Fast Fix: Bedrooms

How to Antique a Mirror

Add vintage appeal to a modern mirror by distressing it with products found at the home improvement store.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

Paint Mirror Back

Coat the entire back of the mirror with a layer of antique gold spray paint. This paint color will show through on the front side of the mirror, and will also protect the reflective coating on the back side from loosening further.

Reassemble Mirror

Slide the mirror and cardboard backing back into frame. Secure the cardboard with glazier's points, brads or if the frame had staples holding the cardboard in place, bend these down again.

1234Next »

We Recommend...

How to Upholster a No-Sew Headboard

How to Upholster a No-Sew Headboard

Update your bedroom with a upholstered headboard without bringing out the sewing machine.

How to Turn Nightstands into a Vanity

How to Turn Nightstands into a Vanity

Turn two old bedside tables into a brand new vanity for your bedroom.

How to Build a Highlighted Headboard

How to Build a Highlighted Headboard

Learn how to make this custom-lit headboard that really shines.

Advertisement

HGTV Inspiration Newsletter

Create your unique, personal style with advice and inspiration from HGTV.