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Saturday, April 16, 2011


I have been wanting to do a starburst mirror FOREVER. I don't have the patience to do the long sticks, and the wooden slat ones are great, but won't go with my house. SIGH! Well, about a month ago, I picked up this

I am in the process of lightening up my bedroom, so I thought if I painted it white and put a mirror in the middle, it would look pretty nice.

So, I took the clock part out

Then out came the glossy white spray paint. Pretty nice job.

Next, I purchased 2 black lampshades from Walmart to put on my beautiful white bases. On a side note, one of the lamps did not work, so I had to get another one from Goodwill and paint it. It isn't the same size as the other one, but it has a pretty cool shape, so I am happy with it. The lamp shades were pretty dull

so I put a small band of lime green ribbon on the top

I really want this funky green comforter with white vines on it for the bedroom, but I don't want to put it out until we finally sell and get our new place. So, I went shopping on Friday and found a coverlet, king size, for ONLY $20!! It is the colour that I want and it will do until I get my real one.

I put my lamps on my new nightstands

Ignore John's lacrosse stick. Why he keeps it beside the bed is beyond me.

Then I put my new mirror up

It is too small for over our king bed, but I am going to keep it there for now and find a place in our new home. I still have to paint our older furniture and get new hardware, but overall, I am pretty pleased. The room is light and airy now and I think/hope/wish that others will like it when they come thru with thoughts of buying.

So, here if a before

and after

I am loving this new look. How about you? Pin It


  1. Very pretty! I really like the ribbon added to the shades and your sunburst mirror, LOVE it!!!


  2. Good Eye!!!!! I'd love for you to share on the Glitter Blog link Party!

  3. Wow that former clock turned mirror looks so much better white! Lovely :)

  4. Hi Vicky..that is so darn cute! Found you from the blog hop...Come on over to my blog too, I am hosting a newbie party and would love for you to join..your blog qualifies.

  5. I like what you did with the clock, changing it into a mirror. Your room looks funky, but soft - I like it! I found you over at Homemaker on a Dime's blog hop, and decided to follow you. Have a good day!

  6. I love how the clock turned into a mirror. Great job! Thank you for sharing this at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop :) I hope you'll join us again starting 5 pm this Sunday, PST.

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