Good Questions: How To Add to Greatness?

Good Questions: How To Add to Greatness?

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Maxwell Ryan
Mar 23, 2007

Hello AT,

I just bought a wonderful dresser from a local antique store. My first piece of furniture that wasn't a hand me down. It was in the back of the store covered. I couldn't believe it. I've decided to put in my entry way next to the front door (not my landing pad - thats in the back of my apartment). Now I don't know what to do? How do I accentuate the piece without overwhelming it? Help!

Kelly from Boston.

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Dear Kelly,

Although it is a fabulous piece, don't hold back and don't think that it is fabulous enough to stand on it's own. Right now it is bare and desperately looking to add to its family. This would be our recommendation:

1. a table lamp
2. a bowl for change, fruit, keys or other miscellany
3. a vase with flowers
4. a lowering of the mirror so it is in relationship with the piece (57" on center)
5. you could also do a wonderful assortment of vases and books just like Jonathan did in his house

As for style, we would definitely add a dash of color to the mix to energize the space as well.

Anyone else??

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