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10 Easy Ways To Decorate Your Kitchen For Fall

Ready to decorate your kitchen for fall? I’m sharing ten easy ways to make your kitchen feel warm and inviting for the fall season! During the fall season, I love to spend time in my kitchen cooking and baking. It’s a passion of mine. Oftentimes, I think the kitchen can be an area that is […]

Ready to decorate your kitchen for fall? I’m sharing ten easy ways to make your kitchen feel warm and inviting for the fall season! During the fall season, I love to spend time in my kitchen cooking and baking. It’s a passion of mine. Oftentimes, I think the kitchen can be an area that is […]

A picture of our kitchen decorated for fall.

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2021 Fall Home Tour

Take our 2021 fall home tour and see how we have decorated our house for the fall season. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. Fall is one of my favorite seasons to decorate for. It’s just so easy to add in all the beautiful elements of fall. The colors, the textures and […]

Take our 2021 fall home tour and see how we have decorated our house for the fall season. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. Fall is one of my favorite seasons to decorate for. It’s just so easy to add in all the beautiful elements of fall. The colors, the textures and […]

A picture of our fall fireplace mantel.

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Decorating Our Mantel For Fall

I’ve been busy decorating our mantel for fall and I’m sharing all about it below! After many, many years of not having a mantel to decorate for fall, I now have one. Just typing that sentence is exciting. We’ve been working hard to get our downstairs living room finished, and the biggest project on the […]

I’ve been busy decorating our mantel for fall and I’m sharing all about it below! After many, many years of not having a mantel to decorate for fall, I now have one. Just typing that sentence is exciting. We’ve been working hard to get our downstairs living room finished, and the biggest project on the […]

A picture of our front porch decorated for fall.

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2020 Fall Front Porch

Our front porch might be small, but it sure does look good dressed up for fall! See how to recreate the look below! It’s time to share our fall front porch! We’ve been working so hard on our yard these past two years. Last year, we focused all of our energy on the front yard, […]

Our front porch might be small, but it sure does look good dressed up for fall! See how to recreate the look below! It’s time to share our fall front porch! We’ve been working so hard on our yard these past two years. Last year, we focused all of our energy on the front yard, […]

A picture of our entry decorated for fall.

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2020 Fall Home Tour

Welcome to our fall home tour! It’s hard to believe we’ve owned our home two years now, but we’ve accomplished so much! This house isn’t even close to the same place we bought a few years ago and it’s so fun to see the transformation and how far we’ve come… even if we aren’t finished […]

Welcome to our fall home tour! It’s hard to believe we’ve owned our home two years now, but we’ve accomplished so much! This house isn’t even close to the same place we bought a few years ago and it’s so fun to see the transformation and how far we’ve come… even if we aren’t finished […]

A picture of a living room with open shelves.

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How I Store Fall Decor

As we switch seasons and start decorating for Christmas, I thought it might be helpful to share how I store fall decor. Over the years, I’ve really narrowed down my fall decorations, but there’s still items I like to keep and use.  Admittedly, I like to use our everyday items, but just add in a […]

As we switch seasons and start decorating for Christmas, I thought it might be helpful to share how I store fall decor. Over the years, I’ve really narrowed down my fall decorations, but there’s still items I like to keep and use.  Admittedly, I like to use our everyday items, but just add in a […]

A picture of wicker pumpkins and flowering kale in a white window box.

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Our Fall Front Window Box

Below I’m sharing our fall front window box! I’ve layered it with multiple sizes of wicker pumpkins, ivy, ornamental grass and flowering kale! Better late than never, right? Today I’m sharing our fall front window box, and honestly I was hoping to have this up on the blog a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, we got […]

Below I’m sharing our fall front window box! I’ve layered it with multiple sizes of wicker pumpkins, ivy, ornamental grass and flowering kale! Better late than never, right? Today I’m sharing our fall front window box, and honestly I was hoping to have this up on the blog a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, we got […]

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My Favorite Ways To Nest During Fall

I’m such a big lover of fall. There’s so many different reasons to love the season, but there’s something about it that requires us to slow down. The madness of spring and summer fades away and it’s now time to experience the cozy pleasures the fall season brings. Because of that, I thought I’d share […]

