Silver Starburst Mirror

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I am thrilled to have Mrs. Polly Rogers back with another of her fabulous and frugal creations, and let me say that her starburst mirror is a true lesson in thriftiness! The secret ingredient here is bendy straws that Polly painted silver and attached to an inexpensive round mirror. Polly says, “This project is fast, cheap, and easy but DRAMATIC and stands up to the closest scrutiny.”

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Silver Leaf Tree

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No one would ever guess the origin of the leaves on this metallic tree created by Mrs. Polly Rogers! Surprisingly, the classy silver leaves began as lowly brown toilet paper rolls. Here’s what Polly has to say about her new tree: “It’s a perfect centerpiece for events, parties, weddings, and decor.  It’s easy to make, and your friends will never guess the humble beginnings for your new decor!”

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Pewter Tray with Bird

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Morena from Morena’s Corner unveils her secret for making plastic look like high end pewter. It only took Morena some paint to glam out this once flowery dollar store tray. With metallics looking hot for 2013, this is a must-try technique!

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Silver Painted Lamp

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When Virginia from Live Love DIY found an outdated lamp at the thrift store with a dingy white base and pleather lampshade, she saw the potential for it to become a real knock out. Some silver spray paint gave the base a more modern look and a satin ribbon added extra oomph to a plain shade. Virginia says, “The whole project took less than 30 minutes, and my little $3 thrift store lamp has been transformed into a high-style lamp you would find in any home store for about $40-$50!”

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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]