10/22/2012 | By: Kristy Creighton

What's that Vignette Trying to Hide?!

The Hubster was off this past Thursday and Friday and he decided to surprise me! You will have to either guess what he surprised me with or wait until the end of this post, but I will say this - his surprise, while totally awesome, presented me with a decorating challenge. The upside of getting hit with a new decorating challenge is, of course, having new blog post fodder, right? And, so, voila!

I hope this looks a little vintage and a little gypsy all rolled up into one. I used a few of the items I found Goodwill Hunting here, as you can see. 

Now, you might be wondering what caused said design challenge. LOL In fact, if I did a good enough job, you should be asking that. Here it is:

Being the baseball fanatic that I am, The Hubster went out and got me a 19" HD LCD flatscreen TV for our bedroom!! OMG, I am SO happy! It's quite the upgrade from the ancient three-ton 19" TV that had one green corner on the screen and was positioned up on top of our chifferobe! However, our dresser is at the foot of our sleigh bed, and I didn't want to see the back of the TV every time I walked into the bedroom!

So this was my solution. I think I love it. I think it really reflects the feel that I want for the Master Bedroom Makeover I'm in the midst of. 

What do you think? And thank you for bearing with my experimental photography! I love playing with white balance! ;) 

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CK Mangold said...

Woot Woot! A new flat screen in the bedroom! LOL Talk about R.O.M.A.N.C.E...just kidding, we have one too! Visiting from Three Mango Seeds {HUGS!}

Sarah Mcdougal said...

What a lovely blog! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would stop on by my blog and return the favor!



Nichole said...

New follower from Mom's Monday Mingle party. Great blog cannot wait to see more. Would love if you could come visit/follow me.


Roisin said...

If your lovely vignette managed to cover up the ugly back of a tv, it's a genius move. Looks great, hon!

Jodi S said...

what a cool HIDING job :) very nice.

Nicole Buckingham said...

so did not expect the t.v. ... so loving it. =)

Following ya now from Monday Mingle and lovin' it. If you are up for a bit of a ride come join me as we ride the wave of life at localsugarhawaii.com-- guaranteed to be filled with ups and downs and everything in between and I'd love to have you with us.


Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Lovely vignette and fantastic flat screen! My hubby won't put a tv in the bedroom...he says, I will keep him up late watching tv. So true. Thank you for sharing. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/10/make-it-pretty-monday-week-20.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

Kathryn said...

Fun and a surprise! Now following from the mingle, would love a follow back.

Camille said...

Looks great! I love that wooden jewelry box, if that's what it is. So pretty. :)

menopausal mama said...

Your blog is so lovely!! Following you back from the blog hop! Thanks for sharing!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Good cause for a design challenge, right!?!?

Linking from Mod Mix Monday,
Ricki Jill

Gail @ http://biblelovenotes.com said...

Great idea. We lived in a very small house at one time, and I hid the TV under a table with floor length table cloth. We just lifted the cloth to watch and put it back down the rest of the time. Kept the TV from being the major focus of a small living room. Your idea is clever. : )

Michele Alger said...

WOW! What a fun surprise. You did do a good job, I would never have guessed!!

Holly McDonald said...

Totally was not expecting a TV! Too funny.

I am a new follower from the Empowered Living Hop.

I think your blog is great, so I have nominated you for a Liebster Award.For more information on the Liebster you can check out my post at http://notdonegrowing.blogspot.com/2012/10/liebster-blog-award.html

I look forward to reading more posts.


Isabelle Thornton said...

I am so happy for you!! Yay! I have a tiny one in my bedroom and i love it! Your cute is so cute and i love your posts! You are so good at thrifting! New follower and would love a follow back! Come say hi! Xo

Isabelle Thornton said...

Like on Twitter! Yay! Let's chat!

AllyJo said...

I love the richness of it. Lots of texture but space enough for your eyes to rest. Hey, is that the Cardinals on your TV? I'm sad they lost. We are big Ranger and Cardinal fans. :(

morgan said...

so helpful for you to share all these blog hops! thanks!
visiting from whatever whenever wednesday!
your newest follower,

Katie Drane said...

