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Lovely Late Fall Inspiration at TFT

Happy October, and welcome to Thursday Favorite Things! I am thrilled to be joining Katherine at Katherine’s Corner and wonderful group of bloggers for my third year as a co-hostess for this fantastic weekly link party for bloggers and blog readers too!

 

 

If you are looking to grow your blog, make new friends, and or simply to be inspired each week, this is the place to be! *Bloggers: If you would like a chance to be featured, please leave a comment with the number of your link up. We can’t wait to see what you have to share this week! (If you missed the last party and the AMAZING fall features, you can find it here.) To get the party started, let’s take a look at what I have been up to recently:

 

Foraging for wild bittersweet vine (oriental bittersweet) Fall Decorating ideas

Foraging for Bittersweet Vine (Well…sort of!)

 

On Monday I shared all about my “foraging” for bittersweet adventures and a sneak peek of the bittersweet wreath I just started making. It has rained the past few days but we are supposed to have some nice fall weather this weekend so I plan to finish my wreath and share more about it early next week. I still can’t believe where I found bittersweet growing!

 

Easy Christmas Jar Cloche

On Tuesday I joined my friend Cindy of County Road 407 and 16 other talented bloggers for a fun Pinterest Challenge! This month’s challenge was to create a snowy holiday scene in a jar. Check out my post to see how I incorporated some adorable dime finds into my wintry hurricane globe “jar” cloche. You will also find links to all of the other pretty snow jars at the end of my post.

 

Thirty cents was well spent on these little darling winter girls!

 

 

Worn-Out Wednesday!

I didn’t share a weekly Pin Away Wednesdays post this week because quite honestly, I am worn out (don’t worry, I’m not “worn down,” I have just had a lot going on!) This past weekend and all this week has been so busy between finishing up my post for the Pinterest challenge, wrapping up a very challenging first nine weeks of virtual teaching, and attending multiple soccer games for my son’s high school regional soccer championship tournament (they won!) 

 

I am so excited that these boys will have a very happy memory from 2020!

 

Kitchen Update

In between everything else, my husband and I have continued on with our kitchen renovation whenever we have had any free time. He has been working very hard on the last big phase of the renovation which is finishing my dream period style built-in cabinetry, and I am overjoyed with how it is turning out! Here is the inspiration post I shared back in the summer in case you missed it:

 

Kitchen built-in cabinets, butler pantry, kitchen hutch ideas Built in kitchen hutch

Dreamy Kitchen Built-Ins, Butler’s Pantries, China Cabinet, and Hutches

I plan to share a “Kitchen Makeover Update Part Two” soon, which will showcase the finished built-in!

 

vintage glass pantry door

In early fall I lucked into two 1920’s wavy glass cabinet doors for the built in. The doors were just the size I was hoping for, but they needed a little TLC to bring out all their charm and character. I have spent the past two weeks working on them and I can’t wait for you to see how they have turned out! Be on the lookout for a kitchen update post soon!

 

Throwback Thursday

vintage and traditional Thanksgiving decorating ideas Thanksgiving dining room tour

Thanksgiving is less than a month away, and I can’t wait! For this week’s throwback Thursday I am sharing my Vintage-Traditional Thanksgiving Dining Room Tour from last year. If you love Thanksgiving you won’t want to miss this post! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and I love giving my vintage turkeys and pheasants their time to shine. Santa will have to at least wait until the day after Thanksgiving to make an appearance at our house!

 

 

Victoria Magazine IG Feature

I was so excited on Tuesday when Victoria Magazine shared my vintage fall vignette in their stories on Instagram! The unique vignette has been one of my favorites of fall so far! Soon I will be switching things up a bit for late fall and Thanksgiving, but I will be sharing post this weekend with all the details of this vignette before I make any changes.

 

 

Now it’s time for some beautiful features from last week’s party!

 

 

 

 

vintage chicken feeder fall decor

How Vintage Inspired Fall Decor Adds Character to Your Home~Shiplap and Shells

 

 

 

Thanksgiving 2019~The House on Silverado

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Tablescape for a Small Gathering~Dining Delight

 

 

 

 

A Charming Antique Table and Chairs for Two

Charming Antique Table and Chairs for Two~Dabbling and Decorating

 

 

 

Autumn Teacup, apples, garlic, shallots, onion

Gorgeous Black and Gold Autumn Teacup~Mantel and Table

 

 

 

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Milk Can Decor-How to Stencil an Uneven Surface~Birdz of a Feather

 

 

 

How to upcycle dollar store mini pedestal chalkboards for Fall budget decorating plus how to create chalk art on the mini chalkboards like a pro!

