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Old Door Trim-Framed Mirror

The entrance halls of Victorian-era houses were often decorated with large pier mirrors in front of which homeowners could primp on their way out for the day. You can DIY a version with a few tricks. This large pier mirror is crafted using the entablature of an old door casing for the top and preprimed pilasters from a lumberyard for the sides and bottom. White paint unifies the old wood with the new.

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