Can You Guess What Secret this DIY Mirror is Hiding?

Can You Guess What Secret this DIY Mirror is Hiding?

Taryn Williford
Jul 12, 2017

Camouflage is a survival skill. Living in a small space demands that every inch of a room is stretched to its maximum potential, and this made-from-scratch mirror is evidence that beauty, brawn and brains are not mutually exclusive. Can you guess what's behind this looking glass?

It's kind of a trick question, because the mirror is the secret. It transforms into a fold-down dinner table!

(Image credit: Home Story)

It's a smart solution for a common problem: many renters and small-space dwellers find that a dining room is the easiest thing to scrap in a home where the residents outnumber the rooms (hello, studio apartment!). This mirror-meets-table was created from scratch with lumber, hardware and hinges. You can find the DIY on the German website Home Story (here's the translated tutorial).

Re-edited from a post originally published 7.8.14-nt

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