Sunday, August 25, 2013

Stair Parlor {August 2013}

 

While I’m taking my readers through a tour of my home and its changes this August, I’d be remiss if I did not share my favorite table in the stair parlor.

The table is one of my favorite pieces of furniture. It is made with a vintage metal Parisian clock face and a draftsman’s table base.

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I use the table more as an “entry table”. Atop the table, there is always a seasonal floral in a glass vase. The flowers change with the seasons. Right now, the vase features several stems of white agapanthus.

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Some of my favorite decorating books are stacked around the vase and topped with some of my favorite accent boxes.

a silver box topped with an alligator…

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an oyster shell box…

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a horn box…

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a bone box…

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Thanks again for touring with me and the nice comments.

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I placed my newest House Proud book on the secretary opened to (you guessed it!) chapter 7.

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Sharing at:

Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm

Parisian table, y’all!

12 comments:

  1. Agreed Ron. That is a luvly table. I adore the clock face :-)
    Guessed I missed the rest of the tour... going to peek in now.
    Happy today.
    Hugs, Gee

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    1. Thanks Gee for the nice comments!

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  2. I love your 'stair parlor's' table, is fabulous and unique! The way you have arranged the table with the flowers and around it books and gorgeous boxes, I love it! Have a super week.
    FABBY

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  3. I can see why this is your favorite table. I like how you've staged the books and the boxes. You have a nice assortment of them. Can I come shop your house? :-)
    Your book looks nice on the secretary! Congrats again!

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  4. I have always loved that clock face table. Are those glass bottles displayed underneath? They are wonderful! I love where you placed your new book too. Very appropriate!

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    1. Those are part of my collection of glass demijohns. Thanks!

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  5. It looks great, Ron. I really love all the boxes you have collected. xo Diana

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  6. That's one fine table, Ron. I'd love to have an entry large enough to hold a round table such as yours. It's the perfect way to greet one's guest and set the stage for the beauty of your home.

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  7. I have loved that table from the first time you featured the stair parlor in one of your blogs. I have to agree that it is my favorite piece of furniture in your lovely home. I cannot wait for that book which features your home to get to Chic Chateau--I'm going to go straight to Chapter 7 before I look at any of the others! Have a great day! xoxo

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  8. Ron, that table has been one of my fave things in your home! Love the demijohns underneath; and how great to place the book on the secretary, opened to your own home! It looks great!

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  9. I clicked on your photo from Coastal Charm link-party because it was so beautiful. I should have known it was Uptown Acorn! I would love to have a space for a table like that. My husband says I can't leave any horizontal surface undecorated!
    Beautiful.

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  10. Look at you, so perfectly styled and down to the numbers on the stairs.

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