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a touch of cottage fix fall

Cottage Fix blog - pears and candlelight

Autumn’s Embrace The cool crisp air blew in like an old friendAnd with each step, we were greeted by crackling leavesThe landscape glowed warm amber all aroundAnd enveloped us with a blanket of affection As we walkedHand in hand through the days of autumn’s embrace Happy Fall! I added pears and candlelight to our mantel for a touch of fall ambiance. And in our living room, a few more pears and candlelight along with a bouquet of white blooms for […]


Christmas 2019

Happy Holidays! I have been busy getting our Christmas up over the past couple of weeks. I always try to keep it simple, and I always try to reinvent the boxes of baubles and shimmer that I haul down from the attic. This year I splurged on some new cranberry velvet pillows for our living room sofa, which look right at home with the vintage baubles and twinkle lights. I’ve been displaying the golden garland of jingle bells for years, […]


3 ways to decorate for fall with natural elements

With cooler weather just around the corner, I thought I’d share a few of my easy yet stylish fall decorating ideas. It’s true, I’m already dreaming about crackly, crunchy leaves and cozy knit sweaters. I usually incorporate natural elements and candlelight into my fall decor to keep things simple and elegant. I choose just a couple of places to adorn inside, as well as our front stoop outside. I don’t ever spend a lot on any of my decorating ideas, […]


cottage fix Autumn decorating

Happy Fall Cottage Fix friends! Autumn has made its way to the coast of Virginia with cool crisp air, colorful leaves, and the days growing shorter. After the long humid summer we’ve endured, this is a welcome change for sure. This is one of my favorite times of year in our town.  And although I don’t go all out for Halloween and Thanksgiving decorating, I like a sprinkle of Autumn decorations here and there. Candlelight and flowers are always so […]