Interior Decorating and Design, Life and Style
The Real Housewives seem to be everywhere these days! Viewers of Bravo TV get a glimpse of their lives with a good dose of reality tv drama. While we watch, we often see stylish items that get our attention too (and we wonder, where did she get that?!)… fashion galore! and occasionally a few good shots will give us a look at how they furnish/decorate and design their homes. Today’s blog features a few recent requests for items for me to track down. And in some cases a “similar style substitute” may come in handy.
For the viewers of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills who have been wondering where to find Adrienne Maloof’s wedding dress frame/display shadow box…. Below is the framed dress that she received from her family as a Mother’s Day gift.
What a classy way to display a great sentimental piece and make it wall art and a part of the decor.
I did a sweep of the web and came up with this source for those of you interested in doing something similar to custom fit your gown.
priced per square inch.
The average size wedding gown frame whould be 40 x 84 and depth would depend on your dress design.
Melissa Gorga’s Crystal Candlesticks: blurry but visible when she narrates her portion of episodes.
I’m having a hard time sourcing the original due to the distance and blur in the shot but these are close (albeit not as expensive as her taste I am sure)…. so here is how you can acquire something similar:
Ultimately, I am not sure how Melissa Gorga achieved the final resulting look for her dining table but you could also go for a more simply carved aged wood candlestick and add a bobeche (crystal like cup) to the top of the candlestick to give it some extra bling like these to achieve the same effect.
ta ta for now,