How to Antique mirrors Using Paint Stripper and Bleach

Add vintage appeal to a modern Antique mirrors by distressing it with products found at the home improvement store.

Materials Needed:

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  • framed mirror
  • muriatic acid (available at most home improvement stores)
  • aerosol paint stripper
  • plastic putty knife
  • paper towels
  • cotton rags
  • spray bottle
  • funnel
  • ventilation mask
  • chemical-resistant gloves
  • protective eyewear
  • antique gold spray paint

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Don Safety Gear

Safety first! Put on protective eye wear, a ventilation mask and chemical-resistant gloves; keeping them on for the duration of this project. Also, it’s also a good idea to work on this project outdoors, or in an extremely well-ventilated area.

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Protect Work Surface

Cover work surface in thick plastic or a thick layer of newspaper to protect it from spillage.

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Paint Mirror Back

Coat the entire back of the mirror with a layer of antique gold spray paint. This paint color will show through on the front side of the mirror, and will also protect the reflective coating on the back side from loosening further.

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