, , ,

Our Greek Key Dresser Turned Mini-Bar

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Proper Hunt Greek Key Dresser Bar

Finally! I have finished styling and photographing the Greek Key Dresser for you all to see! What do you guys think?? It's not exactly in the location I had intended it for, but we found a new purpose and location for it, so it all worked out in the end.

My intentions for this dresser were met with major failure. Let me explain. The minute we had placed it where the foyer table was, it was pretty obvious it wasn't going to work there. Even though I took care to measure the dresser in the entryway, somehow it stuck out too much and was too short (in width) to replace the foyer table. Turns out that there was an empty wall on our first floor that needed to be filled, so we figured: why not turn the dresser into a mini bar? So, now we have a piece that serves as a bar in our first floor and something really exciting to look at the minute you walk into our house.

Nerd Alert: When Steve and I were trying to figure out what the best approach would be for sizing the Greek key in a way that is visually pleasing, Steve recalled that he had read something about a mathematical concept called the Fibonacci sequence that related back to nature, math, and the arts. It's too much to explain in detail here, but basically Steve suggested that we use the "golden ratio" - which can be derived from the Fibonacci sequence - as our guide to sizing the pieces of the Greek key in relation to one another.

As you can see from the drawing below, each piece within the spiral pattern of the Greek key is approximately 1.6 times the size of the next smallest piece (the golden ratio is 1.618033....and goes on). We used this approach for measuring out the pieces in the top and bottom sections of the dresser and then simply doubled the lengths of each piece for the middle section.


Proper Hunt Greek Key Dresser Bar Measurements

And it worked! The result is quite visually pleasing I think. Then I topped the dresser off with a vintage white & yellow bamboo lamp (a steal from Goodwill at $14!) and some other vintage accessories from consignment shops and thrift stores. The overall style was to be functional yet glam and full of interest. How'd I do?


Proper Hunt Greek Key Dresser Bar


Proper Hunt Greek Key Dresser Bar

{All Photos by yours truly}

21 comments

  1. wow! I love the red on white and that calm blue wall. Everything looks so fresh.

    ReplyDelete
  2. @Kae - Thanks so much! I definitely wanted to add some freshness to the first floor since it was getting just a tad too traditional for me. I'm so glad you like it!

    ReplyDelete
  3. No real matter what you ask her todo, Siri can help
    you take action.
    In Accordance With unconfirmed reports, the iphone5 will sent to the U.S.
    and selected countries on Sept. 21st.

    my blog post :: iReb ()

    ReplyDelete
  4. 8 TFSI with 170 ponies and 200 lb-feet of torque, a 150 hp
    2. In fact, if you do the math, even resale value is
    completely different. It is true that the headlights are aging they will corrode like everything else which is based on metal.


    Also visit my blog post; new audi a3

    ReplyDelete
  5. I've been exploring for a bit for any high
    quality articles or blog posts on this sort of space .
    Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this web site.

    Reading this information So i am happy to express that I have an incredibly good uncanny feeling I came upon just what I needed.
    I most indubitably will make certain to do not disregard this website and give it
    a glance regularly.

    Also visit my website - افضل شركة تنظيف فلل بالرياض

    ReplyDelete
  6. Because some might be dangerous in your chickens (as well as
    the eggs you might be going to have hold of).
    You should have an excellence in salesmanship and service.

    - Put your words into action and show your team that you're a lifelong learner, recognize their skills and tell them whenever you have learned something from each of which.


    Here is my blog: jouer de casino

    ReplyDelete
  7. Hi! I've been reading your weblog for a while now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Lubbock Texas!
    Just wanted to mention keep up the good work!

    My web-site: best online money making

    ReplyDelete

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment! I enjoy hearing from you, so keep the comments coming!

SUBSCRIBE NEWSLETTER

Get an email of every new post! We'll never share your address.

Popular Posts

Instagram

Pinterest