The last project I showed you was J’s coffee table.
What I didn’t show you were the other pieces I made for him that weekend.
Remember this headboard I found a couple weeks ago?
I thought it would make a great piece of wall art.
First I cut the legs off and then I painted it black.
The cutouts were just begging for a mirror. So I grabbed the wall mirror out of my bedroom because it was exactly the right size and proceeded to take off the frame. Only I wasn’t careful enough.
That’s seven years of bad luck there.
I had to send Mike out to Kmart to pick up another and this time I was very careful to cut the glue seal all the way around before trying to pull the frame off.
It worked and I was able to get the mirror attached to the back with no problems.
At the last minute I added a small ledge at the bottom with a slight lip to it.
Here it is hung on the wall in J’s TV room.
The ledge was to showcase his favorite games, movies, photos, whatever he feels like showing off.
I did one more little piece for him that day.
This little plaster base table was found curbside not long ago. (it must have been a garage sale leftover because that tape on top says $3.)
Apparently nobody thought it was worth that much and it was tossed out and left for me to rescue.
The base is ugly but the top was a nice piece of black slate.
A little black paint and a good sanding was all it needed to make it a set with the coffee table.
The styles were close enough to use together in the same room.
Poor J didn’t know what hit him.
Since both of these were under $100 to make, (actually total cost for both was $5.99 for the mirror, since I already had the paint and scrap wood)
I’m linking up to Becky’s 100 ideas under $100 at Beyond the Picket Fence party. Check it out!