A mirror is an inseparable part of a girl’s life. A study comes out that girls check out themselves in the mirror at least eight times per day.
Even a famous painting of Pablo Picasso named “Girl in the Mirror” portrays a girl watching her reflection in the mirror.
So you really can’t deny the vital role that a mirror can play in a girl’s room. You can use different shapes and sizes of mirrors in a room.
A full-length wall mirror itself gives a classy look in room decor, and you can easily capture your whole outfit in a picture but giving a touch of your little creativity in your mirror can take your mirror selfies to another level.
Little crafting in an inexpensive full-length mirror can diversify your whole bedroom. The significant part is that you obviously can do it on your own.
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DIY mirror frame decorating ideas
Looking at yourself in a beautiful mirror can quickly put a smile on your face. Our advice and a little touch of your creativity can give you such a homemade mirror frame that would change the outlook of your room, give you a sense of self-achievement, boost your confidence, and make you smile at yourself even in your darkest hour.
As you’ve found this article, indeed you aren’t satisfied with your regular wall mirror. You have come to the right place. You are a few steps away from a beautiful framed mirror.
You are going to learn the exact ways and superb ideas to decorate your wall mirror and make a dramatic change in your room with the help of waste materials and some budget-friendly types of equipment.
Brilliant Ideas to decorate your framed mirror
Decorate mirror frame using color paper
Materials needed – Cardboard, different color papers, adhesive or glue, rectangular mirror, scissor.
Procedure- First, you need to carefully cut a cardboard piece 5 inches bigger than the mirror on every side. Then take a color paper and cut it into about 5-6 samples. The parts should be about 1 inch wide. Do the same with different colored forms.
Then slowly fold each piece to make them round as are shown in the picture, put some glue on so that the round pieces stay that way. You can make more significant round pieces by adding two or more colors in a single round piece.
Then stick the mirror in the middle of the cardboard with glue. Stick blue paper on the sides of the cardboard. Then put all the round pieces on the cardboard with glue. Decorate it as you want.
Decorate mirror frame using jute rope
Materials needed – Long and thick jute rope (20 feet), cardboard, glue, scissor, round-shaped mirror.
Procedure – Cut a piece of cardboard 4 inches wider than the mirror on every side. Put adhesive in the middle to carefully place the mirror.
Then take the rope and stick one end with glue and place it on the cardboard near the mirror. Then move the rope around the mirror as shown in the picture.
Put glue in between the rope and cardboard so that the rope stay in its place. Then make at least four circles around the mirror using a rope.
You can add shells or any jewelry to decorate it. You can also hang the mirror with a rope by attaching a rope to the back of the mirror.
Decorate mirror frame using sticks and branches
Materials needed – 100 dry sticks ( more or less), branches of a tree, glue, golden spray paint, cardboard, scissors, round or rectangular shaped mirror.
Procedure – You can decorate your mirror even with waste materials also. With using sticks, you can quickly transform a simple rectangular mirror into a spectacular one. It would be best if you cut a piece of cardboard 4 inches bigger than your rectangular mirror on each side.
Put some glue in the middle and place the mirror on it. You have to set the sticks on the cardboard and glue in between to let the bars hold their places. Put sticks in all the empty places, and you can even paint the sticks to add more color if you want.
If you have a round-shaped mirror, you have to cut a round piece of cardboard 2 inches bigger than the mirror. Then you have to place the mirror in the middle with some glue. Then paint the branches and the left places of the cardboard with gold spray paint.
Then put the mirror on the wall and stick the components around the mirror on the wall adding some glue. Place them as you want. Thus you can get a beautiful wall mirror.
If you have a round-shaped mirror then you have to cut a round piece of cardboard 2 inches bigger than the mirror. Then you have to place the mirror in the middle with some glue.
Then paint the branches and the left places of the cardboard with gold spray paint. Then put the mirror on the wall and stick the branches around the mirror on the wall adding some glue. Place them as you want. Thus you can get a beautiful wall mirror.
Decorate mirror frame using an old CD.
Materials needed – 10-12 old CDs, glue, cardboard, hammer, scissors, gloves.
Procedure – This DIY framed mirror is a beautiful example of recycling waste materials to create something nice. Before starting, you need to put on gloves as you will have to deal with broken CDs that are sharp. Break the old CD’s into small different shaped pieces with a hammer carefully.
Cut a piece of cardboard 5 inches bigger than a mirror on every side. Then stick the mirror in the middle with glue. Put glue on the back of the colored side of the broken pieces and stick them around the mirror. Leave some empty places in between. Now you have made a beautiful piece of art.
Decorate mirror frame using a soda bottle lid.
Materials needed – Soda can lids ( get them from the grocery store or vending machine), glue, cardboard, hammer (optional), scissor.
Procedure – Cut a piece of cardboard 4 inches bigger than your mirror. You can cut a round or rectangular piece of cardboard as per your mirror’s shape. Put some glue in the middle of the cardboard and place the mirror.
Then place the soda lids all around the cardboard by adding glue. You can smash the lids with a hammer if you want. Leave no empty place. Here’s your beautiful looking mirror.
Decorate mirror frame using pebbles and stones
Materials needed – pebbles or stones, glue, cardboard, scissor, mirror.
Procedure – Cut the cardboard 4 inches longer than the mirror piece on every side. Place the mirror in the middle of the cardboard by adding glue. Then stick all the stones or pebbles around the mirror by adding more glue.
I hope you will have fun implementing these fun DIY mirror decorating ideas. These beautiful mirrors will surely put a smile on your face. These wall mirror ideas are ideal for teenage girls looking for pretty selfies. I hope you will have fun turning your imagination into reality.