Designer Inspired Glamorous Mirror DIY Using Dollar Store Items

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Hi everyone!! So, I had been eyeing this very expensive mirror from z gallerie but the $800 price tag was a bit too much for me. So, I decided to create my own very inexpensive version using a large mirror from walmart and dollar store mirror picture frames!
step 1: i started by gathering my materials. 28 photo frames from the dollar store and one large mirror from walmart.
Next, I seperated 8 of the mirrors from the frame.
I then positioned the other 20 frames on my large mirror. 2 at the top and botttom and 8 on both sides. And I used e6000 to adhere the mirrored frames to the large mirrror.
finally I added the mirrors that i took off the frame in the first step to add a geometric pattern. The short mirror to connect the frames and the long mirror over each frame. And that’s it! Now I have my own designer mirror for way less than the huge price tag! Let me know what you think!

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  • Elizabeth Elizabeth on Jun 29, 2018

    Is there a large fram around the mirror that you’re mounting the small frames to?

  • Kathi Geren-Hahn Kathi Geren-Hahn on Jul 05, 2018

    Did you take the mirrored frames apart to get individual pieces?

  • Tth33874902 Tth33874902 on Jul 30, 2018

    How did you hang this?

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  • Charise. Charise. on Jul 27, 2020

    I'm definitely inspired! I have a large, plain mirror that's been screaming for a "statement making" boarder. I now have a use for the way too many 4 x 4 glass tiles (from Dollar General) that I've collected; my OCD will not allow me to complete the job using your exact method. I'll also try attaching each tile using magnets; glue is incompatible with my inability to commit to one position LOL!

    Very well done!!!!

  • Dori Green Dori Green on Jul 25, 2021

    Wow! I really want to try this. Have to collect the things to make it.

    • Jeanne Martin Jeanne Martin on Jul 25, 2021

      You may already know but you can order the larger quantities needed to make things such as this mirror from the DT website. Otherwise trying to find 28 of the same frames could turn into quite a lengthy scavenger hunt! I am waaayyyy too impatient to slowly collect them until I have enough. I'm one of those crafters that when I see something I like, I want to make it right NOW!

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