An Elegantly Wrecked Mirror

October 17th, 2011 in blog, member junk     
JunkArchitect Jim Healy, editor
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The lines are reminiscent of Paris in the 19th century.
Curvy shabbiness with a touch of European elegance.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION

All the wood was repurposed. The boards were originally part of a checkout counter in an old bakery that recently closed.

Beautiful curves that have...

...aged gracefully
CONCEPT SKETCH

The lines are reminiscent of Paris in the 19th century.

The lines are reminiscent of Paris in the 19th century.

Photo: Jim Healy (copyright 2011)

My latest commission is a full-length mirror with a touch of European elegance. Slightly distressed, with subtle curves, it became the focal point of newly renovated master bathroom.

Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Jim Healy - Junk Architect (copyright 2011)
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Comments (10)

grabe writes: Love the curviness!! Posted: 4:46 am on December 18th
TheBoldAbode writes: Crazy, Beautiful! Who'd want a boring, old, square one after they'd seen this amazing work of art?? Posted: 2:03 pm on November 17th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes: I meant 'couldn't.' I should stop posting so late at nite... eeep!

Donna Posted: 11:37 pm on October 18th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes:
TOTAL LOVE. It just wouldn't be more perfect against that wallpaper...

Donna Posted: 11:36 pm on October 18th
CottageElements writes: Nothing a wreck about this piece, Jimbo. Great design, and very elegant!

Lani Posted: 8:33 pm on October 18th
suewhitney writes: Curvy shabiness to perfection! Love...

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:54 am on October 18th
gadgetsponge writes: Very nice. I really like the light distressing.
Posted: 7:52 am on October 18th
alicemom writes: Ah! Jim it is so fab. I love it! You have outdone yourself once again!
Smiles, alice Posted: 9:14 pm on October 17th
georgiamoon writes: Well Jimmy, that turned out beautifully. I really love the curves. How do you make something look so luxurious, but have a simple clean design? Most people would have done too much to it but you kept it refined and classy. I would like that in my bathroom!
Georgia Posted: 6:53 pm on October 17th
LisaLoria writes: Beautiful Lines and finish Jim! Posted: 5:59 pm on October 17th
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