Sunday, September 19, 2010


I have been having such a hard time getting ready for Fall!  Maybe it's the days still in the 90's or that I'm just slow to put away summer.  I have finally pulled out a few decorations and I think with leaves falling from my trees I will finally start to decorate for Fall.
 The first thing that usually yells FALL to me is 
Mums!  I love the colors and abundance of them in the stores!
This is a first try at a vignette on my side table
I will probably take down the Halloween tray and add it back in still needs something!
I found this green ruffle edge bowl for $1 and then added a bag of natural orbs and pinecones another $1 purchase
I really love this Scarecrow
Look at that smile!
Thrift shop candle and candle holder
One last look at the Mums!

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Julie Harward said...

Looks to me like you are becoming a Fallen woman as Shelia says! lOL Cute thing, love the scarecrow! :D

Anonymous said...

I know, Linda...I don't feel "fall" yet, either. That slant to the sun, the smell in the air, a different feel in the weather, just hasn't arrived. It's still hot! But truthfully, here in Oklahoma, I only remember one Halloween when my kids needed a coat to trick or treat. Still, I forced myself to put stuff out recently just because I was ready for some kind of change and so my house looks ready for fall, whenever it finally gets here! Your vignette is a good start, very nice! I think I want to plant some mums now!


Susan said...

Linda , your mums are beautiful, Every time we try to grow mums in our garden the bottom of them looks so awful.

Debbie said...

Linda I planted my pansies way too my husband said there is a reason they are called Love your fall decor...looking good.

Susan said...

Great scarecrow! Little by little I'm putting fall stuff out, too, Linda. Take care. Susan

sissie said...

Hi Linda,
I'm not big in fall decorating but I do like to look at everyone elses. I like your touches of fall.

Happy Tablescapes my best bloggy buddy!


Vonlipi said...

I too love mums. They are such a bright sight in a fall garden.

Cute scarecrow!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Cute vignette! I love your acorn candle holder:@)

Glenda/MidSouth said...

I do like your vignette! Cute scarecrow. :D I finally put a little out Friday afternoon. I feel like I just put it all away. Time is going by to fast.

MOLLYE said...

Hi Sweetie, Your bloggy brought a smile to my face with the cheery colors. Thank you. Love you, Mollye

Sarah said...

Linda, your scarecrow has a cute face. Not sure he would scare anything. LOL
Like you, it's a bit difficult to think of fall when the temps are in the 90s. We're having a bit of rain this afternoon, so I hope it will stay through the week and bring cooler temps.
Happy Sunday! ~ Sarah

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Cute vignette, Linda. I am ready for mums and pansies, but it is too hot for them in my front right now. Cool weather come on.

stefanie said...

mums are the best, and inexpensive and mine come back every year!!!! I think also thats when fall begins when you see mums,
thanks for coming by and the sweet comment!

Mimi said...

I haven't done much in the way of fall decorating, either...still real hot here, too. I know in a few months we will be whining about how cold it is!

KarenSue said...

I think seeing blogs with 4 seasons has really made it harder to get in the spirit when it's in the 90's sometime till Dec.
Love your vignette!
Enjoy your week,

The Tablescaper said...

I can't believe you got that ruffled bowl for $1 !!!!

Thanks so mcuh for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Ames said...

I love the amber colored berry bowl! I have a clear one just like it. My mother used it to serve homemade cranberry sauce in at Thanksgiving. That's also a very nice candle holder too! Isn't it amazing the wonderful treasure you find in Thrift store? Have fun decorating for Fall!~Ames

My name is PJ. said...

Before you know it, we'll all be showered with autumn sights, scents and sounds.

Susan said...

Hi Linda,
I think if it were still in the 90's here, I'd have a hard time thinking fall too. But it's been chilly for the most part, and very chilly at night. Had a frost or two already, as well. And the leaves, they be turnin'!

Mums are wonderful, aren't they? And all those lovely fire-y colors for autumn time. I have to pick some up this week for the wedding.

I love your little tablescape for fall/Halloween. And the prices are right! :-)

I hope you do have a lovely fall.


Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Linda, it is all looking good to me. I love those mums!


GoodyGirlRed said...

Those Mums are really beautiful, I love fall.

Diann said...

Hi Linda!

Well, we have finally got the weather going for Fall around here. It has been in the high 60's low 70's. But, I haven't started decorating yet. I just need to get some other things dealt with first. So, you are ahead of me in showing some pretty Fall/Halloween decor!

Grammy Goodwill said...

I have that same scarecrow pumpkin man.

the cape on the corner said...

oh my goodness, i need that candle stick with the acorns and that sweet little hedgehog! soo adorable!

lol, you are 100% right, the best decoration for a table is a cat. except when you are eating, then, not so much! does charlie get up on the table, too?

Atelier de Charo said...

So cute scarecrow!!!

Ms. Bake-it said...

Hello Linda,

Your little scarecrow is cute. I looked at some at the thrift store this weekend, but I passed them up. If I bought one of them it would mean I was acknowledging fall and I just cannot do that yet!

~ Tracy

ThriftyAnnabella said...

I know exactly how you feel. It's so hot around here it doesn't feel like fall yet. I've got to get my decorations up also.

Jabacue said...

Linda, Looks like you're ready to me....almost!

Vintagesouthernlife said...

I love all of your fall goodies... especially the cute little scarecrow. It still doesn't feel like fall here yet with the heat.Your pictures are helping to psyche me up. Annette

Dawn said...

It is hard to let go of summer! I do like fall but like you said, when it's still so hot it just doesn't seem like it's here yet. I was at a store last night and right in the middle of the halloween aisle was a stack of Christmas popcorn tins! Yikes!

I had a chance to catch up on some past posts, enjoyed reading about Charlie's papers from the vet! Very cute!

gail said...

Hi Linda...took a couple of days off after the busy weekend.
Love all your vignettes. They are so warm and inviting!

Queenie said...

Hey Linda!
Well, you sure are falling....everything looks so cute too...I love that happy scarecrow of yours :) Have fun with the rest of your fall decorating...honey, I know how it feels to have weather in the 90s when it's supposed to feel cool outside...sounds like we're in the same boat...but hang in there fall will come for us soon :) Hope you have a great day!
Big Hugs,

BECKY said...

Pretty, pretty, pretty!!

Annesphamily said...

I love this post! That scarecrow is absolutely darling! You just find the sweetest stuff ever! Anne