I went to kindergarten.
Really, I did.
I even know how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide… sometimes.
And the Cudahy table lamp (which reminds me of an old milk can) looked like it would be perfect in my newly renovated attic, while the rich, bronze finish and grand, traditional arch of the Cathedral mirror would provide that juxtaposition I crave so much.
They arrived; I carried them into my attic; the combination was lovely…
and way too tall for my roofline up there.
The only wall where they fit in my attic is also the only wall where the bed fits. But I had to show you just how perfect they were… So I moved the bed – rearranged the entire room, really – and photographed it just for you.
Feel special. Feel very special.
And now that you believe me that my brilliant idea really was brilliant (minus the whole not knowing how to count to 38 – the height of the mirror)… I can show you where the pieces actually ended up in my home. The lamp is in my entryway – you may recognize this from my fall home tour.
And the mirror (which, yes, I already painted because I had too many other dark things in the dining room… I have a need for contrast and juxtaposition, remember? 😉 ) is now sporting my DIY eucalyptus wreath and has become my new absolutely favorite piece. Truly.
Don’t you just love them? If so, be sure to come back next week because I have a big surprise for you… 😉
In the meantime, I’d love to know: do you mix decorating styles? And how do you do it?
Disclosure: The lamp and mirror were provided by Kenroy Homes, but opinions, text, and stellar math skills are, as always, 100% (or is it 110%?) mine.
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