Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Pumpkins and Polka Dots

With this year's autumn decorating I decided to try something other than the typical orange/red/yellow leaves and super-sized orange pumpkins.  
On my fall mantel I used subdued creams and brown.
My outdoor decor ( that you will see in a few days) is done in grey, yellow and navy blue.  

And my kitchen decor??  What did I use there??

You'll not see any orange here - only the cutest little white pumpkins and my collection of red and white polka-dotted dishes!
I threw in some other  favourite red things too, including this mini-frames with little pictures of my munchkins.

I bought these fake white pumpkins-on-a-stick on my first visit to Hobby Lobby this past weekend.  Man- why did it take me so long to visit that place?  And the deals they were having! OMG.  I thought I'd died and gone to heaven!!

Polka-dotted friends sign??  Michaels - 1 dollar.  

This cookie jar is my latest spotty acquisition.  It looks really comfy along side my dotty mini-milk pitcher.  

More little pumpkins - balanced upon my shiny red candlesticks.

I love this jug.  My mother gave it to me for Christmas a few years ago.  I dolled it up with some fake red sunflowers from the craft store.

Here is a view of the middle 2 shelves.  
Oooohhh - those dots and pumpkins make me smile!

And here's the whole she-bang.    I tend to re-accessorize these shelves (built by my hubby's grandfather many moons ago) about 2 months.  I think they'll stay this way until the big changes for Christmas......

. . . . . . unless of course some Hallowe'en inspiration hits. . . . .




  1. Those upside down bowls are so cute! The perfect spot for a little white pumpkin.

    I have a single bowl like this that I pull out for Valentine's day. Polka dots are such a happy pattern :)

    Looking forward to seeing your porch decked out for fall!

  2. I love all the red splashes! Actually, I don't decorate for fall, except for a wreath on my front door! I probably will get some rotten fruit thrown at me for saying this, but I don't like fall colors, except on trees, lol!

  3. LOVE THE RED DOTTY GOODS! Beautiful as always Miss Bronwyn!!

  4. how fun!! makes my 10 yr old orange plastic pumpkins look pretty lame...
    I a your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.
    happy Fall!

  5. Did you get to visit the Dots On Dots Blog Hop? If you love is the Pinterest link in case you did not know about it. It has all the blocks from that quilt hop.

  6. What a change of color for fall-the polka dots are adorable!!

  7. I love red - especially in a kitchen. Your display looks so pretty!

    Warmly, Michelle


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