Monday, September 29, 2014

Front Porch Autumn Welcome

The first place that makes an impression
is right at the front door to our homes.

I love to change this entry for the seasons.
Staring with my door urn, large flower pots and accents.

We are now officially into autumn.

To the door urn, I added vintage roses in fall colors, leaves
and two signs to welcome and bring in the season.

Adding large mums, a few pumpkins and garland of leaves, 
keeping it simple, yet inviting.

I think it looks like fall is here.
Even with our temps still a bit warm!

Do you decorate your front door for the seasons?

Wishing you the perfect Autumn Day!

Oh and by the way, I would have loved to join in the porch party but just hadn't decorated yet.
Maybe next year it won't be so hot this long!!

See you soon.
Celestina Marie


Anonymous said...

Your entry is perfect for fall.

Our home has a white metal door that was painted black! If we even look at the door, the black paint scratches off and shows the white!!! I decorate everything but the door!!! lol

Have a wonderful Monday.

Sola Scriptura said...

Beautiful! Your doorway looks so welcoming.

Susan' Hearts and Flowers said...

Celestina, I absolutely love the urn of flowers on your front door. It is so beautiful. You did a wonderful job on your front entry and it definitely makes a warm and inviting statement.

chateau chic said...

Your porch and entry is so pretty...lovely way to welcome family and friends. Some days it feels more like summertime here than fall, but the calendar says fall.
Mary Alice

LJS said...

Celestina, Good Morning! When I come home from a long beneficial day at work......Our front door you created is greeting me as a Welcome Home blessing from you!

Valerie-Jael said...

Your doorway looks beautiful and very welcoming - love how you have decorated it! Have a nice day, hugs, Valerie

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Your porch looks very welcoming! I love your door urn. Yes, I decorate my front porch every season.

Claudia said...

Hi Celeste,
your entrance looks wonderful, such a warm Welcome to your visitors :O) Well done, my Dear!
Have a lovely new week,
sending Hugs and Blessings,

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

You've created a visually Fall-tastic welcoming to your door and front porch. Stunning way to welcome your visitors. Us too with still warm temps. Real Indian Summer in Philadelphia, yesterday was 84 today will be 80. Yikes!

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

Gosh I love the colors in the arrangement on the door. I just copied a photo from a magazine that showed a nice multi-toned rose color arrangement that I was inspired by! I wish I didn't have the storm door- it makes for a narrow area for an arrangement. The garland looks great and the mums and pumpkins too!

Jan Hermann said...

Love your fall decorations on that beautiful front door!

Jan ♥

Donna said...

How pretty, Celestina! Your urn and wall pocket are beautiful, and I love the garland and pumpkins, too! Well you are way ahead of me in your autumnal decor, I haven't done a bit of it, yet!! Have a great week!

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Sooo inviting Celeste! I love the seasonal makeovers you do to your entrance. Have a great week!!

Love & blessings, Edie

Anonymous said...

I agree with Edie, soooo inviting. I love your creations, Celeste, and the beautiful light that always shines through them.
Okay, going over these again. I've been decorating my porch all weekend long. ;)

Deborah Montgomery said...

Just lovely, and adding roses was perfect. Can't ever go wrong with roses! Love the little signs you have tucked in there.
I got my package today! Yay! Love everything!! So quick, and everything packaged so nicely, beautiful. Hugs xo.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Knock, knock! It's me!

Celeste, your door is welcoming and I know the interior of your home has to be just as warm and lovely! I do decorate for spring, summer and WINTER, but not fall; with school it is way too busy and before you know it here, the fall runs into WINTER so quickly! So during Thanksgiving break is when I start to put out my Christmas things. Lovely share sweet friend! Anita

Heaven's Walk said...

Love the way you combine the roses with fall leaves, Celeste! It's so pretty and welcoming! :)

xoxo laurie

Julie Marie said...

Hi Celeste... your entryway looks so beautiful and welcoming!... I love your door urn full of Autumns bounty... my gorgeous pumpkin arrived today!... I sent you an email... Happy Autumn!... xoxo... Julie Marie

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

What a lovely way to greet guests. your porch is beautiful. I love the little sign in your bouquet on the door. Leaves and topiaries are so pretty. xo

TexWisGirl said...

no decorating. just sweeping away the spiders and scorpions (and dog hair!) :)


LOVE the door urn! Very welcoming.

Unknown said...

