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Make a mirror from cardboard!
Make your home sparkle with a beautiful bejeweled boho mirror made with cardboard and gems!

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  • How to make a wall mirror. Bejeweled Boho Cardboard Mirror - Step 2
    Step 1

    Americana Decor Metallics in Antique Brass
    Clothespins
    White glue
    Cardboard strips
    E-6000 Glue
    Flat back gems (I used only the round gems for this project)
    Tubes in different sizes
    99c store mirror
    Cardboard or thin plywood circular base

  • Step 2

    Watch the tutorial here:

  • How to make a wall mirror. Bejeweled Boho Cardboard Mirror - Step 3
    Step 3

    1. & 2. Cut and roll thin cardboard strips around different sized tubes and then glue the end down to make cardboard disks and rings
    *Make sure the tubes are a bit larger than the diameter of your gems
    3. Clip the end of each ring and disk in place and let dry
    4. 5. & 6. Paint your cardboard or wood circular base in Americana Decor Metallics in Antique Brass
    7. Center the mirror on the base and pencil around it
    8. & 9. Figure out your design and then glue the disks and rings around the penciled mirror line using E-6000 Glue
    10. Paint the disks and rings with more Antique Brass
    11. & 12. Glue the mirror in the center and the gems inside and on top of each ring and disk
    Ready to hang!

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Alma
Alma · 3 projects
Great job! It looks fantastic!!Sewing
Mark Montano
Mark Montano · 357 projects
Thanks so much Alma! HappyOrigami
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