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  1. Marlene Stephenson says:

    Those pictures were so wonderful to look at, i could go over them time and time again. You are a very creative person and so inspiring, i can just imagine people slowing down as they drive by to see all your fun decor. Thank you i enjoyed the tour.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Marlene!

  2. Oh you know I am loving this post! Gorgeous fall treasures and.vintage finds! That quit is amazing. Love it all!
    Happy fall!

  3. Lora My friend, I am in love with your porch and garden! I would never want to leave! And I am also totally going to use your idea of adding layers under my pumpkins with hydrangeas!! So smart and so pretty. You make junk look so good and so perfect for Fall! I hope school is going well for you so far. Pinning!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Kelly! Yes, adding those awesome hydrangeas everywhere makes everything look good:)

  4. Lora, you are a girl after my own heart! I may not decorate my home with what you call junk finds (but I sometimes do!), but they thrill me just the same as any vintage or antique item I may use! I’ve been known to snag curbside treasures many a time while walking with Mr P……he keeps walking, he gets SO embarrassed! Not me, honey! If I can’t use it, I can sure sell it! I LOVE your wrap around porch in its fall splendor of finds! I bet if those who discarded could see your reloved finds they would be: 1) jealous of your style 2) sad they let them go 3) ready to replace what they discarded. Bravo! Happy to be joining with you on this hop! Happy Fall (and Anniversary(!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks for your sweet words, Rita! My hubs (and kids) have been embarrassed many times when picking up roadside junk. I just tell them I have no pride;) They’ve gotten used to it and learned for themselves that if someone else doesn’t want it, why not save it from the landfill, if they like it? Trash to treasure, indeed!

  5. Lora it’s so nice to meet you! I really enjoyed touring your beauiful fall porch! And your gardens are so pretty! xoxoxo

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Stacy! It was fun to meet several new faces on this hop!

  6. Lora,
    Your vintage finds are just the best and your front porch is delightful! I have visited most of the U.S. but not Minnesota, I do hear that it is lovely and I can see that your Fall is spectacular.
    I am a bit of quilt nut, so I am smitten with yours!
    Great to share in this mini hop with you,

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I love old quilts with all their amazing fabrics, Jemma. My collection is ever-growing:)

  7. You had me at vintage! This makes my vintage-loving heart so happy. So many beautiful pieces and you have each of them styled beautifully! Happy to be hopping with you today!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yes, Jen, I’ve amassed quite the haul of vintage goodness in all my years of hunting:) Love to decorate with it, inside and out!

  8. Lora,

    Love it all and the piece with candle is great and I’d forget the lanterns for such a fun piece. You always rock it out.


    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Cindy!

  9. Calypso in the Country says:

    I don’t think I’ve ever decorated with cornstalks but now I want to! I love your outdoor decor and how you’ve layered all your treasures! You always do such an amazing job with styling and always share helpful ideas! Great hopping with you again!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      The more cornstalks, the merrier, Shelly! Definitely find some! Thanks:)

  10. Lora, your front porch was so much fun to visit! I love the “vintage junk” so much too!! My husband thinks I have a problem. But I can’t help it! haha Thanks for letting us visit with you on your front porch! Can’t wait to see more wonderful vintage junk from you! 😉 XoXo Aliya

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Your hubs and mine can go to “wives who love junk” counseling, Aliya:) I’ve given up thinking he will ever understand; he says, “burn pile?” and I say, “gold!”

  11. No one upcycles vintage goodies better than you, Lora, and your fall porch is no exception. I love all the goodies you’ve found lately and how you layered in so many pieces of chippy goodness too. Your quilt is beautiful and the perfect way to snuggle up this season. You have such a fabulous view! Hugs, CoCo

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Aw, thanks, CoCo!I’ve moved my desk to where I can look out to the maples for the Fall season; I’m enjoying the view!

  12. Lora, I always enjoy seeing your junk-tastic ideas and I love your charming porch ideas! Pinned and I’ll be sharing on IG! Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction