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]
Jen from Girl in the Garage recently completed her very first knock-off project, an étagère makeover inspired by Ballard Designs. Jen had gotten the étagère from her parents, and while it was in nice shape, it had too much shiny chrome for her liking. It was nothing a couple cans of spray paint couldn’t fix! Jen covered the chrome with a warm, bronze finish and even refabbed the glass shelves to have a mirrored effect just like those of her inspiration.
After her daughter’s wedding, Jeanie from Create and Babble found herself with several clear glass vases on hand. She decided it was time she jumped on the mercury glass train and grabbed her can of Looking Glass spray paint. Now we’ve all seen this done a time or two, but I love how Jeanie took it a step further by creating a pattern on the glass with glue. You’ll have to pop over to her site to see exactly how she did it!
Mercury glass and metallics are way hot right now, and a little bit of shimmer was just what Kenz’s living room was screaming for. Over at Interiors by Kenz, she shows you how she made six mercury glass vases for the cost of ONE from West Elm. Kenz assures this is a simple project that anyone with any level of talent can do.
If you love the silvery look of mercury glass, you will be relieved to know that you don’t have to pay big bucks for the real deal. Like Jennifer from Decorated Chaos shows, a spray bottle of vinegar and water and Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint are all you need to pull off the same finish. Jennifer used this technique to turn a glass lamp from the thrift store into this beauty!
Kimberly from A Night Owl Blog loves all the mercury glass décor that’s been around lately but needed to find a way around the expense. The answer? Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint! A few light coats to the inside of an item, like Kimberly’s inexpensive glass pumpkin, results in a beautiful mirrored finish on the outside!
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!
Jessy from Fairytale Frosting shares a great project for upcycling all those glass jars you’ve been storing away. No glass jars on hand? You can find an assortment of vases and candleholders at your local dollar or thrift store. Jessy sprayed the inside of her glassware with Looking Glass spray paint to give them a […Read More]