Monday, October 12, 2015

Back Porch Falling~

Some of the best times spent
are on our back porch.

Warm fall days and cooler evenings find us here.

With a few little decor changes, the summertime gives way to the cozy fall days
spent here many mornings, afternoons and early evenings.
The porch has a vintage wood burner stove,
 I have carted this piece from house to house over many moves.

At the moment I have faux candles on timers inside the 
stove and in the evening it is so cozy.

On the stove top, I love to display a few pumpkins and gourds.

This is a vintage style metal teapot in the shape of a pumpkin.

I kept the summer pillows on the sofa.
The colors just worked with the bits of rust and orange.

I added a soft and cozy animal print throw to the mix.
It's ready to curl up with on a cool day or evening.

These two metal chairs from the 40's belonged to my parents.
They are in excellent condition and I treasure them.

It's the perfect spot to have coffee in the morning to greet the day.

The table here on the porch is the perfect spot for dinner outside when the temps allow.

The candles are faux and give a soft little glow in the evening.

Remember this French Flower Market bucket I created last spring?
Well recently when I trimmed my potato vine from another pot, I added the trimmings to
the dirt. Within a few days, it was thriving and has grown full and beautiful for the fall.

It also is giving a pretty show of blooms in a pretty purple pink tone.

Even a few leaves have turned colors for the fall.

This is the place we
Sit Long, Talk Much and Laugh Often.

Perfect fall days spent here with friends and family.
Making memories and enjoying the season.

Thank you for taking the time to visit today.
You know where I'll be
when I'm not painting.

Wishing you a beautiful fall week.

Celestina Marie



DELETED said...

Lovely home and decorations! be blessed bloggy friend

Stacey said...

Your patio is really just perfect. I like all of your fallish touches. Thank goodness our mornings are cooler for a little outdoors coffee. :)

Anna said...

A beautiful place to be...
Have a lovely week !

Anonymous said...

Hi Celeste! Oh, your porch is just gorgeous. More beautiful than most folks living rooms! Love all of your touches and that stove! How marvelous it must be to sit out there with your twinkling candles. The olden lawn chairs are wonderful too. We had those when I was a little girl and would love to have them now. Your home is so pretty, Celeste, inside and out - like you!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Jan Hermann said...

Everything is so pretty Celeste! Love your falling porch.

Jan ♥

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

Lovely and peaceful ~ I can see why you spend a lot of time out there.

Have a nice week ~ FlowerLady

Alessandra said...

What a beautiful and soothing place to stay! I love your fall decors especially how you decorated the stove.

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What a cozy spot for relaxing, Celeste, and I wish I could visit and chat with you on your pretty porch. I'd enjoy it in the day time, but especially in the evening, with the sof glow of the faux candles. Your wood burning stove is such a lovely focal point, and I can see why you've carted it around through many moves.
Your potato vine is so prolific and the purple color is perfect for Fall! Happy painting and then unwind on your restful porch! xo

Claudia said...

Hi Celeste,
your home really is so lovely!
Wonderful decorations everywhere!
I think, I go and get my autumn decorations out now before it is too late ;O)))
Wishing you a wonderful new week,
filled with Love, Joy and blessings!
Hugs to you, my dear friend,
Claudia xo

Dee said...

Wow, I really love your backyard. That pumpkin teakettle is so pretty and the wood burner stove is just perfect. I can imagine how relaxing it is sitting out there snuggling up with that warm throw and enjoying this beautiful season... :)

Anonymous said...

Celeste, your Fall porch is so pretty! I love the sitting area! The pillows and throw make it look so inviting and a perfect place to snuggle up as the weather cools. The vintage wood burning stove makes this outdoor room so warm and cozy. It looks lovely accented for Fall; I love the pops of orange in the leaves. Your parent's chairs are treasures! I have two of my parent's chairs a and cherish them too. Your table is a perfect place to have coffee or a Fall dinner. You have created a beautiful Fall space that I would find hear to leave!

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

It is the perfect spot to hang out in the fall.

Valerie-Jael said...

What a wonderful place to sit and enjoy an evening, just beautiful! Hugs, Valerie

Linda Walker said...

Your porch is delightful! So many things I just love. The pillows are beautiful! I love the sign which says it all! The vintage stove is my favorite and what a lovely, cozy feeling it gives the entire room. You are such an amazing decorator! I don't know how you find the time to do all this decorating and maintain your beautiful etsy shop inventory. So my question is: WHEN DO YOU SLEEP my friend?
ps Your header is so nice! Love that too!

Unknown said...

Oh my gosh! This is so cozy and inviting!!

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Celeste your back porch is inviting and pretty. i imagine many evenings are enjoyed with family and friends at the table with much laughter and conversation providing the sweetest sound of music there is. Your pumpkin tea pot is way too cute!

