Saturday, September 28, 2013

Getting the house ready for fall

Having a birthday group next week and then Apple Fest weekend, so house needs to be ready. Always have lots of tours in the fall. It is a beautiful place here in the country when the leave turn. Come visit any time. I will always leave the lights on and Sissy will meet you at the door with a jump and a kiss. Apple fest Saturday Oct. 12th. Tour from 11 to 4 only $5.00



Oh dear Richard, so nice to see you back in your usual 'grand-style' my friend. Your table is stunning, and the Fall centerpiece is amazing, I truly love it and it's so inspiring for my dinner party as well. Funny, I thought of putting blue and White transferware dishes and a pumpkin centerpiece, along with a crocheted tablecloth too! Great minds think alike, but your centerpiece is swoon! Let us know how the party went.

Entertaining Women said...

The dining room looks so grand, and I adore the blue dinnerware with the orange... stunning. Funny how those old color wheel lessons always yield a successful look. The pheasant in the centerpiece is such a jewel; I like it so much. I know that your tour will delight all your guests. Thanks for bringing us along. Cherry Kay

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Such a lovely setting and decore!!

Orange Blossom said...

Love your fall tablepiece! The blue plates and the orange pumpkins look very nice together!

Sissysmom said...

Hi Richard- It’s hard to believe it is fall already. Your dining room is beautiful as always. I love how you incorporate your Victorian wax fruit in with the pumpkins. I thought I had found some wax fruit at a consignment store but when i picked it up and handled it I realized it was just old plastic fruit someone had had in their kitchen and it was covered in years of cooking grease!!!! Oh so nasty!!!

Hope your party goes well and that you have a "bumper crop" of home tours this fall!! Give Sissy Dog a pat on the head from me!

Ivy and Elephants said...

Richard your tablescape is fabulous. The pheasant on the pumpkin is adorable. Happy fall my dear!


Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

It's beautiful Richard! Did you buy all of those pumpkins or are they on loan? lol Hope they're not too heavy for your antique table. :)
I love all of your wax fruit and the addition of your silver pheasant too.
Lucky birthday party guests.
Have a great week,

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Hi Richard- I'ts been a long time- somehow I lost contact. What a fabulous display you created! Those pumpkins withthe pheasants look fabulous! That chandelier is gorgeous- I don't remember seeing it before. Love the blue plates mixed with this setting. I just put together my mantel and I was determined to get some blue in it!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the close up of the chandelier. It's stunning.

The pumpkins look fabulous; their colors really pop. I remember what you said in an older post about an Easter table piled with an enormous bounty of glass Easter eggs:

Go big or go home.

Well, your pumpkins really go big. Love 'em! Especially grouped around the epergne and with the pheasants on top.

Any suggestions on where to find an epergne these days? Scarcer than hen's teeth!


mississippi artist said...

Love the arrangement-more is more in my opinion! Love the blue and white with the orange.

Rachel Uchizono said...

I love your Fall table! The blue plates compliment the pumpkin center piece. Really festive and fun!