Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Simple Fall Front Porch

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I’m starting to feel that crisp fall air a bit & craving pumpkin spice lattes, so fall must be close! I add a few simple touches to my front porch to help welcome my favorite season.

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So far I have made a new wreath and added pinecones to the little planters.

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I wanted a simple wreath with a natural look.  This was so easy to make.  I just used some flowing fall leaf stems and stuck them in a grapevine base starting at the top and working my way down.  I wanted them to hang on the wreath base  just as if they were growing on it.

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 To finish it off I hung my wreath from some green burlap ribbon.  Another simple touch that I love.

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I will probably add a few more things like some pumpkins and gourds, but for now I am feeling content with this simple look.

Is fall close where you are?’

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21 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I still need to snap some of my porch, but Im waiting to fill my urns.

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  2. this is exactly the kind of thing I was looking for...I want something organic and simple this year. Just simply pretty:)
    xo

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  3. Very pretty! I'm trying hard to create a simpler look as well. When we move next spring it will be easier to work on this.

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  4. gorgeous. love the color and the simplicity! and i like having the pinecones surrounding the little trees :)

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  5. I love it! Very simple and I love how it doesn't have a typical wreath form either. So gorgeous!

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  6. oh my goodness! I LOVE the little pine cones in the urns. Its all so beautiful!

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  7. Great idea. I never thought to add pine cones to the planters, but it does look very fall-ish. Simple and easy is my motto this year.

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  8. love that wreath! what a welcoming space...i wish i had the space for something to flank my door, too.

    happy fall!

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  9. Absolutely, positively beautiful. Just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing the beauty!

    I love your blog name. I'm the Leadership Team for my church, which is called The Gathering Church. The word "gathering" always catches my eye! :)

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  10. I totally a-dore this wreath. I'm not much of a wreath person, but this, I would do. I love the "free form" of it. I'm Pinning!

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  11. S P E C T A C U L A R!!

    Totally in-love with that wreath! It looks so natural. XOXO ~Liz

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  12. I love this! So beautiful! Thanks for your comment at michellepaige.blogspot.com
    I appreciate you taking the time to visit!
    --Michelle

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  13. I love the wreath and how simple and flowing it looks. So very pretty on your door.

    Very nice visiting with you.

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  14. Love your front door and adore the natural look of your wreath. Love that you did it loose like that. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. Your wreath is simply gorgeous. Can't beat that combination... simple and elegant and gorgeous. Your use of pine cones in the planters reminds me to check on mine. I think my trees have overgrown the pine cones I put in there last fall.:) Love your black urns. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  16. <3 that!! It is so beautiful, yet simple!

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  17. This fall front porch is simply fantastic and beautiful! Would love if you linked up to the Scatter Girls' Fall Front Porch Party that is going on right now: http://scattergirls.blogspot.com/2011/09/fall-porch-linky-party.html

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  18. This looks so beautiful. Your wood stained door has that fall feel to it. With a simple change of wreath you could go straight to a holiday look too.

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  19. This is beautiful! I'd love for you to join my brand new linky party! http://www.coffeeandtheirkisses.com/2011/10/stitch-n-niche-saturdays-linky-party-1.html

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  20. This is absolutely gorgeous! THanks for linking up. I am going to be featuring it at my party this week. It will be up Tuesday evening!
    Thanks!!

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  21. These pictures are so beautiful. I am a new Follower from Jamaica and I am fascinated by the Fall decorations and breathtaking autumn scenes I see in other countries. I learnt about your Blog in the Inspired by YOU Link Party. Take care and have a wonderful season.
    Judy - JUDY H-J'S THOUGHTS

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