Doreen from Hymns and Verses was inspired to give a $10 thrift store mirror a complete makeover using lace and paint. To create the lovely lace design, Doreen used a technique in which she “stenciled” the back with lace and then finished it with a faux mercury glass treatment. Didn’t she do an amazing job [...Read More]
Kristen from Storefront Life was head over heels for a pricey metal and rope mirror from Restoration Hardware. Kristen already had a round IKEA mirror and figured she had nothing to lose by trying to revamp it into a RH look-a-like. She was able to achieve all the elements she loved about her inspiration – [...Read More]
Sarah from Sarah M. Dorsey Designs shares how you can create a custom 3D mirror from scratch for only $15-$20. Wanna know Sarah’s secret to making a high end mirror on a low cost budget? Mat board! Sarah’s handy hubs David calculated all the angles, and then they got to work cutting, gluing, sanding, and [...Read More]
Tamara from Provident Home Design was inspired by the DIY savvy of her neighbor to create a Pottery Barn inspired tiled mirror. Tamara purchased an inexpensive pack of beveled edge mirror tiles from Target and then framed them to create a larger mirror for her hallway. You could also opt for a dressier look by [...Read More]
Lauren from Bless’er House had an old wooden mirror stuck in storage that she decided to tackle using a DIY Restoration Hardware finish. Like many of us, Lauren has always drooled over the RH distressed finish but says she never has had the guts to try it for herself – until now! She is in [...Read More]
Sharon from Lilikoi Joy had the idea to place long mirrors above her nightstands to mimic the look of windows. Unfortunately, the mirrors looked more like the cheap plastic door mirrors they were than the pretty windows Sharon had envisioned. Instead of tossing them to the curb, Sharon decided to give the mirrors a “Hollywood regency style glam makeover.” They certainly don’t look cheap or plastic now!
With Halloween officially behind us, it’s time to bring on the Christmas projects. I mean if Big Lots and Kmart can show Christmas commercials, we can definitely get our Christmas craft on, right? Speaking of Christmas projects, my dear friend Jen from Tatertots & Jello has already created a couple of amazing ones! I am just loving this mirror she made for the holidays by distressing it and then adding some vinyl. I’d take it hands-down over her Pottery Barn inspiration, and it was less than one-third the cost.