Autumn Pumpkins

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Summer 09 RS

Do you remember my creative sister’s yard from this past summer? 

Summer basket RS

These baskets spilled over with luscious flowers– ( my clever BIL “jimmy rigged” special watering tubing to help keep the flowers from getting too thirsty.)

(BIL = Brother in Law) 🙂

First day of Fall was technically yesterday…  I have always loved this season the most I think. It reminds me of when my family was young and we spent such fantastic times preparing for the new school year… (yesss love those new pencils and paper) Great baking and soup and sweater weather!

fall pumkin yrd 09 RS

 Look at the transition from baskets of flowers to color popping pumpkins!

This is breath taking! Beeb, my very creative sister took plastic decorative pumpkins any one can find at Hobby Lobby and created these master pieces. I stand in awe when I watch her do her magic.

Pumpkin wrought RS

She even thinks to add a darling flag on the bottom to punctuate the Season.

Glorias porch 09 RS

After all the complements over her yard, Beeb even found time (seriously she is one of the most giving people I have ever known) to create a couple of these pumpkins for my mother’s porch.

Pump porch RS

Wow– what colors!!

Pumpkin close up RS

Please stop by and say hi to Susan at A Southern Dreamer where everyone there is looking to celebrate the new season. Also, at Rose Colored Glasses with Rondi is having another party. It’s my first to participate- so go take a peek over there.

Another first for me is Do It Yourself —  DIY with Kimba — stop by and take a look at all the projects.

If you think these pumpkins and wreaths from the other day are fun… just wait till I show you what we have been working on for weeks!! You will LOVE ♥ love ♥ love ♥ what is coming towards the end of the week……. 🙂

TTFN~~Claudia ♥ ♥

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September 23, 2009 at 2:26 am | Autumn | 39 comments


39 responses to “Autumn Pumpkins”

  1. Hootin' Anni says:

    It is all ever so beautiful!!!
    My Wednesday meme photo is now posted.  Come on over……

  2. Kathy says:

    I love the floral arrangements  she’s done using the pumpkins. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. LaVoice says:

    I do not know how you can top these lovely photos, but I will be checking to see what you have to offer.  Very nice  fall post.

  4. suzie says:

    Claudia, I’m curious did your sister make some for you, you probably made your own fall decor?  Your mother raised some very very talented young ladies!   Sister creates the scene and you take beautiful photographs of it. . .quite a duo!

  5. Karen Cox says:

    Claudia, This is truly the most unique and gorgeous display of pumpkins and fall flowers that I have ever seen.  I just love how that fence lends itself so nicely to seasonal displays.  Does your sister live in Utah also?  What a gorgeous neighborhood.  When I was little we had a farm nearby and they would carve huge pumpkins put a coffee can inside to hold water and fill it with the most gorgeous fresh mums.  My mother would love your sister’s home.  Have a lovely Fall day.  I went to the beach yesterday, and surprise of surprises I saw the Autumn equinox at sunset.  I couldn’t capture the magnificence on my camera.  It was breathtaking, a photographer’s dream.

  6. Gorgeous yard and cute punkins too !
    Thanks for stopping by,please come again soon !

  7. Wow — gorgeous!  Glad I DID find you again!
    Your sister’s house and yard are so enchanting — beautiful.  I wish I had such talent.  Love those pumpkin arrangements.  Hmmm… may try and do something like that myself.  If it doesn’t turn out, I just won’t take pictures!

  8. What a way to celebrate fall! YOU and your sister are so talented! Now, I am inspired to brighten up one of the porches at Rose Cottage!

    Thanks for stopping by for a chat this morning!

    Debbykay at Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

  9. Maya says:

    The pumpkins look awesome!!

  10. Katherine says:

    I enjoyed seeing all these beautiful fall decorations! A lot of talent in your family!

  11. Claudie says:

    What? something BETER than THIS? Claudia, your pictures always fascinate me, and I adore every single one, either yours or your sisters or your moms… or your neighbours lol
    Hope your fingers are ok…
    I would like to feature your blog next week if that’ ok with you Miss Claudia.. I can’t get enough of your name lol
    Happy Fall, enjoy, it’s raining here today, so I don’t get to play outside. My girlfriend is coming for the night…might be a long one!
    Happy OW
    Love Claudie

  12. ChrisC says:

    Wow!!I really love the Fall decor!
    It is still in the 90’s here in Florida.Not to fall-like.

