Changes in a design plan...it happens!

First of all thanks for all the info about how LONG a broken toe takes to heel.  I don't mean to keep going on and on about this but it certainly appears that I was clueless to the time it takes a fractured bone to repair.   I have never broken anything, had stitches, or been in a hospital in all my years on this earth.  I have just jinxed myself haven't I???????  Yikes.

You guys remember this right?
Well, sometimes you have to be flexible in your design plan.  I knew when we purchased this piece at Scott's that it could be used just about anywhere...kind of like a denim jacket.
So you know where this all started here is a picture of the foyer before any wallpaper or furniture.
I didn't mind the yellow walls with the black and white marble floors but since it was such a small space I thought it was a great opportunity to use a fabulous paper.  This is a relatively new one from Schumacher.  
I loved the wooden piece in there but when we started the furniture arrangement in the keeping area we moved it in just to see if something like it would work.  Turns out it was just too perfect and we decided to look for something else in the foyer.
Here is where it landed.  Before we styled the den which is another whole post! Don't say yuk....the mirror of course does not look like that now.  Oh yeah...I was hearing the "sneers".......simmer.
Back to the replacement.  We went to a flea market I frequent Antiques and Beyond because as you know I MISSED Scott's this month [how many times can I say that before you guys tell me to shut up already?]
We found this Thomasville piece below:
I actually found this before picture on Ebay.  The one we found was already painted white. Praise Jesus.
So hold on.....of course it is not finished yet.  We were there to do the install for the den but I hunted around the house to fancy it up a little so the client could see the potential...That Waterford pineapple lamp is actually about 30 years old and since brass is back.......
Glass tray..... fruit from the fridge!

I did buy this little gem at Homegoods for me and it was in my car......but like any good stylist nothing in arms reach is safe when you are desperate! 

Now we do need the perfect mirror and accessories...but I am liking it.  Tweaking is what it is all about right????  Stay tuned for the den reveal and the small sitting area off the foyer.  Here are a few more shots just cause....bloggers are like children.....we like pictures of pretty things :)
Sneak peek of the den/keeping area...

Oh yeah....got a cute little giveaway coming.....

20 comments

Janell @ Isabella and Max said...

Love the fern wallpaper, just added your blog to my blog roll so I don't miss so many of your posts! Janell

Bargain Princess said...

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maggie said...

dying to see the "whole thing"! that table looks great in the foyer! yes it does!

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

Wow. Seriously, Knock out gorgeous.

My Interior Life said...

I love the change! Of course, I'm in favor of any piece of furniture that is bamboo and/or looks the least bit like chinoiserie. Are mirrors on wallpaper tricky? I haven't ventured down that road yet, but I could see the potential for trouble. That being said, I saw the really cool honeycomb mirror at Pier 1 yesterday when I popped in looking for a jute rug. It may not work for this space, but maybe somewhere. Check it out. It looks like a mirror from Wisteria except a LOT cheaper:
http://www.pier1.com/Catalog/HomeAccentsD%C3%A9cor/HomeAccentsD%C3%A9cor/tabid/508/CategoryID/134/List/0/catpagesize/25/Level/a/ProductID/6490/ProductName/Honeycomb-Mirror/Default.aspx

Mandi Smith T said...

Ok that wallpaper is to die for. Is that Kelly Wearstler for Schumacher? It totally makes the floor. I love the direction your going in that space. M.

Design Blooms said...

Wow-that is a great looking foyer!! Love the combination of the table with the wallpaper and the floor!

Tonia of Chic Modern Vintage said...

Your entry looks great, and I love the wallpaper

Rene said...

I love the way you write Sherry. You always teach me and crack me up at the same time. Love the foyer and the little guy from Homegoods...I need him.

-Rene

alison (semi-fab lane) said...

love that wallpaper and great find on the new table!

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

Awesomeness happening here! Love that wallpaper, especially!!

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Looks great! I can't wait to see the den...I already know I am going to love it just from the teaser shot!

Lou Cinda

Julie Holloway said...

girl, you inspire me!!!!!! So good and you are the most resourceful designer ever!!

Paige @ The Wandering Cottage said...

Thanks for the sweet comment. The entry looks great. I can't wait to see what you do with the den. I hope the toe feels better soon!

A Delightful Design said...

What can I say? I love it all. You're good!

A Perfect Gray said...

lordy, Sherry. I love that faux ba

A Perfect Gray said...

dude. sorry.

Love that bamboo Thomasville piece; one of my fave styles. Against that wallpaper it looks DIVINE. You do the BEST work...

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Sherry, I am trying to choose a chandelier for my sitting room. Could you please take a look at my post and give me your input? The post before it shows the room we are working with. I am not going the lantern route. Too small for the space. If you have time I sure would appreciate a suggestion.

Thanks, Kim at savvysoutherstyle.blogspot.com

Design Elements said...

can't wait to see the "whole thing"!

Kathysue said...

Sherry first I have to say thanks for the visit to my blog yesterday, always good to see you on my turf. Now about your post!!! If you are not changing when you are designing then you are not designing in my book. We creative types have to step things up a notch as we go along and I think you did!!! Love, love the wallpaper it looks amazing in the foyer. Happy Sunday,Kathysue

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