Autumn is my favorite color!  There is something magical about the deeper, warmer colors of autumn that gets my creativity going.



RED is perfect color for me right now. The deep browns, purples, and burgundy tones are coming, but since it’s still not quite all the way fall yet, those reds have my heart thumping loudly.


Here on my little side table in the kitchen, I layered a piece of antique French ticking over the top.  It has red stripes, so is a perfect choice for this display that features plenty of red.




I love to combine the weathered, rustic antique pieces with natural materials – either flowers, leaves or in this case, rosy red and golden apples.



In today’s post, it is easy to see my love for red. And by happy co-incidence, I actually found quite a lot of antique treasures on our last few buying trips with red.



In the kitchen, the antique wood looks wonderful with red.  The kitchen is the more French Country rustic part of our home, so the colors and the natural materials are a good fit.


The natural linen sachets look so charming hanging from my antique French coat rack, and they smell so good! I usually have at least one of these hanging from the French armoire in our kitchen seating area too, year round.  When I was younger, I collected “hearts” – and my Mom always tried to find another thing to gift me for holidays with a heart on them, so these heart shapes have a special meaning for me.




Antique French linens are a great favorite in our FrenchGardenHouse, and this antique French sheet is one of my favorites…{perhaps not a great surprise!}




I wish you all glorious autumn days! For our upcoming Floral Friday – this Friday – our theme is apples.  Guess what color I bought?




à bientôt




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