Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Autumn Sideboard

This is a repost 
to join the 
Autumn Decor Party

I hope you enjoy!!
Boy, am I busy around here!
Kim, my oldest daughter, and I are working 
In the meantime Thanksgiving 
is fast approaching. 
 I have been doing a little decorating here and there.
This is the sideboard that sits in my kitchen's bay window. 

 This darling rooster plate was a gift from our sweet blogger friend Babs of Upstairs Downstairs. I have enjoyed her gracious giveaway gifts. She really started a rooster thing around here. Love the rooster apron! You will see how bad the rooster fetish got, later.
These adorable little pots have poured candles inside. They are painted with chalkboard paint with jute trim. They were a lovely giveaway gift from that creative powerhouse Dee over at A Lapin LifeI have enjoyed these candles and I have actually used the chalk to write little messages on them.
Everything in this vignette was previous decor except the straw turkey. He followed me home from Hancock Fabrics. The tall glass cylindars are normally used as candle holders about the house. This time they are filled with tiny pine cones and faux crab apples, topped off with natural colored candles. 
The container for the arrangement came from Michael's last year. I can't remember where I got the raffia pumpkins, twas so long ago. 
I have several of the strange little pumpkins in front of Tom. I have been pulling at them in an attempt to determine the material. I think they are wrapped corn husks tied in some manner and trimmed to create the pumpkin. 
Anyhoo, I love them! 
A couple of long shots of the sideboard. This is a recent acquisition. Some may remember an old dresser I was using and had intended to refinish. When we found this beauty made of Tiger Maple I was gaga and sold! 
I gave the dresser to Hollie, my youngest daughter. You may remember the old scale, now on the floor. I posted about it at Granny Weighs In.
Just thought I would throw this one in. I think I posted it somewhere else. Rosemary from the garden in a thrifted vase that I posted about earlier. Smells so good in the kitchen. Canned peaches from my friend Marian. Remember her Beautyberry? 
By the way, I installed all the tile you see here, and I designed AND installed the rope trim you see on the bottom of the cabinets (preblog days). 
Here, take another look!!
Professionals installed the quartz counter tops, first year the product was on the market. Love, Love, Love it. Ten years earlier, I bet I could have done the installation!
Enough of the "BS".  I sure hope you enjoyed another glimpse of the kitchen. Please leave one of your sweet comments and visit my party friends listed below. 


Bunny Jean said...

I noticed the grain on that sideboard first thing! It is beautiful.

I took a good look at your turkey and fell in love. I love his tail feathers.

Thanks for joining the party and I will be looking forward to the big announcement.

xoxo Bunny Jean
Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

Maggie said...

I always enjoy seeing how my US blogger friends decorate for this very American Thanksgiving Holiday.
Love the little turkey and the raffia pumpkin.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your sideboard looks great Ginger, love the turkey:@)

Sharon said...

Your sideboard is beautiful and you did a great job with the fall decorations! Love it!

❀ⒹⒺⒺ❀@ A Lapin Life said...

Your kitchen looks wonderful and the fall display is so pretty on your new sideboard. How cute to put pumpkins in the chalkboard pots. I'm so glad you’re enjoying them. :-)

I adore the smell of fresh Rosemary and cook with it all the time.

You’re quite handy as the trim and tile look like a pro did it.

Thanks for your sweet post about me.


Martha said...

A lovely Thanksgiving display on your sideboard -- time. Love that turkey -- and also love y our little counter vignette!

A Mother and A Daughter said...

Oh I love your sideboard! It is perfect for fall decorating! Just beautiful! ~ Barbara

Debbie said...

I'm glad you shared the wood because I noticed its beauty immediately. I love the grain of the wood AND the beautiful lines and curves.

And the autumnal vignette is just lovely too.

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Ginger, I love the shape of your sideboard. Beautifully decorated!

Shelia said...

Hi Ginger! Your sideboard is just lovely and I love your Fallen decor on it! Gorgeous! Hope you're doing well.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful fall decor! I love your sideboard! hugs, Linda


Oh how beautiful sweet Ginger everything is! I love your side board what a gorgeous vignette and that fabulous rooster is perfect! I also love your header with the fall decor. Your post and home is gorgeous!!
Lots of hugs and have fun with your daughter...funny, I'm also playing around with my daughter Alexandra and having fun. FABBY

G Inspires said...

