Random thoughts on a brilliantly sunny crisp fall morning:
1. There is no better weather than crisp fall. When you walk out your door and the sun is shining and there’s a chill in the air and the morning is crisp and you run back into the house to get a sweater on.
It’s the weather when cold is still fun.
2. It’s official. All Christmas all the time on the Hallmark channel. I just heard someone singing Hark the Herald Angels Sing in the other room.
3. I went to the BEST yard sale yesterday. The kind where your pile of things you are buying starts at the front door. I found a GIANT 48″ piece of beautiful needlepoint art in fall colors. Details to come.
4. Last night was our homecoming here in town. In sad news, we lost in double overtime. In what in the world news, I saw people I went to high school with. They looked so much older than I think I look. How is that possible when still think I look so young?
Has anyone else noticed this?
Am I the only one?
Let’s see what the internet has been up to this week.
November is literally knocking at the door.
If you are like me and you need to get your Thanksgiving on here’s a little help.
With these creative Thanksgiving tablescapes.
Every single time I visit this blog I’m inspired.
And this week was no exception.
Here are three ways to style white plates.
(total aside: I may or may not have enough white plates to set up a table for a small country.)
I love parties. But picking up after them?
Not so much.
Here are 10 tips to help keep your house clean after a party.
(total aside: my favorite is the dishpan rule.)
And can we still be friends if I tell you nothing makes me happier than a messy house tour?
There’s just something real about it.
Here’s one of my favorites.
And in random news this week:
This beautiful FREE holiday planner
This light and airy living room
Make your own thankful tree
Cutest pumpkin diy ever
How to figure out the name of a font
I wish I would have gone to this
This New York barn
This brilliant furniture makeover
I love this so much I’m making it myself.
And one more for the road.
My mother cannot thank you enough for all the sweet comments on this post about this room.
I had dozens and dozens and DOZENS of e-mails about the stuff in the room.
I need to get better about sharing sources so I’m starting today.
Here are the links for the products in the room (please be aware that a few of these are affiliate links).
Let me know if I missed any. 🙂
Paint color: SW Coral Reef
Table clock—IKEA (they don’t sell it online so I found this one similar here)
White curtains—RITVA from IKEA (I cut off the tabs)
Dotted canvas bins–(similar) All Modern
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