Monday, March 28, 2011

Recycled cereal box Sunburst mirror

I have literally been working on this mirror for weeks now. I started it a while ago, and then got busy and wasn't able to work on it- but it is finally done! I got the directions from Under the Table and Dreaming, and it was very simple to follow and make my own masterpiece!

When I finished it, I decided it felt a little retro to me, so I went with it, and gathered up random things to complete the vignette in my bedroom. Here are a couple different things I came up with, from start to finish.

This owl feels retro, but it blended in with the wall a little too well...

Aren't the shadows of the mirror fun?! I love how they create the look of a whole other layer.

Milk glass seemed like a good idea, with some retro fabric, but it wasn't screaming at me...

I finally settled on this setup with my glass dish, and some bangles in it with the plant, milk glass vase, and a pic of me and my honey ;) While I don't love this setup either, I was getting tired of standing around and thinking so hard about it- it will come to me in time :)

Well worth the wait! Glad I decided to finish this one up, and I love how it looks paired with my other DIY'd sunburst mirror. I am thinking about making another one of some sort (different from these two) so I have a cluster of three. I already have the mirror, so be prepared!


  1. I love it! How did you make the other one? Great work!

  2. This mirror is amazing! I would have never guessed it was made from a cereal box. I hope it's okay, I just finished a cereal box craft round-up and couldn't help but feature your awesome mirror. You can see it here:

    Thank you for sharing this :)