I too think your side board is very pretty! Visiting from The Bunny Hop!

Barbara F. said...

Beautiful fall accents, Ginger, and I love your sideboard. You have a bay window in your kitchen? I am so jealous!! ^o^ xo

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
I love your side board for fall, with all the beautiful colors great job.
Thanks so much for coming over to see my new Tablescape.
I hope you have a great day Ginger.
XXOO Diane

Laura Wilkerson said...

Everything looks beautiful! I am sooooo far behind on decorating :( i'm lucky to dress myself in the mornings lately! Lol....I will tell you that those peaches wouldn't last 1 second out on the counter at my house! It would be an empty jar before I could even get a picture snapped lol

Jo's This and That said...

Beautiful side board! You did a great job!

Babs said...

OMGosh Ginger!! Your sideboard is awesome. If I had seen it the same time you did, I'd have had to "rassel" you for it. :)
You've decorated it beautifully too. Just perfect for Thanksgiving.

Scribbler said...

Your new sideboard is to die for! The vignette is pretty sweet, too.

Alycia Nichols said...

Is the big announcement that you are coming to visit me in Kansas City and that you are going to decorate my sideboard for me? :-) Uh oh....I gave it away!

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Chatty Crone said...

You have some of the prettiest decorations in your home.

Waiting to know what you have planned.


Kristens Creations said...

What a beautiful sideboard! I'm in love with that cute little rooster plate...glad you joined the party! Kristen

Sweet Bee Cottage said...

Oh my! So many pretties to see! That table/sideboard is just gorgeous! I love how autumnal your lovely home looks.

Suzy said...

Sneaky turkey - following you home like that. He is so stinkin' cute! Lucky you to have a bay window in your kitchen. Your sideboard is a beautiful piece and the arrangement is lovely. I really like the way you mixed pinecones with the faux crabapples. You are one brave lady in my book to tackle a backsplash job!

Coloradolady said...

Beautiful sideboard and what lovely pieces you have. Happy VTT!

Queenie said...

Your sideboard looks so pretty...with all the special little details...the plates mixed in with the cute turkey ....Thanksgiving will be here before we know it...I can hardlly wait :)

LV said...

Nice to see someone remembering Thanksgiving and not Christmas. We should enjoy one holiday at the time.

classic • casual • home said...

THIS IS SO FESTIVE. You are really getting me in the mood for Thanksgiving!

Debbiedoo's blogging and blabbing said...

Hi Miss Ginger! Sounds like you and Kim have some fun things ahead. Your Fall/Thanksgiving displays are fabulous, love all the fabulous colors.


Hi sweet lady, I love your side board, your vignette is gorgeous, such turkey he's adorable!, wow, how would the real one look like...or rather, taste like?! Yummy, can't wait. I see you're still playing with daughter, ha! Thank you for coming by darling, you're so generous! Have a wonderful weekend you girls and hubby. FABBY

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Your side board looks fabulous and I love your countertops....OK so I can't wait for the big surprise!!!


Shabby chic Sandy said...

Nice decorating-love the texture of the turkey!

Doll in the Looking Glass said...

The turkey has so much texture. He looks great sitting on your sideboard. Very festive decor. Visiting from the Bunny Hop. Debra

Diann said...

Your sideboard is gorgeous as is the pretty Autumn decor on top! The little Fall corner on the countertop is just perfect! Thank you for joining TTF and have a great day!

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Ginger,

Your sideboard and house is lovely and I really enjoyed seeing all the Festive fall decorations around it.
Love the turkey, pumpkins and all the great Autumnal colours.

Happy week

Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

So beautiful, Ginger :)


Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

So beautiful, Ginger :)


Jennifer said...

It's all beautiful!! I even love the side board itself!! :)
Thanks for sharing at Show & Share!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

This is beautiful!! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday!

WhisperWood Cottage said...

Love the green mixed in with the autumn colors! Beautiful! Thanks for linking up to The "Autumn Décor" Talent Scouting Party at WhisperWood Cottage!

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