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Most 1920s era bungalows in the Vickery Place Historical District have a built-in hall telephone table. This one is painted white to match the trim and serves its original purpose.
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“Game above tv” — ndi12
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“open to dining room” — jetstover
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“Love the wood color of the secretary.” — tburnett1
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“Cozy!” — Selena Urquhart
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“YUM words, cute and fun” — Stacey
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz They also enclosed the original back porch and installed glass doors to the new back porch.
“Just something about this kitchen” — betsyleigh
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“The color, the fun!” — wastrox
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz The bedroom dresser, painted in a cheery two-toned periwinkle, sits next to a side table made from a vintage Singer sewing machine base. "My decorating philosophy is that home should be a happy retreat that makes you smile," says Priscilla. "If something speaks tome, it usually finds a place somewhere." Priscilla painted the Wizard of Oz-insp...More
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“placement of furnitur e looks cozy” — ksatterfield73
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“Beautiful dresser and colors” — amvbrn
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“Great idea for remote box” — Ayush Rajgarhia
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz Rieves has a bungalow style home with a large front porch where she can share her decorations with the neighborhood. Autumnal throw pillows on the porch swing can be used throughout the season even after Halloween has come and gone. A table lamp gives the porch the cozy feel of an indoor space. It sits atop a 1930's era table purchased from a...More
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz A skeleton riding a rustic witch's broom frames the porch window. Rieves says, "This year I wanted to do something kind of creepy and whimsical with the skeleton." A banner announcing the Halloween season is paired with a string of pumpkin lights so that it can be seen at night from the street. String of lights: Cost Plus World Market
“decorate for Halloween” — ripiti
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz The scarecrow, purchased six years ago at a farmer's market, is a stable on Rieves porch. She says, "Over the years he morphs and changes outfits. I have him dressed as a Virginia Tech Hokie fan this year complete with beads, Pom Pom and pennant. I also added the pumpkin sunglasses for fun." The polkadot pumpkins were a DIY project created b...More
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz A collection of seasonal garlands, interspersed with lights, hang from the outdoor hearth. Rieves created the garland of felt owls by using mini clothes pins. "As you can imagine, I have an enormous collection of garlands," says Rieves. "I have two attics in my house, which are filled with plastic bins full of holiday decor." Felt owls: Cost...More
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“Like the silver pumpkins” — moniquehortenstine
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz Instead of purchasing finished tablecloths, Rieves buys bulk fabric, like the black and orange checked fabric pictured above, to layer on her holiday table. She also places found and personal objects into the table decor as conversation starters. She says, "I like to mix contrasting and analogous colors such as orange and blue for contrast....More
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Photo: Sarah Greeman © 2013 Houzz Instead of purchasing finished tablecloths, Rieves buys bulk fabric, like the black and orange checked fabric pictured above, to layer on her holiday table. She also places found and personal objects into the table decor as conversation starters. She says, "I like to mix contrasting and analogous colors such as orange and blue for contrast."...More
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz Each table setting is slightly different. She says, "I mix and match the colors that appeal to my eye. I often just pull things out and make choices through trial and error. It takes a few tries at times to get it just right."
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz The centerpiece is a planter that Rieves has decorated with a miniature autumn scape. She uses succulents and small plants interspersed with gourds, acorns, doll sized props and goulish figurines.
“My rocking chair. Their wheel barrow.” — thetigerisin
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz Instead of choosing dishes specific to Halloween, Rieves likes to find colors that evoke the holiday. These orange and white dishes have a botanical print and can be used at other times of the year. In lieu of a napkin ring, Rieves used a black and white stripe ribbon which can be put aside after Halloween for other holiday table settings. ...More
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“diferentes forros para materas” — Ana Posada
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz On the back patio, a celestial moon shaped witch hangs in profile and can be seen in all directions. Rieves says, "I saw this while lunching in the town square of Grapevine, Texas and fell in love with her."
“Porch deco colors” — extrememakeover
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“Stamped brick accent” — veeleedee
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“Like the coke box” — dhaddoxak
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“love the whole room” — rosie49
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz Rieves, pictured here on her back patio with her faithful dog Georgie, says, "The holidays are a time when I can create a happy place to hang out and enjoy time with family and friends." Get more Halloween decorating ideas
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“porch swing” — djmaej
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“A dining set, once owned by Rieves' husband's grandparents, takes center stage in the yellow dining” — Stacey
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz The table setting in the dining room as a more overt Halloween theme complete with ghosts, pumpkins and fake spiders. Rieves likes to browse Southern Living, Cottage Magazine and Better Homes and Gardens for tablescape ideas. Sometimes she sets a table three or four times before it's "just right". Dishes: Home Goods; mini gourd garland: Dal...More
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Photo: Sarah Greenman © 2013 Houzz Rieves designates the head of the table with a special novelty wine glass. These two, a purple witch and an orange cat-eye mask, were a gift from a friend. "I collect my decor year around, especially when I'm traveling," says Rieves. "And friends who know my penchant for holiday decorating are always on the look-out as well."
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“bungalow before picture” — Faye Waters
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