Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Mirror, Mirror on the wall...

I last posted about my fabulous garage sales finds which gave me some motivation.  Of course, I have only done one thing with a mirror frame but wanted to share it in order to keep my momentum going. 

Here is the only picture of the before:

I picked up a mirror from the Habitat for Humanity Restore for about $5.  I would have taken pictures of my husband cutting the glass but due to the fear of having whatever was handy being thrown at me, I decided to stay away.  You can see from the frame it has beautiful curves.  With these curves and trying to cut 1/4" piece of mirror, let's just say my hubby wasn't excited about being around me.  

While he worked on that, I spray painted the frame a gloss white.  Once the cutting was done, I slipped it into the frame.  Voila, 

                                 
 
I already had the two dollar tree mirrors there but replaced the old mirror with this new curvy gal. 


Now, I just sit back in my french chaise (which is a whole other post in and of itself) and pretend I am a rich woman living in France with not a care in the world (until my kids come in and put me in touch with reality again).

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4 comments:

  1. I sure hope your husband was amply rewarded for cutting the mirror because it is gorgeous! Love the white against the blue.
    Debbie

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  2. Lovely! It's hard to believe it's the same mirror. It looks fabulous set against the blue/green color. I'd feel like a rich woman sitting on that chaise too.

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  3. Love them!! I love the shape of the mirror and the detail in it! I linked up a mirror revamp too, I would love for you to swing by and see it :)

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  4. OH MY GOSH! That whole area is so COOL! I love what you did. How exciting for you to have such a french chic space to call your own. Just lovin it. Great job on the mirror and pulling the space together so well.

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