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DIY Vanity Makeover

16 May

IMAG1928Anyone remember that old mirror that I turned into an earring holder? It was ok, but I really wasn’t crazy about it. I had three of these mirrors in the little vanity area of my bedroom and I craved something new. I mixed a little paint together to match one of the colors in my bed spread and I painted all three mirrors this nice maroon-like color. I had this whatnot that I picked up at the goodwill a few months ago and I decided to paint it too!

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Mirror Makeover

14 Jan

It’s time to share my goodwill mirror re-do folks. I bought this little beauty at my local GW for the low low price of $3.99. I could only imagine the potential that it had and where I would hang it in my house once it was finished. I started off by giving it at least six coats of yellow paint. I used my cheap $1 craft paint that I get at the grocery store. I was careful to paint with the grain of the wood and I let the paint dry thoroughly between coats.

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After the paint was solid all around I gave it a final coat with a nicer yellow acrylic paint that I had lying around. I know that I could have painted it with a white base first but I wanted the layers of paint for the destruction that was to ensue.

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