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Ask a Designer: Outdoor Decorating for Fall

To take advantage of the gorgeous autumn weather at his mountain house, designer Brian Patrick Flynn added a modern fireplace. To enhance fall style, Flynn changes up throw pillows in October by swapping summer-tones pillowcases with those more suited for autumn. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn/Hayneedle, Rustic White Photography)
To take advantage of the gorgeous autumn weather at his mountain house, designer Brian Patrick Flynn added a modern fireplace. To enhance fall style, Flynn changes up throw pillows in October by swapping summer-tones pillowcases with those more suited for autumn. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn/Hayneedle, Rustic White Photography)

Homes in the northern U.S. are treated to a measure of effortless outdoor decorating for fall: Nature does most of the work by turning the...




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