Raise your hand if you hate taping off mirror edges to paint it? Ok. I see I’m not the only one here who hates it. I have a super easy tip to share with you on how to paint a mirror frame without taping off!
I have owned this Pier 1 mirror for 7 years. I still love the shape of the mirror but the color scheme really doesn’t go with my decor anymore. Looks like it’s time to work some Refunking magic and paint it!
Can you imagine taping off these curvy edges? Not my idea of a good time on a Friday night. So I used my super top secret tip to painting mirrors without taping off the edges. Are you ready for it? I shove card stock into the edges of the frame. Fancy, right?
Applying the wax softens up the edges of the paper so you can easily pull it out without having paper residue left on the edges of your mirror. I remove the paper as soon as I am done waxing, before it dries.
And here is the final product.
Sorry, my mantel isn’t styled yet because I am working on a big reveal for ya’ll on my living room mantel and built-ins. It involves a shower curtain. Yes, a shower curtain. Believe it.
Eeek! I am also have the winner for my 3-Year Blogiversary Giveaway! The winner is: Taylor Hoffman! Ahhh! I’m such a dork, I have had butterflies all day waiting to draw the name! Congrats!
So, what’s your super secret top secret trick that saves you time? This mirror trick is one I can’t live without!