Bringing Autumn Indoors

October 21, 2011 in Style

The weather here in St. Louis has finally taken a dive south, and a little too close to freezing for my tastes, and while the trees have been so beautiful with their vibrate hues, in the last week they have begun to fade.  I love the colors of autumn and when they begin to fade outdoors, it is time to make sure that I bring those colors into my home.  With Halloween getting close, and Thanksgiving just around the corner, I came across a few great projects to bring the colors of the falling leaves indoors, where I can stay warm and they won’t fade away. While getting a jump start on some of my holiday decorating.  Enjoy!
(Click on the photos for the instructions)

Scrap Buster Fall Pillow, by Cluck Cluck Sew

Autumn Fabric Wreath, by Elise Blaha

Give Thanks Banner, by Baby Lock

Fall Pumpkin, by The Cottage Home

Leaf Notions, by Martha Stewart

Autumn Candle Mat, by Coats and Clark

I couldn’t finish off this post without something to fill your home with the smells of Autumn.  I love this recipe from Williams Sonoma for Orange Spice Pumpkin bread (I  use a large loaf pan (10″x5″ 1.5 lb), but keep a close eye and nose while it is baking).

Orange-Spice Pumpkin Bread, by Williams Sonoma

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