Saturday, 18 April 2015

Restoration Hardware Style Mirrors

I was flipping through the latest addition of the Restoration Hardware Catalogue recently, and I happened across this picture here.

I loved the matte black cabinets and the distressing.  I never seem to paint anything black, and when I picked up this great dresser set with two gorgeous mirrors I knew I was going to paint the mirrors black.

They are so beautiful and tall and fairly contemporary given that they are vintage.

I sanded them down gently as I still wanted the wood stain to show through once I distressed them.

I painted everything matte black, and then use course grit sand paper to sand all of the edges (this was the most time consuming part).  I then sealed everything with wax.

I love how they turned out. They would look great above his and her bathroom sinks.  I wish I had a pair of those to hang them above for me.


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