Nature by Design: What Fall Means To Me

Nature by design is the consummate example of simple yet elegant beauty. Seasonal decorating need not be an exercise in expense or exhaustion.

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Rather your seasonal and soon to be holiday decorating involves pulling out all the stops or spot accents here and there, the idea is to invite the season into your home through a visual essay that expresses what fall means to me.

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Still moving at a slowed post surgical procedure pace means I’m mostly guiding the what fall means to me decorating tour of late.  Dave the Builder and my mother are happy to handle the fetch and feather duties.

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Thank goodness I like to sit and study a space beyond tape measures and fan decks.  Looking at the world through design and decorating colored glasses promotes a gorgeous result.

“An empty room is a story waiting to happen, and you are the author.” Unknown

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Readers of Places In The Home know music beats in the heart and soul of this house.  Music keeps me company in the creative process, and a verse or chorus strikes a note of I’ll groove to that inspiration.  The chorus of singer, pianist, composer, producer and engineer  Carol Duboc’s latest tune, Open the Curtains, mirrors my personal decorating style philosophy.

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A punch of personality is as influential to the collective look as the pop of color and the decorative oomph.

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What fall means to me is obvious in the gorgeous bouquet of white hydrangeas from my mother and the fall is in the house display Dave the Builder picked up at Kroger.

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“Nature is not a place to visit.  It is home.”

– Gary Snyder

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Cabbage resting in a mixing bowl staged along side a pie pumpkin gives a simple and fresh nod to fall.

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Nature-inspired simple elegance.   I know exactly what fall means to me.

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