Welcome to the 296th Metamorphosis Monday!
Did you have a good weekend? I spent mine getting a few things done here around the house. I also played a little out on the porch, changing the hutch from its summertime look to something fun and just a tad spooky!
Postcards From The Porch
Before I share the hutch update, I wanted to say a big thank you to all the lovely folks who took time to email me after the BNOTP newsletter, Postcards From The Porch, went out on Saturday. I appreciate your kind words!
Several folks mentioned enjoying the extras I added to the end of the newsletter. That’s one of the best things about a newsletter; it’s a great way to share little things I think you’ll enjoy but aren’t enough for a whole blog post. A newsletter just feels more personal, doesn’t it?
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A Hutch Metamorphosis
This past spring I decorated the hutch that lives out on the screened porch in a beachy vibe.
I left it that way all spring and summer and it gave the porch a summer-house feel. With fall here, it was time to give the hutch a little update.
Last fall when it was time to change-up the hutch, I decorated for autumn with a lighter touch. Instead of oranges, reds and browns, I went with an all white scheme. It was a nice way to gently transition from summer to fall. I threw in a few turkeys in anticipation of Thanksgiving.
As I was thinking about how I wanted to decorate the hutch for this fall, I decided to use the pumpkins again. And, since October is just two days away…
I let a little Halloween creep in.
I love decorating with ravens for Halloween. They are just the right amount of spooky.
I took these pics after dark for a little added spookiness.
Do you remember the ravens and Trick or Treat plates from last year?
They were part of this tablescape last Halloween. (Tablescape can be viewed here: Quoth The Raven, “Nevermore.”)
I’ve already purchased some Halloween candy in anticipation of the big night. I’ve been testing the Snickers bars and so far, they have passed inspection.
I had everything I needed for this little metamorphosis; the only thing purchased this fall was the Dead & Breakfast Inn sign from HomeGoods.
The wine label is from Michael’s last year and it says, “Hollow Branch House Wine, Made with hand-pecked ingredients.” 🙂
The creepy-cloth is the same cloth used to decorate the chairs….
…in this Halloween tablescape: Halloween Table Setting With Crow Tree Centerpiece.
Thanks for stopping by the Dead & Breakfast Inn. Hope you enjoyed your stay! Bwahahahahahahahaha!
Looking forward to the other Before and Afters for this Met Monday!
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