Friday, September 23, 2011

Decorating For Fall With Urns

One of my very first posts was about decorating with urns because I love using them so much in design.  They instantly add elegance and have so much year-round potential.  Because of all of that, I decided to start a series for each season about ideas for decorating with urns.  Here are a few examples for my favorite season, Fall:
(Many of these pre-date my blogging days so I apologize in advance where I don't have a source!) 

How easy - and beautiful - would that be on either side of your driveway?

Another super easy solution.  I think I'd assign each of my kids an urn and let them decide how to do it!

David Jiminez
A snazzy bar area with a nod to the season using natural elements.

Urns in the kitchen?  I like it.

A lovely little vignette with forest finds.

Timothy Corrigan
Tina at The Enchanted Home did a great post about displaying fruit for a fresh look in your home.  My favorite was this one with the urn!  You can read more about that here.

I especially like this type of urn.

James Michael Howard
This room would be beautiful in any season! 
Those urns are so great that they don't need anything more.
House To Home

A cozy place to curl up and read as the weather turns cooler and we all start to "nest". 
And the urns are filled with succulents!  Gorgeous.

Photography by David Downie, via the beautiful Under Spanish Moss Blog
Such an inviting entrance and those urns from Provence are timeless.

This room has a great British feel!

For those of you expecting trick-or-treaters.

Bobby McAlpine
The urn blends beautifully in this rustic room.

I hope you liked this post! 


The enchanted home said...

Another beauty Barbara!! You are so speaking my language...I love urns. There is no where that they don't look spectacular and add grandeur to a room. Love the gorgeous examples you have shown...

Luciane at said...

This is such a beautiful post, Barbara! It gets you in the mood for fall.

I'm ready for this season!

Wishing you a very blessed weekend!


Luciane at

Anonymous said...

Urns are on my list for things to buy for the new them and the older they are the better..!!
gorgeous pics..

for the love of a house said...

Just this morning as I let Ella out I was thinking how it was time to change out my urn at the front door, so thank you for the timely inspiration!

happy Fall weekend!

designchic said...

Love this post, Barbara. The urns in the second image look easy and fabulous!! Just may have to do this with mine. Hope you have a great weekend ~

Barbara Bussey {The Treasured Home} said...

How gorgeous! I'm a pottery/urn nut! And I'm crazy about all of these photos!

Victoria said...

Beautiful images. I love urns, especially old ones. Here in SW Florida I am more inclined to fill them with fruit and seashells rather than pine cones, but there is something graceful about the shape that adds elegance to any space.

Taylor Greenwalt said...

Love all the pretty images. I never get sick of urns. By the way, I posted a picture from your blog and linked you. Check it out.

The Vintique Object said...

What is it about urns that say Fall?

Gorgeous stuff. I particularly love the pottery style urns (were they water jugs at some point?)

Anyway, I just love the David Jimenez photo. That man's style really speaks to me.


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