Exterior Decoration · Holidays

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Halloween Decorations

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, bizarre but charming, movie inspired our Halloween Decorations this year. The 1993 stop-action film tells the tale of Jack Skellington, The Pumpkin King, who is bored with his life in Halloween Town. The story unfolds when Jack discovers a hidden door to Christmas Town and decides to take over the… Continue reading “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Halloween Decorations

Exterior Decoration

Something Different For Fall Front Door Decor

This year I wanted to do Something Different For my Fall Front Door Decor. Over the years I feel like I have employed every possible combination of mums and pumpkins known to man or, more likely, to woman. And I didn’t want to go in for corn stalks and bales of hay because let’s face… Continue reading Something Different For Fall Front Door Decor

Exterior Decoration · Interior Design

The Screen Porch Decked Out For Fall

After conning my husband into building me a full-sized outdoor sofa (see upcoming post for the project details), I was anxious to decorate my screen porch for Fall. I wanted to create an autumnal oasis where I could stretch out with my coffee and enjoy the cooler weather from the vantage point of said sofa.… Continue reading The Screen Porch Decked Out For Fall

Exterior Decoration · Interior Decorating · Interior Design

On Board with the Gourd Fall Decorating with Pumpkins Inside and Out

It’s September in America and apparently, that means it’s pumpkin time. I am not sure when this fruit with a gland condition (yes it’s a fruit, not a vegetable) became the symbol of all things autumnal. Maybe we should blame Charles Shultz. This time of year everyone seems to be channeling Linus, vibrating with anticipation for… Continue reading On Board with the Gourd Fall Decorating with Pumpkins Inside and Out