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April 26, 2016

How to quickly update an MCM Coppercraft Mirror with Aqua

Remember the ever so popular Coppercraft Guild Plastic Wall Art from the 70's?  Recently during a trip to Goodwill, we picked up a mirror for under $5.00.  What I liked about this mirror was the texture and knew with a pop of color, those details would pop.

So this week on Frugal Decor Tuesday I'm sharing How to quickly update a Mid-Century Modern Coppercraft Mirror with a pop of Aqua.

MCM Coppercraft Guild Plastic Mirror spray painted Aqua

This is what the mirror used to look like...

Vintage Coppercraft Guild Plastic Copper Mirror Before

See all those textures?  I just love how they popped with just a few light even coats of Rust-oleum Painter's Touch Ultra Cover Satin Spray Paint in the color Aqua.

Aqua spray painted Coppercraft mirror

Aqua spray painted Vintage Coppercraft textured mirror

After the final coat dried I protected it with two coats of Rust-oleum Painter's Touch Ultra Cover Clear Coat.

Aqua painted refresh on MCM Coppercraft Guild Mirror

I don't use spray paint often but when I do, this is one of my favorite go-to colors.  Last summer I painted a Bistro Set in this color and it sold very quickly.

Coppercraft Guild plastic textured mirror update

I think it looks so fresh and modern and would look great in any room.

Coppercraft Plastic Textured Vintage Mirror update

The turquoise whitewashed tray is also a plastic thrift store find that I brought back to life last year. You can see that makeover HERE.

MCM Coppercraft Mirror Before and After

Thanks for joining me for another edition of Frugal Decor Tuesday!  Which do you prefer, the mirror before or after?


Before I end this post, did you catch the Between The Lines series last Tuesday?  I was one of the lucky bloggers to be featured in the first edition.  If you missed it, you can catch that post HERE.


Between The Lines is a new blog series that takes a peek into the lives of bloggers over the age of 50. Every Tuesday for the next nine weeks, a group of bloggers will be interviewed and featured by Katherine at Katherine's Corner.

You can catch Week Two of this series HERE.  For those of us "seasoned" bloggers, it's a great way to meet other bloggers in the Nifty Fifty Club!

You'll find this project linked up at these fabulous parties.

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