Fall Entertaining – Take it Outside


The weather here this weekend was glorious – sunny and mild during the day, with the evenings getting that crisp fall feeling.  If only Fall lasted longer!  But, it’s not too chilly to entertain outside, so I decided to change things up and head outdoors in honor of today’s fall tablescape link party at The Lettered Cottage.

I used a lot of nature-inspired elements, and it made for a great look.  I picked up a bunch of these gorgeous ruby-velvet looking flowers at a local farmer’s market, and they were a great inspiration point (although I can’t remember their name to save my life at the moment!).

A pretty mum in one of my antiqued pots works just fine…

Some mini-pumpkins are a must-have.  I picked up some white ones too.  So cute.  I wanted some bigger ones, but they were selling them for 59 cents a pound.  The little ones do just fine for now.

I can’t resist adding another photo of these ruby-red lovelies.  They’re gorgeous!  And the guy who sold them to me said that if you let them dry out, you can plant the seeds.  I might need to add these beauties to my yard…

Are you planning any fall entertaining this season?

Linking up to:
Between Naps on the Porch – Tablescape Thursday
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia – October’fest of Fun


  • Reply
    Pam - @diy Design Fanatic
    September 20, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    Very pretty! The weather has been gorgeous for outdoor dining lately. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    Alycia Nichols
    September 20, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Hi, Jenny! I think the prediction was that pumpkins would be a bit pricier this year because of the drought. I don't know that we can expect the cost to go down much. 🙁 Are those bright ruby-red flowers cockscomb (a.k.a. brain celosia)? Whatever they are, the are fabulous all clustered together like that! I really like them with the brown ribbon!

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