Spiff up your space with versatile fall decor.
Dress up this classic autumn wreath with something black and spooky for Halloween, followed by something abundantly golden to celebrate Thanksgiving.
The Plant Gallery, 9401 Airline Highway, New Orleans, (504) 488-8887, theplantgallery.com. Handmade 16-inch orange pinecone wreath, $98.
Because Louisiana mosquitos don’t have an offseason, an all-natural citronella candle is a must for alfresco family dinners. Tie an orange ribbon around it and you have an instant Halloween decoration.
Phina, 3717 Veterans Blvd., and 2561 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 827-1605, phinashop.com. 12-ounce insect-repelling citronella eucalyptus candle with 90-hour burn time, $32.
Leaves at home
For anyone foregoing a fall foliage pilgrimage this year, this leafy, welcoming mat might just make you happy to be safe and sound in your Southern home.
Lucy Rose, 3318 Magazine S., New Orleans, 600 Metairie Road, Metairie, (504) 895-0444, shoplucyrose.com. Falling Leaves doormat