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    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party Friday Features 10/20

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party

    Hello and thanks for joining us for the third week of the Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party and Friday Features!

    Welcome “Pumpkin Pie Patsy” to the party this week! (She is visiting the yellow brick home for Halloween so I thought it would be rude to leave her out of all the fun. Stop back by this weekend to read more about Patsy in an upcoming post)!

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    Halloween is really creeping right up on us! We have been been enjoying all the fun posts you have linked up with us so far and we can’t wait to be inspired by even more Hauntingly Beautiful Decor now through October 31st !

    Halloween Link Party

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    A $10 Antique Farm Table Styled For Fall!

    $10 Find Antique Farm Table and Fall Tablescape

    Did I get your attention with, “A $10 Antique Farm Table?” Well today I am going to share the true story of how my husband and I lucked into this authentic antique farm table for only ten little buckaroos at a yard sale on one glorious fall morning in 2013! I was looking at some older photos of my farm table for Thanksgiving tablescape inspiration, and I thought you might enjoy them too. Hopefully this post will give you yet another reason to want to decorate your home with yard sale finds and to start saving those extra quarters for junkin’ adventures! You just never know how lucky you may get! The farm table is truly our family’s best yard sale find so far… such a steal at only $10.00!

    Beautiful late fall tablescape heirloom pumpkins

    Back in 2013 “farmhouse style” was just starting to become popular. I have been incorporating  vintage country farmhouse elements in my cottage style decor for years, but I wasn’t really on the lookout for a farm table when we found it. I was actually just wanting a table to use for folding laundry in our basement. One day while my husband and I were out junkin’ we stumbled upon this gem at a yard sale. The top was covered with a cheap veneer and the legs were painted a dreadful shade of brown. Nevertheless it was sturdy and big, so it would serve me well in the laundry room. My husband looked it over before purchasing and he noticed that there were huge wooden planks under the veneer! Because of his background in antiques, he also recognized the age of the piece by the types of nails used and the fact that the solid oak planks had been sawed by hand. He gave me “the look” to remain calm, but it was hard not to do the happy dance right there in the seller’s yard! With an aloof expression I offered the seller ten bucks for the table…cha-ching! SCORE!

    genuine authentic antique farm table a $10 farm table

    Sometimes the hubby grumbles about is a little reluctant to work on furniture makeovers, but he was excited about this one! As soon as we got home from the yard sale, he unloaded the table and immediately ripped off the veneer, sanded down the original wood planks and stained the top. When it was completely dry he used a wax to give it a nice smooth finish (we later added a water-based sealer for a little more protection). The bottom part of the table had been painted an unsightly, flat brown paint so he mixed up some DIY chalk paint and painted it white. A little distressing, and voila…the perfect antique farm table! Well, almost. At some point someone had chopped the legs just a bit resulting in an odd height, but no problem… this junker always has a stash of junk with spare parts for “just in case” times such as this one. Four casters were added and we had a “brand new” antique farm table. Since we already had the paint, stain, wax and casters, the table really did only cost $10.00!  Similar tables sell anywhere from $200-$1500 and they are even more popular today. And this people, is why I am a proud junker!

    $10 antique farm table and fall tablescape

    Here it is right after it was finished back in 2013.  Oh how I wish I had a real camera back then! It turned out stunning and I remember that I had so much fun decorating it for fall for the very first time!

    musquee du provence pumpkin on a farm table

    I was eager to get started with the decorating,  so I shopped my house to style it up. I used a very old antique linen runner topped with a mix of a few faux gourds and real gourds. A beautiful Musquee Du Provence heirloom pumpkin took center stage, and some deer antlers and fall leaves were nice natural touches.

    tiger striped pumpkin on stacked plates fall tablescape ideas

    I had just found some awesome jute place mats at Home Goods for $2.99 each and they matched the Pottery Barn rug under the table perfectly ( the rug was also a yard sale STEAL at $20)! Then I simply set out my cream plates and saucers and put some pretty tiger striped pumpkins on top. I kept this arrangement for a few weeks until I was able to find some more interesting heirloom pumpkins.

