Saturday, September 12, 2009

DIY: mirror refinishing project

A couple weeks ago my mom called me and asked if I would want one of her old mirrors... She said if I didn't want it, she'd just give it to someone. So I said heck yea!
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Nice big mirror huh? Wasn't crazy about the gold finish, but Mom saved the day!
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She brought some supplies for refinishing the mirror and making it look like silver. So we got to work. And by "we" I mean Mom did all the work while I took pictures :)
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Here's Mom rubbing the silver rub-on stuff on the mirror...
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Starting to look more silver...
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There's the crafty mom, herself.
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The finished product!!! There's still some gold peeking through which is what I wanted :)
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Looks perfect in the guest bedroom!
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For those of you wondering what product we used, it's a little tube called "Rub-n-Buff" and we used the Silver Leaf color. A little goes a LONG way. That whole mirror took up barely anything from the tube.
There ya go! :)

4 comments:

Katie said...

great job ladies!! it looks perfect in the guest room!

Brittany and Charlie-Social Butterfly said...

That looks really good. I love DIY projects!

Stephani said...

That looks great Jen!

Demara said...

Hmm...this is VERY interesting...THX for the tip! LOVE THE *NEW* mirror ;) Can I come stay in your guess room? hehe