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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Thankful {things I love} Thursday ...

My daughter Kate recently bought me a gorgeous set of  8 place mats and linen napkins.
Knowing Autumn is my favourite season along with the gorgeous warm autumnal colours I gravitate too, the colours are simply stunning.
I've been slowly putting away the Summer décor and bringing out the Autumn {even though we are having another heat wave} and thinking all things Autumnal ~ including Thanksgiving, which for us in Canada is October 12th, so less than a month away.
My paintings have been leaf and pumpkin themed as of late. 
Kate and I brought out our Thanksgiving table cloth and added the place mats and napkins the other day to get an idea of the colour scheme our table will have this year.
It gave me an idea :-)
And I soon began to turn four new paintings into "Thankful Tags" for the table.
Each tag measures 4.5" x 3.5" , with a lovely shade of Sparrow brown cardstock on the back, and set with an eyelet in the left hand corner. Sparrow brown and white twisted twine completes each tag. The twine has been left long enough to tie around a napkin.
We'll put a jam jar filled with acorns in the middle of the table and fill the jar with white ink pens
so each family member can write on their place card what they are Thankful for this Thanksgiving ♥
One of my ©Chalk board Girls
with Autumn blessings written in her hair
and some of my favourite Autumn blessings
falling leaves * pumpkins* walks* warm sweaters* harvest* cider* comfort foods* baking pies
I've added a set to my Etsy shop
{you can find the link on my sidebar}
along with the four  8" x 10" prints
Autumn Swirl
Autumn Blessings
Give Thanks
Thank you for the world, so sweet
Thank you for the food we eat
Thank you for the birds that sing
Thank you Lord, for everything


La Table De Nana said...

Love the tag w/ the girl and her hair w/ words:)
Enjoy fall~

Seawashed said...

They are beautifully Autumn Deb. xo

Andrea Ostapovitch said...

that is a FANTASTIC idea! I can't wait to suggest this to my family. We're always looking for different ideas! If we do it, I'll let you know how it went.

Deb said...

Thank you so much Monique ~ she is one of 4 in a series ... I really enjoyed creating each one filled with the blessings of each Season ♥

Deb said...

Thank you Kerrie ~ fellow Autumn lover ♥

Deb said...

hello Andrea ~ Thank you so much ... I hope you recreate this idea in your home & yes please, let me know if you do ♥ xo