So when I drove to look at the mirrors, the guy told me "Ah, I don't want the money, just take them!"...
Really, who says that? Who doesn't want the money? I had the money in my hand already! Well, this just confirms that I do get lucky sometimes. And that day I considered myself VERY lucky.
Hurray to people who don't want money on craigslist!
I love mirrors. I have them everywhere. And these two are heavy and beveled! I'm guessing they were once attached to a dresser since that's the hardware they had on the back.
I had no clue where I was going to put them and the hubby right away suggested I should paint them and sell them. No, no, no! I have a hard time parting with found treasures and I knew I had to keep these two beauties!
Since they were free I wanted to try some unexpected color. It's easier to get daring when you don't have to spend a lot of money. A can of spray paint is cheap enough.
My first thought was to paint them yellow and that's what I did.
Boy was I wrong. I hated it! The room used to be blue and that might have had something to do with it!
Next day I painted them turquoise! First the turquoise was a little too bright for my taste but I didn't want to antique them either. Since they didn't have another shade that I liked I kept them this way and now I'm happy with it.
Oh I love, love, love them! And they fit perfectly flanking my big bedroom window! Don't you think so?
I'm thinking about making ombre curtains for my bedroom window. What do you think? Shades fading from turquoise to white! I think that would look really cool. I've been working on finding a way to do that, lets see!
|Ombre, ombre, ombre??? And I want to find some more porcelain animal heads to keep my rhino ($13 at Ross) company!|
|Not a good photo! It's hard to take pictures in this room! The lighting is off with this big window.|
See the chaise in the above photo? Here's another close up! My cats have been doing a serious number on the corduroy fabric. Really not a good choice for cats with claws! So, I have been wondering if I am brave enough to attempt a reupholstering job myself. Looks very scary!
Does anybody out there have another upholstery book suggestion?
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