The Fancy Farmgirls are two sisters who love breathing new life into secondhand finds. They hold their Fancy Farmgirls sales in a not-so-fancy shed that has a few holes and is constantly losing more shingles. The girls were tossing them in the trash until they were inspired to repurpose them into a Ballard Designs inspired […Read More]
After moving into her new home, Christine of CD’s Country Living found an old mirror frame in the attic. She brushed it aside at the time but then later stumbled upon the mirror again during some spring cleaning. It wasn’t until Christine was shopping online at Restoration Hardware that the light bulb went off. She […Read More]
Tracy from Right Up My Alley loves the look of a large statement mirror above a mantel and had a vision of recreating a wood mirror from Ballard Designs. This was one of those projects where the final result is just like you imagine it! Don’t you love those? Tracy was able to create a […Read More]
Who doesn’t love Anthropologie? But the price tags? Like Colleen from Lemon Thistle, you probably can’t justify spending over two hundred dollars on a mirror. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get a mirror that looks very similar to Anthropologie’s! For this knock off, Colleen grabbed an embroidery hoop from the craft store and had […Read More]
Kim of The Kim Six Fix recently had the opportunity to share a guest post on Pretty Handy Girl as part of her Rockstar DIY series. And she proves just what a rock star she is with this brilliant idea for making a framed mirror! Kim doesn’t have a big power tool stash so she […Read More]
Wendy of Modern Day Moms shares how you can create a Restoration Hardware knock off rope and metal mirror for only $27. This project starts with an unlikely source – a baking pan! From there, it’s as simple as adhering a round mirror inside, adding hardware to the sides, and tying on the rope. Wendy […Read More]
The talented Sarah of Sarah M. Dorsey Designs recently completed my favorite kind of project – a revamp and a knock-off all rolled into one! Sarah took an old window and turned it into a gorgeous multipanel wall mirror. How’d she do it? Spray paint! Sarah says, “ The Looking Glass spray paint has a beautiful reflective quality – it’s hard to believe that it came out of a spray can.”
I just love KariAnne from Thistlewood Farms, and if you aren’t already, I promise you will be hooked on her site after seeing this brilliant project! KariAnne had been saving up her pennies, 24,800 of them to be exact, to purchase a fancy schmancy mirror from Anthropologie. Fortunately, KariAnne realized she could save almost all those pennies by creating her own DIY version of that mirror on the cheap. You will never guess how she pulled it off – compact mirrors! And from the dollar store no less!