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Friday, September 23, 2011

Fall decorating in the foyer

I am still Fall decorating, and have moved onto the foyer.
 Funny thing is by the time I complete the Fall decorating, I will have to turn around and decorate for Halloween. My boys love it when I do!
I believe I kept Fall pretty simple so I can incorporate it in the Halloween decor.
Let me start with this table makeover.  You see this is going back sometime here when I was throwing Alex his disco party, I was also doing projects.


Not happy with this color whatso ever on this table.  I had to brain storm and figure out what color would work.
I started thinking of some accessory changes I have had throughout the year,
 and I remembered my favorite color that was on that wall was red.
Not typically a red furniture person, I decided to go for it.

 

The original color to this table was just a simple brown with a little patina to it.  

I really want to replace this table. All these years, I still have not found anything else, I would like more in it's place.  We have so much wood, I think the iron is a nice add in the room.  Plus it has that Spanish look that we so love.

I forgot to take a picture of the spray paint, yes I used spray paint.  It was the kind you use for industrial machinery, etc...like tractors and such.  Love the color! I believe it was by Krylon.
Now let's see what it looks like dressed up for Fall shall we.
This is kinda of a two in one post, and a mini project thrown in as well.


Started with this cute little Walmart $7.00 owl...

He too like Mr. Squirrel needed some eyes, and a fresh color.

ASCP (Provence)

Love him!


I love using natural elements from my own backyard.



This was a long post girls.  Thanks for baring with me on this.
I had the original table post in my archives, and not to be redundant I threw in the Fall one too.

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52 Comments:

Blogger Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Love it, Debbie! The owl and the table look great! I love that blue chalk paint. So pretty!

September 22, 2011 at 4:37 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

I'm in love with your owl Debbie. Is there anything chalk paint can't make look amazing? Love your fall vignettes. Great view of the room from above.

September 22, 2011 at 4:50 PM  
Blogger Tina said...

I love, love, love the table red. The owl is simply adorable and it looks so great with the fall decor.

Again, Love it.

September 22, 2011 at 5:17 PM  
Blogger Daniella said...

Fabulous!! I am soooooo into blue lately. We have to finish our renovations, but then I want the walls to be an off white, and the aaccessories to be blue. Ive never liked blue, but now I am infatuated with it!!!
And, I love your new header!!
xxD

September 22, 2011 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger ~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

The owl really is great! I did a little Fall decorating today so now I need to take MORE pics! Love your foyer! Can't wait to see what you do for Halloween! I found some of the cutest candy corn lights at a clearance store and then again at CVS! You might like them, too!

September 22, 2011 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Debbie I love the owl arrangement! Great idea adding the Halloween books. My 'kids' are all grown now so I just decorate for fall - that way it goes up now and stays up until it's time for Christmas decorations. But when they were little, I did do Halloween decor first and then Thanksgiving . . . it's a lot of work but yours is beautiful!

September 22, 2011 at 5:34 PM  
Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Cute owl. You are being so nice and giving these blah animals some life.

September 22, 2011 at 5:43 PM  
Blogger White Whimsy said...

The owl is adorable. You made him over well. He now has a much better look. I think I may have to get an owl to add to my fall decor.

September 22, 2011 at 5:51 PM  
Blogger ❀❀❀Ðαωᾔ❀❀❀ said...

I think the iron stand looks great in red, I feel the same way sometimes you have to break up the wood with another element. Mr. Owl looks fab now also:)

September 22, 2011 at 5:52 PM  
Blogger Liz said...

Debbie, the Owl is adorable, I love him! I really like how you have it all displayed. I'm loving all your fall touches, keep em' coming! XO ~Liz

September 22, 2011 at 6:02 PM  
Blogger Jo said...

Your amazing!....well hooty hoot!
Love that bright eyed owl and the table is Fall-delightful!
~Jo

September 22, 2011 at 6:08 PM  
Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

Painting again, eh?!! Love your owl!! :-D

XO,
Jane

September 22, 2011 at 6:11 PM  
Blogger Gail said...

Hi Debbie, Mr. Owl looks as good as Mr. Squirrel and your table looks great red.

Enjoy your evening,
Gail

September 22, 2011 at 6:30 PM  
Blogger Rosemary@villabarnes said...

The table looks good in red. Always love your owls.

September 22, 2011 at 6:42 PM  
Blogger Grammy Goodwill said...

I love those pumpkins. I see one with Live and one with Laugh. Is there a Love one as well?

September 22, 2011 at 6:44 PM  
Blogger Debbie said...

I love the owl on the table. (And I'm a huge fan of iron.)

September 22, 2011 at 6:56 PM  
Blogger Toni said...

Love the red and love the iron. Looks like you have the HUGE walls like me, which can be very hard to fill.

September 22, 2011 at 7:01 PM  
Blogger Pat said...

Like the table color, but LOVE your centerpiece with owl and books! Very Harry Potterish!

September 22, 2011 at 7:14 PM  
Blogger Kelly said...

I agree that the iron table is a nice addition to the room. I like the pop of color on it. Looks like you're coming along great with your seasonal decorating!

September 22, 2011 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger ♥ Sonny ♥ said...

table looks good in red , Deb..

September 22, 2011 at 7:26 PM  
Blogger NanaDiana said...

I like it a lot, Debbie. The table really pops now that you painted it red...and who doesn't want a BLUE OWL?;>) (And you called ME weird earlier today)/>) xo Diana

September 22, 2011 at 8:08 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Oh my gosh love that color and really love that table, it's so unique...the last picture is spectacular..your photo skills are top notch girlie...hey wondering if you have ever considered a piece of glass on that table...maybe I'm just a tad traditional but that was something that came to mind?

