>Mirrored Centerpiece

>I shared this morning how I got some amazing thrifty things at my local ReStore lately…one of them being this little mirror:


the beautiful detailing practically screamed, “Take me home now!” while it was surrounded by a pile of junk. Of course I listened!

First step: CLEAN the mirror. I was surprised how it was truly in perfect condition!

Second: Tape off & Prime

Third: Spray Paint
Fourth: Remove the tape, and decorate!

I chose simplicity for right now. White candles make me calm and happy. When I’m calm and happy, my husband and my dog can relax a little bit more 🙂
Come to a calm place with me…




I got the silver candlesticks for 90 cents each at the thrift store about a year ago, and I hadn’t found the right place for them. I think these are a perfect match for the tray!


I had to post what Buckley was doing while I was taking these pictures…he’s just living the life on his heated blanket, wondering why his mommy is so strange:

Cost:

Mirror: $4
Spray paint: on hand
Candles: from my stash
Candlesticks: $1.80 for two
Total cost: $5.80
I will be keeping the white candles on for now…but I know this will be something I’ll look forward to changing as the seasons change!
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26 Responses to “>Mirrored Centerpiece”
  1. Megan says:

    >OMG.. you never cease to amaze me- this is beautiful. I thrift shop from time to time and never seem to have this kind of luck- maybe luck will strike this summer when I have more time.how are things going with your new friend? (in class)

  2. >This is gorgeous!! Looks very peaceful 🙂

  3. >Looks very elegant and easy! I have never been to a ReStore. I must get there.

  4. Hadar says:

    >Great find! You are awesome!

  5. >This is beautiful! I love the re-store!

  6. Kendall says:

    >Hey girl! That is beautiful! I saw one of those at my thrift store last week- I should have picked it up- it looks beautiful with candles on it 🙂

  7. Loribeth says:

    >Very nice! This just made me think of the mirrored vanity tray I have that's gold colored. I could do the same thing with it!!! I would like it so much better if it wasn't gold!!!

  8. >This looks beautiful!! You did such a nice job and the candles look great! Buckley is so cute!

  9. Mindy says:

    >This is beautiful! Definitely calming, and white candles are so timeless. Nice find!

  10. >Love it! I need one of these for my dresser in my bedroom!

  11. >gorgeous!! Great find. I love the restore!! Tana

  12. >What a great find 🙂 I never have this kind of luck!

  13. Tanya says:

    >I love great thrifty finds 🙂

  14. >love that! glad you didn't pass it up!

  15. Chandeen says:

    >I love it! I'm all about mirrors and candles they dance with light. this tray is really great because it is a mirror and has a touch of femininity too.

  16. >What a very creative way to use a mirror. Love it! and it matches the candlesticks well.

  17. >I had a mirror almost like this when I was little. I should of kept it! I love that you repainted the metal. The mirror completes the look of your fun display! Thanks so much for linking up to Terrific Under Ten today!!

  18. Meg says:

    >You rescued a great piece! It's amazing what a little soap and water can do, huh? If I buy anything dishwasher safe, I always run it through a cycle and am AMAZED at the wonderful change. Your paint is great for the mirror! Love it.

  19. >Love the way your centerpiece turned out! Really pretty.

  20. Christine says:

    >this looks great! I love it with the candles, it makes it so inviting

  21. >I found a mirror just like that one at the Goodwill last summer… funny I just kind of stumbled upon your blog today…. I did the same thing with spray paint… right now I have it displayed on a shelf with an empty bright blue frame and some other pretties!! My mirror was brass before though, people were looking at me like I was crazy when they saw how excited I got when I found it!!

  22. >So elegant and romantic…..Take care,Lisa

  23. >It's so pretty! I can't wait to add a little pretty/romance (and spring) to my home – once our kitchen is done! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity in the DIY Project Parade! :)Have a wonderful week!Roeshel

  24. >Pretty! What a great revamp! I'm featuring this project tomorrow at My Backyard Eden. Thanks for linking up!

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