decorating for the seasons and holidays and I’m so excited.

This year I decided to go with the traditional colors of Fall; orange, burgundy, and gold. I sprinkled these colors throughout my home, starting with the front porch.  I had so many ideas of how I could decorate our porch, it was difficult to choose, but I decided to use our bench as the base and go from there!

When I saw this scarecrow, I knew he had to go home with me!  And I can’t have a scarecrow without some bales of hay and pumpkins.

I went back and forth about if I wanted to go to the farm down the street from me and purchase a real bay of hay or just buy some at the local craft store.  In the end, I decided it was going to be easier and less messy if I went to the craft store.

See…more bling!  I love the different textures of these small pumpkins.  They give the hay a pick me up.

I’m always one for a little bling and the Hello Fall sign hanging on the door is no different.  The words have some bling!

Our 1st-floor powder room is narrow and compact so I kept the decorations simple to keep the room from feeling closed in. One of the great things about choosing these colors is that they pack a powerful punch!  A little decoration goes a really long way.

And yes, I’m so into my fall decorating that even the toilet need a little sprucing up!

Candles and beautiful candle holders can liven up even the smallest of spaces.  One of the great things about this time of the year also is the Fall scents.  I chose apple cinnamon candles and can I say the minute you walk into the bathroom, it immediately smells like Fall.  I just love it!

Since I loved my scarecrow from outside so much, I chose to add one to my dinning table decorations.

Walking into our home is so full of cheer and festivity with these bright colors and the kids in the neighborhood just love the decorations on the front porch!

The focal point of our home is the fireplace and sets the tone for the entire house.  It’s one of the things that made me fall in love with it!  Let me tell you when I saw it, I came up with about 100 decorating ideas when our Realtor brought us here.

It’s the area I enjoy decorating the most.  The stone gives the living room so much character!

Yes…again with more bling!  Aren’t these sparkly acorns just the cutest?!

I made the wood slice sign a couple of months ago just for the fireplace.  One day when I was at Michael’s, there on a shelf when I walked into the store where the wooden E & L you see below.  I had no idea where I was going to put them or even what color I would paint them, but I knew they were sitting there waiting on me and into the basket they went!  

I finally decided on using burgundy, which is E’s favorite color, as the pop of color for this room.  It’s going to look so wonderful with burgundy accents throughout.  I’m excited!

I’ve had these glass vases for years and they were taking up space in the shed.  I knew with so much color that I needed to break it up and painting these vases with white chalk paint was the perfect solution.  They were originally a blue, purple, and pink.

Thanks for stopping by, it was wonderful having you over!  Next on the tour is Lynn from Living Large in a Small House.

 

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  • Cheryl 09/22/2017, 7:39 AM

    You’ve officially inspired me to get started on fall decor. Everything looks so cute!

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:43 PM

      That makes me happy, Cheryl. Please share once you’re done!

  • candy 09/22/2017, 7:44 AM

    Wonderful job decorating your home inside and out with all the fall decorations. Love to drive by porches and see them all decorated up.

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:40 PM

      I love to see porches all decorated too, Candy!

  • Paula 09/22/2017, 7:46 AM

    I love seeing traditional autumn color used in home decor in fall. Your home looks so pretty and I know you enjoy that gorgeous fireplace during fall and winter.

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:40 PM

      Paula, I do love the fireplace. It keeps the first floor so warm and cozy in the Winter.

  • Alli Smith 09/22/2017, 8:19 AM

    Your home is so pretty and I do believe it’s getting me in the spirit of fall! I love all the traditional colors and that scarecrow is the cutest ever!

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:39 PM

      Thanks, Alli! Happy Fall!

  • Emily @ Pizza & Pull-ups 09/22/2017, 8:40 AM

    Love your decor, your mantle is beautiful!
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    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:39 PM

      Thanks so much, Emily!

  • Kristi 09/22/2017, 9:01 AM

    So excited for this first day of fall! Your decorations are wonderful. I especially like how the fireplace is decorated.

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:38 PM

      Thanks, Kristi! I can’t decide if the fireplace or the porch is my fave.

  • Emy 09/22/2017, 9:05 AM

    I love all of the warm color in your home! The foliage and pumpkins make it seem so cozy!

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:38 PM

      Thanks so much, Emy!

  • Jeanette 09/22/2017, 9:35 AM

    This is one of the reasons why I like fall so much. There’s so many awesome decorations that you can do. You are so creative and everything you have here is just beautiful.
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    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:37 PM

      Thanks so much, Jeanette! So sweet of you. That’s one of my favorite things about Fall too!

  • Mar 09/22/2017, 9:37 AM

    Obsessed with your front porch! Looks like a great place to sit. Also love the pop of fall in the bathroom.

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:36 PM

      Thanks, Mar. My husband looked at me a bit strangely when he saw me with the basket for the toilet, but I couldn’t help it!

