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The Fall Art Garden | Seasons Of Home Porch Tour

Welcome to the Seasons of Home porch tour hosted by Kristen Whitby of Ella Claire. We have more land than porch so we are mixing the two and we are so glad you are here! When we were first looking at our home it was in the middle of winter and the land was covered in snow. Of the seven acres only a small side garden was fenced in but with its stone raised garden beds, trees and two gates …

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Fall Kitchen 2018 | Seasons of Home Tour

I have been a part of this amazing group of women, bloggers, designers, and entrepreneurs for many years now.  I can think back to all the years of the collaborations, inspiration, encouragement and more that we receive from one another because we are a part of a community. Gathering together not only brings home tours and fun posts but it also allows our communities to expand and grow deeper roots. Whatever role you find yourself in your life I have …

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Book of Trees Begins On Monday!

***Class begins on Monday*** We are so thrilled to announce that author and mixed media and collage art professor Roxanne Evans Stout is offering her newest online course on our creative network! No matter what season it is right now in your neck of the woods you will not want to miss Book of Trees! Handmade books, stitching, stamp making, collage and more. Here is the first peek into the video content…   Book of Trees In this class, we …

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Book of Trees | 24 Hours Left Early Registration

***24 Hours Left For The Early Registration Price of $28*** We are so thrilled to announce that author and mixed media and collage art professor Roxanne Evans Stout is offering her newest online course on our creative network!  No matter what season it is right now in your neck of the woods you will not want to miss Book of Trees! Handmade books, stitching, stamp making, collage and more.   Book of Trees In this class, we will delve wholeheartedly into …

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Fall Porch 2017 | Seasons of Home Series

  When we first saw our home and land it was covered in snow but out of my future studio windows I saw this opening in the trees and I immediately imagined lights, a long farm table and a gathering place for family and friends. Over the past year and a half, we have hosted workshop lunches in that gathering place, homecoming dinner, pizza with family and cocktails for more than I can count. With an umbrella of tree branches, soft …

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Pumpkin Pancakes and Apple Cider Syrup | Our kids LOVE these

I am pretty much addicted to anything pumpkin so when fall comes around we turn to some of our pumpkin favorites. Pumpkin pancakes with apple cider syrup is a fall staple for as long as I can remember. THIS is the recipe that the kids ask for on special occasions and especially during the fall. We made ours gluten free but tweak it anyway you want to make it your own. We hope you love them as much as we …

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How To Create Inviting Outdoor Spaces This Fall

  What is not to love about a holiday all about family, friends, good food and just being together!? If you live where it is warm enough to still entertain outside I highly recommend it this Thanksgiving. Being outside is unexpected for dinner parties and it really brings new energy into your gatherings. I wanted to share how to bring our own fall tablescape together by using as an example of a tablescape I designed in our last home. 1. …

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Pumpkin Spice Latte | Fall is Here

It is November 1st and that is the beginning of the holidays in my book. I have already started planning with our family what they want to do for Thanksgiving, I may have bought a ton of wrapping paper at Target today, the fireplace is on and the weather is finally embracing my love of sweaters! November and December is such a sweet time to intentionally make space in your heart and home to welcome others into your space. I …

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Modern Farmhouse Fall Porch

I have had the best time sharing our home dressed up for fall! I have felt so honored to be included in Ella Claire’s Farmhouse Holiday Series and each week I have been blow away by the beauty and warmth that the other bloggers bring to their homes. This week it is all about sharing your porch for fall but we have a pretty small front porch in this home SO we wanted to show you our deck dressed up …

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Fall Tablescape | Into the Woods We Go

This post is sponsored by AllModern Fall begs for gathering and I think the most beautiful and inviting spaces can be created outside. We have been having the most fun creating cozy spaces and “rooms” throughout our land and today I am sharing our newest space for the Farmhouse Holiday Series hosted by Ella Claire. I wish I could take you along on all of the trails that we have created off of this space and throughout all of our …

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Fall Kitchen and Recipe Tour 2016 | Mini Home Video Too

Welcome to our first home tour in our new home! Thank you for joining me for the Farmhouse Holiday Series. Come back each week over the next few months and get peeks into our home dressed up for Fall and Christmas.  Our hope is that this series will be glimpses into our homes during the holidays, and that we will be sharing inspiration for simple cozy spaces. We went on a crazy home journey within the past year and you …

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Is It Really Almost Time?

