DIY Mirrors – 30 Interesting Home Projects!

by craftmin | December 31, 2017

A mirror is an essential piece of furniture for every home, but aside from its practical use it is also a great decoration for your home. With the right size of mirror, a good choice of frame and strategic location, mirrors cando  double duty as beautiful masterpiece! Here are 30 DIY mirrors to make your home more interesting!

 

30 DIY MIRRORS TO DECORATE WITH:

 

[1] DIY MIRRORS – RE-PURPOSE OLD WINDOWS!

1 VINTAGE diy MIRRORs

Re-purpose your old window and turn it into a mirror frame! To transform your old window into a fully functional mirror, simply coat the glass with mirror spray. After letting it dry, choose a strategic location to place your new mirror, and fill the area with other decor.5 outdoot diy MIRRORs

//Re-purposed window mirror

 

[2] DIY MIRRORS – TOUCH OF FEMININE WITH DOILY LACED!

2 dolly laced diy MIRRORs

Give your mirror a delicate feminine look by framing it with doily lace! Use your stencil skills by applying the design onto a round mirror with doily paper. The end result is sure to look great in your home!

//Doily laced mirror

 

[3] DIY MIRRORS – GO BIG WITH LARGE FULL SCALE!3 large scale diy MIRRORs

Use a full scale mirror to decorate your room. The vintage mirror pictured above is actually formed with 12” squared mirror tiles which is sure to give your room the personality it needs.

//Large, full scale mirror

[4] DIY MIRRORS – PERSONALIZE WITH MONOGRAM!

4 monogrammed diy MIRRORs

Personalize your mirror by branding it with your initials! The beautiful monogram is sure to captivate the heart of anyone who gazes on it.

//Monogrammed Mirror

 

[5] DIY MIRRORS – LET IT REACH THE OUTDOOR!

5 outdoot diy MIRRORs

Mirrors should not be exclusive to the insides of your room. Hang decorative mirrors outdoors for a more scenic view! You will be surprised at how a simple mirror reflecting your garden makes a big difference to your outdoor experience.

//Outdoor mirror

 

[6] DIY MIRRORS – A TOUCH OF PLAYFUL PEEK-A-BOO!

6 peek a boo diy MIRRORs

Give your old plain mirror a playful touch! Alter your mirror – not the frame but the mirror itself. Give your mirror spots of magazines, letters, and other eclectic elements to instantly give it a fifties vibe.

//Peek-a-boo mirror

 

[7] DIY MIRRORS – FRAME IT WITH STYROFOAM!

7 styrofoam diy MIRRORs

Do not let your eyes fool you. The convex mirrors pictured above have not been bought from furniture stores but instead were made completely from scratch. For a fancy exterior with a cheap price, the frames for these convex mirrors were made from Styrofoam coated with a quality color. Prepare to be dazzled by the end result!

//Styrofoam framed mirrors

 

[8] DIY MIRRORS – ACCENTUATE WITH FRENCH WOOD DESIGNS!

8 wood accent diy MIRRORs

 

Give your mirror a touch of sophistication by accentuating it with french wood decorations! For this project, you will be needing a lot of creativity and patience. Painstakingly made by hand, the wooden frame of your mirror is decorated with gathered objects and embellishments. Once you are satisfied with the result, paint the frame with wooden stain which is sure to remind you of the expensive French decor you see in furniture stores!

//French wood mirror

 

[9] DIY MIRRORS – MAKE A UNIQUE STATEMENT WITH WOOD SHIMS!

9 wood shim diy MIRRORs

Use a big mirror to fill the space of your equally enormous wall so you won’t have to rack that brain of yours for what to fill your walls with. Take this pictured wood shimmed mirror for example! The equally huge mirror will be the centerpiece of the dining room with its detailed wood shims.

//Wood shimmed mirror

[10] DIY MIRRORS – USE ROPES FOR FRAMING!

10 diy rope diy MIRRORs

Mirror frames should not be exclusive to hard and solid objects so why not use rope for a change? Take this pictured mirror, where twined rope was used to frame the mirror and give a rustic vibe to the room, making it a sleek decoration.

//Rope framed mirror

[11] DIY MIRRORS – FRAME YOUR MIRROR WITH PENCILS!

11 star and stripes diy mirrors

Pencils are not only tools used for writing something. With enough creativity, you could use a bunch of pencils as a frame for your mirror. This unconventional idea is sure to help you create a unique mirror that could be the new centerpiece of your home.

//Pencil framed mirror

 

[12] DIY MIRRORS – FRAME WITH WOODEN RULERS!

12 wood ruler diy mirrors

Achieve a symmetrical centerpiece by framing your mirror with wooden rulers! The simplicity of this DIY mirror project will give your room a more polished and tidy look.

//Wooden ruler framed mirror

 

[13] DIY MIRRORS – EYE-CATCHING COLOR WHEEL!

13 color wheel diy mirrors

Give your plain room a burst of zesty colors! Frame your mirror with this color wheel-inspired decoration which is sure to make it a centerpiece delightful to the eyes!

//Color wheel mirror frame

[14]DIY MIRRORS – CREATE A TILED MOSAIC FRAME!

14 tiled framed diy mirrors

It’s the little things that count the most, which is obviously the case in the mirror pictured above. The little bathroom tiles used to frame the mirror make a simple but beautiful mosaic which looks as good on the bathroom wall as in your personal room.

