One of my friends recently bought a large home and she’s taking an interesting approach to decorating the spaces. My friend has great taste and knows what she likes, but she is not a fan of the creative process (and she’ll be the first to tell you that). Since she has so many spaces to furnish and since she’s basically starting from scratch, she’s picked rooms from her favorite magazines and blogs to basically copy in style. I made fun of her at first (“…uh, what? you have a giant house, a healthy budget and you don’t feel like making decorating decisions!? come again?”) But now I think it is sort of a clever approach that really works for her. You know, why not? Especially if the creative aspects aren’t fun for her, and she wants full control over the situation. If my plate wasn’t so full right now, I’d be flying out there to help in a heartbeat, but so far her approach is working and things are getting done.
Anyway, in one of her bathrooms she is attempting to channel Rita Konig circa Domino years. The bathroom already had a vintage pedestal sink, so we worked together to find this wallpaper and a pair of brass sconces, but she got stuck on the mirror sourcing. She asked if I’d seen any great big round mirrors lately that didn’t cost more than $500 (since she splurged a bit on the sconces) :)
Big round mirrors are tricky to find, but as luck would have it, earlier that same exact day I stumbled across a small treasure trove of relatively inexpensive mirrors on the Wisteria site. This huge 38″ wide mirror would look lovely in her bathroom (or how about in a pair for a large bathroom with double sinks?). I’m really loving the simple gilded frame. It’s perfect for layering on a busy papered or tiled wall.
Here are a few others of the many that caught my eye on the site, including a version of the honeycomb/peacock mirror we have all loved for ages. I know a lot of you were sad when Pier1 stopped making their affordable version – well here’s your chance to snag an even more affordable one!
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