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Pumpkin Fall Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Pumpkin Fall Table

Last fall I decided I wanted to plant pumpkins. Lots and lots of pumpkins. I kept imagining a front porch full of them, so this spring I planted 4 different varieties. Fast forward a few months and I literally have pumpkins coming out of my ears.  But, that’s not really a problem, is it? Especially […]

Last fall I decided I wanted to plant pumpkins. Lots and lots of pumpkins. I kept imagining a front porch full of them, so this spring I planted 4 different varieties. Fast forward a few months and I literally have pumpkins coming out of my ears.  But, that’s not really a problem, is it? Especially […]

Fall Table by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Fall Table Setting

Fall is such a lovely time of the year. All the colors, the textures and the spectacular golden hour. It’s all just so beautiful, and more than anything I wanted to capture that feeling, that magic, in my fall table setting this year.  I am so happy and honored to be joining another amazing group […]

Fall is such a lovely time of the year. All the colors, the textures and the spectacular golden hour. It’s all just so beautiful, and more than anything I wanted to capture that feeling, that magic, in my fall table setting this year.  I am so happy and honored to be joining another amazing group […]

Thanksgiving Table Ideas & My Top Tips by The Wood Grain Cottage

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Thanksgiving Table Ideas & My Top Tips

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re hosting family and friends this season, I’m here to share a few different ideas to give you inspiration for the big day! Having hosted Thanksgiving in our home several times, I know just how fun it can be… but also how stressful you can feel trying […]

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re hosting family and friends this season, I’m here to share a few different ideas to give you inspiration for the big day! Having hosted Thanksgiving in our home several times, I know just how fun it can be… but also how stressful you can feel trying […]

Simple Thanksgiving Table Setting by The Wood Grain Cottage

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The Simple Thanksgiving Table Sources

Yesterday I shared how I created the simple Thanksgiving table. I love a pretty table for the holidays, but am all about doing it with what I have on hand, and on a budget. Below, I’m sharing the sources for each and every item I used to create our table. When I started decorating our […]

Yesterday I shared how I created the simple Thanksgiving table. I love a pretty table for the holidays, but am all about doing it with what I have on hand, and on a budget. Below, I’m sharing the sources for each and every item I used to create our table. When I started decorating our […]

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The Simple Thanksgiving Table

I can hardly believe it, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Most of us are probably in the early stages of planning, but today I thought I’d share the simple Thanksgiving table. No worry, no fuss, just a simple gathering to enjoy your family and friends. As you probably know, I always tend to decorate on […]

I can hardly believe it, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Most of us are probably in the early stages of planning, but today I thought I’d share the simple Thanksgiving table. No worry, no fuss, just a simple gathering to enjoy your family and friends. As you probably know, I always tend to decorate on […]

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Thanksgiving Black & White Pillow

Can you believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? I guess time flies when we’re having fun, right? 😀 As much as I love, love, love Thanksgiving, it’s been hard for me not to skip right to Christmas. We won’t be hosting family, so I’ve been transitioning things over to Christmas. But still, I’ve been […]

Can you believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? I guess time flies when we’re having fun, right? 😀 As much as I love, love, love Thanksgiving, it’s been hard for me not to skip right to Christmas. We won’t be hosting family, so I’ve been transitioning things over to Christmas. But still, I’ve been […]

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Thanksgiving Table Setting

Thanksgiving is truly one of my favorite Holidays. I love gathering together as a family and sharing the undeniable feeling of pure grateful bliss. It’s easy to get caught up with life, with what we don’t have, with our never ending wish list, but it’s important to remember the things we do have. We are […]

Thanksgiving is truly one of my favorite Holidays. I love gathering together as a family and sharing the undeniable feeling of pure grateful bliss. It’s easy to get caught up with life, with what we don’t have, with our never ending wish list, but it’s important to remember the things we do have. We are […]

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Thanksgiving Table Setting

I know that Thanksgiving is a few weeks away for us US folks, but I couldn’t help and decorate our table! And since it’s $30 Thursday, I decided to use the challenge to create something new for our table! In case you’re new here, $30 Thursday is a monthly challenge where April from House By […]

I know that Thanksgiving is a few weeks away for us US folks, but I couldn’t help and decorate our table! And since it’s $30 Thursday, I decided to use the challenge to create something new for our table! In case you’re new here, $30 Thursday is a monthly challenge where April from House By […]

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Thankful Tree

Lately I’ve been focusing on our blessings… there are so many…. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I felt our home needed to have a daily display as a reminder for us to be continually thankful for each and every blessing that happens in our lives. It’s an unbelievably pretty display, and one that catches my attention […]

Lately I’ve been focusing on our blessings… there are so many…. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I felt our home needed to have a daily display as a reminder for us to be continually thankful for each and every blessing that happens in our lives. It’s an unbelievably pretty display, and one that catches my attention […]

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