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Monday, August 9, 2010

Damask Mirror


First I found an ugly frame at the op shop for $7


Spray painted it black

Sprayed some over cleaner on the parts i wanted to go see thru. Scrubbed it after 5 mins with a green scourer.



Then I put some damask backing paper behind it and hung frame up









Pretty happy how it turned out! :)

13 comments:

  1. Wow. I had no idea oven cleaner did that. It looks fantastic!

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  2. What a cute idea! Going to have to keep this in mind!

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  3. Whoa!
    I didn't realize that oven cleaner will do that!
    I think I see some projects in the future.

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  4. Thanks guys! There is a fair bit of elbow grease envolved too! My arms were killing the next day!

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  5. that is really cute! love the black and white and the damask!

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  6. Wow! is that mirror ever FANTASTIC!! Finally, something to use my oven cleaner for : )
    I will definitely be trying this out - thanks!!

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  7. Saw a blog where someone did this with fabric (they even mod podged their frame with it!), but I like the paper idea MUCH better - same good look with out the extra muss & fuss! Yours is very similar to one I had in mind - I'm leaning toward vintage blues...
    Great job!
    ♥hugs♥

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  8. That's so pretty! I love the way you scrubbed it.

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  9. Thanks Rachel! My arms did not love it. I am sooooo weak, a 12 year old GIRL beat me at arm wrestling!

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  10. wow, that's gorgeous! Did you really just get a normal mirror and then scrub it with oven cleaner? For serious?? Did you spray the front or back or does it even matter? Because I am going to HAVE to do this now.

    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment on my stained glass jars! When you do it, you'll have to let me know (or post here) because I'd love to see it!

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  11. What a creative idea. It looks great!

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  12. Does that frame ever look good in black.

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