Blog Posts - Gourds



Let The Holidays Begin!

We had a flurry of entertaining late summer and early fall, then a flurry of vacationing, so it seems like quite a while since we've had folks here to dine.  I feel like this meal will be Holiday '15 liftoff!  We are expecting some dear fri...
by A Toile Tale on Nov 22, 2015

Stripes and Plaids for Fall

My last little dinner party was sooooo bright that I thought I'd switch it up to this more subdued palate.  Sorta looks like "fall-light".  I bought this stripped tablecloth at Homegoods a couple of months ago, but I forgot about it.When th...
by A Toile Tale on Nov 20, 2014

Fall Tablescape {Gourds Galore}

Howdy folks! Fall is in full-swing in northern New York and as we've been enjoying the colorful foilage (did you see how we spent our weekend? I posted a peak on IG) , I'm finally feeling the urge to turn the house over for the season. I still hav...
by SAS Interiors on Oct 7, 2014

Blue and White For Fall

This year has been one for the books in so many ways. Our summer was one of the most pleasant as far temperatures go that I can remember, Fall is starting out just as great. I've begun the process of putting a few touches of Fall here and there.
by lynnesgiftsfromtheheart on Sep 26, 2014

All Things Creative-Pumpkins and Gourds!

In just a few days, it’s officially going to be fall! Are you ready? The All Things Creative Group is back with a bonus edition of All Things Pumpkins and Gourds! We’ve looked into our archives and found over 50 decorating ideas, recipes,...
by Cottage at the Crossroads on Sep 20, 2014

Gourds on our Fall Mantel

Today there is definitely a change in our weather signaling fall is near. So I got busy and changed up the decorations on our mantel. And ever since I found these old, dried gourds at the auction, I knew I’d be using them on our fall mantel. Th...
by Cottage at the Crossroads on Sep 19, 2014

20 Centerpieces for Your Autumn Table

Possibly the most important item of furniture in the home is the table. It’s where family members gather to eat and friends are welcomed and memories are made. Being such an important piece of furniture, it’s essential that it adds to the...
by Home decoration on Sep 18, 2014

How to Decorate a Mantle for Fall

I love Fall!  Are you also a fan of this vibrant, colorful and cozy season? We are just a little over a week until autumn’s arrival.  I know this, of course, because it typically begins the day after my birthday.  Last year I began my blog a...
by Chocolate and Sunshine on Sep 10, 2014

Using Gourds in Fall Window Boxes

It’s beginning to look like fall around the Crossroads! These are some new window boxes that I recently planted, and I plopped in some gourds that we grew in our garden over the summer. Instantly I had some fall window boxes!  But first, I hav...
by Cottage at the Crossroads on Sep 10, 2014

Fall Craft: Plaster of Paris Gourds, Leaves, and Pumpkins

Step outside and breathe in deep. There is definitely a hint of fall in the air. And yes, a hint of a still simmering summer heat – but here in Virginia, once September hits fall is close behind! So even if the weather isn’t quite there,...
by Rappsody in Rooms on Sep 2, 2014

Chariot of the Gords

As we all know, Canada is replete with Gords. Per capita, the “Great White North,” as it is known to hosers, carpetbaggers and avuncular entomographers everywhere, has the highest density of Gords of any country in the known surface world...
by The Skwib on May 30, 2014

Gourds for Sale at the Side of the Road in Morocoo

Laugh Quotes by Rhonda AlbomA quick flash back to Morocco.  We drove by these gourds for sale while heading North from Fes, towards Chefchaouen (the blue city): A closer look at the gourds: Submitted to Travel Photo Monday and Wordless Wednesday. If...
by Laugh Quotes on Feb 18, 2014

Autumn On the Porch: My Fall Decorations & Recipes

I think...(I think!)... I have finally finished all of my Fall decorations, so I wanted to share a round-up of them, and a few of my favorite Fall recipes, too. I saw a cute sign the other day that said, "October is my favorite color." Fall is a wond...
by The Shady Porch on Oct 25, 2013

Autumn On the Porch: My Fall Decorations & Recipes

I think...(I think!)... I have finally finished all of my Fall decorations, so I wanted to share a round-up of them, and a few of my favorite Fall recipes, too. I saw a cute sign the other day that said, "October is my favorite color." Fall is a wond...
by The Shady Porch on Oct 25, 2013

A touch of fall

I have a confession to make – I’m not a huge fan of fall. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t dislike all aspects of fall – I love college tailgating, apple orchards and hot pink trees. However, to me autumn is like Sunday night...
by AllPutTogether on Oct 21, 2013

PUMPKIN PATCH TOUR AND A TOBACCO BARN TALE

Petticoat Junktion - Painted Furniture, Diy Home Decor, Flea Market Shopping We took the two granddaughters on a trip to the local pumpkin patch last week. There was a corn maze and although the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Petticoat Junktion on Oct 16, 2013

My Thanksgiving Home

Gosh I love gourds.  There is just something so charming about all their googly garbled knobiness.  I realize that makes no sense...but gourds are just so weird in a strangely beautiful way.  Their colours are perfect for fall, and they are abunda...
by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs on Oct 15, 2013

Birthday Celebrations {A Glimpse of the Weekend}

We had the second Co-Op interview last Thursday night in New York City. They told us 6:30, so we arrived at 6:25 only to learn that the meeting was actually scheduled for 6:45 and a few people had called to say that they would be late. It wasn’...
by ABCD Design on Oct 8, 2013

Porch Parade #15...Autumn Inspiration

I rarely do roundups, but I find so many great things - wonderfully inspiring, smile-worthy things - each day that I thought I would share some of them with you from time-to-time, so I've resurrected the Porch Parade...just a revamped version. I hope...
by The Shady Porch on Sep 26, 2013

Fall Decorations = Natural Chicken Dewormer?

We’ve been keeping chickens for quite a few years now, and have never had any issues with them having internal parasites, even though we don’t use commercial chemical wormers.  I suspect one reason is that we always grow (or have a large number...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Sep 25, 2013


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