September 22, 2011 at 9:09 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

Looks wonderful Debbie. Love your owl and he looks perfect and ready for fall!

September 22, 2011 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger Honey at 2805 said...

The red table is really pretty in your room! I like your use of natural elements and the cute owl!


Thank your for linking to Potpourri Friday. I appreciate your participation!

September 22, 2011 at 9:18 PM  
Blogger Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Debbie, I'm loving the owl! You always have such great things to show us! I look forward to visiting your blog!

September 22, 2011 at 9:56 PM  
Blogger Barb and Dell said...

I love the red iron table and the natural elements from your yard.
Barb

September 22, 2011 at 10:07 PM  
Blogger Marla and Steve @ Always Nesting said...

Yep, love the red!! That owl is adorable.

September 22, 2011 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger Bootersmom03 said...

Love the owl! Chalk paint rocks!

September 22, 2011 at 10:47 PM  
Blogger Steph said...

I am not a red furniture person either but I absolutely love how this turned out!! And you decorated it so beautifully. Gorgeous!

September 22, 2011 at 11:03 PM  
Blogger At The Picket Fence said...

That table was meant to be red Debbie and it looks fantastic! I love how you decorated it for fall and that owl deserved the place of honor for sure! Thanks for sharing it at Inspiration Friday!
Vanessa

September 22, 2011 at 11:24 PM  
Blogger Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

Love the red wrought iron table! I have a little spot that I have a green iron table and have been wanting to replace it for years now but haven't found anything. Maybe all I need it a can of red paint! Owls are so in right now. Great score :D

September 23, 2011 at 12:33 AM  
Blogger Shannon@FoxHollowCottage said...

What a cute lil' hootie! Love seeing the ASCP in Provence used too. He makes a great little pop =)

September 23, 2011 at 2:06 AM  
OpenID hundredsofideas said...

Love the red! How cool is that blue owl? !

September 23, 2011 at 5:52 AM  
Blogger Becca said...

Love Mr. Owl and his new look ... I'm sure he appreciates being able to see now! The color you painted him is perfect for your decor ... he fits right in perched on your awesome iron table! Look forward to seeing more.

September 23, 2011 at 6:11 AM  
Blogger mississippi artist said...

Your table looks so muich better red. What a cute little owl, he is perfect atop your stack of Halloween books.

September 23, 2011 at 6:36 AM  
Blogger KAT said...

love the F A L L pumpkin idea and I love the wreath a lot looks very nice
hugs
KAT

September 23, 2011 at 8:22 AM  
Blogger PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

Adorable and beautiful all in one!

(Psst - did you know you have very tall, very thing, yellow headed folks hanging out in your living room? Cute!)

September 23, 2011 at 8:49 AM  
Blogger ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Debbie I love the table red and Mr. Owl looks great after his little makeover! Your foyer looks FALLTABULOUS :) Have a great weekend, Martina

September 23, 2011 at 8:55 AM  
Blogger Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Fall colors look pretty in your Tuscan-inspired home, debbie. I love the little F-A-L-L pumpkins. Your foyer looks nice!

September 23, 2011 at 8:57 AM  
Blogger Jacqueline said...

So pretty. You are great with spray paint and chalk paint. I really like the way you hung the wreath on the mirror, it adds such softness. Your owl centered in the vignette is just great. He is really unusual and just perfect.

September 23, 2011 at 9:52 AM  
Blogger laurie said...

I can't believe how you do all this painting in your house and not make a mess!I would have paint all over,, your table looks beautiful,, what a great color! That little owl is so sweet,, love the color.I love color and love people that are not afraid of it.What would our lives be without color!

September 23, 2011 at 10:20 AM  
Blogger Terrie said...

Love your way decorating with natural materials. Vry country feel.

September 23, 2011 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Traci said...

I need that owl!! It's ADORABLE!!

September 23, 2011 at 12:21 PM  
Blogger Miss Charming said...

The finish on the owl is wonderful! (Love the color.) You really did a great job!

September 23, 2011 at 1:07 PM  
Blogger Gypsy Heart said...

I love it all! Of course, since I'm a red person, I really think the table looks great. I agree that the iron adds a different element with all the wood. Love the owl and the berry wreath. Did you make the wreath?

Great job!
xo
Pat

September 23, 2011 at 2:32 PM  
Blogger SavannahGranny said...

Debbie, I love the fall decor especially the owl. He now looks like copper with patina. I am gaga over your wreath. Where did you find that? I so hope we have the store in Savh. It can stay up til you decorate for Chistmas.
Have a great weekend, Ginger

September 23, 2011 at 4:11 PM  
Blogger Barb @ GritsandGlamour said...

Lovely, lovely, lovely. I especially love the bittersweet berry wreath hanging above the table. Mr Owl is quite handsome, :) Thank you so much for joining my very first Keep It Simple Party. Blessings, Barb

September 23, 2011 at 8:13 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

I love the table in red & I love how you've decorated it for Fall. That owl is great!

September 23, 2011 at 10:45 PM  
Blogger Jann Olson said...

I am a red lover so the table was the 'bomb' for me. It really added a nice pop of color. Mr owl is a cute hoot!

September 24, 2011 at 1:30 AM  
Blogger Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

That's a great table. Love how you have it all decked out for Fall. The owl looks great in the AS paint.

September 24, 2011 at 1:50 PM  
Blogger The Tablescaper said...

Great ideas. Love that owl.

Why don't you link your seasonal decor to Seasonal Sundays?

- The Tablescaper

September 24, 2011 at 9:02 PM  
Blogger gail said...

Love it all, but especially that owl. Great job changing him up!
gail

September 27, 2011 at 4:20 PM  

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