Painted Scroll Mirror Makeover

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When Kirklands contacted Tricia from Little Cottage on the Pond about doing a “look for less” post featuring one of their items, she was all in! She picked a mirror with an almost identical architectural style to one she’d been eyeing from Restoration Hardware. While the style was spot-on, the finish left a lot to be desired. But Tricia knew what she could do with a little “paint magic.”  Tricia used RH paint from a sample pot, then whitewashed it, and added dark wax to get that RH signature look.

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Stenciled Wall Mirror

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You all know I have about of a love affair with stenciling. With the endless design options and potential for taking the ordinary to extraordinary, there’s a lot to love. One thing I am yet to try stenciling is a mirror, but Beth from Free Stylin’ does a fabulous job showing how it’s done. She used a large stencil to transform a cheapo door mirror into a stunning decorative piece. Amazingly, the pattern is almost identical to her Ballard inspiration!

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Silver Painted Mirror

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Ann from Annimal Instinct had a chunky black-framed mirror that wasn’t working with the relaxed, seaside vibe she wanted to create in her master bedroom. She decided to lighten it up with a silver finish. By layering spray paint and Rub n’ Buff, Ann was able to give her mirror a similar effect to her [...Read More]