    Gorgeous late fall tablescape on an antique farm table

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    Fall Garden Displays: Ideas For Combining Plants, Pumpkins And Vintage Treasures

    Fall is truly my favorite season, and also my favorite time in the garden as nature puts on one last spectacular show! Today I thought it would be fun to share some ideas for combining plants, pumpkins and vintage treasures to create unique fall garden displays. We will taking a look at some of my older fall gardens (2011-2016) for inspiration. I have a better camera now so my photography skills have certainly improved, but there are still some ideas worth sharing in these photos.  Here are some highlights from my fall gardens past.
    Fall Garden Autumn Gardens Mums and Herbs Rusty Vintage Garden Tool

    When it comes to creating beautiful fall displays, “mum’s the word!” Actually it’s no secret! Mums are the quintessential fall flower and they are perfect for adding pops of color anywhere in the landscape, on the porch or deck. One of my favorite combination groupings is yellow mums alongside whatever green herbs may still be thriving in my garden when fall arrives. Actually I am always incorporating herbs in my fall displays in some way. I must have herbs, always and always! I also like to use old garden tools in my displays too. This rusty green spade is an oldie, but goody!

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    A Harvest of Fall Home, Garden Vignettes

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    Welcome everyone! Are you as excited as I am about all the fall decorating inspiration that’s going on over here? Between home tours and special guests and link parties my mind is racing, but I love it! Today I am so happy to have Rita from Panoply here as a guest blogger to share some of her wonderful fall indoor and outdoor decorating ideas. You are in for a real treat!

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    The Classic Cottage: Fall Home Tour and Inspiring Fall Decorating Ideas From Instagram

    A Classic Cottage Beautiful Fall Home Tour at followtheyellowbrickhome.com

    Hello dear readers! Have you been enjoying all the fall home tours lately? There are truly so many beautiful homes decorated for this glorious season, especially on Instagram! Today is a very special day here at Follow The Yellow Brick Home as I have invited my talented Instagram decorating friend, Laura @theclassiccottage to be my special guest blogger! She has amazing style and will be sharing her own home as well as some other beautiful Instagram accounts which have been inspiring her lately! Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea and get ready to see some really beautiful photos. Take it away Laura!!!!

    Laura @theclassiccottage IG guest blogger Follow The Yellow Brick Home Fall Tours

    The Classic Cottage

    What’s not to love about fall?  Pumpkins, hayrides, hot apple cider, corn mazes, pumpkin spice lattes, and of course, beautiful, cozy fall décor are just a few of the fun and exciting things we enjoy during this season.  I have a confession to make.  I’ve been scanning some beautiful accounts on Instagram for some fall décor inspiration and I am amazed at what I’ve found!  It is always so much fun to see other’s creativity, interpretation and perspective on fall décor. 

    Beautiful falldecorating inspiration from Instagram

    I’ve observed traditional fall color palates, warm oranges, reds and yellows,  to neutral tones, blues, greens and whites.  Some have created an entirely new color scheme that is both rich and elegant using plum, greens and whites.  Let’s take a little tour of some beautiful homes decorated for the season.

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    Harvest Home Tour Early Fall 2017

    Welcome everyone to my “Harvest Home” early fall home tour! I am so thrilled you are visiting today! If you are coming over from A Delightsome Life and the previous tours on our Harvest Home Blog Hop, then I know you have already been inspired by a wonderful group of talented ladies and their beautiful homes. It has been such a pleasure to coordinate and host this blog hop! Now it’s time for me to finish up the tour by inviting you into my 1921 yellow brick home!

    Follow The Yellow Brick Home Beautiful Farmhouse Cottage fall decorating ideas front porch with white mums white pumpkin mums in a basket

    On this tour you will see how I decorate for early fall as I am still transitioning into the season, taking cues from nature. It has been 80 degrees lately and the leaves are only barely starting to change here in Eastern, KY, so it’s still a couple of weeks before I go all out on my fall colors and pumpkin extravaganza. I have decorated our front porch very simply to start off the season with a big basket of white mums sitting on a vintage chair by the front door. Last week I went a friend’s yard sale and she gifted me this big white pumpkin right out of her garden. I am really loving how the white mums and pumpkin look with the yellow bricks too!

