This summer, Kelly and I had the opportunity to meet furniture designer Amy Howard, and we adored her! I have a soft spot in my heart for entrepreneurs in general, but this crafty lady is also a Made + Remade-er at heart. Her entire space at Atlanta gift and furniture market was filled with pieces she’d picked up from her local Habitat for Humanity ReStore and then upcycled into designer stunners using products from her Amy Howard at Home collection. So we decided to put some of her products to the test for ourselves.
Enter the Antique Mirror Kit. Two solutions and you can transform any mirror into a piece that looks like you picked it right out of your grandmother’s attic. I chose to antique mirror tiles for the bottom of a serving tray that we used at our Home for the Holidays party. (That lovely cranberry-colored cocktail you see above? It’s called a Pleasant Evening and you can get the recipe here on HGTV’s Design Happens.)
Two important notes before you get to the how-to:
1. Always wear plastic gloves when working with chemicals and leather gloves when working with glass.
2. Do this in a well-ventilated area. I did it in our basement but, if I had it to do over, would go outside.