It’s my French Vintage Fall tour 2017! Be sure to leave me a comment below and visit all the girls in this tour.
Fall is my most favourite time of year and it’s fun to decorate with natural elements.
Currently I’m writing a book all on French Vintage tutorials which will be published in spring 2018 so it is very busy over here but it was nice to take a break from the book projects, clean my house (always a good start!) and decorate for fall. Let’s start the tour!
I’m obsessed with this fireplace mantel I had installed when I went through my big house renovation nearly two years ago now.
I could not wait to decorate it for fall last year where I had no orange allowed. It’s so fun to decorate the mantel for the season especially fall and Christmas.
I purchased this mirror in the clearance section of a local shop because the mirror had a large crack right down the middle. I replaced the mirror and did an an antiquing effect to the mirror which didn’t quite work out! I bought a new mirror for it, redid the antiquing effect and now it looks awesome but the post shows the old photos of the tutorial gone wrong. I will post new photos of it in that post soon but at least you can see the finished version here.
These pumpkins are the DIY heirloom pumpkins I painted last year.
They are pretty similar to the real thing – can you tell the real from the fake ones?
For my fall dining room this year, I decided on using seeded eucalyptus (my favourite green colour) and pears with roses to create a table runner effect down the middle of the table.
Every year it seems I’m constantly running from store to store looking for white pumpkins and heirloom pumpkins before my fall tours (the tours always run in September) and it’s exhausting and I just didn’t have it in me this year.
I thought to myself that surely my readers might have the same issue. I decided instead to use pears/apples and seeded eucalyptus for the theme of my tours this year along with roses (because they’re just so pretty!) to make items that are ‘fall’ and available. Nothing like orchard fruit for fall.
Shop My Dining Room
My kitchen started with a fresh clean slate and added more roses, eucalyptus, pears and apples. All the natural and wooden touches look so fresh against all that white.
Here is a free printable for you with apples and eucalyptus and the best fall quote ever from Oscar Wilde, “And all at once summer collapsed into fall”.
Shop My Kitchen
I got these beautiful copper platters this year from Kirkland’s and I love the versatility with different ways to use them, for decor and for serving.
I’m so glad you stopped by for my French Vintage fall tour!
Be sure to check out the rest of today’s tour for Monday and the rest of the week below!