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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Happy Fall Y'all

Autumn is my absolute favorite time of the year. Not too cold...not too hot......sweater weather....new leather shoes weather........the light takes on a life of it's own. Even if it's cloudy, the sunshine absorbed by the tree leaves blaze in a brilliant fire of warm color. Browns, Greens, Brugandys, Golds, Purples, Blues, Aquas. I have to admit it......red is great.....pinks are fine........but colors of Fall are what I always gravitate to for decor and fashion. From my logo I guess you can surmise my first choice of colors are.......browns and greens.   What can I say, I am a child of the 60's.....Harvest Brown and Harvest Green appliances...yes,  my bedroom today, has walls of Harvest Gold. Historically the bold, muted tones of fall were used during American Victorian and Colonial times. I Love this site ...Color Wikia...that shows all the wonderful shades and hues of brown (and other colors too)..click  Here to see all the autumnul browns.......and it ain't just chocolate or dirt either.  LOL
Here are some of my fav Brown things...........
My brown gingham tablecloth I was surprized with this Summer by my Blogpal Cindy at Whimsicle Musings



My Farmhouse table we recieved as a wedding present....It's Cherry and Hunter Green

These are just some of the browns...and greens.....on my front porch


Log cabins with fireplaces

Tennessee Woods


Our BrownGingham Cabin


                                                                     Chestnut Appaloosas


My Rhineatone Brooch

                                                                     Chocolate Pearls
Amber Diamonds.....what can I say I love color diamonds more than the plain.
But, alas, can't afford either. Sworovski is just as pretty.


My canopy for craft shows

And, my vintage 60's sewing box in red and browns
the perfect color combo!

Here are some of the designs I created using Autumnal inspirations........................

A hand-painted vintage hankie with Sworvski Crystals.
Pillow design available

The Chocolate Angel
Angeloc Inspiration

Hand-embroidered hankie accenting a tote
Brown Bag

Grandma's Kitchen Apron
Apronation

A tisket A tasket
Bolster pillow

Hand-painted design on a two-tier table
Flourishes and Broadstrokes



 Well, that's all for now. Hope you enjoyed browsing. Be sure to stop by Etsy Cottage Style Here for thier Cottage Color Party and all my weekly Links listed at the top of the page!

10 comments:

Dragonfly Treasure said...

Beautiful Fall eye candy!
*hugs*deb

Cinderella Moments said...

I'm so glad you got a little time to yourself and did a post. What wonderful stuff. You stick to your brown color scheme like I stick to my white! You have a great collection of stuff. Your brooch is gorgeous. I'm not buying the part about you not owning a brown diamond. I know you're just trying to throw off potential thieves. LOL!
Maybe Santa will bring you one this year. You've been very very good after all.
big hugs,
Caroline

Coloradolady said...

This post will get you in the mood for fall quick! Lovely photos. Happy VTT

SueLovesCherries said...

Happy Fall to you, too! I love your rhinestone brooch - it's my birthstone! The cabin pics look so cosy, too! All your photos look fabulous, actually!

LV said...

You have a home filled with treasures of all. A very pretty post. I enjoyed visiting your home.

Debbi said...

I expect nothing less than the treasure trove of amazing "brown" from who else???? Brown Gingham Creations herself!!

Shirley said...

Hi Melody. I was just getting ready to send you a-mail to check on you and your family. I like you love the fall of the year. It is my favorite time of te year. I enjoyed reading your blog tonight. I have been busy working on bridal shower, wedding gifts, and Halloween tea towels. I am doing a craft show in a month that I have been working on some things for it. We are all doing pretty good at the moment and if everything goes o.k. we will be traveling in about two weeks. I am hoping. I so need a break from work. Have a great day my friend. Your Missouri Friend.

C. Joy said...

After reading your comments on Fall/Autumn, I felt the need to say "Amen." This is a wonderful time of the year. Thanks for the beautiful pictures and words.

Daniella said...

There you are!! I was begining to worry!
Lovely collection of delicious autumn colors! My house is panted chocolate brown, in the living room/dining room/kitchen/foyer! and the windows only have valances, so I can see outside always, and they are yellow gingham!!
Maybe we are related!LOL!!
All of your pictures are woderful!
Glad you are back!
xxDaniella

Danice said...

Your brown items are wonderful! I love them all! The photo of your cabin- how great it must be to live there :)