front hall before and after

I hope you all had a great holiday. We are taking this week to get on top of a few things around the house, which included hanging the lights in our front hall to complete it's new look. We have had a number of different pieces of furniture in the front entrance to our home, from cabinets to chairs to a telephone bench, but I think this is the best combination yet. The walls had been white and were painted Benjamin Moore's Titanium OC-49. It's a nice light colour that looks green, blue, or gray depending on the lighting.
The old brass fixtures were replaced. I found this chandelier second hand for only $18. It was brass and I spray painted it glossy black. The painting above the table was a wedding gift from my friend sara- it's of two elderly people with bikes and is titled 'getting old together'. The table was also a wedding gift from Jeff's dad's cousin, who I also do shows with, Don Stinson. This table is so beautiful. The mirror is very old- a thrift store find that I also spray painted glossy black.
The front hall mat (as well as the vintage french globe and coat hooks) are from Lulu and Lavigne on Locke street in Hamilton. This mat is great because it's made of wood and can be swept and mopped. Lulu and Lavigne is one of my top two favorite stores in all of Hamilton. It's very much my taste and style. On the large long wall down the hall I hung this stretched Marimekko fabric that I have been a fan of for years. I recently ordered it online from here.


Anonymous said...

wow ! amazing! Love this - you are right, the table works best!

Samantha said...

I agree, the table and frames above work really well in the space. What a nice entrance to what looks like a beautiful home!

Anonymous said...

Your front hall keeps looking better and better. I'm really intriqued by the stretched Marimekko fabric - it looks great! Is it cotton?

jenna rose said...

Yes, it's cotton. It's a little finer than I had thought it would be- I think it would be better for stretching if it was heavier, but it's weight would definitely be great for making curtains, or a duvet cover.