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Naked Cake Farmhouse Fall Tablescape | Plus 6 More Fall Tablescapes!

A beautifully styled farmhouse fall tablescape with a naked cake centerpiece. Plus six other fall tablescapes that will inspire your own fall tablescape! This post contains affiliate links. Please see our full disclosure policy here. Hello and welcome to another Fall themed decorating post! This time, I have the pleasure of hosting six other talented…
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Neutral Farmhouse Fall Table – Our First Fall Table at This House!

Here’s our neutral farmhouse fall table, our first at this house! Plus there are ten more fall tables from my friends too! Hello! Welcome to our Neutral Farmhouse Fall Table post! If you’re stopping here from the lovely Shayna’s (The Wood Grain Cottage) or any of the other lovely fall table tours, weren’t they just…
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Fall Table Decorations – 5 Ideas for A Simple Layered Fall Table

Sometimes you just need a few ideas to pull a space together. Like these fall table decorations that create a simple layered fall table.  Can you feel it? That chill in the air when the sun goes down? It’s so refreshing after a long, hot summer. Of course, along with fall comes the urge to…
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Farmhouse Easter Table Setting – with Gold Lanterns, Pink Flowers and Pastel Eggs

In this post: A farmhouse Easter table setting all from one store, and all reusable in other spaces or at other times of year too! Pretty table settings are some of my favorite things to create! I’m not sure if it’s blending all the hard and soft elements together into something beautiful or if it’s knowing…
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13 Farmhouse Thanksgiving Table Ideas to Help You Decorate Yours

In this post: 13 farmhouse Thanksgiving table ideas to help you decorate yours! When it comes to Thanksgiving decorations the dining room table should steal the show. After all, it is the grand event on Thanksgiving day! I fell in love with all of these Farmhouse Style Thanksgiving Tables. I adore all of the layering,…
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How to Create a Layered Fall Table Setting

In this post: Have you ever looked at a gorgeous table setting and wondered how to get that look for your own table? This blog post takes a look at exactly how to create a layered fall table setting so you can set a beautiful table of your own this season. How do you decorate…
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Pretty and Quick Easter Table Setting – How To Create It

In this post: Setting a beautiful table for spring doesn’t have to be complicated. Just a few layers make up this pretty and quick Easter table setting. Can you believe that Spring is right around the corner? And with it, Easter too? We’re hosting my family this year and I hope to be able to…
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Clay Pots and Wooden Spoons as Place Cards

A pretty spring table idea, clay pots and wooden spoons as place cards from the book Natural Accents by my blog friend, Stacey Risenmay. My friend Stacy wrote a book. It’s called Natural Accents and it’s filled with projects and ideas for decorating indoors with items from the outdoors. To show you a bit of…
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8 Delicious BBQ Recipes You’re Going to Want to Make This Summer!

In this post: It’s finally BBQ season again! Here are 8 Delicious BBQ Recipes You’re Going to Want to Make This Summer! I so love bbq season, don’t you?! Especially after a long winter! So yummy!!! Here are a few of our recent favorite bbq recipes! Simple Black Bean Burgers by A Virtuous Woman My Mom’s…
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Natural Easter Table Setting – Get the Look for Your Home!

In this post: Natural Easter Table Setting using muted pastels and lots of texture makes for a cozy table to celebrate at! With Easter not that far away, I thought it may be fun to set a pretty, natural Easter table setting. Because setting a pretty table is one of my favorite things to do,…
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