//Tiled mosaic mirror frame

 

[15] DIY MIRRORS – PLAY WITH PATTERNED FRAMES!

15 zebra framed diy mirrors

Let your mirror centre stage in your living room by decorating it with a playful pattern. Take this framed mirror pictured above, for example. This black and white zebra print frame stands out in contrast to the plain white background.

// Patterned mirror frame

 

[16] DIY MIRRORS – WRAP IT UP WITH ROPE FRAMING!

16 rope mirror diy mirrors

Use rope to frame a small mirror, painting it with wood stain or a pop of color for an even more polished look. This mirror may be small in size but, with the simple framing, it sure knows how to capture attention in a good way!

//Roped frame mirror

 

[17] DIY MIRRORS – STRIPED WOOD FRAMES!

Accentuate your mirror with thin strips of painted wood. You will be surprised at how these small details make the mirror the star of your bedroom.

//Striped wood frame

[18] DIY MIRRORS – CREATE ONE FOR LESS THAN $15

18 $15 diy mirrors

Your pocket does not have to sufferso that you can have a dainty mirror. Create a vintage looking mirror for your home for less than 10 dollars with this simple mirror project which is so easy to make, you can build one for yourself within an hour — max!

//$15 mirror

 

[19] DIY MIRRORS – RE-PURPOSED MEDICINE CABINET!

19 medical box diy mirrors

Re-purpose your medicine cabinet and transform it into a functional mirror with a custom built frame! Take the re-purposed medicine cabinet pictured above for example. The curves of the custom built frame certainly give the cabinet a chic and dainty vibe!

//Medicine cabinet re-purposed mirror

 

[20] DIY MIRRORS – CRAFT WITH YOUR HANDS!

20 hand crafted diy mirrors

The beautiful mirror pictured above is the result of pure patience and dedication and was patiently and painstakingly hand-crafted. Despite the hard work, it sure paid off with this stunning product!

// Hand crafted mirror

[21] DIY MIRRORS – STAR BURST USING STAINED WOODS!21 wood shim sun shine diy mirrors

Believe it or not, the beautiful and stunning starburst decorative mirror is a result of a DIY and is not store bought! Create one for your home using stained wood for a stunning decorative center piece.

//Star burst mirror

 

[22] DIY MIRRORS – STAR BURST WITH WOOD SHIMS 

22 sun burst diy mirrors

Stained wood is not the only material you can use to build a stunning star burst mirror – you can also make one using wood shims. The end result isjust the same stunning decorative mirror as the first one.

// Star burst using wood shims

 

[23] DIY MIRRORS – STAR BURST WITH BBQ SKEWERS!

23 skewers diy mirrors

Stained woods, wood shims, and now even barbecue skewers! Yes, you can create a dainty star burst using BBQ skewers as well. Once they see the stunning end result, no one will suspect the finish product was made from barbecue sticks.

// Star burst with BBQ skewers

 

[24] DIY MIRRORS – FEEL THE HOLIDAY WITH LIGHTED STAR BURST!

DIY-lighted-starburst-mirror-tree-topper

A Christmas tree is not the only star decoration of your home during holidays. Go the extra mile and light up your star burst mirror as well. The beautiful result is sure to get you into a festive mood whenever you look at your reflection!

//Holiday lighted star burst mirror

[25] DIY MIRRORS – STAR BURST WITH PVC PIPES!25 pipe diy mirrors

A star burst mirror is not exclusively made with elongated and sharp embellishments., you can also choose a more unconventional material such as PVC pipes! The end result will still be a stunning decorative mirror that can serve as your home’s centerpiece as well.

// PVC pipe mirror 

 

[26] DIY MIRRORS – USE CAKE PANS FOR FRAMING!26 cake pan diy mirrors

Sometimes a good frame for your mirror can be found in the comfort of your room, specifically in your kitchen. Take this mirror pictured above: who would have thought that its unconventional framing is made from cake pans?

// Cake pan framed mirror

 

[27] DIY MIRRORS – PAINTED SPOON FRAMES!

27 spoon diy mirrors

Re-purpose old plastic spoons, transforming them into something useful by painting them with a good coat of paint. Afterwards, glue them around your mirror for an end product that will surely blow you away! These painted plastic spoons made a surprisingly good mirror frame.

// Painted spoon frame

 

[28] DIY MIRRORS – CHOPPED WOOD FRAMES!

28 wood rounds diy mirrors

Get in touch with nature and embellish your round mirror with chopped wood. The variation in the diameters make the end result even more stunning!

// Chopped wood frames

 

[29] DIY MIRRORS – WOOD DISKS FRAME!

Achieve the right balance between nature and geometrical shape by creating a mosaic frame out of stacked wooden disks. The framing this wood disks offers your mirror is sure to be fresh and light to your eyes!

//Wood disks mirror frame

 

[30] DIY MIRRORS – YELLOW PENCILS FRAME!

At first glance, no one would conside that this bright ray of sunshine is actually made from yellow pencils! This pencil framed mirror looks lively and expensive without draining a hole in your pocket. With a big enough stock of pencils, you too can create a bursting sunshine for your mirror!

// Yellow pencil framed mirror

 

These 40 DIY Mirrors are sure to give your home a fresh look! So what are you waiting for? Start giving your mirrors the decoration that it needs!

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