Sunday, January 24, 2010

Nothing a lil' shoe polish can't fix...

So, I found this mirror at the Lakewood Antique market several weeks ago, I knew when buying it that the gold just wasn't going to go in my house, but a friend of mine, Rebecca, told me about rubbing shoe polish on it to make it blacker and less gold and give it an older look. So that is what I did....

Here is the before:

And here is the after:

You can't tell too much difference in the pictures, but it made a world of difference...really went well with the black mantle, which I will post the before and after pics in a later blog for you! Oh, and did I mention I only paid $40 for the mirror? Yes! That is it, and I love it!

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