Have you noticed our love of decorating with pumpkins yet? Big ones, small ones, blue ones, glass ones! It is turning into a bit of an autumn obsession. But it makes us happy so we’re not going to apologise. So we have decided embrace autumn and pumpkins for all it’s worth!
Our Autumn Porch
We are currently staying at Rich’s folk’s cottage whilst we are midway through buying a new house. They live in a very cute 17th Century cottage. The front porch is a tiny little doorway that we both struggle to get through without banging our heads. We have hit our head more times than is funny in this low ceiling-ed home!
Pumpkins and Chrysanthemums
To make the tiny front porch more autumnal we decorated with pumpkins and chrysanthemums. We also used our lovely autumn wreath that we found in Homesense and used some heathers, some hardy herbs and some old garden boxes and terracotta pots. Chrysanthemums were thought as criminally old fashioned for a very long time, but in recent years they have had a bit of a rehabilitation. In terms of Autumn colour, there really is no competition to the masses of blooms on each plant. Our local garden centre had a great selection of autumn shades to choose from, we opted for a soft purple and a golden yellow.
What do you think?
Do you decorate your outside for autumn, or just for Halloween? We love the colour and interest at the front door and have received many nice comments from our visitors and neighbours about our Autumn Porch. What do you think, let us know in the comment’s section?