Monday, October 5, 2009

My First Ever Metamorphosis Monday and Do It Yourself Day Tuesday Post


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DIY Day @ ASPTL





I am so excited to get to participate in my very first Metamorphosis Monday hosted by Susan at Between Naps on the Porch. I'll also be participating in Do It Yourself Day on Tuesday over at A Soft Place to Land with Kimba. My little projects are just that, little. However, they make a big impact at our house. The first one is a plant stand that I've had forever. The top had been torn off and the legs were rusting out. I didn't know that that until I found the stain on my kitchen tile, yikes. I used Krylon Paint in Oil Rubbed Bronze and modge podged the top with scrapbook paper in a pretty design.  


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Next I had a very cheap looking gold plastic mirror that was given to me years ago.  I had tried to antique it a long time ago.  It really helped to tone that awful gold down but it was still not working that well in my dining area.  I used my new best friend Krylon Oil Rubbed Bronze on it too.  I was just amazed at how that cheap little mirror instantly put weight on!  It looks like a very beautiful heavy mirror now.  I am just giddy with excitement.

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Can you believe it?  Sorry about the picture quality.  The cloudy weather is making my already bad photo taking abilities even worse.  Now I'm off to spray paint anything else that I can find that isn't nailed down.....

Don't forget to check out the other great transformations at Between Naps On The Porch and A Soft Place to Land.

Always Count Your Blesssings,


17 comments:

  1. Very cute. I love Modge Podge! Great makeovers!

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  2. 2 great redos! Gotta love that spray paint. :)

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  3. Welcome to Met Monday! Both projects turned out fantastic! It's neat how small projects can add to your home!

    Dee Dee

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  4. I love the way the table turned out, so nice. I also think you did a great job on the mirror. and of course I am a big fan of plates on the wall and I especially love those...thanks for sharing...I am a new follower....come visit

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  5. Dear Mimi,
    Welcome to MetMonday! I think Susan's site hosting other's blogs is such a wonderful thing. I get to meet others like you and see the neat projects you all have attended to.

    Your projects are great and turned out well,
    d from homehaven

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  6. Well once you start joining in on these little parties you will be sure to join again. They get a little addicting. Your mirror looks great! Spray paint can give quite the transformation cant it?

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  7. Well done. Spray paint fever, eh? I get that too.

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  8. Good job. I like that you used Mod Podge for the table top!
    pk @ room remix

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  9. Little projects but full of impact and change!!! Good job!

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  10. so pretty, loved how they turned out! welcome to the carnivals!

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  11. You've got me convinced that I need to get oil rubbed bronze spray now. Really made such a differenct with your mirror! Great projects!!

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  12. Mimi! You did a fabulous job! I am glad that you linked up! I love anything with scrapbook paper and mod podge! I signed up as a follower and would love it if you did the same!

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  13. FANTASTIC job! Love that little table, and the mirror looks great! Thanks for sharing, and inspiring!

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  14. Hi Mimi!
    Your mirror is gorgeous! What a transformation. And your table is precious. I really like what you did with it. :o)
    Have a great day.
    Sincerely ~ Tricia Anne

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  15. ooooooo, love the way that mirror turned out. Where did you purchase the stuff to rub on it?

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  16. Love them all! I really enjoyed looking around your blog-- What great ideas!!
    *Eliza’s blog*

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