One thing I really love about Switzerland is that they embrace the seasons, in a way that we don’t in the UK. From the start of September you start to see pumpkins in the supermarket and then BLAM before you know it there are autumn wreaths and seasonal gourds everywhere you look. This year I decided to get on board.
My first step was to make a seasonal wreath for our flat door. We live in the cheap(er) part of town. I like it because (in my opinion) it’s where all the decent bars and restaurants are. The payoff is that our entrance often smells like wee and sometimes homeless people sleep in the cellar… but only in winter, and it gets REALLY COLD here… Anyway, the point is it’s a bit incongruous in our block to spruce up your door, but I sallied forth regardless.
A quick perusal of the internet taught me that the Americans are also ALL OVER this seasonal decoration thing, and there are so many wreaths out there. Here are just a few: