Happy October, and welcome to TFT! This is my FIFTH year co-hosting this fabulous weekly link party for bloggers and blog readers with Katherine of Katherine’s Corner and a fantastic group of bloggers! We recently celebrated the 600th TFT! Please hop over to Katherine’s after linking up to congratulate her on the milestone and to thank her for starting this wonderful party.
NOTE: The party time has changed to 9:00 a.m. MDT (11:00 EST)
Here’s what I’ve been up to:
This was a very special week, as I hosted the first tea party at my new house for some very special guests including my beautiful Mama, beautiful aunt, and beautiful cousin! My aunt and cousin were visiting from California, which only happens about every 8-10 years. I can’t believe I completely forgot to take any pictures of the tea and sweets I put together for the party! We were so busy spending time together that it didn’t cross my mind to take “bloggy” pictures. We did get a few pictures outside before they left though. It was a very precious and enjoyable visit!
In this photo you can see a bit of my pretty fall faux bois planters after being refreshed for a SECOND time in a week due to deer damage! I even had them covered with deer and bird netting! They also munched my gorgeous mums on the steps!
I picked up a colorful fall bouquet on clearance at the grocery store just for the party, but it is still looking beautiful days later. I will share a little more about the tea party with the dishes I used in a post tomorrow.
Now here are some beautiful features from last week’s party!
Painted DIY Pumpkin Pillow -Pottery Barn Inspired ~ WM Design House
Easy DIY Walnut Wreath ~ Thistle Key Lane
Fall Harvest Tablescape ~ Masterpieces of My Life
The Holiday Cupboard Dressed for Fall ~ Common Ground
Easy DIY Stretch Velvet Acorns ~ My Wee Abode
How to Decorate with Pumpkins for Fall (Simple Ideas) ~ Calypso in the Country
Fall Touches in the Family Room ~ Designs and Events