Updating an old gold mirror
Here’s a step-by-step guide to how we updated our old mirror: Here’s the original mirror, in the original bathroom, before we remodeled.As you can see, the gold tones do go with the green walls, if you like that sort of thing.This was a really valuable lesson for us, helping us to realize how easy it can be to change the style of a piece of furniture rather than investing in new items.
Put the item you want to paint on sawhorses or a workbench rather than the floor, to give you easier access to the object. Check out this fun article from Sassy Style, which rounds up some more ingenious ways you can use spray paint to “upcycle” everyday objects, from plastic chairs to your front door! C., who writes about her projects for The Home Depot.Dip a foam paint brush into a metallic or other paint color and lightly dab the paint onto the raised, ornamental areas of the frame to add visual interest. Allow the paint to dry to the touch, about one hour. Gently swipe the paintbrush lightly over the top surface of the frame.Avoid getting any paint into the textured portions of the frame below the top surface.Cockrill has been a top design consultant for a renowned home store and is the owner of Starwood Home & Gifts, LLC, an interior design, decorating and home staging business.She holds a Bachelor of Science in secondary education with a comprehensive major in office administration.