Photo: Michael McNamara

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Look Beyond the Frumpy Mirror
I love mirrors; They add light and glamour—and because there are usually many of them for sale at thrift shops, flea markets and tag sales, you can get a great deal on them. The only problem? You may have to transform a dated, dark, mahogany-brown frame, for instance, by painting it a fantastic fuchsia. I like Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2x in Berry Pink for an easy update.