    Beautiful white mums in French farmhouse basket pressed back vintage chair Early Fall Home Tour easy fall decorating ideas

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    DIY Shabby Vintage Burlap Pumpkins

    How to give inexpensive Dollar Tree Burlap Pumkins A Shabby Vintage Makeover With Chalk Paint and Vintage Embellishments Chalk Painted Pumpkins DIY

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    It’s almost the middle of September, and I am going fall crazy over here! Today I spent the day chalk painting pumpkins and in between drying times I have been decorating for the Harvest Home Blog Hop which begins next Tuesday! This coming Saturday I am going junkin’ at the Country Living Fair, which means I won’t be able to do any crafting or decorating that day, so I am really rushing to get things ready now! I wanted to use the burlap pumpkins in some vignettes for the tour, so I hustled and finished some today and I am so glad I did. Now I am excited to show you how you can make some DIY shabby vintage burlap pumpkins too! They turned out so pretty and even though I have tons of other things to do, I am heading back to Dollar Tree tomorrow to buy a few more. Just take a look at these beauties! I need a whole bucket full!

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    French Country Inspired Heirloom Pumpkins Display

    French Country Heirloom Pumpkins Display

    It’s pumpkin time…almost! I already have a large pumpkin growing in the garden, and Instagram and Pinterest are full of pictures of my beloved heirloom pumpkins in all shapes, colors and sizes! I am still holding out until September before the pumpkins start magically appearing all around our home, but I sure am busy getting ideas and making plans! I especially love French Country inspired fall decor both indoors and out, and I love to incorporate shabby French touches whenever possible. Each year I challenge myself to come up with new designs and color schemes for my outdoor displays, but I absolutely must include soft, muted-toned heirloom pumpkins along with magical mums and beautiful autumn kale!

    It is hard to pick a favorite, but I love the soft, peachy-coral color and shape of the Musquee De Provence pumpkin as pictured above in lovely Aix-en-Provence, France. I discovered them several years ago and now it just wouldn’t be fall around our home without several of these beauties!  Source: Pinterest Read more

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    Beautiful Antique and Vintage Summer Junkin’ Finds

    Did you do any junkin’ or pickin’ this summer?  It was a slow start for me with barely any scores in June, but as summer progressed things got hotter on the junkin’ trail! I think I  ended up with some pretty good  junkin’ finds. Here’s my summer junk loot haul. It’s a very eclectic mix, but I just buy what I love.

    Antique Ironstone Transferware Saucer Vintage Bird Dishes

    Tweet tweet! Vintage ironstone bird dishes are sweet! When it comes to junkin’ finds, I am all about vintage dishes, and I love to mix and match colors and patterns. I found all these pretties at several different yard sales. It’s always fun to see how junkin’ finds come together beautifully!

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    Mermaid Garden and Seashell Bottles Beach Keepsakes

     

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    Do you love to decorate with momentos from family vacations? I am particularly fond of beach keepsakes and I am always trying to come up with new and creative ways to display my treasures of the sea.  Today I will be sharing the mermaid cove “garden” and decorative glass bottles I made using treasures from our trip to Wrightsville Beach, NC last month.

    Brocante upcycled bottles seashells in glass bottles repurposed salt shaker lids

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    Fresh Summer Herbs!

