Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Hallway Make Over ~ Decoupage and Applique

Hallway Make Over

I am always bringing home more "stuff"! I love all my treasures but am forever running out of places to put things.  
I have to get creative these days and utilize every inch of space.  My long "bare" hallway seemed like the perfect space for a make-over.
I purchased the large shelf a long time ago and several times almost got rid of it.  I  painted it a creamy shade of white and decoupaged some pink wall paper roses to both the sides and back.  It turned out lovely and it's perfect for displaying some of my vintage china and other collectibles.  
  I bought the little dresser for $26.  I painted it the same creamy white as the shelf and added two wooden appliques to the front.  Using vintage wall paper....  I decoupaged the insides of the drawers and added little white porcelain knobs.  Now it's adorable and the perfect size for my hallway.
I found the mirror and small shelf at the flea market a few years ago.  They both have awesome carved swags and roses on the front.  I painted the little shelf but decided to leave the mirror in it's original condition.  
Wow! What you can do with a small space.

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Mel@Mellywood's Mansion said...

So very beautiful. I love it.

Darlene said...

You did a great job on the shelf and everything else. Very beautiful. I love the mirror too. Take care, Darlene

Fishtail Cottage said...

love the details! well done! xoox

Pat C. said...

Oh, my! Both pieces are gorgeous! I love the wooden appliques on the dresser... they add just the right touch. I think you made the perfect decision to leave the mirror alone; it really looks stunning as is.

And I love your display pieces, too--especially the clocks!♥


Kathy said...

I love your hallway it's so pretty and peaceful!

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

I run into the same problem and am looking for pieces of furniture and shelves to store collectibles. Love your decoupage and appliqué works beautifully! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

janice15 said...

Boy I have that same little problem..where to put things...I have to tell me all the time..don't go to any Goodwills second hand stores...but I end up going but not as often.. I love the re- make it looks so pretty...the decoupage is pretty...Have a lovely evening with love Janice