September 1, 2015


I could no longer wait....
this is August 16th and I simply
had to change the farmhouse table
as the month of September approaches.

Before the house is brimming with cinnamon oranges
and the deep colors of eggplant and warm rusts....
we surround ourselves with the warmth and happiness of


I add small little accents of old favorites

We can almost imagine that gorgeous farm field 
covered with sunflowers amid an old barn in the background.

Reinventing a classic

Aren't you ready for the days to get shorter and the air to
usher in those cool Autumn winds?

Soon, the tantalizing scent of sugared cinnamon will 
waft throughout the halls.

I love sunflowers mixed with pumpkins and scarecrows,
don't you?

We are capturing those last rays of late-summer warmth....
inspired by nature.

I think it somehow brings vibrancy to the dinnertime gatherings.

Don't forget to light the candles....

I simply just can't resist it...
every year, I have to sneak in a pumpkin before October....
just my nature!

Welcome September....

Style it your way......


  1. Love the new Autumn Look here, on your blog!

    Love bloggers who change the look of their blog, with the Seasons. Or at least, the look of their Banner.


  2. Yes, sunflowers. Yes, a wee pumpkin. And most of all, yes to beautiful Miss Mae. She is always the crowning touch to any decor style.


    1. Mae thanks you SO much! Have a wonderful beginning to our Autumn season Tessa! I appreciate your visit today!

  3. How beautiful!!!! I adore those sunflower plates! Today is a day to CELEBRATE!!!! Hopefuly the weather will become milder in coming weeks but for now I am rejoicing in the fact that today is September FIRST!!

    Your blog is dressed so beautifully!!! I love every photo and the way you have designed your page. Going back now to drool over each pic!!

    1. I think we have a sisterhood in our love for the autumn season Linda! I am so, so happy you enjoyed the post and the changes in scenery...just a happy place I hope! Hugs!!!

  4. Your table looks great Estelle. We had a party Sat. nite and 2 people bought me sunflowers. I couldn't be happier!

    1. Thank you Katie! What a lovely hostess gift for the beginning of Autumn...I know it must have been a grand party with delicious food!!

  5. Hi Estelle! OH, what a lovely table! Your sunflowers are so pretty and those plates are just perfect with them. The green, yellow and black checks look so pretty.
    be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  6. Gorgeous dishes!

    Your header is stunning, also!


  7. Your sunflower table is beautiful! Do you visit Barb at Bella Vista? She has a serious love of fall too. I think you'd like her blog. :)

  8. Oh, that tablescape is just gorgeous. I love everything and the sunflowers are so beautiful. And Mae's colours fit right in. How pretty she is. :)


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