Thursday, August 16, 2012

{Home} Entryway

Why yes I have decorated the entryway!! And guess what? It was a goal to complete before hosting Bunco this month!  Yippee!! I am happily excited!!
Here's a before picture...see to the right? Nothing!

And here's an IG from a different angle...

And now.....


Ahem...don't mind the dust!



Cost breakdown:
Sofa table was a $25 Craiglist find! Half moon benches were 1/2 off at Garden Ridge so I paid a total of $60 for them! Rug was an Overstock.com purchase for $73. (Rugs are expensive! And if  you need a long one like I did then they can get very pricey!)  The two decor pieces to the right were Hobby Lobby clearance items...one was $3 and one was $2!! Copper tray was from our wedding and the glass bell was a gift from a friend a while back.  The flower arrangement was bought at Hobby Lobby with a gift card I got from my Pastor for my birthday just this week!  And I had most of the items for the gallery wall...the Established sign I made (tutorial coming soon!), the two small subway prints were from Walmart of all places and were $3.97 each! And the key was a clearance item from Hobby Lobby  too, about $5. All the pictures I had! Just framed the 2 biggest ones of Lil' Hunkie with the cheapest frames from Walmart to keep from spending a boo coo!  
I love how this turned out and I still have room to add to it!! 
{Once again one of my very good friends and her daughter came and helped me arrange & put the gallery wall up! I don't know what I'd do without them!!}
So how did I do cost wise?  I really worked hard at trying to find good deals! I've recently added curtains to the living room too and am now done decorating it!! It really feels like a home now!
(Both boys were napping in the living room while I snapped these pictures so I couldn't take any of the new curtains! I promise to show you soon!)

Ahhhhh, home sweet home!

Hey! Time is running out to enter my August Bash Giveaway!!
Go HERE!

Happy Thursday!

{Linking up to the fun parties on my Link Parties Page.}

9 comments:

Rebecca @ My Girlish Whims said...

this is adorable! You have great decorating skills :)

Shannah @ Just Us Four said...

Your entryway looks great! Rugs are so expensive aren't they?! Glad you got it completed before your Bunco game :)

bestie said...

looks fabulous and what great finds!!

hosting a fun giveaway this week if you want to stop by and enter!

http://goodiesandbesties.blogspot.com/2012/08/daliia-herbal-kohl-eyeliner-giveaway_9.html

still being [molly] said...

oh my goodness it looks so amazing!!!!

Jeannie @ Living Loving Crafting said...

Looks great!! Love how you used more than just pictures on the wall. What an awesome Craigslist find!

Bethany Lee said...

It looks great!

Kathy Moody said...

Wow, it looks great! I love your beautiful style. Stopping by from Take on it Tues. :)

Lauren @ mercy(INK) said...

Looks great, friend!!! Thanks for linking up :)
xo,
lauren
www.mercyinkblog.com

Betsy Pool said...

Congratulations on getting it all done. Looks lovely. Thanks for sharing it at Take it on Tuesday!

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