Your husband rocks! I'm so glad that I'm following you. I LOVE your blog!


Helene said...

wow! way to go hubster!! haha i like that.
Found you though the welcome Wednesday hop and love your blog! New Follower!! Can't wait for more!
Helene in Between

Coupon Queen said...

I am a new follower from the hop, congrats on being in the spotlight this week! :) What a fantastic way to "hide" a TV, I really love the old had with the key, very creative! I am looking forward to more great posts, thanks for the ideas today. :)

Heidi @ Mustache Mama said...

Hey Girl!!
Just wanted to stop by and thank you for linking up Monday to The GFC Collective with Bre, Autumn and Myself!! We greatly appreciate it!!
Mustache Mama

Susan said...

Kristy, your vignette is beautiful. Just visiting you from the Delightful Life blog! I am your newest follower!

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

I love your vignette--the London poster, the lamp on the book stack and the neat old purse are just lovely the way you have placed them together. Congrats on the new tv--have fun watching!

Pamela said...

Great display Kristy! Thanx for coming to THT!

One More Time said...

Your Vignette is very nice...new follower would love if you came by and followed back or link up and share your vignette sharehttp://www.onemoretimeevents.com/2012/10/share-it-one-more-time-party-and.html

Ellen said...

Such a great blog, following you back!

I lived in Aberdeen for a while, but love Glasgow it is like my 2nd city in Scotland

xox Ellen from http://ellenyu.blogspot.com

Tanya-Lemonsforlulu.com said...

Kristy, what a great blog!!!! Love the idea of a designing challenge!!! And your husband is very sweet for buying you a new tv right before the World Series!!

Stefani said...

So cool! And your blog is amazing. So glad I found you. Come on over my blog and say "Hi!" We're having a blog hop you should link up at, too. :-)



Zinnia said...

Wonderful pictures. exactly what I call cozy. Neat arrangement of books and small things! I wish you a nice weekend! Zinnia

Dani - Diane - ATA Girls said...

Great table top. Love how the TV is hidden - I never saw it! Joining from Shine on Fridays - http://allthoseartsygirls.blogspot.com/

Chelsea @ Making Home Base said...

visiting from the POP party. What a great way to hide the back of the tv! Pinned!

Magnolia Cottage said...

Great vignette! Love how you have hidden the TV. It's nice having a TV in your bedroom. Enjoy!
Visiting from magnoliacottage7.blogspot.ca


Bethany Kline said...

love this whole set up! very charming, it has so much character! I love old old books and keys too! awesome!

new follow!

<3 Bethany @ thesepiapuppy.blogspot.com

Melissa L said...

Oh this is beautiful!

Following you back from the weekend blog hop!

Looking forward to getting to know you!

Happy Crafting!


♥ ♥ My Watermelon Moon ♥ ♥

mail4rosey said...

Congrats on the cool gift. Everything looks great!

Stacey said...

Nice vingette! Looks great!
So glad you came by to link up!
Stacey of Embracing Change

Ruth said...

Wonderful way to conceal the tv. I love this idea! Stop by my blog and see my latest projects.

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

Amanda @ Ninth Street Notions said...

Looks beautiful! Thanks for sharing at I Made It! Monday. Can't wait to see what you link up this week.

Betsy Pool said...

The vignette looks awesome! That's so awesome that you got a new flat screen tv. :) Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!!

I'm now following you.

The Cantrell's said...

I love your blog! I'm a new follower from the GFC blog hop. :)

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

What a sweet guy! Your vignette does have a lovely vintage gypsy style. I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

Jeanne said...

congrats on your most views win on Treasure Hunt Thusday!

Richella said...

Lovely vignette--much better than looking at the back of a TV! Hope you were a SF fan! :)

Carrie said...

What a great "hiding spot"!
Thanks for joining us for last week’s “Think Tank”. If you haven’t already linked up, we’d love to see you again today!

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