A Soft October In The Living Room

My small home is located on the west coast of central Florida, and my county is northwest of Tampa.  My style is eclectic with coastal elements.  Fall decorating is often a problem because honestly orange doesn’t really fit.  This year has been stressful for me. A short case of COVID in August. A month later I get my flu shot and then had a mini-flu episode.  I am currently moving my photo storage online which seems to take forever.  What I really wanted in my home was soft colors and a relaxing atmosphere.  The main feature of my living room is the futon with the oil painting above it. It really dominates the room.  Adding pillows and a throw is how I change the futon to fit seasons, holidays, or my mood. Buying the wash and dry white futon cover is the smartest thing I’ve ever done.

 

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End of September Home

My home is filled with coastal colors which is not easy to change for fall. This year the seasonal changes to my coastal Florida home are the addition of more wood, textures, and neutral color.  My front door opens directly in the living room.  I made a gallery wall last year at the entry with a vintage farmhouse sign, a framed piece of art by my father, a framed house blessing, and a white wooden hook for seasonal changes.  This fall on the hook I have a vintage thrift store wreath I got a couple of years ago.

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