Autumn Picture Ledge

For fall I am adding texture, natural materials, and rustic details. My goal is a rustic coastal home with lots of tans, textures, and browns.  I wanted my heron printable from the classic book, Birds of Australia, on the dining room picture ledge. I put it in a new aged white frame and added a shabby chic dollar store pumpkin on each end.  I made those a few years ago.  I measured a length of jute against it for size and adjusted the length.

 

 

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Dollar Store Fall Candle

I’ve been adding fall to various parts of my home – the futon, flower arrangements, and wall art.  I wanted something a little special to add to my planter of green vines.  A visit to Dollar Tree and I came home with an LED candle and a packet of fall sticker of pumpkins and maple leaves. The stickers have a wood look to them which is perfect!

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Adding Fall To Coastal Decor

Living in Florida, I have many coastal elements in my home.  My living room decor is dominated by my floral painting  over the futon (see Original Art by Peter Cocuzza) and is mostly coastal in colors.  I change the feel of the room for fall by adding more tan, deeper colors, and textures.  I’m not really an orange fan.  Instead of aqua and peach think turquoise, deep purples, and navy blues.

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