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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Black & White and Fall All Over

Hello, dear friends.  Happy Sunday.  I hope that you are enjoying your weekend.

I think that I'm nesting.  Every Fall, I find myself spending a lot more time at Homegoods and on Pinterest.

One of the first things that I pull out when beginning my indoor Fall decorating is two gifts that my dear friend, Kate the Great gave me a couple of years ago.  I cherish them both because every time I glance at them, I think of Kate. 

I love mixing black and white, especially if it is the beautiful MacKenzie-Childs, with my traditional Fall decor.  So, while pinning the other day, I picked the best to share with you today.




I adore tassels and Kate gave me this one.


And this darling pumpkin was given to me from KTG too.




I used a black and white bow on my Fall wreath last year.


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Hyacinths for the Soul

Sarah, is my friend and writer of one of my favorite blogs.  She has a beautiful collection of MacKenzie-Childs.




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ana rosa tumbler




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Is black and white check part of your Fall decor?



Until next time...





This photo gives a whole new meaning to the term lucky dog.
Katie Clooney
Katie Clooney

I'm Katie. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am an empty nester meandering through my middle-aged years while entangled in the never-ending process of renovating an antique home on the South Shore of Massachusetts. I love to write about books, movies, TV, celebrities, decorating, and weekend adventures. My favorite writing material is derived from my family: the Mister, my girls, #1 and #2, and my two untrainable, rambunctious pups, Chowdah and Chili.

18 comments:

  1. I've never been a fan of B&W, but I like it here in all these settings! And what is it with corrugated steel that all of the sudden we all love it. At least I do. And the raven, 'Nevermore!' Still love your dog photos, even when it's not C. and C. xo

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  2. What a neat way to incorporate black and white into a design! I like all of these and love the dogs and their fashionable sweaters too lol. Enjoy your Sunday evening!

    blessings,
    Jill

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  3. I love black and white, but have never thought of putting it out in the fall. Also, I've never heard of Mackenzie childs! Hope you have a good Monday!

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  4. This is so magical! Love that you have gone outside f the box and have created something new for Halloween!

    Your pup is precious!

    Jane

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  5. I do love black and white with lots of orange in autumn! That is one expensive tassel...darling! These are great inspirational photos Katie! Have a beautiful week love!

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  6. Such beautiful Fall inspiration! I love the black and white touches on the Fall Porch! I hope that you have a wonderful day!!!

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  7. Love black & white...it is classic! How is Kate the Great? Sending her (& you) love & postive thoughts. Finally getting some fall weather here. xoxo, Dawn

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  8. I love the black and white Katie! It's such a fresh unexpected choice for fall. Tres chic!

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  9. So FUN & CLASSY! Black and white is so pretty and I wouldn't expect anything less than classy from such a chic and fun lady such as yourself!! A Homegoods just opened in our neck of the woods and I'm so excited!

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  10. I've never used black and white checks in my home, but I really like the way it looks on the dining table with black and orange decorations. I think this may be what I've been looking for the last couple of years, but could just never put my finger on it! I'm going to give it a try - thanks for the inspiration! And who doesn't love MacKenzie-Childs!!

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  11. Love all these beautiful photos. Mackenzie-childs has been a long time favorite of mine and I have been fortunate enough to visit their site in New York where you can get some pretty good bargains in the "seconds" area. And black and white is always a part of my decorating!!

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  12. Love the black and white! All of those photos are just gorgeous! I use black and white a bit at Christmas, but love the fall look too! I must get busy decorating! :) Thanks for the inspiration!

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  13. I think a bit of black just sets well with anything, but when you mix it with white and checks it is perfect. Love your front entrance..Perfect..Happy Monday..Judy

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  14. Another lovely post! I love MC and I love black and white. And, thanks to you I have mercury glass pumpkins and gourds arriving tomorrow to go in my Dining Room. Thanks for assisting me in collecting more stuff. :o)))

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  15. The black and white is so very fresh -- I love the various interpretations you showed!

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  16. It's no wonder that you have black and white check as the background for your site. You use it well!

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  17. Oh goodness Katie, I am a black and white and McK-Chds fanatic! So much eye candy here, I love love love your owl tassel and I might just have to go all black and white check this fall! LOVE it!
    Jenna

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  18. Love the black and white, especially MC. I only have some cute napkin rings. I wished I lived close, so I could attend that lovely barn sale. Plenty of beautiful inspiration Katie.

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