Harvest Haven Fall Home Tour 2016

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One of my favorite things about living in Upstate NY is the changing of the seasons. For as much as I love Summer and all the fun it brings, Fall is by far my favorite. The colorful foliage is painted with deep reds and oranges, the cool crisp morning air and all the bountiful harvest is filled with autumnal beauty.

It’s FINALLY time to get cozy and there’s no better place to start than at home! I am so happy to be sharing the colors of Fall with a Harvest Haven Fall Home Tour, hosted by Summer from She Leaves a Little Sparkle. Summer has gathered up a group of fabulously creative bloggers and I am more than honored be included among them. If you’re just coming over from my friend Becky from The Other Side of Neutral WELCOME! She creates a Fall tablescape like no one’s business all on a budget.

Fall eludes rich wood tones and there’s no better place to decorate that my parent’s home. (Right now our home is is torn up with a kitchen renovation. There’s always something!). Let’s start with the front door. The rich dark wood door beckons for bright colors. My sister Jenni is a florist so I don’t need to go farther than Wisteria Flowers and Gifts for a gorgeous Fall wreath. We added fresh purple mums and pumpkins from our favorite market Power’s Farm Market.

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Now come on in! On any given Fall day a fresh arrangement of hydrangea grace the dining table.

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We changed out the art above the server, add dried wheat and a collection of delft blue ginger jars for a sophisticated traditional look.

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When it comes to entertaining, I love setting the table with these autumn inspired dinnerware. For a peek into last years Fall table settings  click here.

Thanksgiving Entertaining: High-Low Style

In the kitchen, the cherry oil painting stays all year round but we recently added copper accents. Some of these metallic treasures are from our family travels to Europe and some are new.  Blending the old with the new… It’s difficult to tell them apart. Wheatgrass and pumpkins are scattered throughout the shelves giving this dry bar area a warm collected feel.

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A wooden and silver turkey platter serves and a container for a fall harvest arrangement on the island.

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September marks the begining of canning season. We head out to the Farmers’ market for fresh local peaches, peppers, tomatoes, apples, and rhubarb. We can all weekend and make fresh pies. If you’ve seen my stories on Instagram then you’ve seen my mom’s famous pantry where she keeps all her culinary supplies.

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This year we added some new furniture to family room. This large room with long walls needed large pieces. A tall rustic sideboard and large oval mirror take center stage with two large iron twisted wall sconces anchoring the grouping.

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On top of the sideboard a mixed metal grouping of mercury glass vases from Wisteria Flowers and Gifts in various shapes and sizes add shimmer and shine in contrast to the matt finished wood.

 

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I just had to include this picture of Rosie photo bombing as I’m setting up the room. Rosie is our families curious 8 month old Old English Sheepdog puppy.

For added texture and pattern play I purchased dusty colored patterned kilim pillows, poufs and cozy throw blankets from HomeGoods and Marshall’s. On top the coffee table, I added silver/copper and Carrera marble/wood pumpkins. The pillows are guarding my Turkish tapestry boots that are almost 15 years old. The are no two pairs alike and I had to chase Rosie more than once to get them back!

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Two Monarch side chairs flank the sideboard and add extra seating for football games and Sunday night family gatherings. The dark rustic wood frame and a soft grain cloth fabric compliment the family rooms decor while keeping with a traditional style.

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In the back hall mudroom a large iron framed mirror reflects light and creates the illusion of a larger space. An original oil painting of a farm field displays autumn’s vibrant colors.

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Taking a page from Ralph Lauren a large glass and leather strapped container holds mixed garden greens. Rich toned turkish carpets add color and interest below. Burnt orange velvet down filled pillows add more texture and warmth.

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In the back office I added fresh sunflowers in my favorite white owl vase, a mix of real and fabric pumpkins and a new chair that I discovered on my tour of the Raymour & Flanigan Headquarters a few weeks back. Finding a stylish home office chair is not easy and I knew I had to get the Kasari Home Office Chair once I saw it!  Its gray washed wood works perfectly with the vintage tool bench turned office desk.

