Blue Willow Autumn Table

It’s finally Friday and I hope your week was a good one.  October seems to be flying by for me and this morning I was finally able to put the finishing touches of Autumn on my dining room table.  In this room I was going with a totally new look using many of the blue willow china pieces I already had.  It’s the softer look of Autumn and I’m liking the more simplistic feel.
Blue Willow Autumn Table created by Carmen Whitehead Designs

 

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My Fall Faux Mantle

Living in Arizona we don’t get much opportunities to use fireplaces, in fact many homes don’t have them.  Mine is one of those homes.  I live in a 1958 ranch home that had been updated wonderfully when I purchased it 3 years ago.  But one of the things I wish it had is a fireplace.  I see so many pictures on Pinterest and other blogs of beautifully decorated mantles and I’m so envious!  So to satisfy my need of seasonal decorating I use the top of my entertainment unit in my family room

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