Alicia Hissom enjoys decorating her front porch for every season, but especially fall, when she frames the door with cornstalks, and fills an old wagon with a favorite crock and some pumpkins. Antique barrels beside the door offer more spots for showcasing autumn items.
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Laura Boissonnault dresses up her living room fireplace from top to bottom, mixing in cute folk-art owl figures, pumpkins and a bright wreath with everyday favorites, including enamel coffeepots and lanterns. “I always incorporate owls into my autumn motif; there is just something really striking about them,” she says.