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Updates to our Small Entry

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Our small entry has seen several different looks since we moved in almost 10 years ago. This is the only actual wall space in here, so there aren’t a lot of options when it comes to decorating the space. A few days ago I added this small writing desk and it really lightened and opened up the tiny space. I even prettied up the inside of the drawer.

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Here’s how the space looked back in December, peeking in through the kitchen. I moved the antique oak chest of drawers into the living room a couple of weeks ago. And when I move one piece, it seems like I have to move 10 more after that. 

Here’s the new home for the antique oak chest of drawers in the living room. I really like it in here! To see the rest of this room which is also different that it’s ever been before, go here.

Back to the entry. A couple of vintage picnic baskets add some texture and fill the space underneath the desk. There isn’t anything in them yet, but they can be used for storage if needed. 

A small ironstone plate, a couple of vintage postcards, and a spool of pretty velvet ribbon are nestled inside the drawer. I used some vintage wallpaper to line the inside of the drawer. I love the old fashioned charm it adds.

More vintage postcards and another small ironstone plate. There’s also a small bowl in the middle that’s great for housing keys.

A few carnations tucked into a vintage mason jar add a pop of color to the top.

And more old postcards nesting inside of an old candy tin add a bit more personality to the top of the desk. Fun fact – the postcard with all the writing on it was written to my late father in law way back in 1945 when he was only 20 years old. Somehow it survived all these years. 

That’s it for the entry…for now. I’m sure I’ll change up the accessories in a few weeks with some summer decor. 

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Lamp (similar)

Vintage Picnic Baskets

Velvet Ribbon

Vintage Wallpaper (similar)

Vintage Blue Mason Jar

Vintage Postcards (similar)

Old Candy Tin

Mirror – family piece

Wooden Tray – Homegoods purchase from several years ago

Vintage hankie  (similar)

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One Comment

  1. What a pretty home. You have done an amazing job and I love it. The desk looks as if it might hold secrets and looks as though you captured the reality of that by the things you have added. Great job.

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