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Use cardboard to make a beautiful castle mirror!
I turned cardboard and a dollar store mirror into a beautiful piece for Belle's new digs!

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  • How to make a wall mirror. Beauty And The Beast Castle Mirror - Step 1
    Step 1

    Dollar store mirror
    E-6000 Glue
    Allure Metallic in Gold Leaf
    Americana Acrylic Paint in Sweet Mint
    Americana Decor Metallics in Vintage Brass
    Sponges
    1/4" thick plywood (or cardboard) base
    Cardboard scraps
    Gems

  • How to make a wall mirror. Beauty And The Beast Castle Mirror - Step 2
    Step 2

    1. Create the shape of your base and then trace the mirror shape in the center
    *This will help when you start gluing
    2. & 3. Cut diamond shapes in cardboard and then trim them into leaf shapes
    4. Starting at the penciled line, glue rows of leaves around and around working your way to the edge of the base
    5. Paint everything with Vintage Brass and let dry
    6. Embellish the leaves with Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint and let dry
    7. Add a light patina around the edges with the Americana Acrylic Paint in Sweet Mint using a sponge
    8. & 9. Randomly glue on gems around the mirror and then glue in the mirror using E-6000 Glue

  • Step 3

    Watch how to make it here!

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