I have been a busy girl, my hubby went on a back packing fishing trip, so I had me a party!
A spray painting party and the guests were
I have a craft room in progress, key word progress.
It was a nursery all summer - for baby Cash, and he is coming again for a week - Can you hear me shout for JOY!
Here is the Before:
minus the mirror
I used Valspar chalkboard paint on the mirror.
and I have seen this all over pinterest - An
So when you stick your paint brush in, you wipe it against the
I primed the mirror with a spray primer, then gave it 3 good coats
of the chalk board paint. Giving it time to dry in between.
It took me a while because I was distracted by the obituaries.
I skipped showing you the spray painting of the frame, but this is what I did. I cleaned it really good. If you don't get the dirt and grime off, the spray paint will crackle. I primed it, used a tack cloth to wipe it off. Then I gave it a couple of coats of Krylon Bauhaus Gold.
Nice and glossy!
I love these old mirrors and they are hard to find.
It has found a permanent home in my craft room - I am making progress!
I thought you might enjoy a few mirrors I found on Etsy!
I am thinking I did good with my $5.00 thrift store mirror after seeing what they cost here. . .
Let's Party Here:
Vintage Wanna Bee
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