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My slight obsession with white owls continues.  I just can’t resist them! This little smart owl was waiting for me on the clearance shelf last year at Michael’s for $3.

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Just the other day I was consulting a client who owns an antique store downtown. I stopped dead in my tracks when I discovered this 100 year old bird feeder he was selling. You cannot recreate this kind of age and beauty. The metal flags are rusted to perfection!  So I decided to think outside the box and take my bar cart theme outside for Happy Hour!

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A burlap draped table holds the decorated feeder with pumpkins, mums, sunflowers, and other fall decor. A variety of wines, champagnes and snacks are displayed inside. No paper cups here. I mixed my parents vintage gold and glass bar set with new tall Moroccan glasses from World Market. Let the outdoor Fall Garden party begin!

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Thanks so much for swinging by my part of our Harvest Haven Fall Tour! There is more autumnal goodness later on this week so don’t go far. Please stop by and see what my talented blogger friends have in store for you. Their links are below. They’ve opened up their gorgeous homes in hopes to inspire your perfect Fall decor. To get your next dose of Fall eye candy please stop by and say hello to my dear friend Shauna’s of The House of Silver Lining.  Shauna’s Colorado home is breathtaking and you will love every square inch of how she’s added her special autumn touches to her family room.  Now I’m off to plant some mums……

xoxo Amie

 Don’t forget to stop by all the bloggers on the tour! We wouldn’t want you to miss anything and please be sure to follow along on our social media! xoxo

 

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  • I have partnered with Raymour & Flanigan and received products in exchange for this post. All expressed opinions are 100% mine. Amie Freling

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33 Comments on Harvest Haven Fall Home Tour 2016

  1. Kathleen
    September 12, 2016 at 12:38 pm (1 year ago)

    Amie, you never cease to amaze me with your talent and creativity! You did a fabulous job bringing fall into your mom’s gorgeous home! Love it, and love yoy!!!

    Xox
    Kathleen

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    • memehillstudio
      September 12, 2016 at 12:43 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you Kathleen! Heading to your house now! Love you too. xoxo

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  2. Cami Graham
    September 12, 2016 at 1:02 pm (1 year ago)

    Such a charming home tour! Nice work!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 13, 2016 at 12:03 am (1 year ago)

      Thank you so much Cami! This was so fun collaborating with this amazing group of bloggers. Im off to your tour now! Have a great night.

      Reply
  3. Bree
    September 12, 2016 at 4:15 pm (1 year ago)

    Meme! I love your fall home so much! You are so talented and I can’t get enough of that bird house…I’ll take one of those please and I want you to decorate it!! I’m also super excited to be doing this fun tour with you, and honored!! Happy fall, dear:) Xoxo

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    • memehillstudio
      September 13, 2016 at 12:02 am (1 year ago)

      HI Bree! Thank you so much! Im just getting home now to read all the comments. Im headed to your house now. xo

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  4. Oscar @OscarBravoHome
    September 12, 2016 at 4:19 pm (1 year ago)

    Ok, first of all I am in LOVE with your parents’ gorgeous home!!! Droolworthy! That dining area pic…. Wow… And second, that bar cart is EVERYTHING!!!!!!! You have so much talent and I see it runs in the family!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 13, 2016 at 12:01 am (1 year ago)

      Thanks Oscar! That means the world coming from you dear friend! Im headed to your tour now. xo

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  5. Mysha
    September 12, 2016 at 4:22 pm (1 year ago)

    Aimee I always love seeing what your creative mind comes up with! You have such a unique and artful eye. Lovely job decorating your parents home

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    • memehillstudio
      September 13, 2016 at 12:00 am (1 year ago)

      Mysha . Thank you so very much for taking the time out to see my tour! It sure was fun. Im just getting home to see all the other! Thank you. xoxo

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  6. Katie Jones
    September 12, 2016 at 5:36 pm (1 year ago)

    Sincerely DROOLING over the birdfeeder bar cart – LOVE IT! Rusted to perfection indeed!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm (1 year ago)

