Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Some barnwood framed mirrors

 Now that was a nice long blogging break!  Where have I been?  I'm not sure; just was having a blogging block in addition to getting a new laptop which I am still learning how to download pictures onto it.  Technology is not my thing!  I have also been super busy transforming a house for a client as well.  Can't wait to show you the before and afters.  I have a few new projects around my house to show you.  We FINALLY have two bathroom mirrors.  I went with my original plan and did barn wood framed mirrors. A friend of mine discouraged me from going with them in the first place, but I know now to listen to my instincts and go with what I love.

Here was the first mirror I chose.  It was a chrome swivel mirror from Home Depot.  It ended up being less than perfect as far as functionality goes.  I liked the look of it, but I wanted something with a little more texture.  My hubby did not want this mirror so he was without a mirror for 1 1/2 years while I decided what I wanted....
 I custom ordered these barnwood frames from this website and then used our old mirror inside the frames.  We got a great price doing it that way.

My hubby scored the old mirror with a glass cutter then snapped it.  It actually made a good clean cut.  The frame was ready with brackets to hold the mirror on the back.

 I love the texture of the old wood on these frames.  It is a great contrast to the shiny black granite on the countertops.
  I love unexpected contrast to make a room more interesting.  These are here to stay!  Our bathroom is almost complete except for the hole in the wall from a water leak, and tiling the shower.  Good thing I am patient!


Elise said...

Your new mirrors look great, Amy!! I love the texture of barn wood.

Michelle said...

Looks very pretty!

Maria said...

Hi! I'm wondering what size of frame you used?

urban grace photography said...

Very Cute AMy! Thanks for sending your sister my way. Newborn Jack was the cutest:)

Lisa Montsion said...

I love how you transforms homes for people into works of art.