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January 13, 2014

Enter Shakespeare.....

At my entryway table I've created a new vignette
This Shakespeare Hamlet box/book has been looking for a spot and I finally found one

Since I moved the Tuscan mirror to this entry nook I needed to add some items that would look good with it. 

This large bottle caught my attention .  It's coloring struck me as a good pickup to the mirror and I loved the texture it has.

I decided to add these little glass votives accented with gold foil.  One of those items you buy and think "I'm sure I'll use it somewhere"!

I tossed some antique looking keys on there to suggest that someone has come in and dropped their keys at the entry table.  There is also a bit of lace coming out of the side.  The little cloche covered candle was new to me last September after reading about them from Ron at The Uptown Acorn  "here"   (he is a talented decorator- visit his blog if you haven't)!



I'm joining the following blog parties:
A Stroll Thru Life
Inspire Me Tuesday 

Ivy and Elephants
What's It Wednesday

French Country Cottage
Feathered Nest Friday


  1. Thanks for the shout out, Liz! I love the candles too!!! I am happy you are enjoying it. Your entry looks great!

  2. Beautiful vignette, Liz! Love the big jar and the keys....Christine

  3. Super pretty, Liz! I love the added touch of the keys just kind of carelessly tossed over the book as if one was rushing in and just abandoned them there. Very cool! I have a big set like that oh-so-carefully hung over the knob of a table in the entry here. The way you have them really makes a bigger impact. So, yes...I"m going to steal your idea! :-)

    I LOVE that big ol' textured bottle!!! How cool is THAT??!?!!!!

  4. It is so fun to keep playing - now that Christmas decor is stored - with little nooks around the home. Makes you feel so welcome doesn't it? Specially in your case as it lays there by the door... I love it. All items and the ancient feeling more.
    Thank you for sharing and inspiring,

  5. Your vignette looks great Liz, especially at night. Love the texture of your big jar.

  6. Looks great Liz. Moving things around and creating vignettes is fun and gives us something to experiment with. What a great jar. Some nice texture to it.

  7. Liz, I just adore your Shakespeare vignette and gold foil candle holders. I've been busy putting out Valentine's Day decorations :-)

  8. Liz, That nighttime view is so grand. I love the mirror and that jar is awesome. I agree the texture is so intriguing. Love the keys too, great vignette.

  9. Your entry table looks beautiful as does the entire vignette! I have been wanting to get one of those candle cloches so thank you for the link!

  10. Love your vignette and that bottle is such a fabulous find. I agree, the color and texture is amazing, looks so pretty with the mirror. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  11. Liz, this looks beautiful. That rope covered bottle is incredible. I am coveting it. You have used the perfect accessories to bring it all together. Love the addition of the antique keys. laurie

  12. Very pretty vignette! I love anything Shakespeare--my husband and I are doing Midsummer Night's Dream this summer as part of our local Shakespeare in the Parks touring production.

  13. Great vignette Liz. Love, love the book and the keys!

  14. Liz, your entryway is absolutely gorgeous- both by day AND by night!

    Very well done, love it.

  15. Lovely attention to detail . . . keys . . . lace peeking out . . . old book . . . beautiful.

  16. What a cute vignette...you have such an eye for putting things together that look great!
    I guess you know, you are inspiring me to get with it again!

    Thanks for sharing.
    Betty Marie


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Welcome to Home and Gardening With Liz. I have combined my previous blogs “Infuse With Liz” and “Sit With Me In My Garden” into this new blog. I love interior decorating and gardening. I enjoy redefining interior spaces by moving things around and reusing decorative items already found in the home. I also enjoy creating tablescapes and an occasional crafting project. I'm so pleased you've stopped by. I invite you to follow me and I do hope you will keep coming back! Liz
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