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Feeling a Little Peacocky

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Over a decade ago, I exchanged my corporate life in building construction for an opportunity to enhance your personal home via decoration and renovation.  My mission? To help busy professionals make their homes their sanctuaries.

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This weekend I received an email from Tonia over at Chic Modern Village with a photo of this awesome find.

She purchased this pair for only $12! By the looks of the photo it appears that do not stand alone and would perhaps be wall decor.  This morning I performed a search for “peacock wall sculpture” and found the image in the inset. Hmm….

I searched a bit more and found it in excellent condition and for sale on a vintage dealer’s website.  This 1960’s Peacock Wall Sculpture is selling for $650.  And look, Tonia’s piece originally had a snazzy jewel encrusted headdress! 

Even though someone snatched her peacocks’ bling, I wonder if there is still antique value there?  If she could at least get $200 for them that would be enough for me to “shake a tail-feather”…If not, she could give them an extreme makeover with a fresh coat of paint with a high gloss enamel. The paint may be a step down from their previous lifestyle, but hey we’re all downsizing a bit, right?  The “rehabbed” peacocks could get a new job as her wall sculptures or even stand proudly in front of a fireplace.  My first inclination would be to paint them white, but without knowing her home’s decor the options are endless.  What do you think she should do?

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Hi, I'm Erika.
Your Design + Happy Healthy Home Advocate.

Over a decade ago, I exchanged my corporate life in building construction for an opportunity to enhance your personal home via decoration and renovation. My mission? To help busy professionals make their homes their sanctuaries.

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