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Saturday, October 26, 2013


Hello, and Welcome!  If you're new here visiting for the tour, I'm so glad you're here!  I was so thrilled to be asked to participate in the Modern and Fresh Fall Home Tour by my blog buddy Lindsay from The White Buffalo Styling Company and Kristen from KFD Designs.  I will say it was a bit intimidating once I saw the list of amazing bloggers that were taking part.  I have so enjoyed all of the tours this month! 

I thought my turn to share would never get here!  This year, as I thought about "Modern and Fresh" decorations, my theme was mixed metals, natural elements, and a surprise pop of color here and there.  So, come on in and take a look around!  

I kept the porch SO simple.  My ferns were still going strong, so I just added some mums, lanterns, and pumpkins that I didn't paint, dip, stripe, glitter, monogram, stud, or carve. How's that for Modern and Fresh?  :)

In the entry I kept my made over thrifted lamps and added lots of metals and textures.  I borrowed the feather art idea from my friend Kim and layered that with the mirror over the dresser.

The mantel (see more here) got a big dose of unexpected green on some old shutters, along with more texture and mixed metals. Oh, and a disco ball. A disco ball is always good.

The built-ins didn't get much of a change, but some things that are always there naturally lend themselves to Fall...the lanterns, feather lamp, owl, and wood piece.

Anything looks better under a glass dome, right?  I love this little turtle shell that a dear friend gave me for my birthday one year.

I was inspired by an image on Pinterest to do a big vase full of sticks, and isn't that vintage plaid thermos just so fun?

On the blue dresser I switched out the white lamps for my favorite pinecone pair and added the best decor of all...things I found outside!

My green china cabinet likes to show off in the dining room.  You might have already seen an Early Fall Tablescape that I did a few weeks ago,

but for everyday I keep a few simple items on the table.  A faux Ikea sheepskin rug makes do for a runner, and I loaded up an old dough bowl with giant pine cones and pheasant plumage that my sweet neighbor gave me.  That may not be your thing, and I didn't think it was mine, but those feathers are just SO colorful and gorgeous-it was perfect to add to the mix!

In the kitchen, this guy wrapped up in a scarf to keep him warm, and the chalkboard wall got a simple new design.

For the table in the kitchen, I just got out some of my favorite things and piled them on.  This table is layered up...a plaid blanket, a burlap chevron runner, seagrass placemats, pizza peel, a wooden bowl, squash, and cattails!

Want to come over for dinner?

Thank you so much for visiting today!  If you've missed any of the inspiring tours this month, you'll want to catch up!  And, there are still several more great tours to view this week. Caitlin from Desert Domicile is up tomorrow, and  you can follow along with the rest here:

 1 – Kristen from KFD Designs and Lindsay from The White Buffalo Styling Co.
2 – Sarah from Sarah M. Dorsey Designs 
3 – Gabbi from Retro Ranch Reno 
4 – Brittany from Brittany Makes 
5 – Jesse from Scout & Nimble 
6 – Julia from Cuckoo 4 Design 
 7 – Carolyn from Sweet Chaos Home 
 8 – Jennifer from The Chronicles of Home 
9 – Bethany from Dwellings by Devore 
10 – Carmel from Our Fifth House 
11 – Kristin from The Hunted Interior 
12 – Annekke from This That & Life  
13 – Michelle from Décor and the Dog 
14 – Cassie from Primitive & Proper 
15 – Ally from From the Right Bank 
16 – Shannon from Shannon Berrey Designs 
17 – Danika from Gorgeous Shiny Things 
18 – Kristin from Bliss at Home 
19 – Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof 
20 – Jessica from Dear Emmeline 
21 – Kelly from View Along the Way 
22 – Sarah from Lacquer and Linen 
23 – Eileen from A Creative Day Blog 
24 – Sarah from Royal Marigold 
25 – Lori from Lori May Interiors 
26 – Jennifer from Dimples and Tangles 
27 – Caitlin from Desert Domicile 
28 – Sherry from Design Indulgence 
29 – Lakeitha from Lakeitha Duncan Lifestyle Blog 
 30 – Shavonda from A Home Full of Color and Whitney from The Curtis Casa
31 – Angela from Number Fifty-three and Jennifer from Brave New Home.

Linking up with:

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  1. Looooove this Jen! So beautiful and loaded with tons if amazing texture. Your home never ceases to amaze me!

