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Monday, October 17, 2011

Fall In The Front Yard

Fall is in the air here in Arkansas! At least it's supposed to be tomorrow...today it was 86 but tomorrow it's only supposed to be 62! It hasn't been that cool since this past spring! I'm ready for the cooler temps...


I finally somewhat finished the front yard. I say that because I know those petunias and marigolds are going to freeze soon and I will have to replace them. Oh well, they should last a few more weeks or so. I just couldn't bare to pull them up when they are still so pretty!




I love all the color when you walk up to the front door.


Just wish everything would last...



The pretty fall leaf flag came from Lowe's.



I bought the scarecrow at Wal-mart. He is one of the cutest I've seen.

Here is the wreath I recently showed you that greets you at the front door.
This is another small bed in the yard I dressed up with a scarecrow and pumpkin.


Well, that was basically the front yard...the only thing I haven't showed you is the firepit patio. I will show you soon!




18 comments:

Paula said...

Your front yard is definitely looking like fall and is so attractive. Love your front door wreath! Enjoy the cool temperatures that are coming your way.

BrushedByAnAngel said...

Lots of beautiful colors - very autumn looking. The last time I decorated with pumpkins (we lugged back from Pennsylvania to Florida) some teenager made off withe them - probably got a hernia from carrying those heavy things. This year it will be with mums of different colors. Your yard looks fantastic!! Happy Fall, Y'all!!
Brenda

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

It looks so pretty, Kristen! I love all the color. I always left my annuals that were still blooming in place, too. Great scarecrows and your wreath is beautiful.

Savvy Seasons said...

Kristen,
Your yard is absolutely beautiful. I love the splashes of fall colors throughout your yard. I just adore fall mums. I really like your scarecrow and your fall flag. Your wreath is *soooooooooooo* pretty. Can you tell I really like it? ;)
Thanks for sharing! XO ~Liz

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, your front yard looks so festive and welcoming! I so appreciate that you left your annuals in, as well. Why waste perfectly good flowers? It is so easy just to mix in fall elements and make everything so pretty. Love your scarecrow and the fall flag. Cute accents! Just beautiful!

Sheets on the line, love in my heart. said...

oh, kristen your home looks so fallish!! love the little scarcrow!!
blessings,
rebecca

L said...

I love your front yard leading to your door. The flowerbed is very pretty. My flowers are actually doing better now that the temps have dropped. My geraniums did poorly this summer but now they are full of blooms. Love all the touches of fall you've displayed around your home and yard.
have a great day~ Lu

Patti said...

Beautiful home and landscaping which makes your decorations stand out so nicely!

Connie the crafterbug said...

Wow, your wreath is gorgeous!
Connie

NanaDiana said...

Kristen- It looks wonderful! A beautiful Fall set up for the whole neighborhood to enjoy. Your front door wreath is very pretty too. Nice, nice job! Can't wait to see the firepit area! xo Diana

Aimee said...

So pretty! That's it, I'm going to go buy some fall mums when my baby gets up from nap! It just totally makes everything in fall beautiful!!! Glad I came across me as I did my stalking and hopping this afternoon!!! I'm now following you and hope you'll visit and follow me too!!!

Aimee @ ItsOverflowing

Mari said...

The front of your home looks beautiful!! love all the beautiful fall colors :)

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Kristen it looks so pretty....just the right touch of Fall!!

Becca said...

Beautiful, Kristen! From the colorful mums ... to your AMAZING wreath ... to your festive scarecrow! It's all so wonderfully put together ... super LOVE!

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Beautiful landscaping, and the added fall touches are so welcoming and pretty!

We were at 83 here today in Coastal Carolina, but looking for 67 on Thursday...woohooo! :)

Suzanne said...

I love your flowers and decorations. I especially love your wreath!

Kathe said...

What a beautiful home! Thanks for sharing it with us :)

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