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Friday, September 26, 2014


Well, hello there!  I'm so excited for you all to join me today.

I'm thrilled to be participating in the Blogger Stylin' Home Tours again.  Whenever Lindsay from The White Buffalo Styling Company calls, I answer!  Lindsay, thank you so much for all of your hard work organizing this tour.  Many, many readers are reaping the benefits and finding loads of inspiration because of all of your hard work!

If you've just come over from Jen Rizzo, wasn't her tour a treat? 

I just think her kitchen and home are one of the most charming ones around.  So if you're new, Welcome!

I'm a little heavy on the photos today, but I hope you'll grab a warm drink, relax, enjoy the tour and find a few things to inspire you.  I shared Part 1 of my Fall Tour a few days ago, and I'd love for you to check out a few other areas of my home.

Last year for the Modern and Fresh Fall Tour, I used a lot of my favorite green mixed in with my Fall Decor.  The pop of color was fun, but this year I wanted things to be a bit more relaxed, calm, and cozy.  

I shared my entry for the BSHT: Favorite Room Edition last month, and had fun switching up the accessories on the dresser for Fall.

I changed out the lamps and decided that my huge brass deer (Craigslist) needed to live here for the Fall. 

Remember that coat I cut up to make my fur ottomans?  I had one sleeve left, and it made a nice base for this vignette.  The pom pom tie from the coat is also wrapped around the big guy's neck.

I chose mainly warm earth tones and metallics, along with my ever-present black and white as a base.  I couldn't resist adding some color here and there, though, and also wanted to add in a few hints of plaid since it is so popular this fall.

I frequently get questions about my leopard pillows.  I made them with fabric from Hobby Lobby.  It's not on their website anymore, but it's still available in my local store, so it might be in yours, too.

OK, I've been dying to show you the mantle.  I think it's one of my favorites ever!  

Last week after Pam's post, I realized that somehow I've accumulated 5 busts.  SO, I figured they all needed to hang out together!

I used Krylon's Pimento spray paint on all of them, and then gave them a light dusting of copper spray paint for some variation.   The "artwork" is a poster that we bought at the State Fair a few years ago and it usually hangs in the Laundry Room.  It's the Lord's Prayer, and is illustrated with the 10 Commandments around the edges.  I love the vintage look and the colors, and it's probably what inspired my whole look for Fall this year.  

I looked through my accessories and found something to dress everyone up.  The patch (a la The Nester) is just fabric hot glued to a piece of elastic, and the fur collar is from that very same coat that I cut up...I got a lot of mileage out of that $12 thrift store find!

We moved the love seat to the Office and made a little sitting area in this corner with my new chairs.  If you follow me on Instagram, remember all of those lovely sticks from my neighbor's trimmed tree?  Here's where a few of them landed.  I still have a plan for a lot more of them...stay tuned over the next few weeks.

A few more living room table tops... I kept them very simple with apothecaries full of acorns and pinecones and containers full of clippings from my flower bed.

I think this little guy is just fun, I like putting him out in the Fall.

I kept the Dining Room simple also, with some clipped sunflowers from a near-by field.  

And did you think we'd get through this tour without a disco ball?  If so, you don't know me at all.  ;)

I wanted to use the candle holders but didn't feel like using candles, so these were the first thing that caught my eye.  

Here's my kitchen table and a few more shots from the first half of my tour (see more here).  

Lastly, I recently fluffed up our back patio so it would be ready for the cool evenings of the season (it's on Part 1 of my tour, also).  We've enjoyed being out there every night since!

Now, please head over to Desert Domicile for the next tour!  

Caitlin just finished an unbelievable project for a DIY Challenge project with the Home Depot, and I can't wait to see her fall tour.  And if you've missed some of the other tours this week, here's all the links so you can catch up.





