Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Major Mirror Makeover

Are you gals sick of hearing about my Mom Cave yet!?!
I am sorry to keep you hanging ... but I just want it to feel "done" before I finally post the whole reveal.
It will be soon, I promise.
In fact, I guarantee I will post it within a week.
I think it will be worth the wait .... at least I sure hope you think so!

Meanwhile, I'm going to show you another mini project from the Mom Cave.
And here it is!
But here's the thing.....
It started like THIS:
Hi, Stella! (aka: best doggy in the world!)
So .... I taped off the mirror and painted it with Rust-oleum's Claret Wine.
Spray paint, of course.  :-)
And then, I painted three coats of Rust-oleum's chalkboard paint over the mirror.
(*Note: Make sure you wait a LONG time between coats - like 8+ hours.  Trust me, I learned this the hard way!  Oops!:)~
No, I'm not crazy -- just bein' goofy!

But in the end, I got it all fixed up and pretty!
Added one of my favorite Pinterest quotes with my beloved chalk ink marker, and called it GOOD!  
Then I took an old frame, put a nail in it and hung this baby in my Mom Cave! (aka: my new craft room that I'm going to show you in a week or less!)
Whadya think?
I love it.  It adds a bold contrast of color with my desk and command center, and it is really helping to pull everything in the room together.  
Just you wait and see! ;)~


  1. Gorgeous Bec!! Yeah, I've been experimenting with magnetic paint and chalkboard paint and it's kinda frustrating sometimes!! I think maybe you have the trick!! I'll try to wait more time in between coats... :)

  2. Oh man, Bec! You never cease to amaze me. When do you find the time to create all of this great stuff? Yet another picture I need to save for future reference. :) Keep them coming. I LOVE these mom cave posts!

  3. Super nice! I love the color you chose. Now I want it but have no place to hang it. Shucks.

  4. That looks fantastic! I want to do a mirror/ picture frame chalk board now!

  5. Super cute! God is good all the time is our church's motto,lol. Love the red and I cant wait to see your mom cave!

  6. What a great project. Love the color. Thanks for sharing at my Sizzle into Summer party.

  7. Cuz--LOVE the picture of Stella, what a cutie!

  8. Love the red Bec! Mom caves are awesome!!! Thanks so much for linking up to The Creative Spark.
    Jenn :)

  9. oh my goodness Becca, you are SO crafty! Love this, JoNell

  10. Wow, what a great change!! I love the new color. And I now need to find chalk markers. Love how crisp your writing looks.

  11. I love, love, love this make-over and love the red you chose! Well done! I hope you will stop by my HomeMade Monday blog party at next week to share.

  12. Adorable!! I need a chalkboard myself & this would be PERFECT for the kitchen!

    Chrissy visiting from

  13. Hi Bec! Just wanted to let you know that I will be featuring this later today on my blog. Love it! Thanks again for linking up to The Creative Spark!
    Jenn :)

  14. Wow, I did something extremely similar to this last fall! My mirror even looked like yours in the beginning. It looks great!

  15. it looks great luv the colour.
    I'm inviting you to join our linking party every Wednesday at
    Have a fabulous week,

  16. I love this! Thanks for linking up last week at Sew Woodsy last week! Hope you'll join us tomorrow and link up!


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