Eclectic Plate Wall…

I wanted to share with you a little update
Remember that cute little plate wall?
My plate wall was actually on an
episode of “Secrets From a Stylist”  
on HGTV with Emily Henderson!!! 
I almost died when a follower of my blog told me.
It’s on the episode called “Graphic Antique”
if you want to go watch it.. don’t blink because it’s a
quick flash of it… but hey, I’ll take it!!

Well I ran into a little dilemma the other day…
I was getting sick of it, I was about to take down all the
plates & do something different with the wall
until my husband said something that changed my mind.
He suggested among all the white plates, I hang
one colorful plate. BRILLIANT!!
Love him. He seriously inspires me a lot
& this was one of those times. 
I love how it turned out, so I will keep the 
Eclectic plate wall a little longer…


Before…


I loved the wall before,
I am just me & I always am making changes
to everything in my home.


I took some plates down & switched a few around.
After that I added one green bird plate
adding a pop of color in my eclectic wall art. 


The yellow bench is still there,
but there has been talk about that changing too.
I am on the lookout for a buffet instead
of my pretty hutch. 


The plates are all hung on the wall
with plate hangers {found at Lowes}
You could always make some homemade 
plate hangers out of paper clips and hot glue. 
The plates are all from TJ Maxx, except the bird plate
that one is out of my plate set from Peir 1.


I love the pop of color of the plate
with the pop of color with the yellow bench, & the
blue hutch.


I am a clean freak & a perfectionist
so at times the plates look crooked & I could
adjust them forever, but I’ve learned
to embrace the imperfections of my plate
wall. To me it gives it more character 
& aesthetic appeal.


Along with all my painted furniture,
I have been debating on bringing in natural wood
to warm up the dining/living room…


The black table? Changing soon!!
Stay tuned for that.. I’m excited about all the changes.


Have you made a plate wall?
I would love to see it,
Link it up on Liz Marie Blog Facebook page!
Thanks for stopping by my blog today…
It’s been such a busy week in my
“paint studio” I can’t wait to show you
all of the finished products.
Talk to you soon…
xx Liz


Comments

  1. Looks good ;)

  2. Love this!

  3. Anneke {RustiChic} says:

    Looks great with the bench – love it! :-)

  4. What a great little corner of your house :)

  5. That one, adorable little plate makes all of the difference in the world! I just love it! :)

    And I'm SO sorry! I just now got your comment on my blog! Thanks so much, and you have no idea how much I enjoy your blog! I actually just made makeup brush holders inspired by one of your posts a few weeks ago! :)

  6. Beautiful!!!!!!I love it!!!!

  7. That was such a clever suggestion your husband made, and it totally took the plate wall to a cool new level! I think I'm gonna do that to my plate wall!

    Cindy

  8. The Painted Parlor says:

    Oooh I love. I'm the SAME way, I get tired of things too quickly and love to change things around, a little too much. Thank heavens my husband doesn't care, I don't think he even notices 95% of the time, haha!! Have fun with your makeovers!!

  9. Brooke @ Spruce Your Nest says:

    I absolutely love it! I love when my husband suggests something that makes all the difference in the world, except he has to walk around strutting his stuff for days :-)

    I have always loved your plate wall and it gave me inspiration for my wall decor http://spruceyournest.blogspot.com/2011/09/burlap-art.html

    I didn't want to do it exactly the same as your's since you were the inspiration for my hutch as well, ha ha!

  10. Rachael @ Fresh Squeezed Home says:

    Love it ..such pretty wall art. And I love the yellow bench!

  11. I love the plate wall and the addition of one colorful plate makes such a statement!

  12. Erin {Lavender and Lemon Drops} says:

    I love the fresh/light colors you use in your home! Your plate wall is stunning :)

  13. The Vintage Farmhouse says:

    I love this. The plates just "pop" I hope you will come link up to my party! ♥

  14. Candace @ Candace Creations says:

    i love this great taste!

    Come link this up to scrappy saturdays tomorrow at http://www.candacecreations.blogspot.com!

    Candace

  15. Rosemary@villabarnes says:

    That one colorful plate give the eye a place to rest. Your husband was right.

  16. The Corson Cottage says:

    This is simply adorable! So is your blog! How great for you to be featured on Secrets From a Stylist:) I just love Emily. I'm your newest follower. Hope you'll visit The Corson Cottage sometime. Carrie

  17. I love it! The pops of turquoise and yellow from your furniture look really nice with it, too.

  18. At The Picket Fence says:

    That is just gorgeous! It makes such a statement there and yet with them all being neutral it doesn't overwhelm. Well done! :-) Thanks so much for sharing it at Inspiration Friday this week!
    Vanessa

  19. SweetSugarBelle says:

    Super pretty! I have a think for white plates! Cannot wait to see they table changeup!