Such nice ideas. I cannot believe how fast Fall has come.

Mari said...

Just beautiful Celeste, love your door urn ;-)
You have decorated your front porch not only beautiful but welcoming :-)


Patty @ That's So Pretty said...

How beautiful! I haven't done anything at the entrance yet!! Sooo pretty!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good evening my friend! You too have been receiving new post notifications late? I missed out on a couple of lovely posts from others because my email notification is terribly slow! But how kind of you to come to visit. Do enjoy this falling of gentle beauty from heaven. HUGS! Anita

Anonymous said...

Celeste, your porch is so inviting! I love the pops of color in the garlands, flowers and pumpkins! Your door mat is fantastic! Thank you for stopping by and leaving such a kind comment on my blog! Dad fell on Thursday and has been in the hospital. We're waiting on rehab now. It's been a long weekend! Your kindness just lifted my spirits!

Brenda Pruitt said...

Still pretty hot here too. The leaves are falling, but I'm not seeing the pretty fall-colored ones. Just the occasional brown one. Yearning for cool days! Being in an apartment that the door faces the fence, no one would see if I did put something on it. I just decorate the back patio.

Blondie's Journal said...

Very, very pretty, Celeste. Although I think your entry would be wonderful even unadorned! But right now, so elegant and festive! I love fall!

Jane xx

Art and Sand said...

Everything looks lovely!

We don't decorate for autumn because the weather through October is usually sunny and warm, just like summer. I will probably start a little Halloween decor next week.

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous entrance Celestina. I admire your taste. It's so elegant, warm and inviting. Fall is so much fun. My hubby just finished taking out all my Halloween Decor. My kids enjoy it so much. I can't even believe October 1st is this Wednesday. Next thing you know Christmas. Can't wait! Thanks for sharing all the beautiful things your create and do. You constantly inspire me. Have a beautiful week.

cynthia lee designs said...

Your porch looks great all decorated for pretty!!

Debbie Harris said...

Lovely, just lovely, Celestine.
I too love to decorate for the sessions. I just finished with mine the other day and now we are having cold rainy weather. Fire time weather. :-)
The house is so cozy.
Sweet blessings, Debbie

farmhouse-story said...

your door urn is beautiful, celeste! the fall colors are gorgeous and i esp. like the two fall signs that you added:) enjoy your week!

Dorthe said...

Your entry looks amazing dear Celestina Marie, you did make the welcome so very cozy for your guests, and the garland around the door frames it so beautifully.
Happy last daY OF September.

An Oasis in the Desert said...

Your front door urn is so beautiful! The pumpkins and mums are the perfect additions.

I do decorate my front entry & hopefully, will be adding some mums pretty soon.

Alessandra said...

Your front door looks fantastic! You decorated it in a such beautiful way. I love the decors especially the tags.

Sherry @ Thrift My House said...

How pretty is your front door Celeste! I love the vintage roses. Beautiful! I would be embarrassed for you to see my front door. It needs painting.... let's just say it's looking shabby, rustic...maybe even a little vintage but not in a good way :-/
You inspire! As always! Enjoy your week.

Draffin Bears said...

Dear Celestina Marie,

Your door looks fabulous and so welcoming with the pretty roses and little welcome signs. Do love the Autumn tones and thanks for sharing your lovely home.
Happy October dear friend
hugs & blessings

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Celeste! I love those signs you added to the arrangements - just beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Hi Celeste! This is so beautiful! I love your pretty door and the arrangement you've made for it! You do everything beautifully!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Irene Helms Designs said...

Love the door and porch Celestina! Alas I rarely do anything to my porch except at Christmas when I add a wreath and a Santa Clause figure. But I love the seasonal decor idea. Thanks so much for sharing!

Beverly Dillow said...

Beautiful!!!! So inviting! Such a beautiful time of year!
Beverly :)

1CardCreator said...

Your porch looks beautiful and tasteful like all of your things. ~Diane

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

What an inviting Fall welcome. I love that door urn. Do you have any problem with it when you open and close the door, or is it heavy enough that it doesn't move? I've tried some longer (and probably lighter) flower holders on the door, but they are always crooked, because they move when we open the door. laurie

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, your porch is so charming, Celestina. The door urn is so lovely with the roses. I just bought a white Cinderella pumpkin for my front porch, since my home is a cream color. I just love to look at front porches and get ideas. Yours says "welcome" to me.


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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..