Friday, September 14, 2012

Accessorize Your Porch For Fall

As soon as the temperatures start to fall and the leaves change color it gets me in the mood to decorate my front porch for fall.   It is so fun and easy to do!  I have put together a few ideas that will help you spruce up your front porch for the changing season.  The ideas below can be easily created using supplies you find in your yard or by taking a quick trip to your local garden or hobby store.
First and foremost, dress your front door with a fall Wreath.  You can purchase a lovely wreath at sites like Etsy, but wreaths are so easy and fun to make.  Purchase a grapevine wreath at your local hobby store along with some floral wire and hot glue you will have all the fixins' to make a gorgeous fall wreath.  Collect some natural elements from your yard and attach them to the wreath with either hot glue or floral wire.  Whether your wreath is simple or elaborate a wreath on your front door will welcome all guests with a taste of fall.

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 Image Source:  ETSY
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Get some Mums! This is the time that most stores do away with the regular summer perennials and it becomes mum time. Mums are my favorite fall plant and they come in so many beautiful colors. You'll be able to find pots of mums at the grocery store and home improvement stores.  A few pots of mums go a long way in the porch decorating scheme of things. The mums can be an accent or a focal point and they add such a nice texture to the front porch.

Image Source: BHG

Image Source: BHG

Image Source: BHG
Pumpkins and Gourds are perfect for a fall porch! Add some small pumpkins and a few large pumpkins for a splash of fall color to your porch.  Don't carve your pumpkins so they will last longer.  Try grouping several pumpkins of different sizes together.  When you group like items together it creates depth and interest.  I also love white and green pumpkins.  They create a more modern look.  Think outside the box and place your pumpkin in a planter to add elevation and interest to your front porch.  Paint or lightly carve your address numbers on each pumpkin for an original idea.  Finally you can line them on the sides of your steps to direct guest to the front door.

Image Source: EAB Designs

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A large porch can handle a couple bales of hay.  Stack bales hay on your porch, add your mums and pumpkins and you have got a great looking classic fall porch.  Don't forget your Wreath!

 Image Source:  PotteryBarn

Happy Decorating!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Wall Decals, the no commitment room change!

I love the idea of wall decals.  They are such an easy way to update a room without making a commitment.  The vinyl decals go up with ease and when you are tired of them, simply take them down. They are a great alternative to stenciling a wall or wallpaper.  You can find so many of these decals out on the market today, one great place is  Dali Wall Decals.  Have fun and transform a room this weekend!
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Saturday, March 10, 2012


A few designs created from the lovely shipment of rubies I received.

Ruby stones framed in Gold Vermeil with Gold Vermeil Tear Drops.

Rubies set in gold vermeil with Gold Vermeil Filigree Earring posts.

A bezel set ruby hangs on a handmade ruby chain.

Find more beautiful designs at Bellissimo Jewelry

Thursday, March 8, 2012

A Few Items Added To the Spring Collection

A are a few items from the BELLISSIMO JEWELRY new spring collection....

Lovely Emerald Earrings Bezel Set in Gold Vermeil

Faceted Citrine Stones Bezel Set in Sterling Silver

 Faceted Chalcedony Stones Bezel Set in Gold Vermeil

 Solar Quartz Bezel Set in Gold Vermeil on a Gold Filled Chain

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Amethyst Earrings - Bezel Set Amethyst Earrings - $42.50

Beautiful AAA Quality faceted amethyst stones are bezel set in gold and have faceted amethyst briolettes hanging beneath them. The drop on these earrings is 1.5" from the top of the ear wire. The ear wires are gold filled.

Your purchase will arrive in our branded Bellissimo Jewelry Gift Box.

Please view our full collection of ✥ EARRINGS ✥:

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Beaded Leather Wrap Bracelet, Red Coral Beaded Wrap Bracelet, Chan Luu style bracelet 5 Times Wrap - $59.50

6mm Red Coral Beads lay between dark brown leather cord and are finished off with a beautiful button closure.

This bracelet measures 36" long and is adjustable up to 38" It will wrap around most wrists 5 times.

This bracelet is very versatile and can also be worn as a necklace or a belt

Your item will arrive in our Bellissimo Jewelry gift box.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Amethyst Earrings, Bezel Set Amethyst Earrings, - $42.50

Beautiful 15mm faceted Amethyst stones are bezel set in gold vermeil and hang from gold plated orchids and gold filled ear wires

The drop on these earrings is 1.50" from the top of the earwire.

Your purchase will arrive in our branded Bellissimo Jewelry Gift Box.

Please view our full collection of ✥ EARRINGS ✥:

Click Here to Visit My Etsy Shop!