Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Entry Foyer - Tabletop Tuesday

I wanted to be sure that I participated in the very first Tabletop Tuesday, hosted by Barb at Grits and Glamour.  Love being a Charter Member of such an 'exclusive' and fun event.  If you need some eye candy, click here. 




I'm beginning to wonder if I will ever get everything back to normal, after packing up all the Christmas goodies. I seem to be moving a bit slower than I have in the past...like super slow motion. This vignette is from my Foyer and includes a 'vintage' look picture of my oldest GB, Alden, taken when he was three and sporting a bomber jacket.







I used shades of brown with a little pop of green in the variegated vine.

A little white bowl to pick up miscellaneous items like keys, change etc. keeps clutter to a minimum and echos the white platter on the wall. I need to pull out my Cricut and put a monogram on that platter (note to self).




On the other side of the Foyer, an cute little occasional table that I picked up on a recent antique shopping outing. A simple vignette of books and a cute little elephant balance a scrolled plate.








All The Best,

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17 comments:

Melissa Miller said...

Anita your foyer tables and home are just so beautifully decorated The platter and lamp are lovely.

Many Blessings. ~Melissa :)

xinex said...

I like both of your vignettes, Anita. Your little boy is so cute, pretty smile and I like the cute elephant too. I like the addition of the plants.....Christine

Karen said...

I love that little "half-table". I have one too. I never thought of painting it black, but for sure I am going to do that.
My walls are a similar color to yours. Don't you just love 'em?
Have a great day.
Karen
Ladybug Creek

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Beautiful, I love the use of unusual items as planters and decorations. Both vignettes look just gorgeous. Hugs, marty

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love your foyer tabletop displays, Anita! Your foyer reminds me of mine ~ I have a chest as well and right now I'm struggling to get it back in tune after the holiday decorations were put away. I can't go too crazy because our house is going back on the market, but I really need to do something. Thanks for the ideas!

southerninspiration said...

I would love to wander thru your home and take in all the beauty that you've created. I just love your style! Those vignettes are lovely! I am like you in that things are slower this year to get back in place after all the holiday decor got put up. I am still working on it, actually! This motivates me, though, so maybe I'll share!
Suzanne

Marla at Always Nesting said...

Anita, so beautiful! You have the touch for putting together a vignette.

Julie Harward said...

Very nice..I love to see what people are doing! We just bought our little grandson a bomber jacket, looks just like that one! Come say hi :D

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

What a wonderful tour. So lovely and inspirational!

I came over from "Once Upon a Plate". I will be back to visit again!

Stay Cozy, Carrie

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

I adore the elephant. It is darling. You reminded me I have one I haven't used anywhere in a while.. I enjoyed my visit today.. Thanks for swinging in and leaving such a sweet compliment. It means the world...hugs ~lynne~

Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

Very pretty table tops, Anita. I always love to get good ideas from fellow bloggers. Linda

Sandy said...

Your vignetts look beutiful, the addition of the greeery make it perfect. They both look warm and inviting.
Sandy

Lynn @ Painting Thyme Needfuls said...

Love what you did.....I am always moving furniture , pictures and accents around my house.....it never looks the same!
Hugs,
Lynn

Anita @ Far Above Rubies said...

Everything looks beautiful! Great job accessorizing! I love the bomber jacket too. My hubby, who is also a pilot, was just looking at some for our 3 year old. They love anything to do with airplanes!

Jan ~ Bella Casa said...

Love your tabletop, especially the colors your chose.

Jan
BellaCasa
Vignette Wednesdays

Its So Very Cheri said...

I came by to get all caught up on your blog and what you have been up to. I have missed quite a bit. Google messed up my postings again and in Dec didn't post any of my posts for 3 weeks. A lot of my RSS feeds went missing as well, if you aren't getting my stuff you might trying signing up again.

Cheri

Barbara Jean said...

That is one personality plus elephant!

smiles and blessings

barbara jean