Well hello, there! I’m super excited to show you around the rest of our home for Part II of our fall tour! Last week, I shared our foyer, living room, and family room for Part I. This week, I’m teaming up with a group of almost 30 bloggers that are opening their homes to show their fall decor. If you are coming from Polka Dot Poplars, I’m so happy you were able to stop by. If you’re new here, please take a moment to read a little about me, and make sure to check the list at the end of this post for the full list of participants.
We have done a crazy amount of work to the front of our house this year, so I thought I’d start there. When we moved into our home a couple of years ago, the front of the house was completely lined with beautiful rhododendrons, but they had grown taller than the first floor of our home! We couldn’t see out of our windows and our home felt very closed off. So, we jumped into the most physical makeover we’ve done yet! We pulled out all of those huge shrubs and planted all new landscaping ourselves. It was an exhausting project and there’s a much bigger story for another day, but I couldn’t be more happy with how it turned out!
This spring, I shared how I used a floral bucket to make an arrangement to hang on our front door. The floral bucket works great because I can’t hang wreaths on the door due to the arch at the top of the door as well as the offset window. For the fall, I added a floral arrangement that includes berries, hydrangea, cotton bolls, and a few other fall flowers.
I’m still loving the “Happy Fall, Y’all!” sign from last year. The gray and copper color mixture is sprinkled all over the house this fall.
We have a local garden center that has the most amazing seasonal plants. This season’s planters are probably my favorite that I’ve ever put together! I used some ornamental chili peppers, purple fountain grass, flowering kale, magenta mums, and multi-color coleus.
It’s a really dreary day here in New England, so let’s head into the kitchen…
You guys are getting a sneak peek of my kitchen makeover, so I’m really excited to show it to you! I just finished painting this section of cabinets two days ago, and we just finished hanging the doors and drawers last night! There’s still a lot of work to do, and you’ll notice I’m painting in sections, so you may notice some areas I haven’t gotten to yet.
Of course, our pup could not be bothered to move from his favorite spot for these pictures!
Every year since we moved to New England we take the boys apple picking, and it’s one of my favorite things to do. We are up to our ears in apples right now, so I love setting them out in a fruit bowl as a reminder to eat some!
This “thankful” box is by far my favorite new fall addition! I love that it holds my utensils, a spoon rest, a cutting board, and my pepper mill. It makes it so much easier to find the things that I’m reaching for all the time!
Let’s head on through the kitchen door and into the dining room for our last stop…
I am using a plaid tablecloth folded as a runner on the dining room table. I just love how cozy the plaid makes the room feel!
I like to keep the dining room fairly simple with accent pieces that are easy to move when we are entertaining guests for dinner.
Thanks so much for stopping by and taking a look around! I hope you enjoyed getting to see our home decked out for fall! If you haven’t already, don’t forget to check out our fall decor in the foyer, living room, and family room.
Next up on the fall home tour is Virginia Sweet Pea! Here’s the full lineup so you can come back and check out some of the other beautifully decorated fall homes.
Frazzled Joy || North Country Nest || A Purdy Little House || Hood Creek Log Cabin || Peonies & Orange Blossoms
The Whimsy One || Polka Dot Poplars || A Home to Grow Old In || Virginia Sweet Pea || Lincluden Cottage Life
Semigloss Design || Keys to Inspiration || Reinvented Collection || Of Fairies and Fauna || Rosemary and Thyme
Kim Power Style || Back to the South || Living Large in a Small House || From House to Home || Centsably Creative || Life is a Party || The Organized Mama || Our Crafty Mom