This is the story of a not-really-cute 70's mirror. It used to be my mother in law's, who then gave it to my sister in law, who then gave it to us (everything in our house is hand-me-downs or from thrift stores). When my sister in law changed the furniture in her room, she gave it to us. We never liked it and I was not that into refinishing furniture. Can you believe that I was going to throw this puppy away? but my thrifty sixth sense told me no way! I could actually picture it in our living room.
Here is the before: