Monday, September 17, 2018

{ Market Fresh Fall Porch Decor }

Tuesday's you're upping your game lately! Hey pals!!! Anyone else feel like Tuesday's are sometimes worse than Monday's? I'm bringing in this Tuesday with something bright & fun to hopefully set the mood for the rest of the week! I got to spend sometime out front of our little cottage to snap some photos for this post & mostly just hurry & get the mums photographed before they die on me. I have faith this year I'm going to keep them alive...shoot I need to water them today ha..only me! I stepped outside my comfort zone & added blue gourds!! I usually always go with bold orange & greens outside for that authentic look, but this year I wanted a market style look with fresh mums & pumpkins & to my surprise I LOVE IT! Anyways come take a peek at our cute little country market inspired display!! 


It all started with that rustic galvanized basket my mom dropped off! I had bought some pillows from HomeGoods but later returned them because it looked to Eastery. I wanted to incorporate the blue pumpkins & like always had an idea in my head but it just wasn't working...Fast forward a few days later & I found that "welcome' tobacco basket & modified it with some white paint. I then added everything else for this little " market inspired porch".

The pumpkins are all faux & we do this for a reason every year! I'll explain why in a later post. All the gourds & pumpkins were purchased at HomeGoods or Michaels. They can get expensive & so I wait for sale days etc..They hold up pretty well even after years of being outside for fall time. Little investment & they're so versatile!

The rug is also from HomeGoods & it's just a standard jute with some specs of grey to pull from the tobacco basket above the chippy white bench!

Side Note: I need a new piece of furniture for this space..I'll share what we're thinking in a future post!

After  I returned the original set of pillows I didn't know what I really needed or wanted to finish this space but after spotting the cream / green stripe pillow & then the Veggie one I decided this is exactly what I needed to finish this space! I always like to share where & what I'm thinking wit my processes...hopefully they can help you guys!  Blogging looks so simple & glamorous, but I promise a lot of time, deadlines & preparation go into our content!

The mums we got at a local stand for $7.99 each..STEAL! I went with yellow & regretted it & then loved them again...hahaha


What do you think about our little cottage porch all decorated out for fall? Do you decorate with mums etc.. for fall or just regular pumpkins? THANKS for taking the time to pop in on my little practical home blog.

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