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Crazy or Cool?

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My foyer is done being painted and I’m in the process of decorating it for the big reveal!  A little secret, I’m actually rushing to get it done because a local magazine is doing a spread on our house and I am trying to get everything ready before they come!

One question for you guys, though.  I bought this quite large (14″ x 18″) cast iron longhorn skull for $80 at Home Goods and it was originally over $200 by Broyhill.  I kind of love it, but don’t know if it’s bordering on crazy.

What do you guys think?  Is it crazy?  or is it cool?

 

 

 

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33 Comments on “Crazy or Cool?”

  1. Elana January 13, 2014 at 6:15 am #

    If you love it, it is the coolest thing ever. Also it’s nice to add something funky to a space. It makes life more interesting. Good luck with your magazine shoot.

  2. Emily January 13, 2014 at 6:36 am #

    I agree with Elana – if you love it, go with it! Personally, I think it’s very fun!

  3. Shawne power January 13, 2014 at 6:44 am #

    I love it allways wanted one love the gold in white together can’t wait for the reveal !

  4. Hatton January 13, 2014 at 6:58 am #

    Definitely cool! I love the white and gold. Can’t wait to see the reveal!

  5. kristin January 13, 2014 at 8:36 am #

    Very cool! And for such an amazing price, you’d better hang it up! ;)

  6. riley January 13, 2014 at 8:49 am #

    Crazy. Big time.

  7. andra / fox lane January 13, 2014 at 9:03 am #

    the only way I could love it more is if it was on a wall in my house!

  8. Nancy January 13, 2014 at 9:42 am #

    COOL!…but I am from Texas.

  9. Kevin | Thou Swell January 13, 2014 at 9:57 am #

    I absolutely love it!

  10. Courtney Shelton January 13, 2014 at 10:06 am #

    Soooo COOL!!!! You definitely should use it!! It will add some character and interest for sure :)

  11. Marisa January 13, 2014 at 10:29 am #

    Cool, definitely cool, imagine when spring rolls around and you can put a flower crown on that babies head! Or some ornaments on the horns? LOVE it! Totally jealous!

  12. caroline [the diy nurse] January 13, 2014 at 10:29 am #

    I’ve had my eye on something similar and my husband thinks I’m nuts. I also know that it’s a bit of a trend but I just love love love it! And that’s all that matters!

  13. Sarah @ 702 Park Project January 13, 2014 at 10:50 am #

    Totally COOL!!!

  14. Erin January 13, 2014 at 11:26 am #

    Cool. For that price, it’s worth it– it won’t be in style forever, but it’s a good, on-trend pop of fun.

  15. Amanda || Eclectic Snapshots January 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm #

    I just looked at that this weekend at my local store! Totally love it.

  16. Cindi January 13, 2014 at 1:06 pm #

    I like it and I like the white and gold but if it doesn’t go with your space being cast iron a very easy paint change! Maybe understated, maybe even more funky!

  17. Liz January 13, 2014 at 1:21 pm #

    I love it!

  18. Mandy Pellegrin // Fabric Paper Glue January 13, 2014 at 2:13 pm #

    It’s both, but that’s why it’s awesome. I mean, why not, right?!

  19. YOLONDA WASHINGTON January 13, 2014 at 3:29 pm #

    I saw it yesterday at Home Goods…and I like it. Go for it! Maybe in the foyer or kitchen?!

  20. Heather Knowles January 13, 2014 at 4:11 pm #

    VERY cool!!!!

  21. ashley January 13, 2014 at 4:17 pm #

    Absolutely cool! Love the gold horns. It is interesting and different without being overly distracting! Great find.

  22. Beeta January 13, 2014 at 4:30 pm #

    I love it! The last cabin I stayed at in the mountains actually had something really similar, surprisingly. And I really liked how it was a more artistic version of the real thing, because sometimes the real heads scare me haha! xo

  23. Anna @ Gone Banannas January 13, 2014 at 5:05 pm #

    Crazy cool :) I say go for it!

  24. Tuere January 13, 2014 at 5:45 pm #

    Cool!

  25. Tuere January 13, 2014 at 5:45 pm #

    Cool! Go for it!

  26. Brett//...there is always grey January 13, 2014 at 6:21 pm #

    I think a home can have different personalities. All for mixing “crazy” with “cool.” I do it all of the time.

    Look forward to hearing what path you chose.

    Brett//…there is always grey

  27. Janeane January 13, 2014 at 9:34 pm #

    It is a little bit of both, in a good way. Congrats on the spread by the way. I have a saying that I try to stick to: Trust the Gut. If your gut tells you to do it, do it, no matter what the price tag or label may say. I can’t wait to see the end result!

    Janeane
    http://www.designwithj9.wordpress.com

  28. Zoe Martin January 13, 2014 at 10:53 pm #

    Cool!

    I bought my husband a resin moose head for Christmas to hang in the study so I’m kinda biased!

  29. Lauren Ashley January 13, 2014 at 11:27 pm #

    COOL!!! No doubt.

  30. Alana at Havenly January 14, 2014 at 10:56 am #

    Definitely cool– though perhaps as a Texan, I’m biased! xx

  31. Francesca January 15, 2014 at 10:18 pm #

    COOL! I love it :)

    xx Francesca of http://www.primpandpaper.com

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