Sunday, March 22, 2009

The Devil really is in the details.

We are nearing the final stages of completion of the upstairs bathroom and I am so anxious to share! The only problem: a mirror.
Uniform Bevel Oval Mirror

Never in my worst nightmares did I imagine that finding a mirror of relatively specific proportions would be such a feat. I want an oval, frameless mirror, with a beveled edge. At this point, I am not even super concerned with the price. It can be no taller than 17", and I'm hoping that it would not be much shorter, since this pint-sized space would really benefit from the largest possible mirror. I might as well go ahead and admit that I am teetering dangerously close to settling for a round mirror, although I haven't even seen a round mirror that meets the qualifications.

I just send a pleading email to a random company I found that custom-cuts and bevels mirrors. Do you think they will write me back? I tried to find a nice, non-threatening way to stress that I really, really hope they will write me back as soon as possible. I signed off, "Talk to you tomorrow, pal!"

No, I didn't. But I wanted to.

Cross your fingers for me....

3 comments:

  1. You know what? Larry's probably got one out in the barn.... ;) We need to get there ASAP.

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  2. that doesn't seem like too much to ask! can't wait to see the finished pictures!!

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  3. My initial thought was "how hard can it be to find a mirror?"

    And then I went looking on The InterWeb.

    Now that I've finished crying and tearing my hair out, I feel your pain, lady.

    Seriously, we can put a man on the moon but we can't create a mirror of fairly common design in a smaller form? It's not like you're asking that it be festooned with unicorn horn and manticore barb! It's a beveled mirror, for Pete's sake!

    I'll keep my eyes peeled. Sometimes the local antique shoppe here in Tipp has magical deals I see nowhere else.

    Good luck with the e-mail query!

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