Saturday, November 6, 2010

Copycat

I found this great inspiration for my hall entry table from Emily A. Clark, who is a design master mind. I love her style, and I have a very similar table - so as I learned on The Nate Show this week - I am a major copycat designer - "I'll have what she's having...". I think my paint is even similar, but I did that all on my own. Here is her table:

As hard as I tried, I can't find mirrors as similar to these as I would like, so the following are the two choices as close as I could get. And there are also two lamp choices too.

Mirror Option #1: Seems a bit too Asian for my liking, but I do like the visual interest. If I keep these, I might make them a bit more gold.

Mirror Option #2: I love this mirror, but not as interesting as when there is a pattern on top of the mirror.



Lamp Option #2: Love the cork shade on this lamp, but the table is narrow, and so is the first lamp.


Any thoughts and opinions are welcome! I also found out about myself this week that I am a troubled decision maker. I do love an honest opinion...thanks Whitney.


10 comments:

  1. While can appreciate what you're trying to do with the first ones,I really like the 2nd mirror. It is totally your taste. I'm not sure I have an opinion on the lamp other than that I don't love either. They'd both be fine, but I don't love them! Do you have Home Goods...did you check there?

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  2. Mirror # 1 and lamp #2. . .can I see those together please? LOL!

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  3. I love mirror #1 and lamp #2 as well!

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  4. Mirror #1 and lamp #2 have my vote! I am glad I found you and I am now following.
    Hugs, Sherry

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  5. Okay, I like them both, but SPILL girl! Tell us where you got those fab mirrors!!! I'll take one of those....
    xoxo,
    Kim

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  6. Oh no, and I thought I had decided on mirror #2 and lamp #1! Thanks ladies for all of your opinions! I got both mirrors, as well as the other 5 I didn't post, at HomeGoods - I am a HomeGoods stalker - the trucks come in on Tuesday and Friday.

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  7. I just discovered your blog and am so impressed.
    As for your mirrors, why not try to find 2 square mirrors and some brass rings at the craft store. Spray paint and glue them on. That should give you the effect you are looking for. By the way I love the mirrors you are trying to copy and mirror #2

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