Fall Entry Decor and Kirkland’s Giveaway

Fall entry table decorations atthepicketfence.com

Happy fall my friends! I'm so thrilled to be sharing my fall entry decor with you today AND teaming up with Kirklands who have generously offered you the chance to win a $100 gift card to their store! You know, I firmly believe that the old adage of never having a "second chance to make a first impression" holds true for both people and homes. And this is why I particularly love the opportunity each season to create a warm welcome through my entry decor for anyone who crosses our … [Read more...]

A Simple Fall Dining Tablescape

Fall centerpiece with white pumpkins and hydrangeas

A couple of weeks ago the doorbell rang at our house and as I walked towards the door my heart started beating faster. You see, every day for what feels like forever I've been watching for our book to get here. THE book. The one that I worked on for a whole year and that I had yet to hold in my hands. … [Read more...]

White and Gold Decoupage Pumpkins

white and gold decoupage pumpkins

I'll never forget that dress...It was gold and white lamé checked with a black velvet bodice.  The perfect 1987 homecoming dress.  The black velvet bow I found for my hair was the icing on the cake. Lamé...do they even make dresses in lamé anymore.... because they should!  The subtle (or not so subtle) sheen picked up the pulsating lights on the dance floor perfectly. … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Biscotti with Apple Cider Icing

Pumpkin Pie Biscotti with an Apple Cider Icing

Recently I've realized something very important about pumpkin flavored things. People either love them or hate them. There seems to be no in-between here. And every year around this time battles are waged in the war between the pumpkin flavor lovers and the pumpkin flavor haters. Social media is flooded with the intense opinions of both sides of this issue. Some people wildly cheering for the arrival of pumpkin spice lattes while others bemoaning the fact that they are slammed from all … [Read more...]