If cooler fall weather also means hosting weekend guests, swap out lightweight summer bedding for heavier linens in rich fall shades, like pumpkin, russet or gold, as design diva Candice Olsen did here. Changing just a few key pieces is an easy way to refresh a bedroom's look, plus your guests will appreciate bunking in such a well-appointed and cozy room.
Sedum kamtschaticum is a low-growing groundcover that makes a mat of lime green leaves with red-tinged edges up to six inches tall and spreads with trailing stems. It gets its name from its native Kamchatka Peninsula in Siberia. Yes, it grows in Siberia. It’s that tough. Its foliage goes away in the winter, but its tiny russet-red fruits remain to give a shot of color to a winter container or garden. Zones 3 to 8.