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HomeBudgetIncluding a wooden arch on our hearth mirror •

Including a wooden arch on our hearth mirror •


wood arch overlay on top of an existing mirror over mantel

Simple replace to our hearth mirror

Modifying a built-in, outsized mirror might be as simple as including a wooden overlay. We reduce an arch out of wooden and secured it overtop of the prevailing mirror to present it extra architectural curiosity.

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 after we moved in. Our darkish and moody mantel makeover utilizing paint was first step to make it stand out, however it wasn’t fairly as dramatic as I hoped it could possibly be.

Now we have nothing towards mirrors – however this specific mirror is a large point of interest 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 take pleasure in altering the mantel with the seasons, however its massive presence restricted my choices (apart from utilizing a suction cup to connect a wreath).

Including the wooden Overlay

Lastly a easy resolution and it seems to be prefer it’s been a part of the home for years. We reduce a wooden arch utilizing a Jasper jig and positioned it overtop of the mirror to present it a barely extra trendy look.

Gradual design is an effective way to explain us. We aren’t speeding. Solely doing what feels proper and suits our dedication to basic styling. And we HOPE this look has endurance for years to come back!

arched mirror over mantel
Our new Arhaus sofa comes this week! As soon as we now have our lounge re-arranged the best way we would like I’ll submit 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.



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