  20. Looks great! I love all the color in your home!

  21. I love the use of color in your house, beautiful.

  22. erin at salvagedwhimsy.blogspot.com says:

    I love white plates/china…I thought about trying to decorate the kitchen of my last house with white plates, but couldn't decide on a stylish way to do it. Your wall looks beautiful! Thanks for sharing

  23. Casa De Luna says:

    Oooh! I want to do a plate wall in my kitchen. They just did this on the Nate Show and spray painted some metallic stripes on the plates. Super Cute! Love your yellow bench too!

  24. Your plate is wall is just lovely! Thank you for sharing it with us!

  25. RhettDidntGiveADamn says:

    The bench, the hutch and the wall = drool. LOVE your room. (new follower here! ♥)

  26. megan {homemade ginger} says:

    aahhhh! I have seen something like this on Pinterest and I"m obsessed with the idea. this looks amazing!!

  27. so lovely and refreshing!

    found you via TCB and would love to have you visit. my giveaway ends soon but hope you can enter:

    http://hellolovelyinc.blogspot.com/2011/10/more-stencil-splendor-giveaway.html

    warmly.

    michele

  28. This is awesome..Love it..So much creativity lives here..I would love for you to link/share to my Pinspiration thursdays linky party happening now pweease..(I see soo much I'm loving) TY. http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/10/pininspirational-thursdayspin-it.html

  29. Just Jaime says:

    Looks great! I stumbled this!

  30. High Street Cottage says:

    Now that really makes a statement! Very cool!

  31. Marci @ Timber and Lace says:

    I love how you freshened up you display. You have such a great combination of colors going on.

  32. Michele @ {Primp} says:

    so cute–It makes a big statement, and I like the little of pop of color with the cute bird! Thanks for sharing.

  33. Love that color combo! Please oh please consider linking up to my weekly Refresh Your Nest linky party; I'd love to feature your gallery wall with those fabulous colors.

    http://makinglemonadeblog.blogspot.com/2011/10/refresh-your-nest-friday-5.html

  34. I would love it if you would link this to my link party. It just started :)
    http://diycraftstomake.blogspot.com/2011/10/whacha-got-weekly-linky-party.html

  35. Elizabeth says:

    So beautiful! I have been planning a plate wall for sometime now and I am on the lookout for a bench and a china cabinet, so your little wall right there makes me happy and inspired.

    Warmly,

    Elizabeth

  36. It is so lovely. Your hutch and that bench are fabulous, too.

    Ruth

  37. house no. 2 says:

    this looks so pretty against the yellow bench. awesome. can i ask a dumb question? are the plate hooks invisible? i don't see any of those little 'claws' that people typically use when hanging plates.

  38. That looks so gorgeous above your pretty yellow bench! You have such awesome style. I swear everything you do I just adore! Thanks so much for sharing this @ Show & Share! I am so happy that you did!

  39. Just wanted to let you know that I featured you today! You can grab a button if you'd like!

    http://southernlovely.blogspot.com/2011/10/show-share-9-features.html

  40. Elizabeth says:

    Thanks so much for linking up to Made With Love @ Sew Chatty! LOVE your plate wall! I featured you on the FB page! http://www.facebook.com/SewChatty

  41. Sarah, Three Boys says:

    So pretty! I love the yellow next to the blue/green hutch so cheery!

    If you would like I would love for you to stop over for my very first link party and chalk paint giveaway! I know my readers would just love it!

    http://www.threeboys.net/2011/10/vintage-furniture-link-party-1-chalk.html

  42. love the plate wall, I think I have been inspired for my dining room..thanks for the great post.
    Sarah
    http://www.budgetfriendlydecorating.com

  43. Holly Lefevre says:

    I love that plate wall…I have always wanted to do a plate wall – I really need to! That bench is a gorgeous yellow!

  44. I love your plate wall! I'm starting on one soon, and to tell you the truth, I'm a little nervous. I have this vision in my head of how it's going to look, but what if it doesn't turn out like I envisioned?!?! That's 14 holes in the wall all for nothing. Ahhh! I'm planning an asymmetrical one, but will it look intentional or like I don't know how to hang plates?! I'm trying to suck and it up and just do it… after all, that's what spackle is for, right?

  45. I love a nice plate wall. I like the all white too. Very nice.

  46. Love it! I’m working on my plate wall now and this is inspiring to me! Thanks for sharing!

  47. My dining room wall is going to be so cold and lonely when I take down all of my daughter’s Christmas art and drag that tree outside. A wall of plates would be amazing!

  48. Beautiful!!!! I agree with all the other posters – It is simply wonderful!

  49. Your wall looks gorgeous and I do like how you’ve arranged them! I’ve got this linked to my plate walls post too today, nice job!

  50. I agree that the addition of the little bird plate was just what the wall needed. I love the yellow bench under it to ground it.

  51. The touch of a green plate was a great idea! It looks amazing! I am also loving your yellow bench! I’m obsessed with yellow right now, and trying to convince my husband of the color too haha. It’s not working… Maybe I should show him how wonderful your dinning room looks!

  52. Lovely. Adore the plates with the hutch next to them too. I really need to do a plate wall in my kitchen, and have a multi-colored one planned, but I really like the white & white, it looks amazing.

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