1. Start with a standard mirror, 1/8″ MDF, bead-board wallpaper, trim [wallpaper+trim were leftover goods]
2. Cut MDF 8″ larger than your mirror so it has a nice, chunky base.
3. Apply wallpaper to edges of MDF. This is nice because you can save your wallpaper and are virtually using scraps. Score.
4. Center + liquid nail original frame onto newly bead-boarded MDF.
5. Liquid nail trim. Secure with screws behind [optional].
6. Caulk, paint, glaze. [In the last picture you can see how thin the whole frame is from the side which is nice because it’s lighter.]
Here it is next to my 7 year old son for comparison:
Side view and Accessorized:
My sis-in-law/neighbor walked in after I completed the room and said “I don’t get the wreath?” Haha!-do you agree or disagree?? I didn’t put the mirror up to look at myself while I cook, I put it up for decor only. What do you think?!
And one last shot:
Okay okay, I swear, the last one (:
- Mirror [free]
- MDF [$6: used Home Depot gift card], usable amount leftover
- Beadboard Wallpaper [free: leftover from here]
- 2″ Trim [free: leftover from here]
PS: Enter the giveaway for the cute wall stencil HERE :)