      Katie! Thank you so much! I was all done with my tour photos until I went into an antique shop and saw it! Its so big and so fun. Its actually for sale. Are you in NY? It could be yours. xox

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  7. Amy
    September 12, 2016 at 11:21 pm (1 year ago)

    Amie!! What a fabulous job you did! Your parents’ home is lovely!! You’re so creative! I love the outdoor bar cart! Genius!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 12, 2016 at 11:58 pm (1 year ago)

      Amy ! Thank you so much . Ive been out all day and just sitting down to see all the tours. Many thanks sweet friend. xo

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  8. Summer
    September 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm (1 year ago)

    Oh Amie!!!!! There are no words!!!! Wow wow wow!! Ok, that bird feeder and you bar cart party idea is just beyond fabulous! I’m just in awe!!!!! All the warm, rich colors and textures are giving me heart eyes! I am obsessed with that office chair! You are soooo lucky to have a sister who’s a florist!!! Seriously, well-done my friend!!! I’m beyond thrilled you joined us!!! Thanks again, xoxoxo!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 13, 2016 at 12:22 am (1 year ago)

      Summer! Thank you so much for your kind words! You are Super Woman my friend! Yes fresh flowers are a perk in our family! xoxo

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  9. Janine
    September 13, 2016 at 4:38 am (1 year ago)

    Amie,
    What an amazing treat to get a peek of your parent’s home. It is so rich with history and wonderful decor. Ok, I wanted to see a little more of Rosie the OES!!! More photo bombing please. We used to have our own OES named Mollie! I miss her dearly, so whenever I can see another OES, I love it!!!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 21, 2016 at 2:55 am (12 months ago)

      You need to get another dog! You will love it so much and just think of all the photo opportunities!

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  10. Jennifer
    September 13, 2016 at 5:09 am (1 year ago)

    Amie! You are so incredibly talented my friend! I had to go through the pictures twice because I love them so much!!! Your kitchen looks amazing! xoxo, Jennifer

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    • memehillstudio
      September 21, 2016 at 2:56 am (12 months ago)

      Jennifer- Thank you so much! you are too kind and coming form you that’s quite a compliments. What a fun tour. I hope that you’re enjoying your beautiful home now that all the hard work is over. xo

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  11. Tamara
    September 13, 2016 at 6:13 pm (1 year ago)

    Your parents home is amazing! It’s so rich and warm and welcoming! I love your fall details, everywhere throughout! And I live just outside of Montreal by the way, we’re practically neighbors!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 21, 2016 at 2:59 am (12 months ago)

      I had no idea that you were Canadian! I love my Canadian neighbors! Your home was just gorgeous and whenever I see a collection of ginger jars it reminds me of you! xo

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  12. Shauna
    September 13, 2016 at 7:29 pm (1 year ago)

    Wow Amie! Your parent’s home is fabulous and they must feel so lucky to have such a talented daughter to decorate for them! That bart cart idea is GENIUS! So perfect for an outdoor fall bar! You have one creative mind for sure my friend! Loved the tour!
    xo

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    • memehillstudio
      September 21, 2016 at 2:57 am (12 months ago)

      Shauna! Thank you so much and I loved your house so much. I loved all your Fall tours for that matter! Keep them coming! xoxo

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  13. Amanda
    September 13, 2016 at 9:11 pm (1 year ago)

    Is the office wall mural a DIY framed project or did you buy it like that?
    If it’s DIY can you tell me how? I saw the same type of thing (a large map broken up into 9 8X10frames) and I so want it for our new home!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 21, 2016 at 2:54 am (12 months ago)

      Hi Amanda- Its an illustration that most likely was created as one and then cut up onto multiple parts and then framed. Its a great idea for a map too!

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  14. Rebekah {A Blissful Nest}
    September 13, 2016 at 9:42 pm (1 year ago)

    What a gorgeous home and a beautiful home tour! So excited to be a part of the Harvest Haven tour with you!

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    • memehillstudio
      September 21, 2016 at 2:53 am (12 months ago)

      HI Rebekah! Thank you so much! Its been so much fun and Im super excited to get introduced to your blog too, xo Amie

      Reply

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