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pintodeluxe

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418 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: nightstand backsplash arts and crafts

I am building this bedroom set, and currently finishing the nightstands. I was planning on installing the plain backsplash, but my wife isn’t so sure. Can you help us decide?
The dressers are already complete.

Plain backsplash…

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No backsplash…

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or the Wedge and Strap backsplash to match the dressers…

Thanks!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush


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Tomoose

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#1 posted 418 days ago

I would go no back splash. Nightstands typically end up with clocks and lamps perched on top, and the backsplash will create a hurdle for the power cords. just my $0.02

Tom

-- cut it twice and it's still too short...

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#2 posted 418 days ago

+1 Tomoose..

unless you had some stylized cut out between the top and the bottom of the back splash for cords. maybe incorporate a scroll design or curve?

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sb194

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#3 posted 418 days ago

No backsplash.

They are looking great by the way.

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#4 posted 418 days ago

same as all the others. the backsplash will just get in the way.

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pintodeluxe

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#5 posted 418 days ago

Form follows function… right. I almost forgot.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 418 days ago

That’s funny, until I scrolled down, I thought I was going to be the only one who said no backsplash. Funny, I think it looks good on everything but the night stands.

-- Red -- "There's nothin' in the world so sad as talking to a man, who never knew his life was his for making." Ray LaMontagne

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pintodeluxe

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#7 posted 418 days ago

Great input, thanks.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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AandCstyle

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#8 posted 417 days ago

Willie, I just have to remind you and the others that a happy wife is a happy life. Therefore, make the wedge & strap backsplash. Besides which, it is a set and they should all match. I always defer to LOML on matters of aesthetics, design, style, etc. It has worked for 40 years and counting. :)

-- Art

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#9 posted 417 days ago

Agree 100% with “AandCstyle”! Wife first and consistency second. Besides, the wedge and strap backsplash are really ultra cool!

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