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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Vintage Thingie Thursday.

For my VTT I decided on an large mirror that belonged to my husband's mother and father.
I was told it was originally my husband's grandparents.
Which would make it very old.
When we got this about 40 years ago, there were two, they were painted
I repainted them in gold and had some of the broken pieces fixed by a lady who did that king of work in our little community.

For Christmas I hang the metal bronze colored angel from Southern Living at Home.

Here is a close up of the detail of the mirror.
The woman who repairs theses applies a glue in the shape of the missing swirls and scrolls, lets it harden and then paints over it with the paint of your choice.
Sorry it is a little dark.
Double click for more detail.

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Alan Burnett said...

I could do with your lady around these ways : I have a treasured picture frame that is missing some of its plaster scroll-work

T's Daily Treasures said...

That is a lovely old mirror. Always a wonderful thing when there are those who have the skills to repair such family treasures so that they can continue to be enjoyed. Hope you are having a great day. Tammy

LV said...

A very pretty mirror and the way you are using for the holidays is a great idea.

LV said...

That is a great vintage mirror. It looks great the way you are using for holiday decorations.

GrandmaK said...

How very pretty!!! You have some very pretty vintage thingies!!! Have a grand evening! Cathy

Coloradolady said...

Beautiful mirror, how nice you were able to find someone to repair it. Happy VTT!

Anonymous said...

Thats a beautiful mirror, I love the look of it with the angel hanging in front.