Saturday, 8 October 2011

A Seasonal mosaic

There's definitely a chill in the air these early mornings here in Normandy.
Autumn has finally arrived after our wonderully unexpected Indian summer of last week.
To add a touch of Fall decor to the dining room I used an orange and black paisley shawl as a table runner on the dining table, filled an antique Choissy -  le - Roi, Majolica soup tureen with windfall apples and pears and placed it on a matching serving platter.
I added faux mini pumpkins, leaves, berries, acorns, real horse chestnuts from the garden, a pair of vintage French, silver plated pheasants and a simple white lantern to complete a seasonal vignette.
Photographing the whole table was a nighmare, thank heavens for mosaics!
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  1. Your tablescape is so pretty...I had to look at it for quite a while to take in all the elements... It's just right! Beautiful Seasonal Mosaic

  2. There's been a chill in the air in the mornings here in Wisconsin too. Leaves are gorgeous.

    Very nice fall mosaic!

  3. Doesn't Autumn just cry out to bring all that beautiful bounty into our homes?
    I love it.

  4. Maggie,
    Just beautiful. Love the tureen. Lovely day here.

  5. Beautiful fall mosaic, Maggie.
    I must admit, while it's still rather warm here, the humidity is lower and we had a lovely and comfortable dinner out on the patio the other night. Bad rain this weekend though.
    Hope you have a good one!

  6. You've captured the richness of the fall pallet. Such a beautiful mosaic - inspiring for my thanksgiving table.

  7. Maggie, this is lovely. I wish I were there to enjoy the ambiance of your home on this chilly evening. ;-)
    Definitely a chill in the air here under the umbrella.

  8. There's a chill in Germany too, the whole day long...
    Thanks for your beautiful mosaic!
    Have a nice sunday,

  9. Good morning Maggie.
    That definitely looks like fall. The colors are so beautiful this time of year and you used it to make a lovely table with all the fall goodies. Great mosaic.

    WE came through FRance yesterday and from the Ardeche on we had constant rain. Wanted to stay in Nancy but the weather was too bad so we went straight home and it is good to be hee again.
    Have a good Sunday

  10. Looks very warm and welcoming Maggie, love the fruit in the tureen! Happy Fall:@)

  11. Hi Maggie...visiting from Seasonal Sunday. Your table looks so rich and beautiful to celebrate fall! Your shawl is a perfect beginning to it!

    Happy Fall! We are celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend in Canada!

  12. Hi Maggie, it has been awhile, long overdue for a visit to Normandy and your lovely home! Beautiful fall elements and a pretty mosaic. xo,

  13. Your soup tureen is simply stunning! Nice autumn vignettes. :D

  14. Maggie, Your new puppy is gorgeous! Sir Benjamin is as adorable as ever. Im sure he likes his new pal. Great to you and Sarah having fun in Bayeux. Your artist friend is gifted--how lucky we all are to have you two for friends! xo

  15. Maggie- the table photos are magnificent- you are beautifully decorated for fall- the mosaic is the perfect way to show these great pictures--

    Happy Decorating!

  16. It's beautiful and you are right in that mosaic allows the eye to be able to take in everything.

  17. Hi Maggie,
    Your autumn decorations are very pretty and cheerful. I love your tureen, it's so beautiful.

  18. Your home looks lovely. I love your pictures too-thanks for going to so much effort in taking them! The mosaic turned out beautifully.

    Happy Autumn!

    Best wishes,

  19. It is all beautiful, Maggie. I love seeing each photo in the mosaic. Since I'm leaving for Idaho a week from Saturday I haven't done any fall decorating here. It will be summer when I return. So it if fun to see what you've done with decorating. Enjoy the fall. xo Jenny

  20. No chill in the air here in my part of Oz, and I wish it was Autumn. Lovely tablescape.

  21. I love all your Autumn decorations. The colors are so pretty. I also love your header shot. We are having some warm weather right now but it will be rainy and chilly very soon. Lovely photos, have a great wek!

  22. The colours of fall are my favourite to decorate with. Your fall table is beautiful.

  23. What beautiful and classy arrangements! I love all things fall and your display speaks warm and cozy to me!

  24. I love your centerpiece. The colors are awesome!

    Fall Colors

  25. I love the colors of Fall! It's a wonderful time to decorate and make our homes cozy! ♥

  26. Loving your beautiful fall colors. I suppose it is very chilly where you live. For us here in deep south Texas... well, at 10 P.M. it is almost 80 degrees. I turn the air conditioner way down and set out my fall decorations and just "pretend". ;-)
    I'm your newest follower!!
    Ladybug Creek

  27. Autumn is definitely in the air and you've captured the colors and textures beautifully in your photos.

  28. You've captured Fall. Glad that you became a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper


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