Welcome to our home, the foyer is the place to begin.  This will be a great place for our guest s to enter and enjoy our home and I hope you agree. 

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I added  our Bombay chest using the items I already had that were from other areas in our old home.  Many items are favorites, the large yellow vase I purchased at HG and added my favorite things, lavender!  Love the contrast in color.  I always have a candle in the foyer to greet everyone with a beautiful scent of home.  I chose to start with Autumn since it is quickly approaching.  Placing it on this aged terracotta pedestal adds some height and zing.  This lamp we have had for years and I can’t even remember where we got it from and I used one of my faux books from HG to elevate it, nice. 

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This filigree pear is another favorite, my stepmom brought this piece back from Caroline for me. 

The picture above I had from Art.com., one of my realtors was hoping for this if I didn’t use it, sorry Judy!

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I had another favorite touch to add which is, SURPRISE, a small mercury glass cloche, imagine that lavender and cloches, hmmmm.  I added a moss ball and a clay tag that I purchased from Rosemary at Villabarnes a couple years ago.  You may notice them in other small sections of the house, maybe even under another cloche.

I couldn’t wait to use my olive bucket I purchased from Décor Steals while the house was being built.  Love this piece and when I saw this I jumped on it and this will be a staple in our home décor.  I added some of my favorite pillows from HG and Etsy as well as a wonderful piece of toile fabric I had on hand from the old house.

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Across from that I placed a Hitchcock chair that was my moms.  I was with her when I was little for a sidewalk sale at a furniture store that we still purchased our furniture from today when we brought this item home.  I was little but remember that day.  I sometimes want to give it a wash of paint but then I can’t bring myself to touch a great piece, even thought slightly shipped, it was moms, so a bit tough, maybe some day.  I thought this pillow was a great addition for the chair from Country Curtains.  Have you noticed a pattern, Country Curtains fan here, LOL.

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The stained glass window above our coat closet, is a piece that we purchased years ago from auction on EBay.  This one made it safely, while the other one gets repaired that was damaged in the move.  I enjoy the light hitting it in this spot in the late afternoon. 

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This large finial in the corner we had on our hearth in the old house and I thought it was perfect for this corner and added a pedestal I aged to give it height.

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The piece you see over the doorway that takes you into our great room is from Ballard which I am sure is familiar to many of you Ballard fans.  Couldn’t pass this sign up when I bought this for John’s old office.  Shhh, I swiped this from him, LOL.

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We round out with a rug I re-purposed from our other house and the medallion the ceiling which I made several for the house with a faux treatment to offer some character.

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I hope you enjoyed the place to enter into our wonderful new home.  We are so in LOVE with this home I can’t even get it across with writing.  I wake every morning happy to be here with my small family.  Stay turned for more!!!

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http://confessionsofaplateaddict.blogspot.com/2014/08/please-join-me-for-scoop-133.html

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