1. A mat-forming, evergreen shrub (Vaccinium macrocarpum) of eastern North America, having pink flowers and tart, red, edible berries.
2. The berries of this plant, used in sauces, jellies, relishes, and beverages.
1. A small, single-storied house, especially in the country.
2. A small vacation house.
cran·ber·ry cot·tage
1. A tiny house in the woods in the north of Holland.
2. Peace, quiet, paradise.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Welcome autumn!!!

Autumn is officially here. The weather has already turned crisp here in Holland and plants are fading all around us. Yet they are being replaced with brightly colored pumpkins and gourds. Berries are appearing on bushes and soon the leaves will start their display. favorite season!

This is a calico wreath that I made 3 years ago. If you would like to give it a try making one of your own, I have a tutorial on my old handwork blog. Just click here and see the step by step photo instructions.

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns."

- George Eliot



  1. That wreath is so pretty. You did a great job on it.
    Fall is here too. I am in a turtle neck and hoodie. I call it a sweatshirt jacket but not anyone else does. LOL
    Love you, Mom

  2. Hi Heidi,
    Such a pretty autumn wreath. I was just thinking the other day, how much I need to hang a wreath out on my door. I haven't had one out since Easter! All summer long the door sat unadorned. Looking forward to all the great things about the Fall season.

  3. Heidi, happy autumn! I love your wreath. I hope you are doing well. It is cooler here but not cool--it is a start. Enjoy the weather and please take care!

  4. Very pretty wreath. Autumn is my favorite time of year too. I love the colors and the crispness in the air with the cooler temps. Not too hot and not too cold.

  5. Happy autumn to you, Heidi! While it's not my favorite season (summer is), it's my favorite season for decorating! Your wreath is very pretty.

  6. Lovely wreath, Heidi. When I could wish something, I would wish to learn to sew. Have a great Autumn! I've missed you at One a Day Tuesday Tallies. Greetings from Germany. Sabine.

  7. Your wreath is so pretty, Heidi.
    Spring used to be my favorite season, but I think autumn is replacing it :). So much beauty to be found and it's nice to be making our homes cozy and warm once again.
    Happy Fall to you across the miles.


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