Smack dab in the middle of my to-do list (that turned out to be a fail) for late Fall sat a little nugget about DIYing some art for the guest room. So yes, on my to-do list was to make my own art. Crazy? Maybe. I'm really trying to put my own little touches on things as opposed to going to a store and buying something I like. We know I do enough of that.
Fall is in full swing, and all of the time I'm spending snuggling up on the couch, (in my new blanket, of course) drinking my tea, and perusing the new fall catalogs is making me want to shop. I'm particularly smitten with Moravian stars. They've been trending for a while, and I've loved them for a while. Seems like the stars are aligned. Time to get one.
I want this (or something like it) for our front porch.
You may recall from a previous post that I wanted to change out some curtains to lighten up the room a bit, while adding a little drama and formality (should I need to entertain The Duchess on short notice).
Seeing as Fall is nearly a month old already, it's probably high time I start decorating for it. I'm not the type of person to go tooooo crazy on any sort of Halloween decoration, but I do love switching up a couple of seasonal items here and there. I can't for the life of me remember where I found this wreath, but I love how vibrant the colors are (it's around 3 years old now) and it really pops from the street, which I love.
Okay... let me start by saying that the following "surprise" may in fact be considered lame by 99% of you. However, in my opinion, (which is the only one that matters since it is my blog...muahaha) it is positively the cutest, most thoughtful, meaningful surprise I could ever have received on a random Friday night. No, Matt didn't buy me a car (that wouldn't be cute or meaningful, people) and no, Griffin didn't make the bed (but that would totally be cute and thoughtful). Instead, I had a package on the porch with this note inside: