Trumeau Mirror

November 25th, 2011 in member junk     
annebell Suzanne Halverson, contributor
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I found this door in a thrift store. Its solid wood and the glass was in good shape. 
I turned it into a trumeau mirror. 
I stripped off the old paint and sanded it smooth.
Then I added the trim.
I used Krylon Looking Glass spray paint to turn the glass in the door into a mirror. Then I painted the wood.
Not bad for a $2 door!
I found this door in a thrift store. Its solid wood and the glass was in good shape. 

I found this door in a thrift store. It's solid wood and the glass was in good shape. 


A trumeau style floor mirror made from an old door. Just turn it upside down,  add trim and paint! 


Pattern or design used: My own design - Suzanne of Meridian Road
posted in: member junk, wood, glass, living room, bedroom, dining room, bathroom, mirror, european, grey

Comments (17)

OOK writes: This is just what the Dr. Ordered. I have several things to make this is one I will put on my list.
Posted: 12:16 pm on December 14th
cebinc writes: Awesome! Posted: 2:44 pm on December 12th
junkermidge writes: Gorgeous!
Midge Posted: 5:35 pm on December 3rd
AtticusFinch writes: Amazing! Love this idea and have been want to experiment with that mirror paint.

I'll try this on my next window/glass project.

Thanks for sharing.
Sheri
Posted: 5:17 pm on December 1st
freelanddana writes: Brilliant! I see the French ones go for thousands of dollars at auctions. The whole adding trim and appliques you can get from the hardware store...Love it! Posted: 6:10 pm on November 29th
chippingcharm writes: Wow is right! Welcome Suzanne :) Laurel Posted: 4:56 am on November 29th
RedHenHome writes: Great project, and GREAT new contributor! Posted: 6:20 am on November 28th
hilarydoyle writes: i am so happy to see suzanne as a contributer. i have been a long time "blog follower" of hers and she is so creative! can't wait to see more of her!!! : ) Posted: 5:38 am on November 28th
JunkSituation writes: Cool project... this is the first I've heard about the looking glass paint! Awesome! Looking forward to more of your ideas !
Tammy Posted: 3:23 pm on November 27th
annebell writes: Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone! And thanks so much for the nice introduction, Sue. I'm excited to be contributing here! Posted: 7:42 am on November 27th
georgiamoon writes: Well that is quite a transformation! It is beautiful. What a fantastic job you did with this.
Welcome , welcome, Georgia Posted: 6:34 pm on November 26th
luvfish writes: Love, love, love this!!! You have inspired me to do one like it. Everyone is always saying that I do not have a good enough mirror in the house. Posted: 7:59 am on November 26th
MakinItHappen writes: That is fantastic! What a great idea. Posted: 7:30 am on November 26th
JunkArchitect writes: What a magnificent mirror! You've incorporated lots of great ideas into creating this...old door, trim accents, looking glass paint...WoW!

Jim

Posted: 4:32 am on November 26th
Curbshoppindiva writes: Fabulous...And the perfect solution for a way to keep the front door of my house I'm salvaging out. Thx for the inspiration. Posted: 2:57 am on November 26th
gadgetsponge writes: Welcome Suzanne! This is a hum-dinger! Great work and really nice results. That's a great turnaround for $2! Posted: 4:37 pm on November 25th
suewhitney writes: The day after Thanksgiving brings us yet another new and wonderfully talented contributor here at JMS. Suzanne Halverson is a Mom to five (yep 5!) with 3 still at home and she still has time to accomplish projects like this beautiful mirror. Wow! She is also a wife and a massage therapist....not to mention a junk maniac. Hmm...very busy lady! I was immediately drawn to her back to basics and straight forward approach to what we all love to do here at JMS...make something wonderful out of cast-off materials. I know you'll enjoy Suzanne and her projects and much as I have. Visit her profile page here at JMS and her blog to learn more about her. Please give a a great big JMS welcome to Suzanne! Be Well, Sue Posted: 2:05 pm on November 25th
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