very cute, simple idea. love it.

peanut buttered

very very slowly, and not very surely, we are making improvements to our house – from big facelift projects (painting the whole interior, re-tiling the kitchen) to minor nips and tucks – like this mirror.DIY spray-painted mirror, spray paint primer, peanut buttered blog, mirror makeover

the original chocolate brown wooden frame was pretty horrendous. and after we made the wall surrounding the fireplace a bright blue feature, it had to go. immediately. i took it down and it sat in the corner for oh, six months, before i finally got around to sanding it back.DIY spray-painted mirror, spray paint primer, peanut buttered blog, mirror makeover

DIY spray-painted mirror, spray paint primer, peanut buttered blog, mirror makeover

DIY spray-painted mirror, spray paint primer, peanut buttered blog, mirror makeover

another few months passed before i finally primed and spray-painted the frame a pale silver. i sprayed three coats of white primer in 30 minute intervals, let it dry overnight, then spray painted three coats of metallic silver in 30 minute intervals.plasti-kote primer metallic spray-paintDIY spray-painted mirror, spray paint primer, peanut buttered blog, mirror makeover

i finally finished the mirror makeover in december and had it up in time to adorn it with fairy lights for christmas…

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