DIY Floor Mirror Wrap Up

The past few weeks, my master bedroom has been receiving a lot of love. From the mannequin-stand-turned-faux-lamp to the recently framed fashionistas and now a DIY floor mirror, this spot has been hot on the DIY bandwagon. My master hasn’t received much attention in the longest, so it’s high time this space gobbled up a little TLC.

I’m super excited to top of this week with the after shots of the DIY floor mirror I’ve been working on for the past couple of days. Let’s dig in…

Earlier in the week, I rounded up a simple mirror from Walmart and all of the supplies I needed to kick this project into high gear…

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Then it was out to the carport to get busy. I started by measuring the wood and knew I needed two 48” and two 12” boards cut at a 45 degree angle on each end. I used the miter saw I bought myself as a little birthday happy a couple of years ago to make the cuts, but if you aren’t ready for such commitment, Shanty 2 Chic used a much less expensive method. You can also just have the hardware store make the cuts for you for practically nothing.

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Once the cuts were made, I lined up the boards to make sure they fit together and used a staple gun on the corners (of what would be the backside of the frame) to hold the boards in place.

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A thin bead of Gorilla Glue along the seams for added support—a little goes a loooooong way—and a quick coat of dark walnut stain…

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Once the stain was set, I flipped the frame over and used a little mirror adhesive and a bit more Gorilla Glue to mount the mirror to the back of the frame. Let dry over night and I had a fancy pants new floor mirror to add to my master bedroom for just $35…

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