  13. Gypsy Lala says:

    Wow, pretty houses and flowers. I love them.

  14. Mary says:

    There are folks who just have an eye for decorating. Your sister is one of them. Both her summer and fall “dos” are wonderful. Thank you for sharing them with us today.

  15. Ally0005 says:

    Thanks for coming by my blog. I LOVE those pumpkins.

  16. Pam says:

    Wow! Your sister is amazing decorator. I am in awe of her creations.  I think I will try something like this for my porch decorations. Thanks for the inspiration.

  17. Bonnie says:

    These pumpkins are so cute, I love them.  I can’t wait to see what else you are working one.  Love your blog.

  18. CailinMarie says:

    Hey there! Thanks for stopping by my blog.  I love the pumpkins!  Your sister did a great job.

  19. Lenore says:

    Love the autumn pumpkins… looks so colorful and just like fall.
    Thanks for visiting me on my blog!

  20. Rita @ Goodwill Haunting says:

    Wow, fantastic! I just love it all. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Glad you did and now I am a new follower. Can’t wait to see what’s next!

  21. Rhondi says:

    Hi Claudia
    Beautiful fall dcor.  Thanks for joining the party.

  22. Tracy says:

    Hello Claudia,

    Thank you for stopping by!

    Great pictures!  What a gorgeous fall display your sister has created!  The fence is perfect for seasonal displays.  You and your sister are both very talented!

    Thank you for sharing!

    ~ Tracy

  23. Pat says:

    Wow! Those are lovely arrangements! Your sister is really talented. Her neighbors must love her!

    PS: All the time we were in Yellowstone NP we kept wondering how nice it would be to live near it. You were lucky! Montana was a wonderful state to visit ..I also hope to visit Glacial National Park someday.

  24. Sweet Claudia,

    First off, Thanks for dropping by Bloggeritaville! I appreciate your visits and your friendship! Secondly, I am so glad you commented for it lead me here to your blog. I OVE it and am going to subscribe as a follower. I hope you might do the same for me, though no obligation, certainly.
    These pumpkins are so clever! I am going to do this myself! Thanks for the idea! Fabulous!

  25. ellen b says:

    Oh this is fabulous! I love how your sister decorates her home! It would make me stop and take a photo…

  26. Sonia says:

    Wow I just love the pretty fall pumkins and how they are displayed..such a unique stand your sister has them on. I love pumpkins with flower arrrangements in them..very pretty porches! Miss Bloomers/Sonia

  27. Jocelyn says:

    Very lovely transformation!  Happy Fall 🙂

  28. Ebie says:

    I love the colors of Fall!  Your sis is so creative! She has a lovely yard and a beautiful house! Your shots are just perfect and beautiful!

  29. gp says:

    wow.. this would get anyone into the autumn an upcoming holiday spirit.. .Good serendipity for me to stop by…good for spirit 🙂 🙂

  30. Puna says:

    Claudia, beautiful! Now I want to decorate with pumpkins!

  31. James says:

    That is really beautiful.

  32. Elisabeth says:

    How inspiring! Now I want to dive into fall colors and flavors. Thanks so much for sharing these lovely photographs.

  33. Amy says:

    Hi Claudia,
    Wow, I am just  in awe of the beautiful pumpkins with flags! What a completely creative display for the seaon. You have inspired me to work on the outside of my home a little bit more. Fall is just so wonderful, isn’t it? Enjoy the autumn! Amy 🙂

  34. pajamadeen says:

    You have REALLY talented people in your family!

  35. ok. I am inspired now and WILL go pick up those gorgeous ‘dead’ flowers (read: weed) that are all over the place here and that just BEG!!! to be picked and be put in vases like  your sister did.
    She did a terrifc job. It’s an amazing transformation from summer to fall.
    I have quite a few Fall craft projects on my blog, but stay tuned, I am going to make my own version of waht your sister did….

  36. The floral arrangements in the pumpkins are beautiful!

    Thank you too for dropping by me blog. Your blog is lovely.


  37. Amisha says:

    Beautiful, beautiful pictures!

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