Oct 31, 2015

Enchanting Fall!

 I had announced last night on social media that I will be taking a break from publishing. Since starting school this fall I was left with very little time to put out new publications. But I had worked on a fall dining shoot that I enjoyed working on so much, it would be pity not to share.

While puttering in the dining room Ariel decided to lounge in the chair and observe. Well, for a while anyway. The sun spilling in through the windows was warm and sweet classical music was playing so she dozed off... I would have too if I sat down!

The table is set with my favorite blue and white ware. I used candle sticks and holders to display mini pie pumpkins. My hearty pumpkin and squash soup is served in a white stoneware tureen!

Spiced apple cider and tea are fall favorites for me and the kiddos so they are certainly included, as well as bread puddings and pumpkin bread. 

Apples are a staple in my house, always have been. My three children enjoy their apples in packed school lunches and snacking on them through the day. So why not include them in my table center piece. 

I don't have a complete collection of blue and white tableware. All pieces are different, either special gifts or treasure finds from thrift and antique stores. But set all together they still pulled together a magnificent table. I certainly do love the elegance of blue and white while adding a few leaves and moss to add warmth.

As the sun was starting to set, the room shifted into a romantic mood from the glow of the candles but the primitive lanterns and candle holder also add nostalgia to the setting which is very enchanting to me. 

Photos such as these and more would have been included in my new publication but alas, I simply can't find the time. School work and studies do take up most of my time as well as raising my children, they do come first. But I am also a creative person wishing to at least be able to share few photos here on my blog  Instagram or Facebook. I hope you stick around and see what I'm up to.

Creating Vintage Charm magazine is full of inspiration and I feel that talent and creativity is never outdated so all past issues will remain available on sale through MagCloud. So if you ever feel like looking through a seasonal past issue, feel free to purchase HERE.

Thank you for coming by to visit my blog and wish you all a wonderful and cozy fall.



Heaven's Walk said...

It's such a serene, comforting, and homey room, Sonia. I too love the time of day when the sun just begins to set. There's just something so embracing about the fading light of day. (Although I do dislike the time change that's coming...ugh). Enjoy your time of regrouping, family, and rest, sweet friend - and I hope to see you back in the publishing world in the future! Hugs!

xoxo laurie

Suzanne MacCrone Rogers • Italian Girl in Georgia™ said...

Beautiful! I am so glad that you shared this with us Sonia. We all will miss the magazine {for a while only, I hope!} but I know I will look forward to all your captured beauty.

Ciao bella,

Bernideen said...

What a gorgeous table. I love the mix and match look with the blue! Wonderful tea bread too!

Burlap Luxe said...

It's a beautiful autumn setting, love the rich beauty in all its white rustic.

Table set for Giving of Thanks.


patio garden furniture said...

What a beautiful setting. How's everything? I hope you had a great Halloween! Thanks for sharing these beautiful photos.

Linda said...

Oh, I LOVE this! You're a woman after my own heart.
Wishing you a beautiful day,
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Anonymous said...

Simply stunning, warm and welcoming, beyond lovely!! I am enjoying your blog, however, I know that you are now taking a break. I will look forward to you returning. Thank you.

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