Here's an inexpensive and innovative idea for adding a little new world meets 19th Century to your home. Domestically Speaking walks through the steps to making your own mercury glass vase for next to nothing. Well, faux, that is.
Oh, and there's no actual mercury involved so no need to worry about the whole Mad Hatter syndrome. You do have to watch out for silver finger tips though. Pop over to Domestically Speaking for the run down on how to make a simple IKEA vase into something shiny and old world pretty.
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