    Fresh summer herbs…yum! One of my greatest joys is being able to grow, harvest, and enjoy herbs straight from the garden. My herbs are doing very well this year! I have already savored them fresh sprinkled on a big, juicy tomato and in a garden salad. I have also made pesto with dried herbs mixed with olive oil. So tasty! Read more

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    How To “Faux” Herbs Indoors

    It’s early spring, and that means that gardening time is fast approaching! Already my oregano, thyme, and lemon balm are making appearances in the herb garden right outside my kitchen door. Herbs are one of my deep passions, and I use them in all their forms. Whether growing them, drying them for use in recipes or decor, or using them holistically in herbal medicines, diffusing oils, or organic beauty and homemade green cleaning products, herbs bring me so much joy! I have a green thumb, and the fragrance of fresh herbs is one of my favorite scents on earth. So why am I using faux herbs in my kitchen instead of growing my own?Gorgeous Faux Herbs A.C. Moore

    Wait…did you realize those weren’t real???? Shhh….don’t tell…

    For years I grew many varieties of herbs both indoors and out, but over time I developed lots of crazy allergies to all kinds of things, including mold spores on foliage and in soil. I also found that all sorts of critters like fruit flies and fungus gnats seemed to always find their way into my beautiful potted rosemary and oregano on my kitchen counter. Combined with the allergies, it just wasn’t worth it to me to keep them indoors anymore.  Recently I made a trip to A.C. Moore to get some ideas for spring wreaths, and I was amazed when I happened upon these adorable little faux herbs in jars, terra cotta pots, and plants in burlap bags. I knew I could style them to fool the eye with the addition of some vintage gardening and farmhouse accessories. Read more

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    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Linky Party

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party Friday the 13th Features

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party

    Hello and welcome to the Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party and “Friday the 13th Features!”

    Shabby Chic Vintage Skeleton Halloween Decor

    The party has continued to grow this week with so many new gorgeous and fun Halloween posts!  We can’t wait to see what you continue to share in our ongoing October party!

    Here are what your hosts have been up to this week!

    Amber Lyon Ferguson Follow The Yellow Brick Home

    Amber~ Follow The Yellow Brick Home

    Fall Garden Displays: Ideas For Combining Plants, Pumpkins And Vintage Treasures

    Fall Porch and Garden Ideas

     

    Reinvented Collection Blogger Olivia

    Olivia~Reinvented Collection

    13 Chic and Sophisticated Halloween Party Tablescape Ideas Worth Stealing

    Halloween tablescape chic and elegant tablescape

    Angelina~Peonies And Orange Blossoms

    Elegant French Gothic Halloween Table

    Larissa, Contributor, Reinvented Collection and Instagram Larissa_Jenkins

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor At The Welch House 1900

    Black Cat on French Chair Halloween

     

    And now for your host’s Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Friday The 13th Features!

    I loved how Debra at Common Ground incorporated these beautiful white owls in her mantel decor which adds just a touch of Halloween elegance to her classic fall design.

    Karen at Karen Says used some hauntingly beautiful vintage tarnished silver candlesticks and drippy black taper candles to create a simple, yet stunning statement on her mantel.

    Angelina shared several features on her blog this week. This amazing DIY Halloween Wreath by Jann at Have A Daily Cup Of Mrs. Olson is one of my favorites too!

    Cool and Colorful Halloween Candy Station Party Idea

    Olivia chose this unique and creative “Carnevil” themed Halloween party idea by Giggles Galore! So fun!

    Larissa loved this creative and trendy black and white halloween mantel by Life and Linda.

    Gorgeous Moody Halloween Tablescape

    Olivia and I both adored this eerie and elegant Halloween tablescape by Red Cottage Chronicles.  This is truly a representation of Hauntingly Beautiful Decor!

    Thank you to everyone who linked up this week! Be sure to visit all of the blogs featured today for more Hauntingly Beautiful Decor inspiration and please do link up again!

    Now on to the party! Here’s how to play:

    Share all of your “Hauntingly Beautiful” Halloween decor and be inspired by the best Halloween decorating ideas in blogland. You may link up as many times as you like from October 2-31!

    Each Friday during October we will be sharing our favorite features, so be sure to visit again!  On Halloween, we will be sharing YOUR top 10 party favorites based on your votes!