Is it getting a bit cooler at nights where you are living?  I can feel the little changes that are everywhere and they are telling me that fall is coming.  It is always hard to say goodbye to summer but fall will always have my heart. Fall is when the house gets cozy, yummy foods are on the stove, my favorite boots are pulled out and people I love are around my table more.  Even though school is back in …

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Some of My Fall Favorites {2014}

Fall is my most favorite season because the beautiful change in season, cooler temperatures and the desire to create a more cozy home. This is the time I find myself cuddling next to the fireplace in the morning with my coffee, a book, devotions or just talking to my family. My studio calls to me even more than usual when the temperatures start to drop and the light is flooding in over all of my supplies. Sweaters, boots, hats and …

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If you like the crunch of leaves underfoot {peek into Woodland Girls}

It is way past my bedtime but I couldn’t go to bed without sharing my brand new art course that begins tomorrow (officially today). Fall is my favorite time of the year because of the crispness in the air, the crunch of the leaves under foot, the bending of the golden grasses and the colors that are changing all around me. Each fall I find a heightened sense of creativity and a pull into my studio unlike any other time …

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Pumpkin Pancakes {and apple cider syrup}

I am pretty much addicted to anything pumpkin so when fall comes around we turn to some of our pumpkin favorites. I shared this video and recipe in Creatively Made Home {Home for the Holidays} and wanted to share it with you today! We hope you love them as much as we do. *****The winner of the Soul.Full art supply giveaway is Jen commented: October 17, 2014 at 3:59 pm (Edit) I put soul into my writing, my sketches, my …

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Butternut Squash and Sausage Soup {my most favorite soup I have ever made}

Fall = soup. End of story. Now that the weather is finally cooling off a bit my inner home loving, nesting heart comes out in full force. One of my favorite cookbooks that I reach for again and again is Against All Grain. I like to follow recipes but I rarely stick to them. I like to tweak the recipes and make them my own.  I think that is the best part about cooking or enjoying anything…you figure out what …

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Fall Decorating Ideas {Finding Fall Home Tour}

Do I get to wear boots yet? That is what fall is all about! OK, maybe fall is amazing for other things too. How about I was married in October, two of my babies were born in the fall, the cooler temperatures, bulky sweaters, getting all cozy and reading a book, family and friends gathering together more, crunching of the leaves under your awesome boots that you finally get to wear again… I’m sorry I didn’t mean to go back …

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Woodland Girls {come check out my brand new art course for fall}

I am excited to tell you about my brand new art course that will begin on October 27th. I hope you will join me for the one week art course Woodland Girls {and other natural curiosities}. Fall is my favorite time of the year because of the crispness in the air, the crunch of the leaves under foot, the bending of the golden grasses and the colors that are changing all around me. Each fall I find a heightened sense …

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Fall Decorating Ideas {Finding Fall Favorites}

I wanted to do this days ago but vacation was getting in the way:-) It is taking me 20 times as long to get anything done, upload photos etc. I will work on it for 5 minutes, save it and then we are off on another adventure:-) It was such an honor to be included in Laura’s Finding Fall Home Tour! Laura and Better Homes and Gardens did such an incredible job bringing everyone together and giving everyone TONS of …

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Finding Fall Home Tour {16 Bloggers and BHG!}

Are you getting ready for fall, baking too much, lighting candles in every room and wearing your UGG boots everywhere? No? Is it just me? If you are ready to jump into cooler weather, baking, yummy soups, hot cider, open windows, colorful leaves, bonfires and pumpkins you will want to come back here on Monday! The talented Laura of Finding Home and Better Homes and Gardens has brought 16 bloggers together for a fall home tour. You will be able …

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Pumpkin Spice Latte {made from scratch}

    When fall is even remotely near I begin craving a pumpkin spice latte. Because of my allergies I am not able to purchase one from a cafe because of the dyes in the syrup. I have tried different recipes over the past years, I have tweaked many recipes and I feel like I have finally found one that I love! This recipe is soooo good and worth the few minutes of work. The best part is that you …

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Creating a Cozy Home {Part II}

Obviously I like writing about this because I am back for more:-) My last post was supposed to be longer but I needed to make dinner for my family. I thought it would be weird to tell them to go make themselves a sandwich while I write about creating a cozy home. So….here is the second part of “Creating a Cozy Home”. Really it is just some of my favorite things that make me feel good about our home and …

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Making a Cozy Home {time to cuddle up}

I know I am not alone when I say that the cooler weather inspires and encourages me to love on my home more. The leaves falling and the cooler days and nights just make everything just a bit more cozy. I love having a cozy home and making my family feel warm and loved. Sometimes it is just the little things that can change the whole feel of a home. My home is rarely as clean as I would like …

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Falling Leaves {and all the goodness of fall}

I adore fall. It is my favorite season with spring a close second. The crisp air, the leaves crunching under your feet, big pots of something good on the stove, apple picking, apple cider, loving on my home more…it is all so good. It is too short though. Maybe that is why I cherish it and miss it once it is gone. A few weekends ago we took the children to the Littleton Historical Museum’s harvest festival. I love this …