I wasn’t going to do any home tours this Fall. I swore I was going to just focus on preserving the food from the garden and plug along with packing away my kids’ summer clothes but when Courtney asked me to be a part of this fall blog hop I kind of had to say yes. Talented bloggers and beautiful decor…..Okay, I will do it! Twist my arm why don’t you ;)
So welcome to the Balsam Hill Fall blog hop! Shirley from Housepitality Designs was the stop before me. If you missed hers, make sure and head over there after you check out my space.
I have a confession to make. I have never had a love affair with orange. I don’t necessarily have a favorite color. I just sort have rotated through all of them at one point in time….except orange. BUT, while I don’t like orange in home decor on a day to day basis, I LOVE Fall. Maybe orange is special. So special that it only should be taken out for this one time a year occasion. I also think I like it at autumn time because of the other colors it is paired with. The fact that red bleeds into coral and orange blends with yellow and there are hints of green still present, make it more soothing. So I guess you could say that while orange is not my favorite color, Fall is :)
I also recently saw an orange wreath on a cobalt blue door on Pinterest and was instantly obsessed with the color combination. Since I happen to have plenty of cobalt in my house, it was meant to be!
The frame I made recently was perfect for this leaf the kids and I found on our hike the other day.
Another confession…. I couldn’t find an orange pillow so I used a cardigan of mine to cover an old pillow. A few tucks, tie the arms together, and there you have it!
The leaves we collected this year were ridiculous! They were the perfect blend of all the Fall colors. Even though they don’t last more than a week or two in the vases of water before they dry out and curl, It is so worth it! I just think of them as flowers. And for the leaves that are not in a vase, I recommend those plastic water tubes that are normally used on cut flowers. They are SUPER cheap. You can get a small pack at Walmart for about $2 or a 100 pack on Amazon for around $15. (affiliate link)
What is better than blue and orange? Blue, orange, and gold!
The twig pumpkins are not only adorable as-is, but they light up! They have tiny led lights all over and a small battery pack to power them.
If you read my blog at all, you know I am obsessed with baskets and bins. I love this one I found that had leather handles and a blue stripe! It screamed my name. Even my husband couldn’t deny it.
The items I used from Balsam Hill were:
Have you decorated for Fall yet? Or do you wait and decorate for Halloween instead? And just for kicks, what are your thoughts on Orange?
The next stop on the tour is Pamela at From My Front Porch. And you can also visit the bloggers from day one below.
Courtney from French Country Cottage
Danielle from Finding Silver Pennies
Kim from Sand and Sisal