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Mirror Makeover

Mirror Makeover with

Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

Mirror Makeover with  Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

Have you noticed that a lot of my projects start out brown, dirty and in need of some repair?

Mirror Makeover with  Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

My friend “K” and I went on a whirlwind treasure hunt about an hour south of our town.  We had a great time, got lost several times-that’s another story.

 When I happened on this treasure, I think she was a little surprised that I wanted it.  Chipped wood, hazy mirror, all the things I look for when treasure hunting 🙂


Mirror Makeover with  Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

I used wood putty in the chipped areas and sanded after it dried. 

I painted the mirror with Annie Sloan Duck Egg blue, used a wet cloth to remove and distress.

Waxed with the clear wax.

The dark brown underneath never looked so good!


Mirror Makeover with  Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

You can’t even tell where the repairs were!  Just the way I like it!


Mirror Makeover with  Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

She looked pretty paired with the desk/vanity.

Mirror Makeover with  Annie Sloan Duck Egg Blue

Have you found any chipped treasures lately?

See the Cottage Desk from Shabby Vanity <<<— Click there!

The Old Vanity~Now a Desk The Old Vanity~Now a Desk Striped, stained painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint


Uncommonly Yours, Savvy Southern Style, The 36th Avenue, The Shabby Creek Cottage


  1. Very pretty, Debbie! I love the color you’ve chosen. I’ve never used the chalk paint, but a dear friend just re-did one of her china cabinets with it, and I’m itching to try it. I just need to find the perfect vintage piece!

    Have a wonderful Sunday!

  2. I love the shape of this mirror. Great color and distressing. What a find.

  3. This is one of my favorite ASCP colors! It is so soothing! I love this mirror and it’s interesting shape! Good job at giving it new life! Love, Me

  4. So Vintage! Beautiful color!Im so in love with this!!

  5. Whoa! Great find, great makeover!

  6. Terrific mirror! Looks great with that vanity I love so much!

  7. Yup….. I gotta get me some paint in some aqua’s or blues.


  8. Gorgeous pieces! I just love paint magic! Great job!

  9. Love the color…..it all looks so nice.

  10. My name begins with “K” and I am your friend… but I notice I wasn’t on this treasure hunt. Hmmm… Maybe because we’d have to arm wrestle to see who got to keep this beautiful mirror! Looks beautiful Debbie!

  11. That looks just lovely Debbie!! It is perfect with the vanity and you have become such a master at transforming these pieces. 🙂

  12. Oh! They make the perfect duo. Looks like a million bucks now 😉 Great makeover Debbie =)

  13. Wow, it BELONGS with that desk! I LOVE it!

  14. She was a diamond in the rough! Looking great now!

  15. I definately would have grabbed this mirror too – it’s such a great shape. The dark wood looks great under AS Duck Egg Blue, love it !

  16. Debbie,
    What an amazing mirror! I love the lines and the shape and the paint color is perfect!

    Have a wonderful Memorial Day!

  17. Debbie I love it! What a pretty mirror!

  18. Debbie, your projects are always so “refreshing” I love it! Keep them coming 🙂

  19. Oh I love this mirror. Perfectly chippy and the color is great.

  20. The only word I can think of to describe this mirror is Delicious!!! I don’t know why but it just looks delicious to me…I love it!!

  21. So pretty! I think you picked the perfect color for that piece.

  22. Oh my gosh they are a match made in heaven. So, so perfect.

  23. Wow that mirror works great with the desk. You have the best luck with finding these pieces that need an update.

  24. The mirror turned out beautiful! Love the unique shape it has!

  25. Chipped treasures is my middle name! What a great find – glad you could see her inner beauty!

  26. Super make over and i love all the attention to detail. It looks great and i couldn’t agree more. Thanks and i’m looking forward to read more of this from you.

  27. Wow that looks great- especially paired with the desk! Love the color! I would love for you to share this (and any other creations) at Pin It and Win It Wednesday @ http://www.cheapcraftymama.com– where you can win free ad-space on my blog!

  28. Love the shape of this mirror, Debbie! I can see why you were taken with it. I’d have gone for it, too! Love the color; I have that in my master bedroom.

    visiting from WUW : )

  29. Your mirror redo is soooo pretty, and paired with that table, fabulous. Love it all! I enjoy your blog and projects so much!

    Hugs, Tanya 🙂

  30. That is so gorgeous, never thought of using wet cloth to distress. Thanks for the tip!

  31. How cute! Love the color you chose. I need to do some shopping! Nothing is better than scoring a great find for an upcyling project! Keep ’em coming.

  32. Love the shape to that mirror and the color is gorgeous!

  33. Beautiful redo Deb! Pinning now. I have been really out of the loop this past week or so. Have a great day.

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