The other day, I felt the thrift stores calling me.
Have you ever had that happen?
When you have no intention of stopping by the thrift store
or going junking and then... there it is...
and you rationalize that you don't need anything
and so you don't need to stop
and then you remember that tour coming up next week
and the table you are setting the following week
and that there were just a couple things that you could use
if you found them.
And next thing you know, you come out
with a box full of treasures.
Please tell me I am not the only one who has done that?
It is kind of like going to the dollar store
and knowing that is never the '$ store'
it is the $20 store.
But hey, I found a box full of pretty brass pieces and candlesticks
that I have been on the hunt for as well as those decanters I needed.
So it was all good.
Last week, I shared a peek at my living room
decorated for autumn
and this year, it has been rich aubergine and natural touches that has been talking to me.
It all started with those velvet pillows
and that blush throw
well, and the grapevine pumpkins and gold sprinkled candelabras.
On the mantel- dried florals mingle with grapevine pumpkins and vintage books.
I am in love with simple and sweet- and when I bring garden roses home,
I keep them and dry them to re-use again in fall.
In the firebox, more grapevine pumpkins and squash
and an olive bucket filled with dried greens.
And across the room,
the simple sprinkling of autumn continues
Over in the buffet deux corps is where that brassy thrift store goodness ended up.
I could hardly believe my luck when I found not only several brass candlesticks
that had been on my list for awhile
but also a brass coffee set.
So of course, they came home with me.
You might remember the brass/gold serving pieces obsession that started with this dome
And as you can tell, it has continued.
In the buffet, along with the brass
I added a little bit of fall to the white dishes.
A bowl full of pumpkins and sprigs of wheat
and pomegranates on branches were perfect.
Across the room,
a peek at something coming your way next week...
Like these amazing copper martini glasses
and a bar cart full of gorgeous aubergine and purple tones.
Don't forget to visit all the amazing homes on the tour today!
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Happy Tuesday everyone!!