Saturday, January 7, 2012

Mirror Mirror On The Wall and WINNERS

Oh how I LOVE about you? Until the last few years...I never minded looking in one...but since I started putting on so many pounds...I just try not to look in them anymore. I'm so hoping to get a lot of these extra pounds off so I can enjoy all my pretty mirrors again. Today I pulled out some of my Annie Sloan chalk paint and got to work on this one. I used some paris grey paint, then added dark wax and this plain jane mirror came to the power of paint!!! Today is a big day here at COASTAL's time to announce the WINNER of the ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT GIVEAWAY from COTTAGE ATTITUDES and the WINNER of the cute apron/soapdish/ let's see who these lucky gal's are. Winners will be announce at the end of the post:)
                                      Thanks for coming by,

                                         Here she is!!!

                                  Before I got my hands on her.
                              Pretty detail and shape.
                                    Before the dark wax.

                                 Lovin' how she is looking here
                                         in the guestroom.
                                Coastal touches here at my nest.

                                   Look hard and you will see
                                 my size 2 wedding dress...will
                                I ever be that size again? I don't
                                              think so!

Winner of this cute apron and the
other goodies is...
Diann from

Winner of this $150
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Basket
is...Jane from

Congrats to Diann and Jane..hope you both
enjoy your goodies!

Linking up here...


Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Linda...loving the new look for your mirror (and I love your new bathroom look too)!! Congrats to the winners and have a great weekend!

laxsupermom said...

Congrats to the winners! Love the mirror! I really like that weathered look. Thanks for sharing.

Unknown said...

beautiful job on your mirror, so in love with the gray and dark stain!

Unknown said...

Lovely Mirror! I love the way it looks with the Classic style of the Dresser. The colors are wonderful. Cute little plate too, did you make that? XO Cindy

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Happy New Year, Linda! You did a great job on the mirror! It's gorgeous!! Congrats to the winners!

Diann said...

The mirror looks wonderful Linda! And "Yay me!" I can't wait to see the adorable apron. I will email my address. Thank you!! :)

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Congrats to the winners! I love your mirror and the coastal touches! SO pretty!

I was never a size 2 :(

Have a great weekend!

Lou Cinda

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love that mirror and the items on the chest are perfect. You are so talented. Congrats to the winners!! hugs, Linda

Debbie said...

The mirror looks great with the seaside decor on the dresser!
congrats to the winners!
Have a nice weekend.

Okio B Designs said...

That mirror is gorgeous! Love your makeover for it. Congrats to the winners!


Pam@OurAdventuresInHomeImprovement said...

I love the mirror and tureen! So pretty.

Congratulations to Diann and Jane. How exciting!

Have a great day.

Unknown said...

Oh my goodness! Beautiful! I am wanting to do my house coastal style. So glad I found your blog! New follower

deb said...

I love mirrors too, yours is a beaut!

Congrats to the winners!

debbie refresh restyle said...

Love mirror! Congrats to the winners!

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Love your mirror Linda! Congrats to the winners too.


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Linda, Love the mirror and the paint finish. I haven't been a size 2 since third grade!

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

Woohoo! I'm so excited that I won the ASCP giveaway. I've been wanting to try this paint ever since I started hearing about it. I was just getting ready to paint a piece of furniture, but I'm going to hold off until I receive the paint. Thanks, Linda and Cottage Attitudes, for sponsoring this giveaway.

Your mirror looks great, Linda!

Low Tide High Style said...

Your mirror looks SO good! And it's the size of your heart, not your waist that matters!

Congrats to the winners!

Kat :)

Tammy at Tammy Loves Dishes said...

The mirror looks great in her new colors.

Congratulations to the winners!! Lucky gals!

Donna said...

Love your mirror! You did a great job and it looks great with all the pretty accessories. I don't like mirrors any more either :)
Your bathroom in the previous post is so pretty and I love the new look. I have been behind in my blog reading!
Congrats to the winners of the giveaway!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Linda she looks beautiful on that dresser!! Great makeover and love the pretty vignette too.

Lori said...

Ha, love the comment about your wedding dress! I haven't used the dark wax yet. Really changes the color doesn't it? I use a clear miniwax paste on my pieces. If I want them darker I rub a dark stain on them and wipe off before the wax.

Crystal @ Ordinary Days said...

Size! I thought my size 6 that needed to be altered and taken down in places was small!! lol I LOVE the mirror! Awesome!!

Unknown said...

Just wanted to say I love that gorgeous mirror! Going to have to try that chalk paint one day :)
Congrats to the winners!

Karena said...

Linda the mirror is amazing a great transformation!!

Congrats to the winners of your grand Giveaway!

Art by Karena

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Hi Linda, your mirror turned out just beautiful. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Sherri said...

Congrats to the winners!!! Linda I love your "new" mirror! It turned out gorgeous!!

Laurel@ChippingwithCharm said...

Lovely mirror :) Laurel

Tardevil said...

Mirror looks great! Maybe we're like trees and add 'rings' as we age...I know I have! ;o) I'm like you though, some of my 'rings' need to come off in 2012.

littlethings1 said...

Your mirror makover is fabulous !! I also love your plate sitting on the dresser too !!

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

I love the mirror- absolutely- but I ADORE your black pine cones in that B & W transferware cream soup cup! What a GREAT idea!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Congratulations to the winners- Your mirror looks fantastic with it's makeover!! Thanks for linking up Linda! :)

Olive said...

The mirror is wonderfully improved Linda. I spy your wedding dress and I was a size two when I was two.

Babs said...

Congratulations to the winners! Great makeover on your mirror.

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

I love the mirror and I did catch the wedding dress . . . size 2... hmmm. . . I think I was a size 2 when I was born! I love the way the mirror looks on the table/dresser as well as the other coastal touches! Congrats to the lucky winners and thanks for hosting these give aways!

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Love your mirror--I hate looking in the mirror too--though I have them all over the house! I always think "who is that aging frumpy overweight woman with paint in her hair?" :)

Noble Vintage said...

Really pretty! All of it! Love all the starfish in the bowl too :)

Creations By Cindy said...

Wow! Love those mirrors.

cathy@my1929charmer said...

Your mirror is so pretty! I'm still a size two, at least my right thigh is! Congrats to all two lucky ladies.

Unknown said...

You did an AMAZING job on the mirror. Great post (as always)!

cathy@My1929Charmer said... Thanks for sharing this beautiful mirror at Sunday's Best. I feel the same way you do, I never look in a mirror that's long. I'm so unhappy with how I look, ashamed actually. So I wish you success on losing a few pounds, I'm trying, no I will succeed and so shall you!

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