You will need
- - a saturated solution of potassium permanganate;
- - acrylic paint;
- - squirrel brush;
- the outline on the glass;
- - alcohol;
- - gold and tin foil;
- - Scotch.
Clean the mirror from unnecessary details. A regular brush wipe back the surface to remove dirt and dust. Wet the sponge with a saturated solution of potassium permanganate and treat it with a wood frame. So the natural wood pattern is more visible. If the frame lacks some elements, not in a hurry to change it, the right decor will add to this mirror's charm.
Take the paint of the desired shade. Dry brush to apply coating on the frame, your movements should be light, so the wood texture shows through the paint layer. Can do painting, in this case, all the colors should be in harmony with each other and the rest of the decor in the room. For complex ornament it is better to take the stencil, it can be cut out of construction paper or buy.
To gild the protruding part of the frame of the mirror, attach a gold foil embossing and printing. Carefully wipe the glass with alcohol or wash Windows, to clean and degrease the surface.
A beautiful pattern can be done on the glass. For this long thread put on the mirror in the desired ornament, the ends of the cord secure with tape. Along the received markup apply the liner on the glass light shade, remove the strand. To erase incorrectly posted outline, use an alcohol-moistened cotton wool.
You can draw a small pattern in the corners of the mirror. For this fit, acrylic paint and a squirrel brush, paint tool from the synthetic fibers applied to glass worse. Unwanted items from flush to the acrylic does not harden. For this reason, often rinse the brush. Leave the mirror to dry.
To fix the removed part of the mirror, carefully clean the damaged area. On the erased area should not be the old coating. A soft cloth dampen with alcohol and degrease the surface. Dust should not be, otherwise you may get color fringes. Squeeze as tightly as possible to the damaged site in tin foil.