Mirrored Vanity

This by far is one of my ALL time FAVORITE  diy projects…

but first let’s take a look

Now that doesn’t look too bad (if you were born in the 70s) haha.. but I was looking for something a little more sleek and sheek!

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To start the process off, I spray painted the desk first with a white primer, and then generously with a metallic silver. I got both of these from my fav WALLY WORLD (walmart). Here are the exact names:
Krylon CoverMaxx Primer, White Primer
KryloN ColorMaster Metallic Spray Paint
Side Note: Be sure to shake cans really good before painting and spray away from the furniture on the initial spray to prevent a big blob of paint landing on it..:)
After letting that dry for what seemed like forever…I started on the mirror application (my favorite part)

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So LOWES became my favorite store the day I found out they cut mirror  for free (if you buy from them of course)
I took measurements of  the table I wanted to apply mirrors to, ran over to lowes (Glass and mirror cutting section) and WAAAA-LAAAAAH…mirrors cut to size! They didn’t have mirrors big enough for the top…so I had them divide the top measurements in half and just cut two mirrors to equal 1.
To apply the mirrors to the table I used Mirror, marble and granite adhesive as pictured below:

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I applied a genourous amount underneath, pressed the mirrors down in the appropriate spots and clamped them down to hold them  in place (this step is important)

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I let this sit for about 24 hours….I know we all hate the waiting game but you must give ample time to let the caulk dry….or else you’ll be wondering why your mirrors are. Hanging off 6 months down the road...
Once it was all dry it was time to apply the drawer knobs!
Now you can get door knobs from almost anywhere…I would suggest Amazon because you can get bulk for cheap. 
Because I was in a rush I bought my clear acrylic knobs from Lowes for a whopping $5 each (ouch). But they do look Fabulous!!

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I had to take the drawer off to apply these so I could sit the drawer upright.

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I glued the knobs on using e600 glue…this is really strong glue so be careful not to spill it anywhere… I applied just enough for it to stick and let it sit for another 24 hours (that’s right …more waiting) after that was dry , I put my drawer back on and that was that! My old wooden table became a BEAUTIFUL VANITY ….

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LETS CHECK OUT A BEFORE AND AFTER!!

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The perfect match to my makeup vanity! (Purchased from Impressions Vanity)

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I would LOOOOVE to see how your mirrored projects turn out!
With Love,
Ashley