Wednesday, September 28, 2011

I love my scarecrow

He is such a friendly looking guy, just ask the chipmunks and squirrels that run across him each and every day. He is a welcoming site for the mailman. I just think he is such a handsome feller.
Just look at this sweet face, he has such a wide smile and rosy cheeks.

Pumpkin and a squash from the garden. This squash was a bit too bumpy for us so I used it for a decoration.

I did take this next picture into photo shop to block out my address, and I couldn't leave it blank so I wrote in Happy Fall.

He looks so sweet sitting in the wagon that my brother-in-law put together for me. Thanks Mr. B


The hay blocks were bought at AC Moore. I kept the plastic on to keep the chipmunks and mice out.



I purchased these 3 gorgeous mums at 3 for $10.00.

He used to be fat when I filled him with leaves, but this year I left him unstuffed. I hope you enjoyed your visit with my scarecrow.
HAPPY FALL
Hugs, Ellen

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27 comments:

Shirley said...

he is a cute scarecrow and a friendly guy too! That was a good idea to keep the wrapping on the haybale. It is nasty to clean up after a long harsh fall..bet the mailman talks to him too! LOL!

Teresa@oursoutherncountryhomeandfarm said...

I love it all!! Soooo pretty. Your really making me want a scare crow now.

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

Handsome scarecrow and beautiful mums!!!

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

Love the fall mums! Very cute. The scarecrow looks great with the flowers and pumpkins.

~Shanon

Fishtail Cottage said...

Oh my, in love with your Mr. Scarecrow! How cute is he? Thanks for sharing over here at Fishtail cottage's "Outdoor Fall Decor" party! xoox, tracie

outjunking said...

That is one sharp dude. My squirrels would have a ball with him. What a great buy on mums, too!
Lisa

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Hello,Ellen!!

I love your scarecrow and your Fall decor!! I should make a scarecrow and sit it in one of my chairs on the front porch!!

i did get my Guns and Roses tickets! My son , who will be 30, is thrilled!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Dragonfly Treasure said...

He is such a cute scarcrow. I love the way you have everything arranged ♥
*hugs*deb

Love the mailbox greeting!;)

Suffia said...

Very nice fall deco. Mums and scarecrow look amazing.

Suffia.

xinex said...

What a pretty display, Ellen, and you have a handsome fella guarding it all!..Christine

Ashley said...

this is sOOO dang cute!!

Honey at 2805 said...

Your guy is really a special one. Such a cute display!

Thank you for linking to Potpourri Friday. I appreciate your participation!

Nayana said...

scarecrow is cutie and loved the mums and pumpkin. Happy fall to you too. following you.

Pamela Gordon said...

Your fall scarecrow vignette looks great! Thanks for visiting me and leaving your kind comment. I hope you have a great weekend! Pamela

Southerner said...

I love it! Such a cute display. I need to get going and get some fall out ;)

My Little Home and Garden said...

That's a cheery looking scarecrow. It's cute how you took the photos of different parts of his body and then posted them together.

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Your scarecrow is super charming.

Betsy said...

Happy Fall to you too! Your scarecrow is quite a handsome guy. I think he needs to hang around all year long:-)

Poppy said...

He looks so cute overseeing the pumpkin patch... loved the wheel barrow filled with the mums. Thanks for visiting. Have a lovely evening!~Poppy

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Lori said...

I love your scarecrow, too and all his pretty flowers!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

What an adorable Fall display. I came over from Shirley's to wish you a happy birthday. Hope it's wonderful. laurie

Town and Country Gals said...

Ellen,
Mr Scarecrow is adorable! He looks so comfortabl and relaxed sitting there! Everything is so lovely! I have a Mr. Pumpkin Head who sits on my porch also, he will be making an apperance on my blog soon! Thanks so much for visiting!
Rebecca

lvroftiques said...

He is adorable!!
I came over from Shirley's place to wish you a HAPPY belated BIRTHDAY!! I hope it was wonderful and filled with all kinds of pressies and cake *winks* You and Shirley are so lucky to have each other! I have 4 sisters and I love em dearly but we couldn't be more opposite.....They love to hunt...fish...and hate to decorate. I'm the black sheep of the family *winks* Vanna

Jann said...

What a fantastic scarecrow!

Babs said...

Your scarecrow is so much fun. I'll bet everyone in the neighborhood loves him. I love the wheel barrow with the mums.. great price for 3 mums. Thanks for visiting with sweet comments.Can't wait to see how you 'kiss' your deck. You did a great jog 'kissing' your mailbox.
Babs

Jann Olson said...

Mr. scarecrow is quite a looker! I love his cheery smile. Your Fall decor is wonderful!

Jo's This and That said...

Yout yard looks great! Love the scarecrow and the mums,Thanks for sharing,Joann

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Actress, Journalist. Despite a 23 year career that encompassed over 120 motion picture appearances and chorus girl roles on Broadway to motion pictures, she is best remembered for her newspaper column and radio show that focused exclusively on Hollywood gossip, a subject she was able to tell more about to her audience due to her Hollywood insider status. Born Elda Furry in Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania, she left school to act on Broadway. In 1913 she married marquee star William DeWolfe, a man who was 32 years her senior. They had one son, and divorced in 1922, but she kept his name for the rest of her life (and changed her name to Hedda on the advice of a numerologist). In 1931 she began “The Hedda Hopper Show”, which initially ran as a 15 minute gossip show mostly devoted to Hollywood marriages and divorces. Enormously popular, it ran until 1951, and on the strength of its popularity she started the “Hedda Hopper’s Hollywood” column in the Los Angeles Times in 1938. She steadily gained a reputation for exposing tidbits about the lives of Hollywood figures, and created a character of herself in her own right, especially in regard to her vast collection of sometimes outrageous hats, and a long standing feud with rival gossip columnist Louella Parsons. With the advent of television’s popularity in the late 1940s and early 1950s, he radio show waned, but she herself became a staple of television programs and game shows, being a frequent panelist on “What’s My Line?’, and appear on shows like “I Love Lucy”, “The Colgate Variety Hour” and “The Beverly Hillbillies”. In 1960 she received the Journalistic Merit award, and published her autobiography “The Whole Truth and Nothing But!”, which recapped her over 20 years or being an Hollywood insider. She died in Los Angeles of double pneumonia in 1966, working right up until her passing. As a Hollywood icon, she created a number of friends and enemies; she gave harsh advice to actress Ida Lupino, which helped her gain recognizable part, but was despised by actress Joan Bennett, who once sent her a skunk. In 1985 a movie about the feud between her and Parsons was released as “Malice in Wonderland”, which Jane Alexander as Hedda Hopper and Elizabeth Taylor as Louella Parsons