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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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Boot Up for Fall

Boots! Fall weather! Scarves!  It’s all on the horizon. I’m due for a boot upgrade this fall and I’ve got my virtual shopping carts full hither and yon.  And there are so. many. good. options and at every price point. I think I’ll grab those Gap ones ASAP. Such a great price! RAG & BONE
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Charcuterie tablescape for Thanksgiving - centerpiece ideas - edible centerpieces - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

13 fall tablescape ideas to break your decor rut

Happy Saturday! Quick reminder – don’t forget to follow along with my Instagram takeover at Better Homes & Gardens this weekend. I’m sharing loads of happy color inspiration… Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away and it’s one of my favorite holidays.  The most comforting thing about any holiday we celebrate is the element of tradition. We always
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Pumpkin Patchin’ at Carlton Landing

With Fall Break finally here, we ditched the city and ran straight for Carlton Landing. Fall is our favorite season here, and I’ve decided that it’s not just because the weather is chilly and marvelous. It’s the sharp contrast to our everyday life in the city — schedules filled, frenetic, always something to distract or entice
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