Thursday, May 19, 2011

Scrolly Cottage Mirrors for under $5

Today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite shabby mirrors.
Note: (I got all of them for under $5!! Yup it's true)
My home is small and cozy, I love the way these antique mirrors reflect light and make my home
appear a little larger. 
Below is one of my favorites!
I shabbied it very carefully because it was so old.
 Sometimes I find a mirror and end up just using the frame.
This one I made a small collage of mirrors inside the scrolly mirror frame.
 I paint most of my mirrors.
I have to be patient to find them this cheap!
Trust me, there is an antique mirror at the flea market I am drooling over...tag...$50.
Anyhoo, hope you enjoyed the reflection!
I am sharing this with the fabulous...
http://fadedcharmcottage.blogspot.com/
http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com/
http://romantichome.blogspot.com/
Hugs,

27 comments:

  1. Olivia... I also love mirrors... I set mine also.. and place perfume bottles ect atop...

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  2. Olivia, your mirrors and lamp shades are beautiful!

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  3. That last mirror is to DIE for!! WOW! I also like how you used the frame of another to "hold" the 2 smaller ones.. so cute!

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  4. Wow, only $5! I'll take the one in your last picture. Wish I could find a nice scrolly one like that on the cheap.
    ~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

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  5. I love mirrors and you have so many pretty ones! That is great that you got them so cheap too!!

    ~Trisha

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  6. I "snag" those mirrors up at sales too! They are cheap I think because they are plastic, but don't look it! I spray paint mine and sell them!
    I think they look FAB!!!
    Warmly,
    deb

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  7. Love them all! The larger ones are amazing. Always enjoy visiting here, Olivia! Hope you are completely on the mend after your surgery!
    xo
    Roselle

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  8. Hi Olivia Sweetie...
    What a gorgeous share. I love, Love, LOVE these mirrors you scored and what a deal at 5 bucks. I can't believe it. Just beautiful, and so gorgeous on the wall.

    I really love the little ones inside the big one. That is priceless. I also adored the idea of using a doily over the lamp. Now that is just darling.

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend sweetie. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

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  9. Olivia, I'm your linky neighbor at Show & Tell Friday. I'm happy to find your beautiful blog. I'd say you are great at finding lovely, scrolly mirrors. These are each fabulous. ~ Sarah

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  10. I always love to see what you have going on, Beautiful and a bargain

    Carol

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  11. Hi Olivia,
    LOve all your mirrors, great job on the paint the detailing! and what great deals!
    Hugs,
    Bella

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  12. Hi Olivia!! Great finds and even greater prices on your lovely mirrors! I'm especially drooling over the one that has the ornate frame with the oval center mirror!!! You do a fantastic job of repainting them, too! Funny that you and I both posted about painted mirrors at the same time! See, we are both on the same wavelength!! :0)

    Big TX Hugs,
    Stephanie
    Angelic Accents

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  13. So beautiful! I have to laugh though...I was glancing over the thumbnails at Show and Tell Friday and stopped on yours (not know it was yours!) and I immediately started thinking about you and how I needed to pay you a visit today...and surprise, it was your link I clicked on! We must be kindred spirits! All of your mirrors are so lovely! The very old one is exquisite! I have a big gold one in my garage at the moment (an ornate medicine cabinet!) I can't wait to give it the shabby treatment! I'm saving it for my new space at the shop...yes, I'm moving my space after 5 years! You have inspired me! I'll fill you in on the details soon! I hope you are doing well! Have a wonderful weekend, my sweet friend!
    Blessings,
    Amanda

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  14. Hi Olivia

    Just popping by to see what you've got going on. Love the shabby white mirrors and frames!

    Enjoy your weekend!
    Leann

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  15. Olivia, what wonderful Mirrors you've found and such a pretty white finish! I can imagine these making good chalk boards too, I have a pretty vintage frame my Husband found, we painted it white and made it into a lovely chalk board. I'm a big mirror girl too. They're wonderful in a room, and your rooms are gorgeous from what I see. xxx

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  16. PS, gonna follow you now, so I won't miss a thing.

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  17. I love what mirrors do to a room...enlarging it, reflecting light. So romantic!
    Blessings & Hugs,
    Karen

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  18. Oh what pretty mirrors and frames Olivia! Love scrolly frames too- they are so perfectly romantic and pretty! Thanks for sharing your lovelies at FNF :)

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  19. Beautiful collection, with nice details. Your blog is lovely.

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  20. Amazing! They are gorgeous and omg what a bargain! You've done a wonderful job transforming them into beautiful treasures! Have a wonderful Sunday!
    Hugs,
    Denise

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  21. Wow! Those are all gorgeous! Great finds!

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  22. OMG, Olivia!! What a fabulous deal!!!!! And you made a super job with them!
    Thanks for visiting and taking the time to leave lovely words!
    Monica.

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  23. Wow, you have had awesome luck, those are all gorgeous. Love the way you have painted/distressed them. If you ever feel you have too many and want to sell one or two....?

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  24. Hello!
    Wow, so much liked to know your blog!
    Much success!
    I'm from Brazil, Rio de Janeiro.
    Kisses and good week!

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  25. You have such a beautiful talent! Love it! These mirrors are each o individual and gorgeous! Anne

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Hello Friend! Thank you so much for stopping by! I love to hear your thoughts! Hugs, Olivia

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