A few weeks back while I was in Waco I blogged our front entryway [here] with Birch Lane. I went from blogging our house being a total mess to all the sudden showing you an area that was completed & I’m sure that was super confusing & I didn’t explain myself very well. That’s pretty normal for me.. I’m bad with my words & better with visuals. In all reality this part of our house that this entryway is in is torn up. I’m talking holes in the floor on the other side of this entryway & a complete construction zone. But, none the less we still use this entryway for guests and to go out to that part of our porch so I still wanted to style this area even though there is no flooring… that’s kind of how we live here at White Cottage Farm, we make the in between look beautiful along the way. I’ve been meaning to come back on here and share with you the actual gallery wall we hung here in the space because I kind of skimmed over that part before. Also, in true Liz Marie fashion, I’ve already made some changes since I last blogged it a few weeks ago. Here is what it looked like on this gloomy fall day….
The painting in the center is from our store, The Found Cottage, painted by Mary Demaagd. The street sign, the corbel, the antlers, the time punch holder, the clock, the medicine cabinet, the mason jars, the wood crate, & the church pew are all found items over the years. The new thing I added? Is that lovely medicine cabinet. I did have a hotel key holder hanging there, but when I saw this at a local vintage store I had to have it. I love that there is now a mirror in the entryway to check and see if I got all the paint out of my hair before I go out in public. Those pillows are some of my favorites as well. The word pillow is from The Dotted Bow & the grain sack pillows are from Farmhouse On Boone. That lamp is from Painted Fox [here] & that table is from Birch Lane [here] along with the rugs. The pumpkins are from our shop & that round basket is from Target.
I would like to say that I planned this gallery wall out & that I was that organized designer who had this idea in mind for a while & carefully measured it all out & actually used a level, but that would be a lie. This gallery wall came to life one night at 2am when I couldn’t sleep. I dug through our boxes of stuff that we had not unpack from our move yet & with a cup of coffee in one hand & a hammer in the other this gallery wall was born. I first started out thinking that I was only going to add three pieces to the wall, but again in true Liz Marie fashion, that went out of the window quickly. I started with the barn painting & started moving out from there… no plan, just lost my fear of putting holes in the wall. I love the farmhouse eclectic vibe that this collection gives & I think it will be a great starting point to decorating the rest of the room when that time comes. Each of the items I used for the gallery wall are items that I’ve collected and loved so this wall is pretty special to me.
I’m loving how cozy this space is especially in contrast to the other side of the room. I will hopefully be updating you on that side of the room this week because it’s been so long since I’ve done a house renovation update. We have slowed down a little bit lately with the busy-ness of the season, but some little things have been happening as always. What do you guys think of our entryway gallery wall? What is your favorite part? Let me know in the comments below, find me on Facebook, & chat with me on Instagram. xx
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You can see our full entryway & what it looked like before the change [here]
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