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Show Me Fall Colors and Cooler Weather

by showmedecorating |

As the hot summer slowly fades it will be none to soon.......

[caption id="attachment_1066" align="alignright" width="112" caption="As Summer fades, we must say goodbye to these summer decorations."][/caption]

Show Me Fall Colors and Cooler weather!

How do you create a Welcoming doorway no matter what the season?

Step 1: CLEAN, save the cob webs for Halloween, sweep down the nooks and crannies, wipe off the front door, clean your windows, and don't forget the light fixtures (eeek mine were full of bugs!)

Step 2: Freshen your bench or chair with new pillows ( mine are from @Bhg @Walmart) my bench takes 3 chair seats and I added fun throw pillows, all made for the outdoors) The summer ones are bagged @spacebag and stored in the attic til spring.

[caption id="attachment_1064" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The Fall colored cushions pop against the white bench and make for comfy seating while I watch the grandkids ride their bikes!"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1065" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Fall colored Pillows are perfect to usher in the cooler weather, mixing solids with patterns keeps it interesting! @bhg"][/caption]

Step 3: Change out your dated light fixtures (@Lowes, for less than $150 for 2 we updated the wall sconces from faded brass to a rusted iron)

Step 4: Repaint the front door or touch up the scratches and scrapes, polish your doorknobs and kick plate.

Step 5: Add a new Welcome mat! (or at least hose off the old one)

Step 6: Decorate for the Season! Add a wreath on the front door or side wall, bows and greenery attached to the light sconces, a festive yard stake to potted plants and a fabulous Lisa Frost fall banner!

[caption id="attachment_1164" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Welcome Fall, cooler weather, friends and family!"][/caption]

Step 7: Stand back and enjoy! (or check out your neighbors and help her out)

Everyone has a doorway but not everyone's says" Welcome!"

What kind of 1st impression are you making? Let Show Me Decorating help you make the best 1st impression! Learn how with the Show Me Decorating app http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/show-me-decorating/id386099720?mt=8

Take a premade wreath on a wire base, slip over light sconce and add ribbon for a festive touch. Cut the wreath if necessary

[caption id="attachment_1159" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Lisa Frost canvas banner coordinates with the pumpkin stake, wreath and pillows on the bench for a completed look! Lisa Frost appearance Oct. 6th @MissCayce"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1160" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="Round Top metal pumpkin with purple and lime green dots! I love the way the green sweet potato vine pops against the orange"][/caption]

Try adding this color of green to freshen up your fall decorating!

[caption id="attachment_1165" align="aligncenter" width="225" caption="My bench with fall cushions, new fall wreath on the front door, notice the lime green berries that coordinate with my color scheme!"][/caption]

It has been said.....you have just 7 seconds to make a good first impression......let Show Me Decorating show you how to make the most out of your Doorway's first impression!

Pick a theme: FALL

Color story: Burgundy, gold, lime green, orange and rust

Ribbon: tie bows, learn how on the Show Me Decorating app

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/show-me-decorating/id386099720?mt=8

Create a Wreath: learn from the News You Can Use Section when you subscribe on the app

Decorate!

Happy Decorating Y'all

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