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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Our 2016 Fall Dining Room

Happy Tuesday!

Well, here we are ... two days away from Thanksgiving.  How can that be(?) ...  weren't we just celebrating the 4th of July?!

Before the holiday comes and goes, I wanted to share our Fall dining room with you, where, this year, muted tones won out over more vibrant Autumn colors.

Mr. Roo came out of hibernation to take center stage on our Fall table.  

I hope he approves that I recently painted the top of the table White Dove ... it was time.  I had been fighting the urge for too long and finally grabbed my paint brush and just did it!

He kept watch over our Fall table, including our "give thanks" bowls, which held faux pumpkins for a bit of seasonal whimsy.

He took his job seriously, even keeping an eye on the corner cabinet, which also got a coat of White Dove. 

Over on our sideboard ... an old window, pumpkins and cotton helped to make it feel like Autumn is in the air!

And since I wanted to add a bit more brass this year, I was happy to scoop up a pair of candlesticks from a local thrift store!

Over on our mirrored accent chest, I kept it pretty simple and added texture by tossing a few wine corks into a wine glass.

Now, while Mr. Roo might think he's the star of the show, I'd have to disagree by saying that our Fall tree is!

I love decorating this tree every year (and, yes, it's an excuse to have a lighted tree added in August)!

I embellish it with cute owls, pinecones and other seasonal ornaments ... but, most of all, I love decorating it with pictures of family.

Admittedly, since we're not hosting Thanksgiving this year, I can tell you that our room looks nothing like this today!  Yes, it has already been transformed into a "Winter wonderland," which I look forward to sharing with you soon!

Well, friends ... I hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving, blessed with family and friends!

Thanks for visiting,

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Jord Wood Watch and Giveaway

Happy Monday, friends!

Recently, I was contacted by the kind folks at JORD to ask if I'd be interested in receiving one of their fabulous handcrafted wood watches to feature.  Well, of course I would ... it's always the perfect *time* (pun intended, ha) to enjoy a new timepiece, isn't it?!  

When their watch arrived, I was impressed as soon as I opened the package to be greeted by this fabulous wood box!  A sign of things to come ...

When you open the box, the presentation factor continues ... inside was the piece I chose (JORD's fabulous Frankie Dark Sandalwood and Slate watch, with copper accents).  I was so pleased ... especially since it looks exactly like it does on their website.

I was also pleased with how featherlight JORD's watch is, especially compared to very heavy watches I've worn in the past ... truly a unique watch!

JORD's attention to detail doesn't stop there ... their watches are powered by Swiss movement and an "uncomplicated straight line strap."  Their watches aren't just for women, either ... they have a handsome line of cool men's watches, too, which can be seen HERE!  

And, thanks to their online wrist measuring guide, they sized my watch before sending it to me so that it was ready to slip on and be enjoyed as soon as it arrived!

Look at the hand craftsmanship ... I still find it hard to believe it's natural wood!

As a gal who normally wears "blingy" watches, I love how classic, streamlined, versatile and uncomplicated my JORD watch is!  I can dress it up ...

or wear it by itself to take center stage!  Either way, this watch does not disappoint!

With the holidays fast approaching, a JORD watch would make the perfect gift for a family member ... or yourself!  If you'd like to shop my Frankie watch (which comes in several other amazing options), please click HERE.

I have a fun surprise, too ... JORD has generously launched a contest for my kind readers!  One lucky person will win a $75 e-gift code to use on JORD's website!  And, just for entering, everyone (except for the $75 e-gift code winner) will win a $20 e-gift code!  Please click HERE to enter ... you'll be glad you did!

**The contest will close on November 27, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.  Both the $75 and $20 coupon codes must be enjoyed by February 28, 2017.**

This post was sponsored by JORD Wood Watches, but all opinions expressed are my own.

Thanks for stopping by and good luck!

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