Conniecrafter said...

Such a wonderful space you have here, so cozy and looks like it would be great to entertain also, so much seating and area's. Love your fireplace out there that is neat, great fall decorations for the season!

Sandi Magle said...

Warm and Lovely, just like you, Grins Sandi

I found some fab vintage fabric to throw on my vintage white wicker, we will see if it fallifies all that white or not!

Createology said...

Truly a beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors that are as beautifully decorated as the indoors. Autumn is about slowing down a bit and reflecting all that is good and bountiful. Creative Autumn Bliss Dear...

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Good Evening my lovely and kind Texas friend!
So great to catch up with you, and share the evening with you on your festive, cozy and inviting back porch. I can just imagine the gentle visits spent here with family and friends. You are so wise to use faux candles on timers-I really need to get some for our future back porch.
I have missed you, so great to be back again.
Have a lovely evening,

craftyles said...

Celeste, Your porch is just beautiful. I especially love the chairs from your parents. All your fall touches are so pretty. Here's hoping for a little cool down. Have a great week!

NanaDiana said...

That is just a lovely "room"/porch, Celeste. I can see you sitting there with a hot drink on a chilly evening. It looks warm and welcoming and YOU! Love it. Hope you have a great week- xo Diana

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Your back patio is very lovely and what a great place to sit in the evening.
You have made it so warm and cozy. Coffee in the morning at the back porch, is great.
Enjoy your week.

Donna said...

That is so wonderful you still have the vintage metal chairs that belonged to your parent! Love all of your fall touches, and how you've created yet another "room" outdoors! That Eiffel Tower pillow is awesome! And the teapot shaped like a pumpkin is so neat. Hope you are enjoying mild temps and getting a nice break from the heat of summer!


You have a lovely home and patio! Very inviting and sweet pumpkin tea pot!
You have a lovely week too!

Anonymous said...

All looks cozy. May I come for a cup of tea ?
Have a nice autumnal week.

Denise said...

such a beautiful place to pause and reflect

Denise said...

such a beautiful place to pause and reflect

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

You've created a lovely spot to sit and relax! I'd love to be taking in some of your warm sunshine right about now!

eileeninmd said...

Your porch looks very inviting and comfortable. The Autumn decorations are so pretty. I would enjoy my morning cup of coffee there. Have a happy week ahead!

Maria Elena said...

Celeste, your porch is beautiful! You have created such a cozy space to enjoy time outdoors. xxx Maria

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I love it when you post about your is so beautiful....a place where I know i would hang out often!....I so love wood burning stove!....I would cart it from house to house too!...

Unknown said...

Celestina Marie, Nice relaxing and beautiful pictures.

Stephanie said...

Such a warm and beautiful place, my friend. Everything you touch is lovely. Hugs to you, Celeste!

Junkchiccottage said...

Just beautiful. What a wonderful place to sit and relax. Love your sweet sign.

Birdman said...

You are experiencing a beautiful autumn of color at your place, I do love that teapot too.

Jill said...

So warm and cozy.... you always decorate so lovely. Enjoy the beautiful fall weather!


Julie's Lifestyle said...

Hello Celestina,
Wow you have the most beautiful house inside and outside! I love your back porch how it is decorated and it must be so nice sitting outside with coffee or tea.
Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.
Wishing you a wonderful week.
Julie xo

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What a wonderful patio! I can see why you would spend lots of time out there. Love the pumpkin teapot!


Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie said...

Oh, what a lovely porch, Celeste - I can imagine spending a lovely evening here with soft glowing candles and wonderful conversation enveloped in the warm and cozy atmosphere! I love the vintage wood-stove and your parent's sweet chairs which add that unique personal touch. Even the plants love living there! Thank you for inviting us to take a peek at your lovely home. Wishing you a beautiful week. Hugs xo Karen

Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Hi Celeste!

Everything looks so festive and fabulous for fall! Your patio is so perfect most of the year isn't it? I love it. Sorry I haven't been by lately but I've been traveling a lot lately. Just came back from a big wedding in Alabama and leave this week for a trip to Cape Cod with my northern girlfriend. Her hubby couldn't go so I get the honor of making the trip. The wheels on my suitcase are smokin'!

Hope you're enjoying this beautiful fall. Love to you and your guy! Edie

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

Beautiful porch! What a cozy spot. xoxo Su

Cynthia said...

My dear Celeste, so pretty I LOVE the pillow, one of the best I have seen. I really like your brick on the house. Great back porch to enjoy with that fireplace.


Feral Turtle said...

What a welcoming place to be. Love it and all of your personality that you have put into it!

cynthia lee designs said...

Oh my...what a cozy spot to sit outside on a Fall day.

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Celestina Marie
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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..