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October 7, 2009

WHITE WEDNESDAY THRIFTY RE-DO

Happy White Wednesday my blogging friends.  Today I am showing you a very simple transformation (sorry no before pictures).  All that is needed is one of my favorite things (a can of white spray paint!).
These vintage mirrors can often be found at your local thrift store and are usually brass in colour.  I easily took apart the mirror and gave the frame a few coats of spray paint.  Then re-assembled, glued on a jewel and added a rub-on.



Visit Kathleen's blog for a list of all the WW participants.  Happy day my blogging friends.
xojanis

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
-R. Tagore


24 comments:

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Happy WW! Lovely, easy project...thank you for sharing!

Cindy-Stitches-N-Stuff said...

It looks so wonderful, what color of spray paint do you use?

come visit-cindy@stitches

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Amazing what a can of spray paint can do and an imagination. Love your pumpkins from the last post also. The lacey look of the doilie is just so cute, How did you do the lettering? is it a rub on? I'm sorry if I missed you telling us. It's just so darn cute!
Debra

Mary said...

Don't you love that spray paint? You did a great job...I am just now starting to look at things through the eyes of a can of spray paint...there's just no end to what can be transformed! I love the reflection in that little mirror, too!

Blessings,
Mary

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Janis, how beautiful! I am still searching for my vanity set mirrors... Bisous... Julie Marie

Anne~fiona and twig said...

Looks great! I can't wait to tackle a few things with spray paint myself.
Have a wonderful White Wednesday,
Anne

cindy@cottage instincts said...

I've got some brass good will finds awaiting their new digs myself! Trying to decide between white and black. Anyway, your mirrors are delish :o) I've posted my first White Wednesday post today, hope you'll pop over and say hi. I"m a new follower too!
peace.

Sandi said...

Hi Janis,
Aren't rub-ons the best?? Check out my post tomorrow for some neat ideas using rub-ons too. Love your mirror!!
Blessings~

Gretchen said...

What a pretty transformation Janis. You surely have the eye for picking the needle out of the haystack and turning it into gems.
Nice job!
Gretchen

Ana said...

Hi Janis,
The little can of white spray paint is a Shabby Girl's best friend. Don't you think? Your transfermations is beautiful and those pictures with the garden reflection are awesome. Thanks so much for sharing. Until next time.

Hugs,
♥Ana

Rachel Knoblich said...

I love your style!

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

I love the mirror and i'm intrigued by the reflection in the mirror. Your garden looks amazing & I'm a sucker for black wicker. Hope you post the rest of that soon! Lisa

chickie said...

I think it looks great.What wonder ways to use spray paint to refresh things up.Hope all is well with you.Fun Finds 2 U..Chickie

Vicki said...

Hi, Janis,
I always enjoy your White Wednesdays posts!! The mirrors are a wonderful idea!! I love how they turned out. Blessings to you!! Vicki

Miss Gracie's House said...

Cute and easy! What could be better?! Thanks again for sharing all of your *great* ideas!
Rene'

Faded Charm said...

Great idea. I'm loving how your patio and yard look through the mirror. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing today.

Kathleen

June said...

Beautiful makeover Janis. That just made that mirror. Wow, I love what is being reflected in that mirror as well. Gorgeous!
How I wish I was only kidding about the snow.
Hugs,
June

Artsy Fartsy Junkin Finds said...

Beautiful transformation , gorgeous Pic! Janna

Junk Sophisticate said...

Beautiful, Janis!
Candy

Peonies & Magnolias said...

Neat re-do and they look great. I also love your silver coasters with BOO in them.

Sandy

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

as always you are fabulous and you never fail to delight!!!!

Rustydiva said...

OK ~ so when I get ready to run away from home, I want to come to the spot that is reflected in your mirror. Don't go to any trouble cause I'll just sleep among the amazing flowers or even in the chair. Just throw a blanket over me! You know I love what you do my friend!!!

Kenda

Ellie Mae's Cottage said...

So easy! It's never fails to amaze me how spray paint can transform something for so little money. -Jackie

Lydia said...

Janis, I love the effects used for your photos. Just great!

I posted White Wednesday in honor of Jenny/Victorian Vignettes & C. Hope you can stop on by. Lydia

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