MaryJo from Masterpieces of My Life says she had been coveting Ballard Designs’ beautiful mercury glass pedestal bowls for some time but didn’t want to open up her wallet for them. She happened upon some textured bowls at the dollar store and couldn’t help but notice that they would be perfect for turning into her […Read More]
Mercury glass ornaments aren’t limited to glass bulbs. Just check out this mercury glass bear that Jill from Create.Craft.Love made by spray painting a plastic toy. This is such an awesome idea! With one can of spray paint and a few outgrown or thrifted toys, you could inexpensively adorn your tree with several silvery animals. […Read More]
Christina of The Frugal Homemaker loves mercury glass and found a way to easily create her own ornaments with barely any expense. Here’s from Christina: “I used a box of 12 glass ornaments I picked up at a yard sale for $1 and spray painted them with Krylon Looking Glass spray paint to make them into DIY mercury glass ornaments. Love the look and can’t beat the price!”
This DIY mercury glass pendant is the very first project Tricia shared on her new blog Simplicity in the South. She had been wanting to try out Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint, and this was the perfect opportunity to give it a go. With a few coats of the paint, Tricia made an inexpensive shade from Lowes look like the $400 one she’d been drooling over!
A long-time lover of Pottery Barn, Talitha from Love, Pomegranate House looked to their beautiful décor for a way to update her old, unimpressive college day lamps. After seeing PB’s mercury glass lamps, Talitha knew she had to find a way to do it herself that wouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. With the […Read More]