Sunday, July 28, 2013

Console table re-do

I have this console table in my dining/living room.  I've become bored with it.  It has looked like this for the past 5 years.  A month ago I put the Staffordshire cats on it. But I am still bored.  The table is quite lovely, with its marble top.  The candlesticks are from an antique store (although likely not antique) which then I pained creme and blue.  The beehive pitcher is by Juliska.

BEFORE:

 Above the table sits my favorite piece, a repro antique French mirror. More on that later.

Here is my AFTER:

 The lamp is from Restoration Hardware.  I purchased it at their outlet for $80 including the lampshade.  The little candleholders are Irish crystal... a wedding present.
I love this antique staffordshire pair! Here's a close up.

  My antique Staffordshire figurines of little girls riding goats!  I purchased them from eBay.

I like the change.  It's nice.

I'm renting the place I'm in right now...  I *HATE* the wall color.  It doesn't go with my furniture.  The brown walls have too much pink in them.

What do you think? Before? After? Any other suggestions?

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4 comments:

  1. I like the new look. The hydrangeas looked too blue on the table. This looks a lot cleaner, and the staffordshire is darling!

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  2. Angelina,
    We have the same reproduction French mirror! I saw it first in a decorating book and was so excited to find mine in a very small local decor booth inside the Brownstone Village Shops.

    Judith

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    1. Oh funny! I just adore this mirror! Unfortunately in my cross country move it got a big crack in it... Oh well. I suppose it adds to its "antique" charm!

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