Sunburst Mirrors

INSIDE : Learn how to make a gorgeous and expensive looking Wooden Skewer Gold Sunburst Mirror! Such a lovely statement piece to hang on your wall.

DIY Sunburst Mirror

I have been doing some home re-evalutions as of recent, taking inventory of our current home decor.  Some has been in the “go” pile and others have been in the “stay” pile.  The Sunburst Mirror has passed in to the stay pile, so I thought I’d share the simple steps I took to create it.

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Iโ€™ve been keeping my eye on sunburst mirrors for a while now.  Our front entry has vaulted ceilings and I wanted something large to fill a bit of the empty space.  

I love sunburst mirror’s overall form.  They can be so elegant and yet slightly retro in style.  Iโ€™ve seen them cost up to $200 and with all the supplies I had to buy, mine came to a total of $19!!  

What supplies do you need to make a Wooden Skewer Sunburst Mirror?

Small Circular mirror
Bamboo Wooden Skewers (two packages)
Hot glue gun + many extra glue sticks
Rustoleum Gold Spray paint

First, I went to Hobby Lobby and found an adorable little mirror. 

DIY Wooden Skewer Mirror supplies

The only other purchases to make were Bamboo Wooden Skewers and a can of spray paint.  I bought two packages of 100 skewers.

You can use much less, but I wanted a very full looking sunburst.

DIY Sunburst Mirror supplies

How do I make an inexpensive Gold Sunburst Wall Mirror?

  • 1.  Lay the mirror face down and divide the circle into four equal parts using a pencil.
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  • 2.  Once you decide how big you want the sunburst to be, measure the wooden skewers and mark on all of them so as to keep a consistent length.

  • Wooden Skewer Mirror

3.  Start hot gluing the skewers per your measured mark to the mirror, using the pencil guidelines to keep the skewers straight. 
 
4. Stand back and enjoy your stunning new sunburst mirror!

Gorgeous Wooden Skewer DIY Sunburst Mirror


Oh how I love my mirror!  Where  could you incorporate a sunburst mirror in your home?

Wooden Sunburst Mirror

If you are looking for other fun wooden skewer projects, you might like my gorgeous Geometric Pendant Light.

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26 thoughts on “Sunburst Mirrors

  1. Love how awesome this turned out! These are some of my favorite mirrors, too. Thanks for sharing at I Made It! Monday. Be sure and grab a featured button when you link up this week.

  2. Your sunburst mirror turned out awesome! I agree I liked the mirror on it’s own too but once the whole project was done the sunburst mirror had much more personality. Thanks so much for linking up to Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop!

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