Friday, January 13, 2012

Goodwill Mirror Makeover

I recently bought this mirror at the Goodwill for $2.92...
I have seen a lot of mirrors similar to this, but the frame is usually plastic so I pass them by. This one, however, was resin. And, it is very heavy even though it is a small mirror.

I used my Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to give the mirror a little makeover...
Besides not having to sand or prime, one of my favorite things about chalk paint is that you can distress a piece by simply using a damp rag to remove the paint. That way you don't remove the color underneath like so often happens using sandpaper to distress.

Ah, much better! Now, I have a large mirror to tackle. I'll share that one soon!
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  1. This mirror makes me wish I had more wall space...Love it with the chalk paint!

  2. Looks fantastic you did such a great job. Love the wall quotes in the last post too. Have a nice weekend ! Gail x

  3. Wow! This turned out fabulous! Goodwill makeovers is one of my favorite things to do. Your project is very inspirational! TFS!


  4. Gorgeous redo!! Would you be willing to sell this mirror? Would look great in my friend's victorian home. if so,let me know a price :)patti

  5. Love it! I've really got to try some chalk paint.

  6. I love, love, love what you did with this mirror. I would FOR SURE want this in my house!

  7. So, so pretty! I love how it turned out!

  8. I LOVE this! What a great find! The makeover looks terrific!

  9. Love what you were able to achieve with just a little paint. It is indeed quite gorgeous. I have a few like this and can now see them with fresh eyes. Thanks for the inspiration!
    p.s. We have a link party going and you are welcome to share there if you'd like!

  10. Gorgeous Mirror and you did an outstanding job transforming it!

  11. You did a fantastic job updating that mirror. It's very pretty!


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