  • Tomi C 09/22/2017, 9:49 AM

    Cuuuuuuuuttttteeeee. Happy 1st day of Autumn!!! Loving the glitter pumpkins, they’re one of my fave Fall decors. Just a pop of color and a touch of diva. *smile* Heading over to check out the others on the tour.
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    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:35 PM

      Happy first day of Autumn, Tomi! I love that… pop of color and touch of diva. Hope you enjoy the other homes.

  • Wanda @ From House To Home 09/22/2017, 10:00 AM

    Hi Lynn…I’m a bling-lover too, so I love all of the sparkly pumpkins πŸ™‚ And those scarecrows are too cute!

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:34 PM

      Hi my bling-lover sister! I’m so glad to know I’m not the only one.

  • Christy Maurer 09/22/2017, 10:09 AM

    I love fall decorating! I just did mine this week too. Even though it looks like fall it doesn’t feel like it! It is 90 degrees!
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    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:32 PM

      Same here, Christy! We’ve had Summer weather all week and it probably won’t feel like Fall here until November. Oh well…at least our houses scream Fall, right?

  • Sasha 09/22/2017, 10:32 AM

    I absolutely LOVE these decorations. I think I’m going to go with my daughter and find some decorations for Fall this weekend. I don’t usually decorate but these are so cute.

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:30 PM

      Have a great time shopping, Sasha. There are so many goodies out there this year. I wanted to buy everything!

  • Jaimie 09/22/2017, 10:55 AM

    I’m loving this decor! I’m so eager to get my fall stuff up! Thank you for the inspiration!!!

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:29 PM

      My pleasure, Jaimie. It seems as if Fall arrived so quickly this year.

  • Heather @ Kraus House Mom 09/22/2017, 10:55 AM

    I think you house looks fantastic. I really need to amp up my decoration, I’ve slacked off since we moved.

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:29 PM

      You should do it, Heather. It’s so much fun as you know and really puts you in the spirit of things. Good luck and please share when your done! πŸ™‚

  • Robin 09/22/2017, 11:51 AM

    Your front porch is just the cutest, and I love all the traditional fall color you’ve added. Your home is beautiful!

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:28 PM

      Thanks, Robin! I think it makes the house even more welcoming.

  • Rebeca 09/22/2017, 1:08 PM

    How fun! Your scarecrow is too cute! I love how your used traditional Fall colours! Your home looks like a happy place!! Happy Fall!
    Rebeca

    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:27 PM

      Thanks, Rebeca. I just had to have the scarecrows!

  • Cindy 09/22/2017, 2:15 PM

    Your home is so colorful and inviting, I especially love that gorgeous fireplace!
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    • Lynn 09/22/2017, 2:27 PM

      That’s so kind of you, Cindy. Thank you!

  • Tracy 09/22/2017, 2:36 PM

    Your house looks so pretty with all of the fall touches! Love it!

  • Angelina 09/22/2017, 3:00 PM

    I just love your Fall porch decorated for Fall!! Your home looks beautiful with the Fall touches. Thank you for joining the Fall home tours!!

  • Jeannee Taylor 09/22/2017, 3:29 PM

    Lynn, So glad we were on the Home Tour the same day! I love your Decor! You have a great Front porch and your scarecrow is adorable! You really filled your house with beautiful yellows and oranges! looks fabulous!
    Jeannee

  • Holly 09/22/2017, 4:01 PM

    I love when people share home tours! Yours is gorgeous…and of course perfect for fall! xx
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    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:25 PM

      Thanks Holly! I love looking at tours too. Brings such inspiration and it’s fun to see how everyone decorates their homes.

  • Lynn 09/22/2017, 6:02 PM

    From one Lynn to another-
    Love your fall decorating and I agree the fireplace is the focal point in a home. It’s where I start each season. Absolutely love the idea of recycling your old vases with a fresh coat of white chalk paint. Genius!

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:25 PM

      Thanks, Lynn. Yes I try to go shopping in my house first before I head to the stores as much as possible. Loved being on the tour with you!

  • Kristen Jones 09/22/2017, 6:12 PM

    I love how you added in a bit of bling! I think my favorite part was your fireplace mantle! SO pretty!
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  • Maria Brittis 09/22/2017, 9:30 PM

    This is so refreshing this home tour. I took a break from blogging and I am back and it feel great to get inspired for the fall with these lovely home tours. I am ready to start decorating my home with some of this lovely ideas. I think this is the frist time I have been at your blog and its such a happy and beautifully written blog.
    Maria

  • Julee Morrison 09/22/2017, 9:36 PM

    What a boost a little fall color does in transforming a room into a festive fall haven! And that fireplace is amazing…I LOVE the stones.

  • Sandy N Vyjay 09/23/2017, 3:16 AM

    The scarecrow looks so cute. I think it looks so at home among the pumpkins.

