Monday, December 19, 2011

Deck the Halls - The Foyer

The holidays are fast upon us..... like- this weekend! So here is another installment of the deck the halls series... the foyer! I had grander plans for the foyer this year, but never seemed to find the right decorations. The plan was to adorn the staircase with 3 wreaths, like this image on pinterest:

But, I never seemed to find the right wreath- I was looking for boxwoods, and for some reason- they have been hard to find this year. They are either too expensive or in the form of garland. I'm not ready to give up yet, however- I can still find some early this week in time for holiday entertaining! The search is not over! Here are some decorations that are up in our foyer:

The first two images show our bench decorated with a small tree wrapped in burlap and a bow. Also on the bench, is a large holiday book and whimsical bird. Future plans for this space include a large, oversized mirror above the bench. (Santa, do you shop at home goods???)
Leading into our living and dining rooms, there is a small table set with a winter white scene. It's not overly colorful, but I thought it was fun to let your eye take a break from all of the traditional holiday colors and set the table to remind me of snow. Also in the foyer, is a small mirror with hooks, suitable for an oversized glittery stocking and a fun, whimsical sign. The hand on the shelf is actually made out of paper mache and is supposed to be for placing jewelry, but adds a touch of whimsy to the vignette.

How about you- are you still adding last minute touches???


LeBaron Interiors said...

Love the wreaths you hung on the staircase! It looks so good! =)

lgrecreated said...

Love the small tree in burlap. So cute.

christy said...

Beautiful and elegant decor, especially that little tree in the fabric, very charming.

Renee {This Won't Hurt A Bit} said...

Really pretty! Is that a branch with lights on it!? Where did you find this at!!?

special 'k' said...

I love the wreaths on the stairway. I am so glad I found your special place here. Thanks for sharing. I will follow on my way out so as I would love to visit again. I hope you will find the time to come visit my place and do the same. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and I look forward to engaging and supporting your blog in the New Year. Cheers SpecialK XoXo

Jessie said...

Love your little Christmas tree, it's adorable. We are still doing some last minute holiday decor shopping. In fact, I just got my Christmas tree today! :) Talk about last minute work!

Hope you have a fun and joyous holiday season, Amber!


Marilyn *Pink Martinis and Pearls* said...

I love the wreaths on the stairs and what a pretty, pretty blog you have! :)

Amy R. said...

I just love your wallpaper. I didn't do a lot of decorating this year. I just put wreaths on all the lights in the front of the house and a small tree on a table and some lighted branches that I bought this year.

Amy R.

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