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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Pink and Orange Together for Fall!

I was gathering up some stuff this morning to get the front porch ready for fall and I couldn't decide what colors to use. I have so many orange decorations that I love, but I also have a lot of pink!  Then I remembered a quilt that my grandmother gave me some 30 years ago.  Her grandmother had made it and gave it to her. 



I think this quilt is so beautiful, and it has lots of pink AND orange!
Back then, you didn't pick your color scheme, you used what you had to make a quilt.  This quilt means a lot to me as it was made by my great, great grandmother.  

Think of all the pieces of old dresses and shirts she used to make it.

I had made this wreath last year and have showed it in another post.  All I did was add some pink roses to it and those pinkish berries.

Here is a close up.

This is the display cabinet!  Pretty peely and crusty!  That piece of wood with a nail thru it is the closer for the doors. I bought this cabinet about 5 years ago from a friend of mine at her yard sale...$40.  My husband thought I was crazy!

It's even crusty on the inside.

You may recognize this black crow from HL a few years back.   Of course, I waited until he was 80% off.

I made these wooden pumpkins a long time ago when I used to do shows, always sold good for me. Howard cut them out and I painted them.  I thought about updating the raffia with twine, but decided not to.

That pumpkin under the wreath is made out of wax, and has a removable candle in the center. It is beautiful of a night when it is lit.  Don't worry, I am taking that precious quilt right back inside, I only brought it out to get good pictures. You can find me at these partys!

STUFF AND NONSENSE
http://www.stuff-and-nonsense.net/p/fridays-unfolded.html

AT THE PICKET FENCE
http://www.atthepicketfence.com/2012/09/its-inspiration-friday-no-83-welcome.html
Rooted In Thyme
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southern hospitality
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It's OverflowingFunky Junk's Sat Nite Special
Poofy CheeksSixSistersStuff.com

22 comments:

  1. Penny,
    I adore the decorations on your porch!!! LOVE that quilt and what a treasure to have!!
    The pink and orange are so pretty together!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  2. WOW!! I love your decor!! Sooo cute!! What a great wreath! I think pink and orange go very well together! I'm a new follower, so if you would like to visit my blog and follow me that would be great! I found you via The Charm of Home. Cheers~ Deanna

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  3. Penny...you are the queen of decorations!!Yes...the quilt is very beautiful and your wreath is wonderful.
    Kisses
    Alessandra

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  4. Penny as always.. you have the touch... great job.. love it. Cindy

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  5. They look wonderful together! Beautiful inspiration! Thank you fro sharing at Potpourri Friday!

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  6. Fun and feminine Fall! Cool quilt, too!

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  7. Hi, I think the colors look pretty together. Thank you for sharing...Connie

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  8. Love pink/orange combos, your quilt is a treasure, and love your chippy cabinet too! :)

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  9. love that chippy cabinet...it's perfect...:) thank you so much for sharing...xo

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  10. That quilt is spectacular! It looks sooooo good with the rest of the decor and may I say, that cabinet was a great find. Thanks, Angela

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  11. Penny, that's a beautiful vignette of loveliness! The chippy cabinet , be still my heart! I saw your link on 2805. Please stop by for a visit and I'd be pleased if you would follow me too!

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  12. You took a variety of things and turned them into some very neat and useful things. Nothing I enjoy more than seeing pretty quilts. I have way too many - old and new.

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  13. Very pretty!

    My PINK
    Your comment is always a delight to read, leave me one when you can.
    Have a great weekend.

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  14. Oh, I just LOVE your porch and all your wonderful decor'
    I think pink and orange are together,gorgeous Fall colors.

    so warm, cozy and inviting :)

    ~Diane

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  15. So so pretty color combo for Fall!

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  16. Such a pretty vignette. Love the quilt and how special that it is from your grandmother! The pinks look lovely. I am stopping by from Air Your Laundry Friday.

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  17. Perfect combination! Lovely colors..

    Visiting from PS- hope you can stop by..

    http://www.never-ending-journey.com/2012/09/cotton-candy-maker.html

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  18. Penny, Thank you for sharing this beautiful fall decor on Simple & Sweet Fridays.
    You always know how to display your wonderful treasures!


    Jody

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  19. Love that wreath! It is so romantic! Thank you for joining HSH!
    Sherry

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  20. What I lovely quilt. Your porch looks so warm & inviting! I love pink/raspberry & orange for Fall. Thank you for sharing at my place. ~Jami

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  22. Love that quilt! It brings back sweet memories of the quilts from my mother and grandmothers. What a fun autumn setting, too.

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