    Party etiquette:

    1. This is a Halloween home decor or elegant Halloween craft party. Please, NO RECIPES.
    2. No advertising, shops, or link parties or links to sales.
    3. You may share old or new content.
    4. By joining this party, you give permission to the hosts to share on any social media and blogs.
    5. Please follow the hosts through email subscription or your favorite form of social media.

    • Please include a courtesy link (the URL) to the hosts in your blog posts so that your visitors know where to join the party too!

    • Have fun and be social! Comment on 2-3 other blogs!

    Need help adding a backlink to the hosts?

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    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party October 2-31

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    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party Friday Features!

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party

    Hello and welcome to the Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party Friday Features! We have enjoyed getting the link party started this week and being inspired by all of your gorgeous Halloween posts. We can’t wait to see what you continue to share in our ongoing October party!

    Before we announce our party features for the week, I wanted to let you know that my co-host Olivia at Reinvented Collection recently participated in a Halloween Home tour blog hop where she shared how to seamlessly mix fall and Halloween together.  Talk about hauntingly beautiful decor! Be sure to check out her full post here!

    Gorgeous French Country Halloween decorating ideas Hauntingly Beautiful Decor

    Now here are your host’s features for week one of the Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party!

    Amber Lyon Ferguson Follow The Yellow Brick Home

    Amber~Follow The Yellow Brick Home

    Olivia~Reinvented Collection

    Angelinea Peonies and Orange Blossoms blogger

    Angelina~Peonies And Orange Blossoms

    Larissa~Contributor, Reinvented Collection, IG Larissa_Jenkins

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor At The Welch House 1900

     

    Week one Friday Features:

    Rhonda from Hallstrom Home shared her elegant farmhouse Halloween tips and we just could not get enough of this stunning Halloween tablescape! You simply must check out her post!

    Gorgeous and elegant farmhouse Halloween decor french country halloween

     

    Ann from Corner Of Plaid and Paisley shared her spooktacular Halloween tablescape and Halloween mantel. We adore those elegant candle sticks and her crafty skeleton picture as a focal point! The distressed black frame, gorgeous black damask paper and satin black ribbon on top is so hauntingly beautiful!

    Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Link Party elegant Halloween decor Halloween Mantel Halloween Decor ideas halloween potions

     

    Kristin of White Arrows Home showed us how she decorates her Northwoods log cabin to delight young and old alike using fun and sentimental seasonal accents. We are loving how she incorporated buffalo checked plaid too! Kristin is taking over the Cabin Living Magazine Instagram account this week so if you are on IG head on over and get to know her better!

    Cute Wizard of Oz Halloween Decor buffalo plaid

     

    Sheila from My Kentucky Living shared how she added touches of fall and Halloween whimsy in her great room.  How fun and festive!

    Gorgeous silver urn filled with pumpkins and leaves simple fall and elegant Halloween decor

     

    Thank you to everyone who linked up this week. Be sure to visit all of the blogs featured today for more Hauntingly Beautiful Decor inspiration and please do link up again!

    Now on to the party! Here’s how to play:

    Share all of your “Hauntingly Beautiful” Halloween decor and be inspired by the best Halloween decorating ideas in blogland. You may link up as many times as you like from October 2-31!

    Each Friday during October we will be sharing our favorite features, so be sure to visit again!  On Halloween, we will be sharing YOUR top 10 party favorites based on your votes!

     

    Party etiquette:
    1. This is a Halloween home decor or elegant Halloween craft party. Please, NO RECIPES.
    2. No advertising, shops, or link parties or links to sales.
    3. You may share old or new content.
    4. By joining this party, you give permission to the hosts to share on any social media and blogs.
    5. Please follow the hosts through email subscription or your favorite form of social media.

    • Please include a courtesy link (the URL) to the hosts in your blog posts so that your visitors know where to join the party too!

    • Have fun and be social! Comment on 2-3 other blogs!

    Need help adding a backlink to the hosts?
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    •Insert it at the end of your blog post with a short snippet that says:
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    “I’m joining the Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party and you can too!”
    (insert the link (URL) into the underlined text)

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