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Fall decorating with pumpkins when you aren't a fan of the color orange. Several fall decor ideas on outdoor decorating for fall with pumpkins, beachy fall decor, etc.

Elements of Farmhouse Fall Decor

Editor’s note: In addition to the content I produce for Pencil Shavings, I also write for other publications including Better Homes & Gardens, and now for Carlton Landing’s blog on all things decor & design.   Fall wins the prize for my most favorite season. Bring on all the pumpkin bread, pumpkin spice, pumpkin lattes,
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Fall home tour: front porch

Pumpkins! Topiaries! Let the season begin. Internet, we flew in to Oklahoma City from NYC late last night and it was such a glorious weekend in Manhattan. I have so many cool things to show you! But I’ll be spending the day cuddling Sir Archer and catching up on loads and loads of laundry. I
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14 things to do with pumpkins this fall

It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with all things pumpkin and over the past 9 years (!) here at Pencil Shavings, there’s been quite a few pumpkin inspired posts. So I thought I’d do a little round-up of all the pumpkin fun to give you a little shot of inspiration as we delve into fall.
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A colorfully moody tabletop -- fall centerpiece ideas with velvet pumpkins, matte black dishes, copper accents and loads of style.

A Colorful Pumpkin Tablescape

As I was brainstorming ideas for colorful fall decorating and table arrangements (Thanksgiving!!!), I kept coming back to the beautiful Hudson Grace shop in San Francisco. Matte black interiors, loads of bright white dishes and dark candles, a stack of colorful linen napkins, and the most curiously beautiful black flatware I’d ever seen. It felt
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