  2. Love your home and all of your vignettes are stunning. I love the feather art, I may have to borrow that idea. Hugs, Marty

  3. Jennifer, we've got a sitter, we'll be over for dinner tonight. ;) Ha. The tour was stunning. Love the layers of patterns and textures. Gives me the courage to try to mix things up a bit more around here. Thanks for the mention too. :) I'm in love with that vintage plaid thermos and acorn art, so fun!

  4. Every time I "visit" your house I catch new details that I love!

  5. Absolutely stunning!!! I am ALWAYS inspired by your designs and your ability to mix patterns and textures. :) From one OKC girl to another, 'Woo Hoo!!' Job well done! -Ginny Sevier

  6. your home is so gorgeous, cozy and dramatic! i love it! i love the pops of green combined with all of the natural elements and i love that it is a true reflection of you!

  7. Jennifer I love everything you do in yoiur home! It is always so tastefully and done. I have been reading your blog for a few months and I always look forward to your posts. You are a big inspiration :)

  8. The textures and colors that you have used in your home are so wonderful! I love every little bit of your take on modern fall!

    Angela @ Number Fifty-Three

  9. Hi, I'm a new follower. Your house is so pretty! I absolutely LOVE the framed feathers and acorn art! Thanks for the inspiration! I'm going to try to duplicate both ideas. What did you alternate the acorns with in the frame?

  10. Hi, I'm a new follower. Your house is so pretty! I absolutely LOVE the framed feathers and acorn art! Thanks for the inspiration! I'm going to try to duplicate both ideas. What did you alternate the acorns with in the frame?

  11. So so gorgeous, Jennifer! Nobody does layering as well as you do. There is so much too look at and I adore every single detail. Those framed acorns are so pretty.

  12. So inspired! Your photos look like they should be in a magazine somewhere. Really love everything you did here!

  13. I ADORE all the details - the pom poms on the terrarium, the shawl and pin on the bust form - FAB!!

  14. Your home is magazine-worthy!! I love all of your creative and unique touches...beautiful job! :)

  15. Awesome tour know I love your beautiful home!

  16. Beautiful home tour! I think your injection of green really makes any space feel modern and fresh. Nice job : ]

  17. Gorgeous tour! I love the mix of colors, textures and patterns that you have in your home - it just WORKS. Thanks for sharing!

  18. Jennifer your home is beautiful and your tablescapes are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

  19. I always love seeing your home Jennifer, and love this whole tour of all your pretty spaces all dressed up for fall!! Your vignettes are always so fabulous!!!!!

  20. Oh yes...disco balls are ALWAYS good! Your home is totally decked out for Fall and is gorgeous! Seriously beautiful! You are always so spot on! I love it.

  21. Yes, I do want to come for dinner! :) Everything looks gorgeous for fall, I love all your additions of nature here and there! Beautiful job, my friend!

  22. You have layer upon layer of textures and patterns and the green really pops and everything comes alive! Warm and inviting.

  23. your home = stunning! love all the fall touches. the wrap on the bust! the green shutters. gorgeous!

  24. Girl can set a table! Wow.....everything is perfect....great styling and photography!

  25. Your attention to detail is blowing me away. And I'm with Sherry...those tablescapes are unbelievable!!! I'm catching up from the conference over the weekend, so sorry for late commenting :) But I'm posting yours today. Amazing, amazing job, Jennifer!!!

  26. So many fun tables!! You are a master tablescaper ;) I love the art too with the acorns and feathers. You have one of those homes that is so cozy, I just want to curl up in that comfy chair and take in the surroundings! Happy Fall :) xo Kristin

  27. Your home is so beautiful, so many pretty details! You have an amazing eye for tablescapes!

  28. Really, really beautiful and unique! I would never think of using some of these items and you make them look like a magazine. Yes, I'd love to come to dinner! :)

    P.S. I forgot to mention how much I love feathers! Great use of them throughout ~

  29. i love the idea of putting the little pelt on the table!!

  30. I saw that mirror above your fireplace @ Pier I and liked it. Love the way you combined it unexpectedly with the green shutters. I remember a plaid thermos like the one you show from my parents' garage thrown in with camping gear. Just goes to show, be careful what you get rid of! Great fall tour, really enjoyedit.

  31. Oh my gosh, there is so much I'm loving about your home!!! Seeing all of your awesome fall stuff makes me so sad I can't get my decor out of the moving/storage room! Beautiful :)

  32. I love how you decorated for the holidays, every photo is picture perfect! I actually included one of your tablescapes in a roundup I posted on Friday.

    Thanks for the inspiration!
    ~Katie @ Upcycled Treasures

  33. You have a beautiful home. I really enjoy the eclectic combination of natural finished with more refined ones. I would like to have a similar feel in my home.


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