exhibit a, $25 quatrefoil mirror:
in not my finish of choice:
but no matter. a little gold leaf and glaze later...
i wanted an antiquey chippy look (try to hide your surprise), so i got all haphazard with the gold leaf application, which resulted in the desired finish. considering getting another one to hang above it. because mirrors need friends too.
exhibit b, $12 outdoor fabric pillows in a suspiciously familiar pattern:
headed to team stone's lake house for phase one of our lake house bedroom makeover. which brings to mind another target purchase...back in the bathroom reno days, i got a simple mirror-framed mirror there like this:
when i got it home, i realized that there was a crack in the frame that had been hidden by the packaging. being
of course, that project is still on the to-do list at present. again, try to hide your surprise.
for funsies, here's my main inspiration picture for our room at the lake house:
i'm thinking blue & white, with a hint of rainbow trout. captain fantastic spends a lot of time fly-fishing in the river that feeds the lake, so it would be appropriate, no?
the room is currently decked out in the previous owners' choices of wood paneling painted a pale pepto pink, with a lovely accent wall of metallic floral wallpaper and a smorgasboard of mismatched furnishings. big plans, friends. big plans.