Get Your Inner Chalk Artist On~Interior Frugalista

 

 

 

Gourds and pumpkins on a hay bale

Our Fabulous Fall Vacation~Virginia Sweet Pea

 

 

Bonus Features

pumpkin pie granola

Pumpkin Pie Granola with Gluten Free Option~Artful Homemaking

 

 

half overhead view of gluten-free apple cinnamon french toast

Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon French Toast~Strength and Sunshine

 

 

Thanks to everyone who visited last week! Enjoy the party!

 

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16 Comments

  • Reply Barbara at Mantel and Table

    Thanks so much for featuring my black and gold teacup, Amber! That’s so sweeet of you! I always love your wonderful posts and all the fabulous ideas – thank you for hosting this totally inspiring party! I’m linked at #35 this week. Thanks again, take care and Happy Thursday!

    October 29, 2020 at 9:33 am
  • Reply Debra Oliver

    Happy Thursday Amber! I’m so excited about your IG feature, I love that vignette!

    October 29, 2020 at 9:35 am
  • Reply Jenna

    Thank you Amber! I am not surprised that Victoria magazine did an Instagram feature on your vignettes, they are always so well done, congrats! Congrats to your son too! I can’t wait to see your finished kitchen, wow, no wonder you are worn out! My links are #21, 23, 26

    October 29, 2020 at 9:51 am
  • Reply Sandra @ Dinner at Eight

    Whew, Amber, I’m not sure how you fit everything into a week! Thanks for hosting! I’ve linked at #36.

    October 29, 2020 at 9:59 am
  • Reply Lori

    Thank you so much Amber for featuring my Thanksgiving Tablescape for a Small Gathering! I am so honoured and really appreciate being included with such other terrific features. Congrats on 3 years of cohosting this wonderful party and thank you for all your efforts in doing so!

    October 29, 2020 at 10:30 am
  • Reply Debbie-Dabble

    Amber,
    Thanks so much for hosting each week!! My Link Ups are # 72, 73 and 75 for this week!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

    October 29, 2020 at 11:04 am
  • Reply Calypso in the Country

    So many beautiful projects! Thanks for hosting!
    Shelley

    October 29, 2020 at 11:27 am
  • Reply Marilyn

    Thank you for hosting! This is what I featured the week of 10-19-to 10-23-2020 on my blog. On Tuesday was Slow Cooker Ultimate Mashed Potatoes. Wednesday was Foolproof Gravy. Thursday was Baked Acorn Squash. And winding up Prelude to the Holiday week was Tips To a Perfect Gravy. Enjoy!

    October 29, 2020 at 12:47 pm
  • Reply [email protected]

    Thank you so much for featuring my fall vacation post this week! I hope that things will calm down for you soon. Way to go on surviving the first nine weeks of virtual teaching!!

    October 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm
  • Reply Julie Briones

    Great party, as always, Amber! I’m at 152 this week… Hoping to get back to my link party schedule!

    October 29, 2020 at 8:33 pm
  • Reply maryjo materazo

    Hi Amber! I’m so excited for your kitchen. I can’t wait to see the next update. AND what a score on that bittersweet. Anyway, thanks so much for hosting. I’m @ #162, 163 & 164 this week. Happy Halloween.

    XO- MaryJo

    October 29, 2020 at 9:54 pm
  • Reply Barbara Chapman

    Happy fall to you, Amber! Thank you for hosting TFT. I have two posts for you this week for fall: #194 and #195. Will check out your pretty posts for Thanksgiving!

    Enjoy your weekend,
    Barb 🙂

    October 30, 2020 at 10:16 am
  • Reply Katherines Corner

    Great features my friend xo

    October 30, 2020 at 11:36 am
  • Reply CoCo

    These fall features are all so much fun, Amber! So excited for your son’s soccer team. I know any semblance of normalcy means a lot right now. Hope your weekend is peace-filled and relaxing, CoCo

    October 30, 2020 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply Amy

    Thank you for hosting the party. Congratulations to your son and his team – that is nice that they got to play this year and then won! Our links this week are: #221, #222, & #223. Happy Halloween.

    October 31, 2020 at 2:27 am
  • Reply Patrick Weseman

    Thanks for hosting and I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend.

    October 31, 2020 at 10:17 pm
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