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How to update an old mirror with colour


Create with paint! Projects by Habitat by Resene

Rejuvenate a vintage mirror to reflect your colour personality and bring in a fresh colour to your room.

Upcycle an old mirror with a new coat of paint

You will need

  • Paintbrush
  • Resene testpot in your choice of colour; Nikki used Resene Niagara
  • Old mirror

Supplies you will need
Supplies

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Instructions

  1. If your mirror has a metal frame, give it a light sand and paint a coat of Resene GP Metal Primer first and allow to dry. 
  2. Then paint your chosen Resene testpot colour.

Top tip: Pick out details in the design with a contrasting Resene colour or Resene FX Metallic testpot.

Project by Nikki Astwood, 2020.


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