Doing the “Domino Dance” . . A Shelf and Ironstone

There was a mahogany shelf in the master bedroom above the wash stand . . .

~ ~ prior to the “Domino Dance” . . the “Relo Shuffle”

Adding a sitting area to the room, meant the shelf was banished to another area.

So I am walking . . . and we are walking . . .trying to find a place for the shelf.

And I found a space!

Great Room Shelf

Can you guess ??? Do you need a hint?

Great Room

The shelf replaced this vignette . . .

Great Room Shelf

Great Room

Other than the mirror and birdcage being replaced and relocated . . .

~ ~ I replaced the Johnson Brothers plates to these Spode Rosebud Chintz plates.

Great Room Shelf

I added a third plate to the left side of the area . .

~ ~ however, I think there may be some upcoming changes.

Great Room Shelf

A small collection of ironstone is displayed . .

Great Room Shelf

Added a piece of pottery and live plant along with a cute bunny . . .

~ ~ both items were gifts (the pottery piece was made by a neighbor ).

Great Room Vignette

My French Apothecary Jar found its way to the table vignette . .

~ ~ along with the Pottery Barn Leah Hurricane filled with moss and a candle.

Great Room Shelf/Vignette

Along with this bee skep that sits upon a Pottery Barn pedestal.

Flowers and Bee Skep

And what goes better with a bee skep than flowers . .

Great Room Table Vignette

Great Room Shelf/Vignette

I am really loving this shelf in this area . . .

~ ~ as it coordinates well with what is on the other side of the room.

Great Room

The bookcase with white accessories . . . that pop against the dark cherry finish.

Great Room Shelf Vignette

Another result of the “domino dance” . . . the “re-lo shuffle” . .

I would like to end this post to show you what I discover each time after my sweetie visits…

~ ~ this little guy keeps popping up in the most unusual places.

Antique French book

I think he has become the new “Waldo” . . . where will he appear next?…Where’s Waldo???

~ ~ However, my sweetie just thinks she is enhancing a vignette.

Hope you all have a most wonderful day . . . maybe you are doing the “domino dance” too !!!

I am joining:

Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday

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  1. Loving the change. That is the cutest little bee skep.
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  2. It looks perfect there, Shirley, and makes your lovely ironstone pieces really pop! Another beautiful vignette that makes me look forward to getting settled and doing lots of “domino dancing!” Happy Week!

  3. It is so pretty with the white dishes against the dark wood. As usual, the vignette is perfect!
    Happy new week Shirley!
    Hugs, Gee
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  4. Linda Miller says

    Love the change.

  5. That shelf is gorgeous Shirley and it looks perfect in it’s new location! I can’t wait till all the construction is done at our house so I can finally start doing the “domino dance” : )

  6. It looks perfect in that spot…such a beautiful shelf! (Love the mirror too…where did it end up?) 🙂
    Yep, if I move something, it usually means something else gets moved. It can be fun. Have a great week, Shirley!
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  7. I love the whites all pulled together in your new space. Very pretty!
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  8. i happen to agree with your sweetie. you and kim amaze me with your ability to shuffle and restyle things. i wish i had that gift. have a great week.
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  9. I think your Domino Dance should sweep the nation as the next dance craze!
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  10. Love the shuffle. Such pretty ironstone. And…Your yellow walls with white woodwork are my favorite. This is my favorite combo. Classic. Fresh. Traditional too. Mine might be a bit stronger than yours…but still a similar look.
    I cannot think of a better southern look. Sheila
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  11. Donnamae says

    As a matter of fact I am doing the dance…and the shuffle! My third son moved out recently…and now we have to figure out what to use his room for. So…there’s going to be a lot of shuffling around here! Your reshuffle looks great! 😉

  12. Your Sweetie is a designer in the making! How cute that she enhances your vignettes! I love your shelf; than ironstone is a perfect addition. You have been a busy girl! Don’t you just love how one change can lead to others!

  13. greatGreat choice for the new spot to hang the shelf! It looks very nice there and you get the bonus of displaying the ironstone pieces. I just shuffled a couple of pieces on a wall..I need to fill in some old holes! Love the chintz plates!

  14. OMG! Shirley I am so loving this. That shelf looks like it should have always been there. Gorgeous. Love the vignette.
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  15. That’s a beautiful shelf! Perfect placement, too. Refreshing is always so, well, refreshing! Blessings,
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  16. Love the white accessories you’ve used. They look so summery and crisp. That little toy really does add sweetnss to your vignettes! Your granddaughter is on to something. LOL!

  17. Jeanette Price says

    I told you that I think Miss Graylyn is a budding out Grandma,, Before you know it she will be rearranging your furniture!! Everything looks gorgeous as always. Wish you could come play at my house!

  18. Shirley, your shelf looks great there, with all of the pretty ironstone! Love the chintz plates, too! Your vignette is beautiful! I started a little domino dance last night! I’ll tweak today.
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  19. Your shelf is lovely, Shirley, and all of your pretty whites and ironstone really pop against the mahogany. Perfect spot!
    Mary Alice
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  20. Love the change Shirley…that shelf is so pretty and I love the ironstone display on it!
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  21. Love the shelf Shirley and your beautiful vignette. Your sweeties a doll, I love that she leaves that piece in a different spot. I can’t wait to get my ability to do the domino dance! Soon!!!!

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  22. I love the change! The white really does pop against the dark cherry! I like your domino dance and the re-lo shuffle. I need to do it around my house!
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  23. That looks great! I like all the the while items that you added to that vignette to keep it light and summery-looking. It really is the perfect item to balance out the dark wood piece on the other side of the fireplace.
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  24. I love how your new vignette coordinates with the opposite wall, Shirley. That helps one’s mind feel ‘settled’ after the re-lo shuffle, doesn’t it? Your granddaughter’s little enhancement is too cute!
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  25. Shirley, I love your changes! Everything looks so fresh and pretty. (And I always LOVE that huge demijohn on the floor!)

  26. I love this new spot for that gorgeous shelf.

    We continued our domino dance today.:-)
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  27. What a great shelf, Shirley! I love the detail on it. It looks great in this room, too.
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  28. Hi Shirley, Love your domino dance and your new locale for your chintz plates & shelf!
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  29. cynthia russell says

    I have the same shelf…picked at thrift store years ago. Now I will place milkglass collection on it. Thank you for a wonderful look.

  30. The shelf looks very good there and I love all the items that you placed on it. Your home always looks so good. Love your new item to your vignette – she is taking after her grandma on decorating.
    Have a great week.
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  31. It all looks so very pretty Shirley! I am trying to find some beautiful ironstone pieces myself. It is not an easy thing around here. Hope your week is going well!:)
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  32. My pining finger is broken now. Thanks a lot! 🙂
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  33. Looks great and well coordinated with the other items in the room…

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