Step 6 Spray frame in Volcano Orange. Allow to dry, then lightly spray inner row of spoon heads in Gloss Black. Allow to dry.
Step 7 Apply adhesive around edge of mirror face and position frame on top. Set aside to dry completely.
Step 8 To hang mirror, attach a picture hanger to plywood frame at back with screw provided.
Skewer sunrise mirror
Gather your supplies:
• 30cm bamboo skewers (about 100)
• 25cm diameter MDF round placemat (2)
• 9cm diameter MDF round coaster
• 26cm diameter circle mirror
STEP 4 Hot-glue underside of other placemat, centre it on top of skewers, then glue and centre coaster on top of placemat.
STEP 5 Working 1 at a time, hot- glue skewers on second placemat, centred between skewers below.
Protractor; ruler; pencil; hot-glue gun and glue sticks; framing picture triangle (picture hanger); Selleys All Fix adhesive.
Step 1 Using protractor, mark 16 segments (each 22.5°) on placemat.
Step 2 Using a hot-glue gun, stick a skewer on each of the 16 marked lines, with pointy ends at centre.
Step 3 Glue 2 evenly spaced skewers between each skewer that you stuck on in Step 2.
Step 4 Hot-glue underside of other placemat, centre it on top of skewers, then glue and centre coaster on top of placemat.
Step 5 Working 1 at a time, hot- glue skewers on second placemat, centred between skewers below.
Step 6 Apply adhesive to back of mirror, then position it in centre of assembly. Press down mirror to make sure contact is made with coaster and skewers.
Step 7 Now, to add a ray of sunshine to your wall, fix picture hanger to MDF at back with screw provided, then hang in position.
Antique impressions mirror
Gather your supplies:
• Picture frame with glass (new or old)
• Krylon Looking Glass Mirror-Like Paint
• White vinegar
You'll also need:
Dulux Spraypak Quick Dry in Flat Black; spray bottle; picture framing tape; drop sheet; paper towel.
Step 1 Remove backing board from frame and set aside. Leave hanging wire on frame.
Step2 Remove glass from frame, put on drop sheet, then clean and dry it thoroughly.
Step 3 Mix up a 1:1 solution of water and white vinegar in spray bottle. Lightly spray glass with solution. The more solution sprayed on, the more aged the glass will appear. If you spray on too much, dry with paper towel and start again.
Step 4 Lightly spray glass with 1 coat of mirror-like paint. Allow a few minutes for solvents to evaporate, then spray again with vinegar solution and 1 more coat of mirror-like paint. Leave for a few minutes, then gently blot excess solution with paper towel.
Step 5 Spray 1-3 more coats of mirror-like paint onto glass, allowing solvents to dry in between coats. Leave for 1 hour. The sprayed surface will appear dull and the other side reflective.
Step 6 Spray backing board in Flat Black. Allow to dry.
Step 7 Put glass back into frame, reflective side down. Add backing board, painted side down. Using tape, attach backing board to frame.