Wednesday, May 7, 2014

French-style Sconces

 

I have been in awe of these French Country Chateau crystal sconce fixtures ever since I spotted them on a jaunt to DOP Antiques a while ago. I showed you the sconces in an earlier post.

Last weekend when J and I were out and about, we were in the area, so we stopped at DOP Antiques to see if the larger sconces were still available.

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Low and behold, they were still there and reduced. I have researched these for months and I have found the pair for over $600.00 on Indeed Decor and on ebay. Though I love them, that is way too much to pay.

I am using them non-electrified for now, but each has the possibility to be rewired for electrical use. I bet the illumination is spectacular.

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I always longed for the sconces for use behind the sofa in the parlor. I simply rearranged the crest prints and antler trophies. I also removed the magnolia wreath.

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The crest pictures now go upwards towards the ceiling. I like the way the six prints accentuate the 14’ ceiling height of the room.

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Each sconce was positioned on each side of the prints. I love the look. It looks vintage yet refined.

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Frenchy sconces, y’all!

17 comments:

  1. The French sconces are beautiful! I would love to see them illuminated, too. That wall is one classy wall--love it! Have a great day! xoxo

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  2. These sconces have found their perfect home! Love the entire wall.

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  3. You do find the most fabulous items. These scones are gorgeous! Of course, they are French!

    Linda

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  4. Beautiful! Love it all! I love the 3rd picture showing the oyster mirror and antlers by the door. I think it's all the textures that I love. I swear if I were in your house I would just sit and stare at everything...over and over!

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  5. Beautiful! I love it all! I like the 3rd picture showing your oyster mirror and antlers by the door. I think it's all the textures that I love. I swear if I were in your home I would just sit and stare at everything...over and over.

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  6. The sconces are beautiful!

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  7. The French sconces are absolutely gorgeous! They are in the perfect location! Love your style!

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  8. The French sconces are gorgeous! They are in a perfect location! You have such a classy style!!! Love it!!!

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  9. Adore the sconces. And yes, I bet they are spectacular illuminated. A thought...are the back open or accessible? We got the coolest battery operated candles at PB that have a timer. They come on at the same time each night and are lit for 5-6 hours. Wondered if you could put some inside for the time being.

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  10. I am green with envy!!!!!!!!! Love Lauren's idea for the battery operated candles! Mother found them with a coupon at Kohl's too!

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  11. Oh I'm so jealous! I love those!!! They are beautiful. Glad that you finally found a pair within your budget. They look great in your front living room area.

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  12. These are gorgeous and look fabulous where you placed them. I would love a pair to put in every room in my house lol! xoKathleen

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  13. Oh! I love them, Ron! So beautiful! Perfect arrangement for them!

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  14. Wow, those are fabulous! I like the new arrangement- great job!

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  15. Hi Ron, love the sconces, look great!! Just a suggestion, I had something similar, not sure if your sconces open, but I put a small, I believe they're called Dot lights or puck lights that I got at Lowe's for about $10, to illuminate them from behind. Works wonderfully, can be tapped on and off. I found Lowe's has lots of small lighting devices without having to wire. Kay

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