Jones Design Company
Jen Rizzo
Dimples and Tangles - Thanks for coming!
Desert Domicile
Tatertots and Jello
Retro Ranch Reno
Eleven Gables
Sarah M. Dorsey Designs
This, That, and Life

Thank you SO much for being here today!

Linking up with:  Just A Girl and Her Blog

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  1. oh jennifer! i love it all! the mantle is amazing! you knew i would love it though. :) and of course moving the brass deer where they can make an easier escape to my house..... fab! :)

  2. I LOVE your style. Beautiful and bold design! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Jennifer! It is gorgeous!! I can't wait to come over for some cider and blog-talk! hint-hint. Your home is just as lovely and inviting as you! xox, Emily

  4. Jennifer. Seriously.....I can't handle this. It's like pattern mixing perfection and I love it! You've done such a beautiful job with your home!

  5. So lovely as always! I'm always amazed at how you touch every surface with love and care :). Those ferns though seriously - they are huge!!

  6. OH YES, the deer are here and I love them in the entry. Everything is gorgeous!

  7. You killed it Jennifer! You're entry is amazing, I think that mirror is the score of the year!! I love the red busts on the mantel and all the detail! Looks fabulous!

  8. Jennifer, your style is unrivaled. Truly, everything looks amazing!

  9. You truly never disappoint!!! Every.single.detail. is perfect and of course styled just so! #youaremyhero ! xo

  10. I knew it would be fabulous!! Love your new neutral-ish vibe for fall and your sitting area with your chairs is inspiring me to take mine out of the basement! Enjoy your cozy home and all the pretty updates. Thanks for the sweet shout out, too! :)

  11. Gorgeous. I love the way you put all the different elements together to create such a beautiful and inviting space. Love everything.

  12. Wow, wow, wow! Your home is so STUNNING Jennifer! I love everything about it and I keep scrolling back and forth to devour all the details. Love, love, love! :)

  13. I love the brass deer in the entryway, but that mantle - oh my goodness, I just love all that red on the busts!!

  14. Jennifer!!! OMG this is just gorgeous!!! I loooove all the pops of lime green and the red busts and seasonal foliage. Its perfect. I just love how you style your home:)

  15. Looks beautiful ~ as usual! I think you have a lucky star that guides you to incredible Craigslist buys. :) Love the deer. I love the mantle...especially the Lord's Prayer print and the busts. Did you make the pillows that are in the new chairs? LOVE that fabric!


  16. Those chairs!! I'm going to start on mine today! Love love love all of the details - everything is perfect!

  17. So pretty! My favorite picture is the shot of your coffee table with the couch behind it. Love the bright flowers and the pillows with the plaid! Stunning. :-)

  18. It's just gorgeous, Jennifer! I especially love the addition of the plaids and those gold finials on the coffee table! You are most definitely the Queen of Mixing and Layering 😉

  19. I so enjoyed your Fall tour, Jennifer! I love your kitchen table and chairs, as well as the curtains. You are amazing at vignettes and details, girl! The brass deer came from CL? I love them~ just darling!

  20. Absolutely stunning, your house is so beautiful Jennifer, one of my favorite fall tours!!

  21. Jennifer, you really know how to layer. Wow! Every room and photo is full of eye candy. I love your bold colors and so much of it is DIY. You're amazing!

  22. As soon as I saw the entryway, I saw the fur and thought of your fur coat find! :) I love your fall décor! The busts look great!

  23. Your home is the perfect mix of sophistication and fun! I love seeing your unique style and really enjoyed this post. Happy Fall!

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  26. Absolutely gorgeous! You have beautiful taste - I love nothing more than mixing patterns. Where did you get the floral/peacock curtains in the dining/living space?

    1. Hi there, thank you so much! You can read all of the details on the curtains here:

  27. Jennifer, what is the black and white pillow fabric on the chippendale chairs, love, love it

    1. Hi there! It's called "Islander" and I don't remember who makes it. It's not available on anymore where I bought it, but if you search "Islander Ikat Fabric" you might be able to find something.


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