Luxurious — tick, ornate — tick, budget — tick. You’re firstly going to need a large photo frame and then to follow our six simple steps below for the upcycled antique mirror magic.
Remove the glass from the frame and wipe with a dry cloth to get rid of any dust.
Mix a solution of one part vinegar to two parts water into a spray bottle. Take the solution and fully spray the glass.
Use Rust-Oleum Mirror Effect and evenly spray one coat of paint over the top of the vinegar and water solution.
Immediately after the Rust-Oleum Mirror Effect is applied, dab the vinegar and water solution off the glass with kitchen roll. This will also remove a little of the paint from the glass in sections and leave an antique mottled effect.
Next, take the backing board of the frame and spray using Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch in matt black. Two to three coats will be sufficient to create what will be the backdrop to the mirror.
Once both the glass and backboard are dry, reconstruct the frame. The black backing board will enhance the reflective surface of the glass and you’ll have successfully created your perfectly upcycled antique mirror!