Sunday, October 28, 2007

I'm back!

Hello everyone! We arrived home Saturday night and we have been busy unpacking and resting before this coming week. I have lots of pictures to share with you, but they are on Phillip's computer which uses a different program than I'm used to. I will figure it all out soon though.

In the meantime, I have some Autumn living room decorations to share. I had planned on posting them while on vacation, but they disappeared thanks to blogger.com!

I missed visiting with you all and am looking forward to seeing what you have been up to these past few weeks! I'm very behind on email so if you sent me a note, I will get back to you soon!


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A view of our livingroom fireplace.
Fireplace

The paper banner says "Autumn Joys."
Mantle

Ivy Topiary with Autumn ribbon.
Topiary

A pumpkin scented candle on the windowsills.
Candle

My sister gave me this lantern several years ago. It's one of my favorite Autumn decorations.
Candle

The top of the entertainment center.
Entertainment center

The little cottage was a gift from Phillip. He brought it back from a trip to England many years ago. It holds a tealight candle which lights up all the windows!
Candle

Thank you for looking at my Autumn livingroom. I will be by to visit you soon!

36 comments:

Quinne said...

Welcome home, Kelli :)
It's lovely to have you back, and I am looking forward to hearing about / seeing your adventures. I hope that your week will be a lovely one - filled with joy as you do lots of settling back into home. Love to you! Q

HsKubes said...

Glad to hear you made it back safely.
I love all of your autumn decor. ;o)

~ Christina

Crystal said...

Doesn't it feel good to be home!? I know I enjoy going on visits, but that it always feels so good to be back home too.

Your decorations are lovely! Looking forward to more wonderful post.

rohanknitter said...

Welcome Home!
Your autumn decorations are lovely and look so cozy - I especially like that little cottage - so sweet!

Britta said...

Welcome back home Kelli. Hope you had a wonderful trip and a great time with your family. Really beautiful autumn decoration, I like that a lot.

Have a great week, hugs Britta

Susan P. said...

Welcome home, Kelli ~ you were definitely missed! I really enjoyed seeing all of your beautiful autumn decorations. Everything looks so warm and cozy!

Becky said...

I've missed you so much! Welcome home. I am so glad you are back safely and had a good trip.

And your living room is just lovely. So cozy and warm and inviting. I want to sit next to the fireplace!

Heather said...

It's so nice to have you back in blog land! :) I have missed your precious posts!

A beautiful and cozy autumn living room ~ thank you for sharing!

I look forward to seeing photographs from your trip! Enjoy a relaxing day settling back in. Blessings,

Heather

Kimmie said...

Kelli

Hope you had a wonderful time with your family. May the rest continue to bring your heart peace and may it spread to inspiration for your day to day life ;-)

Your autumn living room is so pretty...love your fireplace and pumpkins!

Kimmie
mama to 6
one homemade and 5 adopted

Susie said...

Welcome back Kelli.
Your home must have seemed so warm and inviting to come home to with all those cute decorations.
There's always so many things to tend to after being away...
xo

dot said...

Welcome back Kelli!

dot said...

Oh, I forgot to ask...Did you get to meet Sandra???

Sonya said...

Glad you're safely home. Hope you had a wonderful time! Love the decorations around your place! I love the banner and would love to make one for our house!

Storybook Woods said...

Welcome home, we missed you. Your home is so cozy and charming. Love Clarice

Jen said...

I love your lantern how sweet. I cant wait to hear about your trip....hope you had a great time.

Tracy said...

Welcome home, Kelli!

Melissa E. said...

Your home looks very cozy. I'm sure that after your long absence, it feels nice and cozy! No matter how nice the trip, it is always good to be home! Isn't it?!

ellen b said...

Welcome Home!

Amber said...

So glad you made it back! When I go on vacation I almost always feel like I need a vacation from a vacation :)

The decorations are lovely and everything looks so cozy!

diana said...

welcome home - and a warm, comfy home it is. i'm looking forward to seeing your pictures.

Anna S said...

Kelli, welcome back. That little cottage is so adorable - I'd love to live in an enlarged version of it ;)

Barbara H. @ Stray Thoughts said...

Welcome back! The decorations are so cute and homey!

Christina said...

Welcome back!!!
Beautiful tranquil pictures!!!

Julie said...

Hi,
I am back too, so please stop by my blog and vote for something I need help on! Thanks.

Lady_MSnow said...

You have been missed! I love all the decorations....just lovely. :D

Heather said...

I'ms so glad you are home safe and sound! It sound like you have a lovely time away - there is nothing like visiting family, having a nice change of scenery and exploring new 'favorite' places! There is also nothing like coming home - the best place on earth! You were very much missed in the blog world, so we are glad you are back!

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Welcome back, Kelli! I bet you are saying "There's no place like home!" We missed you!

Your fall touches in your home are very pretty!

Katherine

Brenda said...

It is all so pretty. Glad you are back and safe.

Jane said...

Welcome home! Hope you had a wonderful time - trust you are able to get everything back in order and life to normal now that you are back.

Have a great week,
Jane

Tiany said...

Welcome home!! you were greatly missed! :-)

Your home is just beautiful!
Have a blessed week!
Hugs~
Tiany

Marianna said...

Welcome home. Your trip sounds lovely. Can't wait to see more pics.

Lori said...

Welcome home. I've missed you and your posts.
Loved the tour of your autumn living room.

Karen said...

It's so fun to travel, but I love to get back home! Welcome back!

Cathy said...

Very pretty decorations, Kelli. I'm glad you had a wonderful trip and are home now.

nannykim said...

Everything is warm and cozy and tastefully (sp?)done. welcome home

Cris said...

Love your fall decoration!!! Glad you are back, and that you had a great time, you were missed Kelli!