Mirror turned Chalkboard

I love this project (but click her button to check out more too!) from Crystal at



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You’ll be looking for yard sale mirrors (me too!)! Here is her post:

Ugly Mirror From the 80’s Turned Chalkboard

Remember this ugly duckling from a the post I did a couple of weeks ago? I was undecided if I wanted a message center or a chalkboard. Well, I went with the later. I had also fully intended to sell this one, but it turned out so well I kept it for myself. Lucky for me the place I bought it has a twin. So, I’m going back over there tomorrow to pick it up.

The Process:

* Removed the mirror and replaced with plexiglass
* Painted plexiglass with chalkboard paint
* Primed the frame
* Spray painted it white
* Dry brushed it with dark stain
* Replaced the red velvet with burlap
* Let the frame dry, then distressed it with sander

This project took less than a day to complete and it was super easy.

Ready for the reveal? Big difference eh?

Isn’t that pretty? I love it! Thanks for sharing Crystal! You may also know Crystal from Olive Rue here she features projects from her French inspired image transfers which you can purchase in her Etsy shop. Here are some of the things you can create:

♥Pillows♥
♥ Tea Towels♥
♥ Totes♥
♥ Quilt Blocks♥
♥ Backpacks
♥ Table Runners♥
♥ Note Cards♥
♥ Framed Prints♥
♥ Scrapbooking, etc♥

I see a DIY project in my future!

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