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Friday, November 11, 2011

Did A Little Art Swap In The "Family" Room Recently. Found That I Need A Spotlight! Status: Perfect!

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I finally gave in and removed the fabric backing / frame from this Witco art piece.  The backing was just too icky to use.  I've still got it so I can fix it up and put it all back together if later I decide too, but I'm digging the look without!



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This above is what was in the Family Room.  It's a great piece but it doesn't really POP like

the Witco piece.  It wasn't hard to decide to bring it down and replace it.  Now that this is

down I can take the time to take the frame apart and square it up properly.  I got this at a

thrift store and the frame was cockeyed when I got it.  I'm not stickler for perfection when

buying at the thrift store so it never really bothered me and it went up right away.  I almost

sold it once until the Girlfriend asked me not to.  But now I can fix it up nice and find a new

place to hang it.

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It looks great in open sunlight like this but in the evening it needs a light shining on it. It's almost

invisible against the brick at night. Now I know what those cone shape aluminum sconce lamps

are for! I need to install one on the ceiling out from the fireplace that I can shine on this area.

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I was considering shooting the pics during the evening with a roaring fire but I didn't think

you'd even be able to see it! It would have looked fantastically tribal though. Maybe try that

tomorrow since I've been wanting to get a nice fire going in the fireplace anyway.  Maybe

I'll be surprised and get good pics right away...or I can play with the setting on the camera.

These will have to do for now. This is another example of having more than enough (ok...

hoarding...to a degree) and it's bright side! Too much art? Never!

7 comments:

  1. I love the SCALE of that guy. Great piece! And I agree that it looks fine without the backing.

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  2. The Witco looks great there. Good choice. This is the first Witco piece I have seen where the wood is painted. Very cool.

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  3. LOVE IT! One of those pieces that was just "meant to go".

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  4. Nice piece and really nice size for where you hung!!

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  5. Love Witco pieces! This one is really great! I actually love everything in the first shot, the chair, table, and the magazine rack is actually my profile picture on Etsy. I've sold 4 or 5 of those in all different sizes..

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  6. Saw your comment on Apartment Therapy. This is aweosme!

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