Angie of The Altered Past shares an easy DIY project for recreating the look of textural mercury glass pumpkins from Pottery Barn. Amazingly, she made her sparkly pumpkins for only $1 each using cheap glass light fixture globes from the thrift store. Angie achieved a similar effect to her Pottery Barn inspiration with Looking Glass [...Read More]
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!
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!
Connie from Salvage Savvy was inspired by two big and beautiful antiqued mirrors she saw in House Beautiful magazine to make one of her own using square mirror tiles. Connie provides awesome step-by-step instructions to walk you through how to achieve that lovely antiqued look. Large mirrors can get pretty pricey, so the $70 Connie [...Read More]
Andrea from Opulent Cottage loved a mercury glass vase from Pottery Barn the moment she saw it online. She just so happened to be shopping at Tuesday Morning when she stumbled on a pack of paper napkins with a similar little holiday bird on it. Andrea cut out the birdie and used Mod Podge to [...Read More]
Jessica from Plum Patchwork was looking for unique curtain rods for her office but didn’t want to spend a load of money. When she couldn’t find anything she liked within her price range, Jessica turned her search to finials. Again, pricey! That’s when she had the genius idea to buy cheap rods and add Christmas [...Read More]