Sunday, June 16, 2013

Bar Almost Done

I mentioned here and here about my bar aspirations.

Here's where we are so far.


The nook looks better painted a similar color, that's for sure. The white lattice mirror I'd considered didn't work, so I tossed in the mirror that had been there before. I don't know. It's a little less blingy and more... something. I'm living with it for a moment while the right mirror falls into my lap.

Forgive the cords/heater/random candle holders in the tray/dusty wine decanter. I haven't staged it for bar awesomeness since I don't know about the mirror yet. Although maybe some bling barware would help.

As for the chairs - are they in the way? Yes. There is room to sit them at an angle for easier reaching, but this is definitely a pour-yourself-some-wine bar and not something to saddle up to. Yet. There are alternate chair configurations (and the chairs are a project in and of themselves. I'm currently camouflauging the upholstery with big arsed pillows.

So I started with this:



 Primed it to this:


And for now, I have this:


Photo quality: thumbs down.

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