Sunburst mirrors are everywhere. All different kids and there are tons of fun ways to DIY them. They can be really expensive in the stores, so I wanted to try one on my own for as little money as I could. So out came the Paintstick Sunburst Mirror…..
1. Paint sticks from your local hardware store. I frequent Home Depot…so each time I went I grabbed a handful
2. Small Piece of Wood for the back. Mine was just a piece of leftover plywood from a previous project
Cost = Free
3. Round mirror in size of choice. My mirror is 8″ and was from Michaels….
4. Needlepoint Ring…this also is from Michaels and goes ontop of the mirror to create a frame
5. Spray Paint…I had two different leftover colors of gold that I used
This is a super easy project….anyone can do it. Cut your paint sticks into different lengths. I did 18″ and 20″ I think. Glue your Mirror onto the spare piece of wood (this should be a piece just a little bigger than the mirror). Then glue your needlepoint ring onto the edge of the mirror to create a sort of frame. (I actually spraypainted this ring gold before I glued it to the mirror).
Once this is really dry….start gluing on the glue sticks. I also painted these sticks before I glued them. You could also tape up the mirror and paint the entire thing at the end. Either way.
Once it was all dry I attached a little picture hanging bracket to the back of my plywood and hung it up!! It is over our master bedroom…you can see my DIY headboard peeking out….That is another post!! I love how the mirror turned out for less than $10.00. What a steal. Literally….:)
My sweet Makena wanted to make the Blog……so here she is….I am such a lucky mamma. Hope you are all enjoying the end of the summer and gearing up for back to school. I know I am excited to have a little more time for clients and projects of my own!!