Make This! Big Impact Geometric Mirror DIY

Make This! DIY Vanity Mirror Frame
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Have you ever tried to shop for a decorative bathroom mirror? The process can be frustrating… it's tough to find something that works well with your decor, while also staying within your budget. That was my experience when I tried to find the perfect bathroom mirror. So, of course, I made one! Keep reading to find out how to make this DIY vanity mirror using wooden dowel rods.       

 

Materials

Materials needed to make this DIY mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

 

How to Make a DIY Vanity Mirror

 

Step

Step 1 | DIY Geometric Mirror Frame
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Begin by staining your dowel rods using the instructions on the can. Continue Reading

DIY Wooden Starburst Mirror

DIY Wooden Starburst Mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

After getting married last summer, I had all kinds of leftover materials… one of which being these wooden fan waves that looked like wavy tongue depressors. I knew there must be something fun I could make with them, but I couldn’t figure out what. And then it hit me – a retro style starburst mirror! And the rest is history. Keep reading to check out the full tutorial.   

 

DIY Wooden Starburst Mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Materials

DIY Wooden Starburst Mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Step

Begin by spray painting your wooden fan waves with two light coats of paint, letting them dry in between. Continue Reading

Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall: Which is Our Favorite IKEA Hack of them All?

IKEA Mirrors round-up - Hacked!
Photo via IKEA Hackers

Hanging a mirror is a painless way to add depth and interest to a wall. Mirrors reflect light and movement in a room, they’re eye-catching, and they can make a space appear bigger than it is. If you know us here at Curbly, you know we LOVE a good IKEA hack. Today we’re reflecting (sorry!) on some of our favorite IKEA mirror hacks and transformations, all in uniquely awesome ways. Keep reading!         Continue Reading

How to: DIY “All-Seeing Eye” Mirror

DIY All-Seeing Eye Mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Every now and then, a particular shape or design takes the internet by storm (think pineapples) and lately I’ve been noticing these all-seeing eye shapes everywhere. So I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and do a fun DIY all-seeing eye mirror. Keep reading to check out the easy tutorial!   

 

Materials

DIY All-Seeing Eye Mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher
  • 14 inch embroidery hoop
  • 7 inch embroidery hoop
  • 7 inch mirror
  • (8) 3 inch long dowels, 3/8 inch wide
  • Black spray paint
  • Hot glue gun
  • Hand saw
  • Pencil, paper and ruler (not pictured)

Step

DIY All-Seeing Eye Mirror
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Begin by unscrewing and removing the exterior parts of the embroidery hoops. Continue Reading

Make It: Hanging Mirror IKEA Hack

I guess I’m just full of IKEA hacks this week! We have a mirror hanging in our bathroom that is totally plain and totally blah. I might take a minute or two to change things up like this cool hanging mirror hack! 

 

 

Who doesn’t love that rope attached?! It’s a great way to add some height to any display! Check out the how-to over on Farm Fresh Therapy! Continue Reading

How To: Make a DIY Plywood Floor Mirror with Open Shelving

Photo: Fox

Plywood is a modern DIYers dream material for it’s industrial, hip vibe and no-frills attitude. So, it’s no surprise that there are loads of cool projects that utilize the material, like these DIY rolling storage bins, a minimalistic DIY daybed, and now a DIY plywood floor mirror with open shelving for beauty products, accessories and more. Want to see how this project turned out?

 

Made by the lovely ladies of The Merrythought for Fox, this plywood mirror idea is perfect in its form and function. Continue Reading

How To: Cheap Mirrors Get A Glam Gilded Update

diy octagon mirror
photo: A Joyful Riot

Mirrors are an easy trick to opening up a room and giving the illusion of more space. But it's tough to find mirrors for your space. This simple update takes boring and cheap mirrors from plain to insane with a few coats of paint and some chain! Such a difference!      

 

diy octagon mirrors
photo: A Joyful Riot

You're heading to the dollar store to snag some mirrors right now, aren't you? Head on over to A Joyful Riot to see the step-by-step tutorial!  Continue Reading

IKEA Hack: How to Make the Ultimate Jewelry Storage Solution

IKEA Hack: The Ultimate Jewelry Storage Solution
Photo: Faith Towers

I'd been looking for a creative way to store my large collection of costume jewelry for ages. But I had many criteria… it had to fit all of my jewelry yet be appropriate for a small space, have a clean, contemporary sort of feel, and it couldn't be too expensive either. And I finally found it. At IKEA. Read on to check out my ultimate jewelry storage solution.  

 

IKEA Hack: The Ultimate Jewelry Storage Solution
Photo: Faith Towers

The Stave mirror from IKEA is the key.  Continue Reading

Make It: Do It Yourself Copper Edged Mirror

DIy Copper Edged Mirror

Did you know that copper tape – that’s right, TAPE – exists? And that it can be used for all sorts of projects and purposes? My mind is spinning with possibilities. For now, wrap the edge of a mirror in this trendy trendy tape!       

We all know that copper is the front runner right now. And now that it’s easily accessible with tape? I’m practically unstoppable. Visit Makers Society to get the full how-to!      

DIY Copper Edged Mirror by [Makers Society]

How To: Make a Colorful DIY Hanging Rope Mirror

I love, love, LOVE this colorful spin on the nautical rope/leather belt mirrors that have been popular lately. And, as it turns out, this version is quite easy to make!       

Simply get your hands on a round mirror (check out places like IKEA, Target, etc. for cheaper mirrors) and some jersey knit fabric, then check out this tutorial from Style at Home! The best part — besides having a stylish, one-of-a-kind mirror for cheap — is that you can customize this project to your heart’s content!