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Using Recycled Cardboard and a Glue Gun
Create an embossed look by creating designs with hot glue.

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  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Decorative Framed Mirror - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure around your mirror to see how much cardboard you need.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Decorative Framed Mirror - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw a design on the cardboard and then trace it using your glue gun and hot glue.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Decorative Framed Mirror - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint over it with white gesso to cover the pencil marks and make it one color.

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Decorative Framed Mirror - Step 4
    Step 4

    Spray paint evenly

  • How to make a piece of recycled art. Decorative Framed Mirror - Step 5
    Step 5

    Give it a coat of varnish

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