Straightforward replace to our fire mirror
Modifying a built-in, outsized mirror may be as simple as including a wooden overlay. We lower an arch out of wooden and secured it overtop of the prevailing mirror to present it extra architectural curiosity.
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After 4 years of considering, rethinking, and overthinking…we lastly discovered a easy resolution to switch the outsized mirror over our mantel. The massive mirror had us caught for a very long time.
Even contractors didn’t actually wish to assist us take away it for worry it might break into one million items.
Right here is the mantel once we moved in. Our dark and moody mantel makeover utilizing paint was a great first step to make it stand out, however it wasn’t fairly as dramatic as I hoped it might be.
We now have nothing towards mirrors – however this explicit mirror is a big focus within the room and it felt barely dated. It additionally supplied an ideal view of the messy chaos upstairs on the touchdown (the touchdown is one other work in progress). I get pleasure from altering the mantel with the seasons, however its giant presence restricted my choices (apart from utilizing a suction cup to connect a wreath).
Including the Arched Wooden Overlay
Lastly a easy resolution and it appears to be like prefer it’s been a part of the home for years. We lower a wooden arch utilizing a Jasper jig and positioned it overtop of the mirror to present it a barely extra fashionable look.
Gradual design is a good way to explain us. We aren’t speeding. Solely doing what feels proper and suits our dedication to traditional styling. And we HOPE this look has endurance for years to return!
Our new Arhaus sofa comes TODAY! As soon as we’ve got our lounge re-arranged the best way we wish I’ll publish a brand new replace! New window coverings, new wall trim, and household images are all occurring subsequent. Lastly, our lounge is beginning to really feel extra like us.