Friday, September 23, 2011

Fall Decor in the Dining Room

With Fall being my most favorite season of all, I got a jump start on my in the first week of September before we went back to school. Why I have not shared any of it with you is a mystery. So why don't we rectify that right now by visiting the dining room, shall we?

Instead of using the same decor in the same places, I tried to mix things up this year. Some of the pictures may not be the best...we have had such rainy, gloomy weather lately. I can't remember the last time we saw the sun shine.

This is the centerpiece on my dining room table. I bought this old tool box at an antique store 2 years ago to use as a centerpiece for Thanksgiving (see here). I've made it part of my Fall decor this year because I really do love that box.

I moved my Fall subway art to the dining room this year. I added the pumpkin topiaries (which usually sit on my mantel) to the hutch. Simple, but I like it.

What I refer to as the "clock tower".

A little something on the chandy.

A little matching something on the mirror.

My dining room decorated for Fall. Sorry, again, about the light. Sunny skies are not in the forecast & I didn't want to hold off any longer sharing these with you.

It's getting close to the time where I start adding my Halloween decor. That's always fun.

Have a wonderful weekend & hopefully the sun will be shining in your neck of the woods. I'm hoping to catch up on my blog reading. I've fallen behind & I hate when that happens!

Stay tuned...Fall mantel coming up next week.

Linking to:
Fall Decorating Party at Hooked on Houses


Welcome! I'm Gina. Like the header says, this blog is all about home, food and life..


  1. Looks so homey and cozy! I can almost smell some cinnamon from afar Gina! I forgot to say I had no idea you were from UTICA...every year my Gramps and I would take the train up to Amsterdam NY..I can recall like yesterday the conductor saying, "NEXT stop UTICA"! you were not that far from me in Buffalo.

  2. I enjoyed looking at your dining room dressed for fall. I hope to get started on fall decorating this weekend. The weather is lovely here now but we should have rain by Sunday, have a great weekend.

  3. Gina- It looks really nice all dressed for Fall. Love the clock tower and the pumpkin on it! It looks so cozy and comfortable and I STILL love that Fall Subway sign! xo Diana

  4. I've been WAITING for this post!!! I absolutely LOVE your decor, especially decorating for the holidays!!

  5. Everything looks so nice Gina. I really love the word art. I think it's great to switch out the things on our walls now and then. Looks perfect!

  6. Gina, I love the subway art. DId you make that? It looks great in your dining room!

  7. Love it, very homey and comfy....did not know you were from Utica, used to visit relatives there......I am from Ithaca, now in Rochester....ya gotta love winter to live up here!!! hugs...cleo

  8. Hi Gina,
    Everythig looks so pretty. The word art is tres fab ;) Did you make that? Either way it looks great over the black furniture. You placed it just right. Have a super weekend!

  9. Great diningroom decorating Gina! It's been raining here everyday and I mean pouring at times! Love the tool box on your table, that was a great find!

  10. It looks lovely, Gina, very warm and inviting. I haven't gotten into the Fall mode yet, a/c still on!

  11. I just love all of your fall decorations, Gina! I especially like your pumpkin topiaries and toolbox!

  12. Your dining room looks so good! I picture that it smells like cinnamon and pumpkin in there:)

    We've had gloomy weather this weekend, despite the fact that they forcasted weather in the 90's...but I love it!!!

  13. Hi Gina,
    Looks like your dining room is all set for Fall. Everthing looks very festive and Autumny. Great job. Now off to check your mantel out :-)

    Much love,

  14. Your dining room looks so warm and inviting. Did you make that subway art?

  15. Your room looks lovely all decorated for fall. I love the old tool box decor on the table!

  16. Hi Gina I love the subway art and the antique toolbox for the dining table!

    I have hooked up with Julia's Party as well!


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