For the winter, I really wanted a mercury glass or antiqued mirror for our mantle, but I couldn’t find any in a wood frame that I liked, in the size that I wanted. A few quick searches online yielded plenty of DIYs that were just the solution I needed! We used the method provided by Rustoleum.
Here’s how we made our mirror:
We bought a clear pane of glass from the hardware store– they have a few size options, and luckily one fit the bill.
A can of paint might be my favorite DIY/transformation tool. It has transformed and refreshed many pieces in my house, and every Tuesday you will get to see just what I am talking about. Perhaps you will even get to see some of my yard sale finds repurposed, repainted, reinvented, etc. You’re just gonna have to stay tuned.
Check out this mid-century dresser that I found on the side of the road.
Transformat Tuesday- painted dresser. Here’s the before
Yup, ON. THE. SIDE. OF. THE. ROAD.
Now the Dresser had some dings in it, but I liked the lines and the style. Some paint, and some elbow grease, and check out the Transformation….
Here’s the same dresser in my oldest’s room.
Transformation Tuesday- Painted Dresser. Painted white and with some bright pops of color make this dresser perfect for my daughter’s room
Stay tuned for the next Transformation Tuesday.
Have you transformed a piece of furniture lately? Please share it with us; we love the inspiration!
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