To leaf or not to leaf?

What do y'all think about silver-leafed mirrors?  Yay or nay?

I've got a little big something that needs a face-lift and I was thinking about doing this.  So what's the verdict?    

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Alicia said... Best Blogger Tips

I personally like them. Can't wait to see what you're going to face-lift.

zhazha said... Best Blogger Tips

I have to imagine that the silver leaf won't give a clear reflection, which is great if you want to bounce around light but don't have anything pretty to reflect. Can't wait to see the results!

Alissa said... Best Blogger Tips

I think I like regular mirrors more

Katherine said... Best Blogger Tips

i've never seen one in person. but i think it would go very well with your style. very sophisticated, but not fussy. go for it!

Tanya said... Best Blogger Tips

Not a fan, personally, except on the frames.

Britt said... Best Blogger Tips

It's sounding like it's split.....I don't know if the squares would show or not -- I've never silver leafed anything before.
I would be silver-leafing clear glass that I want to add some opacity to. Any other ideas for this?

So Not Martha said... Best Blogger Tips

I don't like them. They look like a frame around a silver board. Definitely not a mirror in any sense of the word. I DO like mirrors that are etched, aged, and silvery though!

alindbergh said... Best Blogger Tips

Seems like there's something out there that would etch the glass - acid based. Thanks for the fabric store! I've already passed it on to several friends and my sister in CA is bringing her measurements to stock up! :)

Kristina said... Best Blogger Tips

I've found this tutorial, maybe it would look better than the silver contact, because the contact has those lines.

J+TMcLamb said... Best Blogger Tips

Not feelin' it.... it seems to suck the energy out of the room to me.

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Britt said... Best Blogger Tips

Brooke and Kristina, I LOVE your ideas! Thanks!

Hannah said... Best Blogger Tips

Not loving it BUT I have seen the metallic silver spray paint, which looks awesome and doesn't have those lines.

LAURA!!! said... Best Blogger Tips

GORGEOUS! love the look. and your blog... love!

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