Rosette-Framed Mirror

Hi friends! Today I have a sweet makeover for you!

Last weekend I found this mirror at a thrift store:


Nothing fancy, but it was in good shape and for $15 I figured at the very least I could paint it.

But then just as I was dozing off I had an idea! I really need to put a post it pad under my pillow because that always happens.

Yesterday I gave a little hint…


I did paint it, but I also added drop cloth rosettes to it!

Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)

How cute is that?

Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)

I made the same rosettes I used on my Mini Drop cloth Rosette Stool Makeover.

Rosettes made from drop cloth

I  made a video on how to make them if you’re interested.

Nothing fancy for sure, I didn’t even take time to put on lip gloss or change from my painting clothes, because my kids were playing in the snow and I knew I had about fifteen minutes of quiet! It might be fun just to put a voice to my words.  🙂

Here is also a step-by-step to PIN for later:

Mini Rosette Tutorial

After painting in Cottage White (Behr) DIY Chalk paint, I sanded and waxed with Annie Sloan clear soft wax. Then I used hot glue to attach the rosettes.

Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)


Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)


Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)

I took a photo or 50 on this side of the room too, but look what I found…

Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)

Caught my sweet kitty snoozing. This is one of her favorite spots.

Rosette-Framed MIrror {Drop cloth is perfect for shabby rosettes!)






Rosette Framed Mirror made with drop cloth rosettes

Almost makes me wish I had a little girl’s room to decorate! I wouldn’t trade my boys for anything of course, just want to decorate girly. Guess I’ll have to wait for granddaughters. 🙂

It’s the last Friday of the month so you know what that means? This makeover is for our Get Your DIY On Party! If you’re a new follower, welcome!! You can follow the link to find out more about our monthly party.

This month’s theme is Neutral Décor Projects we Love! My mirror is neutral and I love it. Perfect!

Here’s some neutral décor my fun-lovin co-hosts created and are loving too:



Neutral Gallery Wall By Mandy at The Hankful House 

IKEA Whitewashed GORM Shelves by Abby at Just a Girl and Her Blog

Gold and White Herringbone Decorative Flower by Krista at The Happy Housie

DIY Antiques by April at House by Hoff


The party fun starts this Sunday, February 1st, at 7:00pm EST.





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  1. I love how this turned out. I have been wanting to try to make your drop cloth rosettes ever since I had read your post about the stool makeover. I hadn’t gotten around to making them yet, but seeing this newest project of yours inspired me to put it at the top of my craft “to do” list. I just happen to have some spare drop cloths, so I might have to make some rosettes this weekend.

  2. Oh Christy, your mirror turn out so beautiful!!!! What a transformation. You should be winning awards for your creations! Great good. Jo

    • Aww shucks, Joanne…now you’re making me blush! But I appreciate the sweet words so much. I love this too…just dropped it off at my booth and was a bit sad to leave it behind! Have a great weekend. 🙂

  3. Yes I saw that yesterday.. I really like the shabby vintage look to them! So cute. And yes I have gotten so many blisters from hot glue, use with caution definitely.

  4. Hi Christy,
    Love the mirror, so sweet! I have 3 girls and they would love a mirror like that. I am going to have to try this project!

  5. Sue Farmer says

    Love the rosette mirror!! Would be great for a little girl’s room. LOL your dryer buzzing during the video!!

    • Thanks, Sue! I only had a short window since the boys were outside in the snow, so I had to go with it, dryer and all. My dishwasher was whistling in the background too. 🙂

  6. Your creativity astonishes me Christy. That mirror is gorgeous with a capital G!

    • Aww thanks, Marie! I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I dropped it off at my booth today and was a bit sad to leave it behind! Hope you and your hubby have a fantastic weekend! XO

  7. Tina Matteson says

    I love this! When you first shared your rosette stool I planned to make one and then forgot about it till today! I will definitely be making one soon! Thank you for all your great ideas.

  8. That mirror is adorable with all of the rosettes Christy!! And the video tutorial was perfect! You are a natural. 🙂

  9. It’s adorable, Jen…..I wish that I never sold mine a few years back!

  10. This is top notch creativity.The mirrors and the video are excellent.Thanks.

  11. What a beautiful way to add some charm to a mirror! It would be absolutely adorable in a little girl’s room…hmm, when my little girl is a bit older this may just have to happen!


  12. This is the sweetest mirror of all time!!!

  13. What a unique way to give this mirror a romantic look. I can definitely see it in any girl or woman’s room. Great idea!

  14. Wow, this turned out excellent! I love the mirror painted white, too! It looks so soft and feminine!
    Stephanie @ Mommyzoid

    PS: You should come to the Ladies Collective linkup and share this! We’d love to have you! We just kicked off our first week TODAY! 😀

  15. LOVE this!! So gorgeous! Thanks for linking up at the Ladies Collective Linkup!

  16. Could not love a project more…pinning to my biggest group board. xo

  17. Love this….I have a mirror similar to yours and have been trying to think of some way to make it look better…..thanks for sharing this!!!


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