Mirror with Candles: “Make it Pop”

The Lady had been on a quest to spruce up the area with a full-size mirror.  Sounded like a quick and easy idea, so I said why not?

The mirror cost $50 at Ikea. We found fabric with grey, black and orange colors, so we used it to “giftwrap” an existing ottoman and fasten with a hot glue gun. After hanging up the mirror, the Lady said we needed something with color to “make it pop.” She eventually found a pair of cast iron candle holders on craigslist for $5.   The candle holders looked good but needed more substance, so I added 1×4 boards as relief.  Here’s the quick and easy process:

Total investment: $75 + 3hrs

Simple, inexpensive, and practical… with a bit of pop.


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