The best texts and emails I receive are the ones that include blurry, ill-lit photos of a piece of old furniture with the caption “Do you want this?”
The answer is almost always “Yes! Thanks!” Taking a neglected chair or table and turning it into something awesome just never gets old.
So when a family friend offered me a table that had been in their basement for years, I pounced on it, even though I didn’t know where I was going to put it. It had probably been expensive at some point, since it was large and brass with a heavy circle of glass.
I knew it would be the perfect piece to hack into a mirror-topped oil-rubbed bronze table I’d spotted on Overstock.com for $722. But how was I going to turn a piece of glass into a mirror? Oh, just wait and see!