This project is the mirror from page 37 of The Handbuilt Home. I received my copy on Thursday night, built this and painted on Friday, then (impatiently) waited 24 hours for the paint to dry before distressing and hanging it up yesterday afternoon. The mirror was a plain one I found at Lowes for about $20 and attached with mirror clips. I attached to the wall with 2 1/2" screws through the frame into the wall studs. I was going to leave the screw heads exposed for decoration, but now I think I'll add a dab of gray on them to blend them in. This was a super fun project, easy to do. Love the book, and can't wait to build more projects from it! Ana, fab job on the book!!
Very nice! I kind of like the black screw-heads showing!
Thanks Ann! This was a fun project. I've been wanting a mirror to match that table since last year, and this one fits just right. My family said they liked the visible screws too, so I'm going to leave them as they are.
Joanne, this is beautiful!!!! I am so glad you like the mirror. We adore ours! Thanks for getting the book! Ana
Great job on the mirror!! I hate waiting for paint to dry also....that's why Ive taken to painting everything with homemade chalk paint...dries in minutes and I can get right to sanding and glazing. Love the gray you used!!
Ana, Thank you so much! I can't wait to get building on more projects from the book and frome here too! You are awesome! :)
YankeeBelle, thank you! How do you make chalk paint? That sounds like a great time saver!
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