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  1. Love the Autumn Faux Florals. Brings back memories of my grandparents home in the country. My grandparents were not wealthy and didn’t have a fancy home. The beauty and detail was in the countryside surrounding their home and the wonderful food my grandmother made. I hope I’m lucky enough to win the Fall Garland. It certainly brings up wonderful memories!

  2. Your tablescapes are always creative, inspiring and beautiful! Thanks for sharing the sweet story of your treasured recipe. That kind of thing creates the layers of a well lived life.

  3. Deborah Dynek says:

    Absolutely beautiful, as always!

  4. Sandy woodley says:

    I love your dough bowl with the swag and roses mixed together. The whole table is beautiful.

  5. Norma Rolader says:

    Thank you for a beautiful table and decor, the door oh my I could keep going You always do a wonderful job

  6. Just BEAUTIFUL!!! Great idea to use the swag in your wonderful dough bowl! Your tablescapes are always so pretty. And Balsam Hill product are amazing!

  7. Linda Rubin says:

    I love your dough bowl with all the beautiful bounty in it. The swags are beautiful and could be used in so many different ways. I would probably use it over a mirror in one of the bathrooms. Thanks for sharing.

  8. What a great idea to use the garland in your dough bowl! The roses make it even more special. If you have used the same recipe for your turkey, for 25 years, it must be just wonderful. ?

  9. I’m leaving my cherished mountain home in a few days, relocating to be near family. It’s very sad to leave the autumn foliage behind me along with the nippy weather and head to the desert but that’s how it is. It would be lovely to have the garland to remind me.

  10. Beautiful!! I love the garland in the dough bowl.

  11. christina purvis says:

    I love the mix of the warm metals, wood, and the autumn garland. Beautifully put together!

  12. That dough bowl, though! Gorgeous!! I also love the idea of filling it with a garland! Very clever!

  13. Kelly Massman says:

    Gorgeous place. My husband turns logs into bowls so I love your dough bowl. Thanks for the chance to win

  14. Sheri Newell Anderson says:

    Oh my goodness, these are all so beautiful and I don’t have much for decorations for Fall so would be so amazing to add to our family get-togethers this time of year, thanks for this opportunity to win!

  15. Wow! Very nice..and, may I say you buck well! Lol.
    Me too.
    I love everything you have done in your space.
    The dahlia napkin rings, and BalsamHill tiered Tuscan stand, the entire collection..
    Cake stand and candle holders too.
    Your look is in my top two.
    Love it.

  16. I really like that garland. I haven’t decorated my door yet, but hopefully I can get the front repainted quickly, in time to get it done before Thanksgiving.

  17. Annette H says:

    I love the dough bowl and what you have done with it.

  18. And it just fit right into the dough bowl like a glove? Wow! THAT is serendipity!!! When I first saw it I was wondering how you created it. So much nicer to have something so perfect ready made…just add roses! This is a FABULOUS centerpiece! Long and low like you said, but really lush. The whole table is just gorgeous! Those jaguar plates are too fab!!! I’m not hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, but this would be my choice if I were!

  19. Laura Ward says:

    Beautiful table! I’m a new reader and very inspired!

  20. beverly e says:

    I would never have thought to use roses in a Thanksgiving centerpiece, but it’s beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win that pretty garland!

  21. Such a lovely garland! Thanks for a great giveaway.

  22. Tracy DeLoach says:

    You have giving me a whole new pallet of color work with for Thanksgiving! It’s such a elegant and refined look, yet it could work as cottage chic as well. The soft peachy roses look beautiful with dough bowl and golds. I love your napkins and napkin rings as well. Thanks for sharing your ideas as well as a great giveaway.

  23. Would you mind sharing the source for those sconces?

  24. Beautiful table. Balsam Hill has very nice items. Happy Thanksgiving!

  25. Beautiful tablescape !! I love Balsam Hill products and would be delighted to win.

  26. Susan Christy says:

    Fall decorating is my favorite.

  27. shirley emitt says:

    All looks so graceful, love the garland.

  28. Robin OCrowley says:

    I always love reading your blog! I come back and visit over and over. Love the candles for sure!

  29. Damn, this thanksgiving table is breathtaking! I love how chic it looks! Thanks for sharing these ideas!

  30. Lori Dixon says:

    Love that you brought in the leopard accent into the mix, along with the metallics! So fun and unexpected.

  31. Beautiful fall table! I love the idea of using a pre-made swag and just adding a few fresh flowers for a centerpiece –easy peasy!

  32. Esther Dill says:

    Hi Lory,
    Love your table ( actually all of your tablescapes are beautiful). I know theBrass hurricanes are used in several. I am wanting to purchase a pair for myself and I am wondering what size you use, large or small???
    Thank you so much for sharing all of your great decorating ideas and you beautiful home.
    Esther

    1. Thanks, Esther! My brass hurricanes are the larger size, but I must say they are pretty large, so if you’re on the fence or your table is not that large, maybe consider the smaller ones. If you have a large table, then the large size would be great.

  33. Esther Dill says:

    Thank you Lori. I am placing my order now.
    Esther

  34. Jacquie Ellsmere says:

    Hi there Lori, I have been following your posts for about two years now and never tire of your designs. Simply beautiful fall table scape using the Balsam Hill swag and your dough bowl.

    I live on Vancouver Island, Canada. I so admire Balsam Hill products which are not available here… even online, so here’s hoping this changes at some point.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, Jacquie

    1. Thank you so much, Jacquie! I had no idea they are not available there. That seems so strange to me. But I hope you can apply the ideas and find something similar near you… 🙂

  35. Sue Snyder says:

    I love how elegant it is, but it’s also a place you can relax with family. You brought the best of both world together. The colors are beautiful.

    1. Great idea to use it in the dough bowl. They can be tricky to fill sometimes since they are so deep. I love balsam hill products!!

  36. Monica Estes says:

    Not sure where I missed “how to win a garland” but if I can take one and make it look that luscious and beautiful – I’m all in! What a great idea that anyone can achieve, whether you have a gift for floral arranging or not. Thanks for the share. My curiosity is peaked on the turkey. Maybe one day you will share that too! LOL

    1. That’s actually a great idea! I rarely share recipes, but I suppose I should… 🙂 Thanks for your kind words!!

  37. Jennifer Johnson says:

    What a rich and beautiful table scape! Would you be willing to share the turkey recipe that you so love?

    1. Thank you! And ah yes, I’ve been meaning to do that for some time. I will try to get a post up soon with the recipe… 🙂

  38. Cecilia from Georgia says:

    Hi Lori! I’ve been MIA for a few weeks while I tend to my husband’s health issues. I read all your posts but haven’t been able to comment. However, this is such a warm and lovely mixture of metals, linens, and crystal that I had to express my admiration for your beautiful dining room.

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