Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Touches of Autumn Around the House

 Now that fall is officially here, we can bask in some of her wonderful offerings.

One of the best parts of any season is adding special touches to our homes. 

There are so many ways to do this in autumn.

How about some dried corn for the front door?

Or some weird-looking gourds in a wooden bowl on the kitchen table?

A fall scene painted on a  sign hanging on the front porch is a welcoming  touch. 

The artist who painted this one did a great job, don't you think?

 It kind of makes you want to jump into the painting and walk down that road, doesn't it?

By the way, this painted wall hanging sells for $18.99 at the farm stand listed below.

While we all usually love big pumpkins, petite ones are adorable, too.  

Pile them high in a glass bowl, spread them out on a tray or line them up on a windowsill, shelf or top of a doorway.  

Why not add some pretty touches to your house, condo or apartment?

By the way, all of the photos in today's post are from a visit to Whitney's Farm market in Cheshire, Massachusetts.

It's such a cool place to visit. 

If interested, you can check out their website here.



Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love the pumpkins and gourds this time of year! Can't wait to get a few.

diane.stetson said...

I love your scarecrows the best Susan.

Susan said...

I'm like you--every season should be celebrated and little touches can say so much. I just love going to farmer's markets and appreciating what they have to offer us. Great photos that really put me in the autumnal mood:-D!

Merlesworld said...

Its great you celebrate the different seasons, I have never seen corn in so many different colours does it taste any different to yellow corn.

rebecca said...

Wish I lived closer to Whitney Farms! (Although we have some lovely markets here, too.) Thankfully the "sights" are free 'cause it seems the cost of the small gourds and pumpkins are out of range for my "decorating budget" this year! I especially like the whites, for some reason....

Your pictures make all of it very enticing :) What did YOU take home - and how did you use it?

Linda O'Connell said...

Such vivid colors...fallin all its splendor.

EM Illustrator said...

Beautiful colour mix! I so much love the autumn colours. Enjoy your day!

Susan said...

Susan said...

Hello Everybody!

I would like to officially welcome Merle Turner from Merlesworld.She is this blog's 326th Follower!

Merle lives in Sydney, Australia! Stop by her blog and say hello.

Hope each of you has a terrific Tuesday.

Hugs to all. Susan

September 25, 2012 5:33 AM

Bookie said...

Pumpkins are my favorite...love the shades of orange...some bright, some quiet...they all scream autumn!

Nellie said...

I love arrangements of small pumpkins and differently colored squashes. I particularly love the appearance of a Turban Squash.

September has always meant apples to me, from my classroom years. Pumpkins will come out in October around here.:)

I hope to visit that farm market one of these days when we make our next trip to Massachusetts.:)

Have a great Tuesday, Susan!

xo Nellie

Dee said...

I would love to visit Whitney farms..they have such a wonderful variety of goodies. I love your photo's. I could look at pumpkin pictures all day long.I would love to find a road like the on on the wall hanging...there probably is one around here someplace. :) Autumn Blessings.

Dayle @ A Collection of This and That said...

That painting is superb!

Carol said...

Autumn is wonderful, isnt' it!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

I love it all. There isn't one decoration I wouldn't want. Pumpkins are my most favorite, but really it's all wonderful.

Barb said...

Hi Susan,
I love all the coloured corn you showed us.
Have a good day
Barb from Australia

Tammy said...

I definitely wish I could jump into that painting for a beautiful Autumn walk. No signs of Fall around here. Everything looks the same all the time. I do miss the farmer's market. And all signs of the season. Hugs, Tammy

Chatty Crone said...

Susan - I love the colors of this season beset. Just makes me feel alive. That painting was pretty.

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