Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Football blanket is finished, and more "FALL" !

The ripple blanket for the college boy is finished! I made the football http://crochetncrafts.com/crochet/football-placemat.html from this pattern .. and then hand sewed it around the edge and a line down the middle. I was going to put his initials on the football, and tried making a B last night and it didn't look like a B .. Unless I cut them out of felt.. and sew them on.




This is a coffee filter wreath I made last year , I hung it over our foyer mirror .. I made the decomesh garland above it ..


The decomesh garland has ribbon, burlap ribbon and lots of sunflowers , leaves and some berries..

Last winter on Pinterest there was a big plank of wood like the fall sign that said JOY .. I had to make that sign and this is the backside of it , that I painted the word FALL on.. Just did this this morning.


The porch is in desperate need of pumpkins, gourds and cornstalks..I watered all the mums this morning and thats whats all over the cement.


Its hard to get decent photos in the foyer , but here is a little closer up shot of the decomesh garland..
Thanks for reading, and all your nice comments ! !



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18 comments:

Kris said...

Oh my gosh Priscilla, the blanket for your son is awesome! He will love it. I made a quilt for my son when he was about 14 or so, and he still totes that with him when he moves from place to place.
Love all of you Fall decor. Mine is coming out. Slowly, but surely.
XO Kris

Nat at Made in Home said...

Love the fall decor especially the wreath!

White Weathered Hutch, said...

Beautiful sign as well as all your outside decor.

Infuse With Liz said...

Very cute! Your scarecrows and mums look great! I haven't seen pumpkins and gourds for sale here just yet- but I know they will show up soon! Your fall sign is a cute addition!

Rajeswari said...

Lovely blanket! M sure your son will love it and the baseball looks awesome :)

Petunia Pill said...

Looking at your lovely decor makes me feel like a slacker! LOL Love that blanket! Can't get over how quickly you work, woman! Hugs, A.

Kim said...

Love the fall porch...can't wait to decorate mine. We are in TX and it's still so hot here so it doesn't even feel close to fall.

I'm following you now on GFC and am here from Katherline's blog hop.

Hope you'll stop and follow me too.

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Honey at 2805 said...

Your porch is so pretty dressed for Fall! Thank you for sharing your inspiration at Potpourri Friday!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Your porch is just lovely!! Stopping by from 2805- you are welcome to come share at Feathered Nest Friday at my blog too if you would like :)

bookworm-Mary said...

I love the ripple you made-- that football applique is so cool!
And your fall decorations are amazing!

Michelle said...

Your fall decorations have me feeling festive! I may need to stop for a pumpkin spice latte!

Vintage Street Designs said...

WOW...you are ready for Fall. Just beautiful!!! Hopped over from the Blog Hop and I'm happy to be your newest follower. Would love to have you stop by for a visit! Blessings ~ Judy

Amy said...

Your porch looks great, but I think the football blanket is my favorite thing in this post! We are huuuge Ravens fans; I would love something like this in purple & black! Would you consider sharing it here at my party?
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Charlotte Helle said...

What lovely decorations!! And I just LOVE that blanket. I love crocheting ripples! Those colors look great together!

Jann Olson said...

Hi Priscilla,
College boy is going to love the blanket for sure. The football is great! Your home is looking so festive all decked out for Fall. I too am anxious to add pumpkins and squash to my outdoor decor, but waiting till it cools just a bit more. Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
Hugs,
Jann

Katherines Corner said...

The blanket, the wreath, the porch! Oh my goodness everything is so lovely. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop. Your participation helps make it a success.I'm sorry I am slow to visit this week as I am fighting a nasty head cold and my time on the computer has been limited.Wishing you a beautiful day .

edenhills said...

You are certainly looking very festive! Happy Fall!

Rachel @ The Philosophers Wife said...

I love the chevrons with the football! And, wow, you have gorgeous fall decor!

If you (or anyone else!) is interested, I have a giveaway on my blog right now for a custom dyed skein of yarn! http://philwife.blogspot.com/2012/08/custom-dyed-yarn-giveaway.html