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Monday, September 24, 2012

The Dining Room Table Dressed For Fall And The Winners Of The iPhone Cases

I am officially ready for fall! Ok...except for the outside, I haven't started out there yet. I'm still waiting on it to cool off so I can plant some pansies and put out some mums. As for the inside I think I'm done. I usually add fall accents to the living room, dining room and kitchen. Fall just seems to fall right in with the colors of my house! ;) I just love the rich rusty reds, oranges and golds.
 
I used the cloche/birdcage in the spring and summer and thought I would keep it going through the fall. I added stacked pumpkins inside the cage and layed the flowers, berries, sticks and pumpkins all around the cage. It looks like it's put together, but everything is really just laying around the cage. No foam and hot glue needed! Now...just don't touch it! lol...
I really like the look of the layered beans, peas and corn I have in the kitchen and decided to do something similar in here. I added corn and split peas and instead of beans and added pinecones and candles. I also added pumpkins, flowers and votives around the base of the cloche and candle holders.
Looking towards the mantle...I found the table runner at T.J. Maxx last year and still love it.
Here is a closeup of the corn, peas and pinecone candle holder. I already had the clear containers from Christmas.


 Here is a closeup of the birdcage with the stacked pumpkins. I used the same sunflowers I used on the mantle so the dining room and living room have a nice flow.

 An angle looking down on the table...
 Here is the whole table...warm and inviting when you walk in the door.
 
 More fall to come...

Now for the winners of the iPhone cases....
There were 179 entries and three winners and they are Mandy Stucke, Dana Teare, and Mary Steinbeck.
 
 Congrats!!
I will be sending you an e-mail with  special instructions on how to order your cases. If you did not win be sure and are interested in the iPhone cases please visit Metal Photo Company to purchase one for yourself. They also make great gifts!

I added some new items to my Etsy store if you are interested. More to come...

24 comments:

Unknown said...

This is beautiful!!! I love the arrangement. Will you be making any to put on your Etsy Store?

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, this is so pretty! All of your arrangements are gorgeous!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful, Kristen! I love how you did your cloche/birdcage! I was too lazy and cheap to buy anything Fall-like to decorate mine. I just left my greenery.

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

I love how you dressed your table for Fall, Kristen! Love that runner and the birdcage looks fabulous. Have a great week. We move on Fri., Sat, Sun.......:):) XO, Pinky

Kristens Creations said...

Thank you Sherri, It's possible that I might be adding some smaller ones to my Etsy store. I'm going to market next week and am going to look for the cloches. Thank you, Kristen

Amy of While Wearing Heels said...

That is an incredibly beautiful table. It looks like a perfect table to have friends and family gathered around.

Maggie Perez said...

Kristen your table looks so beautiful and I love how your assemble the cloche/birdcage together very pretty!
Can't wait to see more! Come visit me sometime and will love for you to follow me. http://onepinkchic-n-herdecor.blogspot.com/
Happy Fall Maggie

An Oasis in the Desert said...

It's just beautiful, Kristen! I have that same bird cage cloche -- hmmm, may have to put that back into service!

I just bought the Country Woman magazine and have been savoring every word. It was such a nice story about you and all the photos were so nice. Congratulations!

Suzy said...

Beautiful as always, Kristen! Love how you used the birdcage cloche.

Gail said...

Your dinning room table is just beautiful dressed for fall Kristen! I love the cloche birdcage centerpiece. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful day, Gail

Brooke said...

Beautiful table-scape! =)


Brooke

Jeanette said...

Looks beautiful Kristen! You always do such a terrific job!! xoxo

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

BEAUTIFUL Kristen!! Love that gorgeous centerpiece!

priscilla said...

So pretty ! Looks amazing !

The Tuscan Home said...

Kristen,
What a beautiful-beautiful tablescape. Your centerpiece is AMAZING. I love the colors throughout your home, and as always, your pictures are GORGEOUS! XO ~Liz

A Southern Sanctuary said...

I love that table runner. So pretty. I made an arrangement almost like that one in the center of your table. I love it! Mine was for spring though.

I have a table similar to yours and I have trouble keeping the gooves clean especially when we eat on it all the time. our 4 year old is a messy one!

Becca said...

Gorgeous, Kristen! You have such a gift for creating fabulous floral arrangments ... love the addition of the birdcage!

cajuncutie said...

I love your bird cage design Kristen! Of course it's awesome how you always are able to match your color pallet perfectly!

Nicole Day said...

Lovely!

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

Kristen, That centerpiece is absolutely amazing and gorgeous!!! Love it! And the candle holders are such a great accent, dressed as they are! Girl, you rock fall! :)

Connie said...

Oh, so pretty. You always do the most perfectly coordinated colors. You are indeed a floral artist.

Unknown said...

Another beautiful arrangement!! Oh, I love your birdcage. Everything looks amazing. I had to pin this gorgeous fall decor. :)

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Gorgeous centerpiece....love the way you layered the containers with the candles...and the floral arrangement with the bird cage/cloche is stunning...I love the way you stacked the pumpkins in the cage....Just a fabulous, fabulous table....Have a wonderful week!

Billie said...

do you have anything on you tube or classes on decorating lanterns I just love the fall centerpiece with the pumpkins and the christmas lanterns just beautiful.

just beautiful

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