May 28, 2013

Spring Spruce Up: Entryway



Welcome back from the long weekend! While I enjoyed every minute of the holiday (and the unofficial start to summer!), it always goes by way too fast. My mom and I went to see Les Miserables at the local theatre on Saturday and I spent most of yesterday working on projects around my house.

The latest spot to be spruced up is my entryway. My gallery wall is also part of this little nook - but since it managed to be completed before this spot, it got its own feature. Just a few details: The table and mirror above were both black and desperately needed to be brought to life. The beautiful minty paint on the table was left over from a room-painting project at my parents' house. There was just enough paint left to make this table quite the focal point. After looking at all the photos I realize how incredibly girly (and colorful) my townhouse is becoming. And, ya know, I really love it that way! Read on for more photos and details on the pieces featured!











Details:
Table and mirror bought as a set (old) // Table paint color, PITTSBURGH PAINT Carlisle Mist
Decorative knob, WORLD MARKET // Decorative pineapple, NATE BERKUS for TARGET
All matches, DESIGN DARLING // Sugar bowl turned vase, KATE SPADE via HOMEGOODS
Gold tray, DESIGN DARLING // PARIS VERSUS NEW YORK // Blue & white vase, VINTAGE
Flapper image, FLAPPER DOODLE // J. CREW Style Guide page // ELOISE Postcard via THE PLAZA
White frame, TARGET // Topiary, T.J. MAXX // Pink elephant, WHITE FAUX TAXIDERMY

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PS - Thank you to Kelly of Fabulous K for sharing White Faux Taxidermy on her blog a few weeks ago! I absolutely love that little pink elephant!

8 comments:

Debby Steele said...

How fun! Love the table color and the pink elephant!! xo

Alyssa said...

I love seeing snipets of your home, Julie! I have a similar elephant in my room, and I love him!

Albertina M. Cisneros said...

Its ideal!! So cute! I love the pineapple and Eloise! My daughter got to see her painting at the plaza this last weekend and visit the store...I really want to frame the shopping bag for her bathroom...so cute!

Suzanne S. said...

I love the way it looks! I love all of the flowers :)
xoxo
Suzanne from written by suzanne

Meredith and the New Yorkie said...

Julie, your entryway is absolutely darling! Just love it! Looks like you had a super productive holiday weekend!

xoxo,
Meredith & Gwyneth

Milly Mira said...

OMG! How cute. I am getting ideas for mine.
http://millystyles.blogspot.com/

Sam (Savvy City Chic) said...

That Eloise photo is so cute!!! I love your entryway.

3 Peanuts said...

Love your lamp!