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Dressing in Layers

Much like vintage vignettes in an antiques mall, Allie and Bill Sosnoski’s charming and cozy home near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is filled with seasonal decorating ideas and displays that draw their year-round charm from a lovely, layered feel. And, while Allie may love the past, she’s definitely a product of the 21st century when it comes to gathering design ideas. She likes to visit online blogs and sites such as Pinterest for decorating inspiration. “I can spend hours online,” she admits. She offers the following simple ways to add layers of ambience in your own home:

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Honeyed Figs

Put something delicious on the table with this farm-to-table recipe from North Carolina restaurateur and owner of Coon Rock Farm.

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Create a sumptuous serving station in your country home with Country Sampler!

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Decorating Secret
Pretty Pinup

Pretty Pinup

Artfully arrange and glue painted and plain clothespins atop a painted square of scrap wood to add interest to a laundry room wall.

Poll

What do you like best about fall?

Decorating your home for the season
 
58.0%
Viewing colorful foliage
 
17.5%
Enjoying cooler weather
 
17.5%
Celebrating fall holidays
 
5.2%
Picking apples or pumpkins
 
1.9%