Through the looking glass

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I picked up this stunning old mirror at a garage sale, as you can see it was a lovely golden colour with the mirror completely intact. However I had little to no use for a golden mirror in my house, so it was time to find a new purpose for it.

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 First I painted it a pale mint, almost light aqua colour (love this colour). I had to do a few coats to really cover up that gold.

That was the easy part, next task was to cut out the shape in wood.

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The difficulty with the shape was if it was slightly off it wouldn’t fit! I got there in the end painted it with blackboard paint and

ta- dah…

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What do you think?

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