I’m such a big lover of fall. There’s so many different reasons to love the season, but there’s something about it that requires us to slow down. The madness of spring and summer fades away and it’s now time to experience the cozy pleasures the fall season brings. Because of that, I thought I’d share […]

Our Fall Front Porch by The Wood Gain Cottage

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2019 Fall Front Porch

What a happy day it is, when I get to share our fall front porch. I love decorating our porch. It’s one of my favorite ways to give our home an instant boost in curb appeal and it always gets my creativity rolling. Since I’ve never decorated the front porch of our Willow House, I […]

What a happy day it is, when I get to share our fall front porch. I love decorating our porch. It’s one of my favorite ways to give our home an instant boost in curb appeal and it always gets my creativity rolling. Since I’ve never decorated the front porch of our Willow House, I […]

A Simple Fall Table Setting by The Wood Grain Cottage

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A Simple Fall Table Setting

With entertaining season right around the corner, I wanted to share a simple fall table setting idea. And when I say simple, I mean simple. Today, I’m joining a wonderful group of bloggers to bring you a whole collection of table setting ideas. Alicia from Nick & Alicia invited me to join in, and I’m […]

With entertaining season right around the corner, I wanted to share a simple fall table setting idea. And when I say simple, I mean simple. Today, I’m joining a wonderful group of bloggers to bring you a whole collection of table setting ideas. Alicia from Nick & Alicia invited me to join in, and I’m […]

Our Fall Home Tour by The Wood Grain Cottage

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2019 Fall Home Tour

I’ve mentioned a couple of times that I’ve been in major fall nesting mode. It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to do any fall decorating, and this year I was looking forward to getting my hands busy again spreading fall throughout the house. Today, I’m excited to share our fall home tour! […]

I’ve mentioned a couple of times that I’ve been in major fall nesting mode. It’s been a little while since I’ve been able to do any fall decorating, and this year I was looking forward to getting my hands busy again spreading fall throughout the house. Today, I’m excited to share our fall home tour! […]

Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas

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Fall Front Porch Decorating Ideas

It’s that time of year again where we all start looking for new ways to decorate our home for fall. With that in mind, I thought I’d share some fall front porch decorating ideas! If you’ve followed me over the years, you know I love to switch out my porch decor and really embrace the […]

It’s that time of year again where we all start looking for new ways to decorate our home for fall. With that in mind, I thought I’d share some fall front porch decorating ideas! If you’ve followed me over the years, you know I love to switch out my porch decor and really embrace the […]

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Pumpkin Fall Front Porch

I think one of my favorite things about fall, is decorating the front porch. Not only does it make a lovely welcoming reception for guests, but it also gets to stay in place for a while! Plus, who doesn’t love pumpkins? My fall front porch this year was entirely inspired by my pumpkin patch. Early […]

I think one of my favorite things about fall, is decorating the front porch. Not only does it make a lovely welcoming reception for guests, but it also gets to stay in place for a while! Plus, who doesn’t love pumpkins? My fall front porch this year was entirely inspired by my pumpkin patch. Early […]

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My Favorite Things- Fall Edition

It’s been a little while since I’ve shared some of my favorite things, so today I’m bringing it back… fall edition! I’ve been gathering up a good list to share, and I’m hoping you’re as excited about all these as I am! Please note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which […]

It’s been a little while since I’ve shared some of my favorite things, so today I’m bringing it back… fall edition! I’ve been gathering up a good list to share, and I’m hoping you’re as excited about all these as I am! Please note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which […]

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DIY Painted Pumpkins

It’s officially pumpkin season, and I’m not sad about that! Whether they’re on the shelves in the dining room, as the main centerpiece on the table, or stacked up on the front porch, I’m making plenty of room for them this year. I mean, I planted a bunch of them in my garden, so ready […]

It’s officially pumpkin season, and I’m not sad about that! Whether they’re on the shelves in the dining room, as the main centerpiece on the table, or stacked up on the front porch, I’m making plenty of room for them this year. I mean, I planted a bunch of them in my garden, so ready […]

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