Grateful Autumn Printable

Autumn is here, and we are again blessed with the beauty of fall surrounding us.  It is a time to be grateful for our health, family, friends, and life itself.  I’m a person who loves the little things in life. Despite the turmoil of the world, I am very grateful to be here and sharing with you. Blogging has brought new friends scattered in many places. Many of the homelands of my friends are far from me, but I love how they share their lives. Thank you.

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A Simple Early Autumn Table

My home has many coastal elements. Every fall I am faced with decorating for autumn using my colors. I use more textures, tans, and browns. I add deeper toned colors as the season progresses.  I look for softer shades of typical fall colors. I also love using turquoise in the fall with tans, browns, and golden tones. Officially it is autumn on September 22nd, but today I’m adding a few coastal autumn colors in the dining room.

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Autumn & Halloween Storage Labels

Most of us are already thinking ahead to the end of the year decorating splurge of Christmas and New Year. Thanksgiving is in two weeks and then we jump into the December holidays.  Since I am having new floors put in, I have already packed up the fall decorations.  A new label for the boxes will be perfect as I try to organize and conquer my possessions.   Sometimes it just makes me happy to have a clean box and a cute label.  I wanted a nice attractive label to make it easy to identify the boxes and the contents.  I designed 2 with autumn designs. I used Avery Presta 94229 label template with 2 labels to a 8.5 x 11″ page.  All the labels are PDF’s and should print easily on your labels, cardstock, or regular copy paper.

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Rustic Pumpkin With Cotton Bolls, Flowers & Burlap Leaves

For the last few years there have been lots of decorations with cotton bolls. Cotton is grown in 17 southern states stretching across the bottom half of the United States: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.  I remember the first time I saw a cotton field from our car as my family drove west across Tennessee to Memphis.  It was a remarkable sight, a field filled with white cotton bolls. Now buying real bolls for decorations can be expensive if you don’t get them locally. Read More