Look At This Dull Plain Rescued Mirror....Not For Long Though!

This old mirror that I found on the road side was just screaming for help, so of course I had to stop and pick it up. This mirror is dated and lacks any kind of style...but not for long. This unique inexpensive craft can add beauty to almost anything.
See....just pine wood, blah!
You will need some vinyl spackling, a stencil, a small scrapper, a couple of your favorite paint colors and some sandpaper..........baking soda optional
Ever so gingerly start to spackle the stencil using tiny bits at a time, go ahead and practice on some cardboard if you would like . Less is more with this. Scrape it evenly on all the open holes of the stencil then pull off.
Should look like this, let it dry for about 30 minutes or so.
Then go ahead and paint it as you like, I used a cream color base with a bit of baking soda added for a homemade chalk paint makes it easy to sand
I then added a sea foam color here and there especially around the stenciled raised areas I also sanded here and there....its all about how you like it this craft is very forgiving meaning it all comes out pretty.
My mirror is placed on a butcher block that I use for serving in the dining room.
Sand as little or as much as to your liking, with this I was giving it a bit of a vintage look.
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Lisa@ Sweet Tea N' Salty Air
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