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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My October Porch

I’m recycling a post from the past, my October porch 2016. This year I have a wreath and  2 potted yellow hibiscus shrubs but that year was a time for more fall decoration.  I hope you enjoy it.  My porch is hard to decorate as it is long and thin with no steps.  


The weather here in central Florida  is getting a little cooler with less humidity, but it’s still like summer in comparision to up north.  Highs still in the 80’s and mostly blue skies and white clouds. I’m looking forward to cooler weather in the next two months.

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