Been spending most our lives … living in a gangsta’s paradise…

Been spending most our lives … living in a gangsta’s paradise…
It’s time for another episode of “I Can’t Believe You Found That in the TRASH!” with special guest star, Intensely Awesome Mirror.  In this tearjerking episode, Carla discovers a dusty but nearly perfect mirror cast into the garbage.  Horrified, she cleans it up and nurtures it back to health, giving this once street-tough decor some self-respect and a place to finally call home.
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  1. September 29, 2011 / 9:32 PM

    Dang, white paint does it again. So pretty.

  2. September 29, 2011 / 9:33 PM

    That is a seriously fabulous mirror!

  3. September 29, 2011 / 9:34 PM

    I wonder if people ever come onto your blog and think “Crap…that was MY mirror…It could have looked like THAT?”.

  4. September 29, 2011 / 9:41 PM

    Obviously a palace cast off, rescued to greatness by a commoner with an eye.

  5. September 29, 2011 / 9:53 PM

    Oh my goodness what a G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S. mirror!! I will now have to keep coming back to this page just to look at it…smitten! LOL!

  6. September 29, 2011 / 10:23 PM

    You always make me laugh! 🙂 And I second what Heather said, you’d be so sad!

  7. September 29, 2011 / 11:19 PM

    Who would throw that away??!! Love the re-do.

  8. September 29, 2011 / 11:40 PM

    HOOOOOW! on earth does someone put something THAT fabulous in the TRASH?! She’s one lucky woman to have found that.

  9. September 30, 2011 / 12:15 AM

    You can find some of the best stuff on the side of the road!
    I’ve got a few mirrors I need to re-do…nothing like this one’s definitely unique!

  10. September 30, 2011 / 12:57 AM

    hey is that wallpaper underneath? I really like that!

  11. September 30, 2011 / 3:55 AM

    Wow, what a find! People just don’t have a vision do they! Everything looks better in white!


  12. September 30, 2011 / 8:29 AM

    Hi, Lindsey, thank you for featuring my mirror!

    And Heather, I don´t know who threw this gorgeous away, but I know that was one of my neighbors… Maybe he comes to my house one day 🙂

    Katy, yes that’s wallpaper 😉

    Thank you!

  13. September 30, 2011 / 1:04 PM

    Love the mirror! Not crazy about the whitel

  14. September 30, 2011 / 3:50 PM

    I would stop in freeway traffic to pick up that beauty from the trash.

  15. September 30, 2011 / 4:28 PM

    I love the white colour and how it brightens up the room. It adds a whole new level of dimension. The difference it makes is unbelievable. What room is that? What inspired you in this room?
    {I posted this comment using my teachers blog name because I could not login otherwise}PS I have permission.

  16. September 21, 2012 / 12:23 AM

    Guess I’m in the minority. That’s an antique. Some day, someone will strip it and wonder all the while why someone painted it in the first place. Don’t get me wrong, I paint stuff all the time, but not Victorian antiques.

  17. September 29, 2012 / 10:13 AM

    Bunnykins, this type of furniture is very common in Portugal, and pieces like these are 40-60 years old max. Victorian? I wish! 🙂

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