Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Entry

Welcome to my entry. This is a two story entry and was wallpapered with an embossed paper probably from 1970 the year the house was built. It was a light and soft color so we lived with it for a few years. Then I convinced Mr. Precious to have it ripped off and paint the walls.


Here you can see the olden wallpaper and our stained glass window.


The excitement began!

The walls are new and the wainscoting has been painted a sparkling white but the floors are the olden tiles from the day the house was built.


I was so excited to be able to hang my bird prints up the curving staircase.



Now you can see the new carpet has been installed up the stairs and the new granite floor has been laid. I just love it!

Here is the entry at the most beautiful time of the year ~ Christmas!

7 comments:

  1. I would love to have your staircase! It is right out of Gone With The Wind! And the carpet is gorgeous. You did a wonderful job with the entry. I love the new floor too. I don't think your house looks like the 70's at all. Or you have changed it quite a bit. I also love your prints on the wall going up the stairs...oh heck, I love it all! Great job. Kudos to Mr. Notesongs as well.

    Hope you are having a wonderful week, Shelia! :-)

    xoxo
    Janie

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  2. sorry Shelia i havent been here in a while...
    love your foyer,looks great the new carpet on the stairs is beautiful,christmas tree amazing and the railings awesome, i have never seen anything like it,very funky and different...beautiful job..have a great day..

    Silvia.

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  3. I remember this transformation when you were going through it, and I love the end result! And that tree! Shelia, your tree! How tall is it??? I love it! It's full of shiny objects and a magpie's dream tree!

    XO,

    Sheila :-)

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  4. Gorgeous@!!!! I love it all Very beautifuL!!!

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  5. Sooo Gorgeous!
    I love the new carpet, the new flooring and the lovely staircase!
    Cindy

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  6. Dear Shelia, your home is so beautiful. I like the wood panelling and the staircase is spectacular. Still so cosy-looking though :o)

    Hugs

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  7. I REALLY like your staircase. It makes a strong statement right when you walk in. So pretty. :)

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