Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Fall Has Arrived

Fall has arrived! The leaves are falling, cooler mornings are enjoyable, and fall wildflowers like goldenrod are blooming. Spider lilies, sasanqua's, and mums are blooming in my garden. The stores are full of pumpkins, gourds, and mums of all types. The fall smells of pumpkin bread baking and hot apple cider make me know sweater weather is coming.  I set a fall harvest table for two on my patio today.

I love seeing goldenrod bloom in the fall. I decided to cut some for a centerpiece and it has held up extremely well. Goldenrod was the state flower when I was a little girl. It graces the roadsides and adds that golden color to the fall landscape.
The camellia is now Alabama's state flower.
The two antique chairs have been in my husband's family and are now passed down to us. I rather like them with my fall table.
I only bought two of these pumpkin plates a few years ago for a table for my granddaughter and me.  I have been mad at myself since then for not buying more. I haven't been able to find them again. 
The pear and apple napkin rings fit perfectly with my fall harvest table. I think of making pear preserves in the fall and remember fondly my friend's family making apple butter.

This is the table my granddaughter and I enjoyed several years ago.  See post here.

A few velvet pumpkins, dried corn, and bittersweet add texture and contrast to the shiny copper pitcher holding the goldenrod flowers.

The plates were purchased from Wal Mart and are no longer available. Please let me know if you see these plates available anywhere. On the back of the plate, it says -Way to Celebrate Stoneware.

Table Sources:

Floral tablecloth-Home Goods 
Rattan placemats- Pier 1 years ago.
Gold flatware-Hobby Lobby
Vintage napkins
Fruit napkin holders belonged to my MIL
Gold Fostoria glasses -Vintage
Copper Pitcher-TJMaxx

What are your favorite scents and foods that say fall to you?
My husband and I have been traveling and had a fabulous trip celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. 
I hope to show you some pictures of our trip soon.

Have a lovely week. 🌻🍁🌻