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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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Styled: Multicolored Velvet Pumpkins

Imagine me, in full Oprah voice, “It’s PUMPKIIIIIIIN TIIIIIIIIIIIIIIME!” Opening up my box of velvet pumpkins from last year was maybe better than pulling out the Christmas decorations. I find the color combinations endlessly fascinating. I’m especially intrigued by the role the neutral tones play. They’re necessary, you know? There has to be some break
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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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