A LARGE MIRROR ~ on the cheap!

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I found a great idea on Pinterest…

AGAIN!

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We’re slowly finishing up on the upstairs hallway. You can see all the inspiration here.

We’ve completed hanging the board & batten this weekend. We have filled in all the nail holes, sanded and also added some extra pieces that we had left in the foyer ~ a little added bonus! We put board & batten on each side of the front door and added hooks for hanging our company’s coats when they come to visit.

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One of the many projects I have planned for the upstairs hallway is a beautiful table as a statement piece that greets you when you arrive upstairs. I’ll write about the table soon.

Above the table, I wanted a beautiful large statement piece because it’s the first thing you see when you come up the stairs to the second floor.

That’s when I went to Pinterest for ideas and found this large mirror made of Dollar Store mirrors.

I ran to the Dollar Store and found the exact same mirrors as the inspiration piece but they were red, not black. I also found brown ones and brass ones. I picked a little bit larger mirrors with brass and black trim and bought nine of them.

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I followed the inspiration piece directions. I taped the the nine mirrors together using a butt load of duct tape.

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The inspiration piece was then glued to a foam board. Instead of attaching my mirror to foam board, I glued it to a thin piece of plywood.

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I put a bunch of photo albums on top for some pressure.

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The large mirror is 42 x 32 1/2 inches. It makes a pretty big statement!!

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You can sneak a peak at the board & batten and the new table. I’ll have a post about the “new” old table soon.

What do you think of the mirror? For $9, I have a beautiful statement piece in the new hallway.

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Linda

Comments

  1. Wow, I may or may not be obsessed with this project! Oh my goodness. I just pinned one of your pics!!!!! Love it!!!!!! Glad I found you on the Chic on a Shoestring link up!

  2. Hi Linda, what a brilliant idea! Thanks for the inspiration. Here from That DIY Party.

  3. This turned out great, Linda! I love Pinterest too…well, who doesn’t… Would love to have you share this at our Dishing It & Digging It Link Party! Live every Sunday @ 4pm.

    http://www.thestonybrookhouse.com/2016/08/dishing-it-digging-it-link-party-109.html

  4. Linda,

    That is a clever idea and so cheap. You rocked it and it’s lovely over that gorgeous piece. Thank you for sharing at DIshing it and DIgging it link party. We love having you and hope to see you next Sunday! Enjoy your week.