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A day late, but I was too busy eating turkey to post!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Source: liluinteriors.com

Source: liluinteriors.com

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Source: theinspiredroom.net

Source: theinspiredroom.net

Now that it the crisp Fall air has finally settled in, its time to get those fireplaces roaring again!  I think that sitting in front of the fire at the end of a long day is possibly one of my favorite things.

And because the fireplace is usually the focal point in most rooms, decorating it for the Fall is just one more way to welcome in the best season of the year!  Here are the 3 key elements to a perfectly balanced and festive fireplace mantle…

#1 Centerpiece

Usually a large mirror or piece of art is the best place to start.

Source: HGTV

Source: HGTV

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

#2 Weight

Adding weight to the sides of the centerpiece is necessary to balance out the mantle.   Accessories such as candlesticks or twigs in a vase is a great way to add weight (and height).  Even hanging a collection of smaller pieces of art on the sides of your centerpiece is a creative idea!

Source: livecreativelyinspired.com

Source: livecreativelyinspired.com

Source: Country Living

Source: Country Living

#3 Filler

Filler can be anything from books, to smaller plants or vases, or seasonal fillers like leaves or pumpkins!  Usually placing a collection of objects looks great.

Source: Pottery Barn

Source: Pottery Barn

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

 

Did you decorate your mantle for Fall?  Show it to us!

Need help designing or revamping your own fireplace?  Contact me!

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Happy Halloween!  Today is definitely one of my favorite holidays of the year.  Here are some spooky and stylishly decorated homes for Halloween to get you in the mood.  Enjoy!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Source: HGTV

Source: HGTV

Source: decodir.com

Source: decodir.com

 

I just love this sign!  “Dead & Breakfast”

Source Better Homes and Gardens

Source Better Homes and Gardens

 

The dark paint in this room gives it an spooky edge, in love!

Source: homedesignmag.com

Source: homedesignmag.com

Source: popsugar

Source: popsugar

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Georgetown HomeGoods Maxx

Georgetown HomeGoods Maxx

FINALLY!  The new Home Goods/ TJXX opened up in Georgetown!  9/8 was their grand opening and you know I was right there waiting to get in.  You know me, I went straight past all the clothes and into the Home Goods side of the store.

Home Good Lobby

Home Good Lobby

I think that my favorite part is the lobby!  I love the mirrors leading down the escalator, so funky.  The whole store is vibrant and bright, and of course, all of the (lets be honest) cheap fall and Halloween products are so fun.

Home Goods

Home Goods

Home Goods

Home Goods

Home Goods

Home Goods

Being in there got me so excited about Halloween, I mean, how could it NOT?  Its only September still, right?

And how cute is the wrapping paper?  Only $2.99?!  Are you serious!  I had to buy a few.

Home Goods

Home Goods

Home Goods

Home Goods

I love the mercury glass too, I need some in my house!

Home Goods

Home Goods

What fabulous finds have you come across at Home Goods lately?

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