A Winter Foyer and A Unique Planter

The foyer is simply decorated for Winter.

However, there is a little surprise in the foyer.

Something very unique that I found on my birthday.

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Simply Summer with Daisies and Ironstone

I went to the grocery store the other day.

 Each time I go there, I usually make a stop at the floral department.

Knowing I had beautiful hydrangeas at home for the picking,

I was going to race by that section of the store with eyes forward.

However, something was lurking  out of the corner of my eye. Clearance!

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So where did you place the stained glass window?….

After the antique wood and iron shutters were mounted above the mantel….

…..the question presented by many was….

So where did you place the stained glass window that was over the mantel?

So here is the before:

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And here is the after of the mantel with the new antique iron and wood shutters:

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Here is the foyer before:

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And here is where the stained glass found its new home….

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The mirror over the table has been relocated….

…..you know, that domino/snowball effect.

You put one new thing on the wall and you have to move many other items!!…

In my case, I also had to move a couple of pieces of furniture.

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So is this what they call Zero Dollars Decorating?

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I had a lamp on that table and it just did not go with the stained glass….

…..it actually was too large and covered most of the bottom portion of the stained glass.

So off it went to another space.

I replaced it with a trio of Pottery Barn Champagne Mercury Glass candle holders.

I added a square Portmeirion plate…

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The plates on the sconces had to be changed out too….the domino effect again…

So I placed my Jadite plate and bowl on the sconce…and added a dried hydrangea bloom.

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I like the change…..

…..as I really like the other changes that I had to make….Oh, Dom – min – O…..

As I was moving things around…

…..my hubby kept singing that song…Oh…ah…oh…Dom – min – O…

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I hope you liked my “re-design”….the Part One of the Domino Effect…

And I would like to add a great big THANK YOU!!!…and a shout out to Susan from Between Naps on the Porch….

…..as I won the $100 Gift Card from Old Time Pottery!…..

Great timing for some great Christmas decor shopping!!….Thanks again Susan!!!

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