Ever since we got it 27 years ago, I’ve struggled with decorating over the bed. You heard right…this is a decorating dilemma that’s TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS in the making!
Spoiler alert…this antique Parisian mirror is what I settled on…after all those years.
We happened on the mirror a couple of months ago, it was deeply discounted because part of the plaster on the frame was broken off…but we didn’t care. There’s so much to love in this mirror…it’s old and chippy and did I mention it was deeply discounted? Think to the center of the earth kind of deeply discounted…
Here’s the way the bed started out. This is our Willow Creek house in the early days with it’s gold walls, oak furniture and earthy colors. There were these little candle sconces over the bed then…
In 2011 the bed got a facelift when I painted all my oak furniture. I replaced the candle sconces with little lights. (this is also our 1st house : Willow Creek –>HERE)
When we moved 4 years ago to our current home,(Stone House Lane House) our ceilings were higher and we needed something above the bed. I knew this lead glass piece wasn’t quite right in this space, but it was Mike’s 1st project when he started making lead glass, so it stayed here for a few months.
Now here we are! I finally found exactly the right thing for over the headboard! YAY!
But now I’m less-than-thrilled with the two other mirrors over the night stands!
Got any suggestions (for what to put over the nightstands)?
Should I paint the frames of those mirrors to look more like the BIG mirror? Or get something else?
I hope I don’t have to wait 27 more years to figure out this decorating dilemma
Have a lovely day my friends xo
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