Thursday, October 8, 2015

Good Fences

Happy Thursday Friends
and
Welcome to

Today I'm sharing a bit of my own gate and fence,
 fall style.

For the gate,
I designed a roof top over the gate
and our fence guy did a wonderful job of making that come to be.

The wreath is a simply grapevine,
wrapped with a garland of leaves
and an added wood sign.

The hanging lantern is an outdoor faux timer candle
and
it comes on each evening for 5 hours, goes off
and then does the same each day.

I like to change out the wreath with the seasons to welcome guests.


Last year we had to replace our old fence
and
went with a tall cedar board on board style.

The fence and gate that face the road are painted white
to coordinate with our house trim and shutters,
then is changes 
inside the yard, to a pretty oak stain.

Fall has begun to share some cooler days here and it's so welcomed.

I've cleaned up the garden to make way for
pansies and mums.


I plan to paint this birdhouse red!


Still sunny and bright as Mr. Sun smiles on .
Love the shadow from the tree on the fence.


Here's another backyard gate  and part of the arch going to 
la rock beach.


I added another grapevine wreath with a wood pumpkin sign.


Sometime good fences are right in our own backyard.

And in my backyard, 
I'll be planting these later today.


Pretty pansies and mums for fall and winter.
This wood and iron tote with handle below is a new love I found at my local garden shop.




Wishing you a wonderful day.

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in

Stop by and be inspired.


Celestina Marie
xo



35 comments:

Anna said...

What a beautiful little place you have !!!!!
Have a nice day !
Anna

Stacey said...

How pretty, CM! I don't remember seeing your backyard before. It's wonderful and I love your gardens.

Alessandra said...

Dear Celestina, your wreath are just gorgeous! I love everything, the garden, the flowers, the plants. This is a such beautiful place to stay.
Hugs
Alessandra

Rita C. said...

Celestina, I very much like your fence with the dimensional, wood on wood! It's gorgeous, and a project happy to be checked off, I'm sure. Your pansy and mum colors are colors of my choice also. I'm hoping to get pansies in sometime in the next couple of weeks, and I'm happy to say last year's mums are blooming!
Rita

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

I love your fence and gate! The wreath is perfect there and I love that lantern.

Jim said...

Great shots

Shug said...

Good morning.....such a beautiful place! And you have certainly dressed it up for the season. Great fences all around! Hope your day is filled with much Joy....
shug

Creations By Cindy said...

Loving your fence. I love that big wreath! Now that makes a statement. How sweet! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Christine said...

You are so right! Great fences I. Your own backyard! You have everything looking so pretty for fall! I love those wreaths you've added for wonderful fall color!
Have a great day!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

I loved seeing the fences in your own backyard, Celeste. You've decorated them so beautifully to welcome your guests. I especially love the wrought iron gate and arch with the pretty vine! Did the lantern come as set? I had two that I bought at Ross, but they didn't end up being very good ones! I used to plant pansie, but the bunnies eat them in my yard!! I now can only plant them in pots and hanging baskets and window boxes.
Thank you for the tour and happy gardening! xo

Valerie-Jael said...

I think the white side of the fence and door is my fave one so far - just beautiful! Hugs, Valerie

Jan Tanis said...

What a lovely fence, gate and yard...and I love the pansies and mums, too!

Hugs,
Jan

Julie's Lifestyle said...

You have a very beautiful yard and fence and I really like your fall wreaths
Thanks for sharing and have fun planting today.
Julie xo

Betsy@ coastal-colors said...

Celeste, your backyard fence is beautiful! Your gate is a work of art! I love the pediment feature you incorporated in your design! La Rock Beach is so cute and provides texture for your iron gate. I think the birdhouse will really pop against the oak stained fencing;red is a perfect color! I love your "Good Fences"! Have a wonderful weekend!

LJ L said...

Celestina, Ah the Backyard fence a wonderful post! A great place to rest and relax.
LJ

Kelly Deal said...

What a beautiful piece of heaven! I would spend all day out in your yard Celestina! Beautiful! Love the tote with the mums too!

Claudia said...

Hi Celeste,
your fence and gate looks beautiful with the autumn wreaths!
Your Backaard is just wonderful, such a lovely place!
Wishing you a wonderful rest or thr week,
sending Love and hugs and blessings for a weekend filled with joy!
Claudia xo

carolann said...

Such a beautiful home you have. A welcome home as well.

Your garden so lovely.

Thank you for sharing today lovely lady.

TexWisGirl said...

very nice good fences!! lovely yard you have!

Mari said...

Celeste, your fence is simply beautiful.....so is your home....
Love your fall wreath's, your yard I just beautiful....

Smiles~
Mari

Rose L said...

Lovely and bright wreaths. I am going to have to get some pansies!

LV said...

Lot of love and care went into your gorgeous garden. I am outdoor person and wish I had one like this. I still mow and keep my yard, but it definitely does not compare to yours.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

You have a beautiful yard! I do like the design of your gate, beautifully done.

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

Your face and gate look so pretty, and for that matter so is your yard. I love pansies and for whatever reason only use the in Spring.. Love your wreath too! Have a good weekend!

Donna said...

Your gates and fence are beautiful, Celestina! What an oasis you have created, right in your own back yard! Love the wood and iron planter that your mums are in. And pansies are some of my very favorite flowers! They are so cheery, I think! I can see why you love spending so much time outdoors in your pretty yard!!

Jillayne said...

More loveliness... I like the "roof" detail you added to the gate - what a wonderful design idea that was! With the hanging lantern, the hinges etc. contrasting so nicely with the white, this is a lovely fence indeed. I always love it when you show pictures of your yard - it looks like such a beautiful place to linger...

Denise said...

very nice.

Paula said...

You have a wonderful talent for fixing your yard. Everything is so pretty.

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Celeste late arriving to your Thursday good fences series, out and about all day. Relaxing I logged into my dashboard and there you are sharing the beauty of your home. Love it, sure does welcome and its gracefully styled and down right gorgeous. Ahhh Fall Mums and Pansies I adore and usually do both but this year it's only Russet colored Mums and Orange pumpkins adorning my steps. Very pretty fence and gate, truly love it.
xoxo,
Vera

Ida said...

You have a very lovely gate and fence. I like that you change out the wreath for the seasons. - Lovely flowers as well. It looks like a wonderful place to relax.

Consider It All Joy said...

Each time you share more bits of your yard and home, I fall more and more in love with it! Beautiful fences and gardens! Blessings to you, Cindy

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

You have a beautiful door on your gate. Love the roof, he did a wonderful job in it.
Love your new fence look very good.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Mary

Conniecrafter said...

Such a Gorgeous design for your gate, and love your timer light that is a great touch with the hardware on the gate! Your wreath is just lovely to top it off. I love your idea of painting what faces out white to match the house but keeping it just stained in the back, great privacy fence.

cynthia lee designs said...

Love your fence and gate!! Love the pretty wreath too.
hugs,
Cindy

Kim said...

Happy fall and thank you for sharing your beautiful fall fences and flowers! :)

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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..