Monday, September 28, 2015

Kitchen China Cupboard for Fall

Before we moved to this house, my kitchen china cupboard, had always been just that... a china cupboard. It held china, and some colored crystal and a few antique floral teapots. It never changed, no matter what the Season or Holiday. I had lots of other places to "play" and decorate, so this one I left alone...

July 2013

But now, I have a limited number of decorating spots, so I make good use of them all. The big change came when it became home for my Tranferware bits and pieces. I don't have "sets" of much, just mismatched items, that I collected here and there. 

 a few pieces of Ironstone,
and my cow collection.

...for the Seasonal changes I like to add some 
"Nature Inspired" elements and colors.

and doesn't everyone want birds to nest in their egg cups?

I love to use Bittersweet and twigs and leaves,
even in the China Cupboard.

and of course pumpkins add to the color and fun.

I don't mind mixing Brown and Red together.
In the Fall the Brown plates line the back.
At Christmas the Red shows up.

Somehow in my head, I kept seeing a cupboard in a little cottage, that had been invaded by the wild natural elements. A place where the garden crept silently into the kitchen and lovingly wound it's way among the china.

Where little pumpkins were growing and the leaves felt at home.

these images found on my Pinterest Board 

I still need a few pumpkins for the porch,
I just had to leave this tiger striped cutie indoors.

Hope you have a wonderful last week of September, 
Coming up...
October is my favorite month of the year.

joining in for these parties:

Show and Share at Coastal Charm
Tweak it Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Amaze Me Monday at Dwellings
The Scoop at Cedar Hill Farmhouse
Inspiration Gallery at Craftberry Bush



  1. Wonderful! I love it! You are certainly gifted with your styling. : )

  2. Personally I love the mismatched look Debra ...and mixing brown and red looks so warm and Fall-like. I love this room!

  3. I love your cabinet and the decor Just lovely. Deb

  4. Debra,
    Oh, dear friend, I'd say, "You've found that cupboard in the little cottage that has been invaded by the wild natural elements and the garden has crept silently into the kitchen and lovingly wound its way among the china right here on Common Ground!!!
    I adore how you use the brown transfer ware now and swap it out for red at Christmas time!!!
    Each miniature sprig of bittersweet placed within the cabinet made my heart leap!!!
    Autumn is my favorite season of the year, as well!!!
    Thank you for sharing and always inspiring!!!

  5. I see a lot of Johnson Brothers in your cabinet! Friendly Village and Castles...I ADORE transferware and am particularly fond of the blue and white and red and white, but who can resist Friendly Village? Not me! Thanks for sharing your fall decor, Debra. Lovely as always! xo Donna

  6. Ohhhhhh so pretty Debra. Love love love!

  7. Lovely post. I understand your inspiration, I wish bittersweet wereavailable here are a reasonable price, but grapevines are so I will have to be content using that. Love all your dishes, they are so suited to your china cabinet. Thanks, Sandi

  8. Debra, I love how you've styled your cabinet. So elegant and beautiful!

  9. October is my favorite month of the year too! (Plus it's my birthday month.) I love your collection of transferware. I was just out shopping at a consignment store today and came across a huge collection of it. So beautiful! I have some pieces myself but I'm not using them at the moment. I've held onto them thought "just in case". Your Fall decor looks great mixed with the dishes.

  10. Your cupboard is so pretty ...with dishes and touches of fall. Sheila E

  11. I love the invasion of natural elements. I love your inspiration pictures too. You have an amazing collection.

  12. I just love how you decorated that cabinet ful of transferware with all of the Fall elements! So pretty!

  13. Oh my, I absolutely LOVE this! So beautiful, Deborah!

  14. Very festive for every bit of it !!!

  15. LOVE!!! LOVE this! and I LOVE everything you post Debra and can hardly wait to see your next post! I review your past posts regularly. Bountiful Blessings!!!

  16. It's a Beautiful Autumn Inspired Vignette! And yes, this is my Fav Season as well! We're slowly getting settled in to our New Home, the Changes have been substantial too so it is an adjustment... and exciting all at the same time! Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

  17. Everything is lovely, as it always is. Happy Fall!

  18. So much changes in six years! You have been a fantastic party lady! I have so much enjoyed your personal warmth over the years, Debra. My blogging routine has changed dramatically. But I will still be by to visit when I can. Thank you for so much vintage love! xx J.

  19. I love the inspiration that inspired your thoughts. Love the different China sets- it all seems to go together so nicely. Each little element is fun like the bird in the cup!

  20. Hi and wow I love how pretty your china cabinet looks decorated for fall.
    Thanks for sharing this. I love your pretty china.
    Enjoy the weekend.
    Julie xo

  21. It looks so pretty, love the brown in the china and how it helps to decorate for fall all by itself!


  22. I have the same kitchen cabinet you have and recently lost it in a house fire. Would you happen to have the brand name? I really want to try to find another.

    1. Hello, I'm not sure of the Brand. I think it may be Broyhill, but we purchased it in 2002 from Havertys. not much to go on.


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