  • Lorna 09/23/2017, 7:30 AM

    Love the fireplace. Ours is too cluttered, obviously.
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  • Paula A Bendfeldt Diaz 09/23/2017, 8:10 AM

    I love fall decorations though I always feel kind of funny about decorating with pumpkins and fall foliage in Florida. πŸ™‚

  • Nikki 09/23/2017, 8:59 AM

    Your porch is adorable, and I really love that you carried your fall decor even into your bathroom! I have to break out the fall decorations now.
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  • Denise 09/23/2017, 11:14 AM

    Such a warm and cozy home for fall! I love your porch decorations! So cute πŸ™‚

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:24 PM

      Thanks, Denise!

  • Jenn @ EngineerMommy 09/23/2017, 2:09 PM

    Fall is my favorite season by far. I love the way youve decorated your home. All the little pumpkins and touches of fall are lovely.

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:22 PM

      Thanks, Jenn!

  • Acupofassamtea 09/23/2017, 2:12 PM

    Wow, great job girl. Your post inspired to decore my house to into fall mood. Love the contemporary touch of purple pumpkin too.

  • Emily 09/23/2017, 3:01 PM

    Your fireplace is so pretty! I love all of the fall decor, it is such a great season to decorate for. Also, that front porch looks amazing and so comfortable to relax on.

  • Kita Bryant 09/23/2017, 3:55 PM

    Absolutely adorable decor for fall! I am love all the sparkles and bling!

  • Dr. K. Lee Banks 09/23/2017, 9:52 PM

    Oh my, I LOVE your home and your fall decor! The whole bench outside and the various arrangements inside – all adorable! I just hung up my fall wreath yesterday that I made a few years ago. It’s a straw wreath, with silk flowers, leaves, and a tiny scarecrow! I also have larger scarecrow on the porch and a wishing well basket with flowers – in those same colors as you have. I also put out my fall-themed kitchen decor: towels, mitts, and pot holders.

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:21 PM

      Dr. Banks that wreath sounds awesome!

  • adriana 09/23/2017, 10:48 PM

    I am loving all of your fall decor! I just pulled out existing decor to set up tomorrow, and I have a few new DIYs I want to try for the year! So fun, fall decor is the best isn’t it?! So festive and makes the house look so pretty!

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:21 PM

      Yes, Adriana…Fall is the best. So many fun ways to decorate!

  • Amanda 09/24/2017, 7:13 PM

    I wish I had a porch to decorate! I love the decorations on the mantel!

  • Jasmine 09/24/2017, 7:48 PM

    I’m a huge lover of fall and this is home decor tour is giving me so much more love for fall (if that’s even possible lol). I already decorated our apartment for fall and I seriously can’t wait for when we buy our first home so I can do outside decor.

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:20 PM

      Awesome, Jasmine! It is so much fun decorating the house as the seasons change.

  • Leah 09/24/2017, 7:49 PM

    These are sweet ideas! I couldn’t pull them off with two babies running around but like the idea!

  • Leah 09/24/2017, 7:50 PM

    Sweet ideas! Too much for kiddos running around but still sweet!
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    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:19 PM

      Hahahaha…yes, there is no way I could do this if we had kids. I’m already thinking of where I’m going o put everything when my family comes for Thanksgiving. The kdis range in age from 6 months to 3 years old!

  • Kait Around The Kingdom 09/24/2017, 9:09 PM

    Such cute decorations! I love the little scarecrow! He is my favorite!

  • Kelly 09/25/2017, 8:51 AM

    I love how festive everything is! And your fireplace decor is simple stunning!
    Best,
    Kelly

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:17 PM

      Thanks, Kelly!

  • Cynthia 09/25/2017, 11:07 AM

    What a beautiful home you have! I’ve always wanted to have a fireplace, they make the living room so cosy! I wish we celebrated fall over here like you guys do!

  • Ashley 09/25/2017, 11:28 AM

    Your mantle looks amazing. I love the mix on the front porch too. I wish we had space for a bench!

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:16 PM

      Thanks, Ashley. My husband wasn’t too excited about sharing his spot on the bench with the scarecrow! Hahahaha

  • Michelle James 09/25/2017, 3:52 PM

    Your fall front porch sets the stage for this lovely fall home tour! Love the little scarecrow and the classic fall colors you used. So pretty!

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:16 PM

      Thanks so much, Michelle. Enjoyed being on the tour with you.

  • Kristin 09/25/2017, 5:28 PM

    Your fall decor is so cute! I especially love the vases on your fireplace hearth. The colors are gorgeous!

  • Jasmine 09/25/2017, 9:33 PM

    You did an amazing job decorating for fall!! I loved all the little details and the perfect fall colors!

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:15 PM

      Thanks so much, Jasmine!

  • reesa 09/25/2017, 9:51 PM

    I love looking at everyone’s different decorating styles. I will have to check out the other homes!

  • Neelam 09/26/2017, 9:36 PM

    I love how fun and vibrant your home is for the season, the perfect antidote to shorter days and cooler temperatures. Thank you so much for letting us in your home!
    xx
    Neelam

    • Lynn 09/28/2017, 1:14 PM

      Thanks, Neelam! I just need the outside to catch up with the inside. It’s 91 today.

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