December 6, 2012

Decorating with DIY Sunburst Mirrors: Guest post from Dulles Glass and Mirror

Hey, everyone! Mirrors are the secret key to adding light and the illusion of extra space to rooms, plus who doesn't like checking themselves out!? Or making sure you don't have any basil in your teeth...

Everyone loves a beautiful sunburst mirror, especially one that you can proudly say you created yourself. Take a look at these awesome DIY sunburst mirror projects below and give them a try! I think I'm going to try the chopstick one, it will look really sophisticated and now I can say i told you so to my roommates who said I wouldn't need all of those chopsticks. HA.

I'm happy to share with you a special guest post from Shahab Shokouhi of Dulles Glass and Mirror, Enjoy!

One of the most common types of home decor wall mirrors are sunburst mirrors. There are lots of designer sunburst mirrors, but DIY sunburst mirrors shine the most on the internet. And the reason for that is because they’re fun to create!

In this post we will go over some fabulous examples of decorating with DIY sunburst mirrors.


Pencil Sunburst Mirror
If you have 54 pencils to spare and you’re looking to help your kids design a sunburst mirror for their teachers or their bedrooms, then this tutorial is perfect for you.

Spoon Sunburst Mirror!
If you happen to have 105 plastic colored spoons lying around and an 18 inch round mirror, this Country Living DIY project will give you all of the steps needed to create this searing pink masterpiece. You may have 105 spoons, but a sunburst mirror is focal point number one.

Shim Sunburst Mirror
In this DIY sunburst mirror made of shims, all you need are two bundles of shims, a glue gun, floral craft rings, an 8” round mirror, and a picture hanging kit. This tutorial comes from 26-to-life. This looks more designer than DIY, but trust us, it’s a DIY project waiting to happen.

Chopstick Sunburst Mirror
If you happen to be a collector of chopsticks from your local sushi restaurant, this DIY project is for you. Which by the way is exactly what the blogger who created this DIY mirror tutorial did: “(FREE [chopsticks] from my local sushi place, since they love me there.)” All you need are chopsticks, bamboo skewers, round mirror, glue gun; here’s the full list of supplies.

No matter the style of sunburst mirror you like the best, the possibilities are endless. All it takes is a mirror and a bit of creativity and your sunburst mirror will be opening up your room with a one of a kind design that will make everyone beg for YOUR tutorial!

About the Author
Shahab Shokouhi is a Writer at Dulles Glass and Mirror – a manufacturer of commercial and residential glass products including custom mirrors, glass top, and glass top desks.

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  1. Love your blog! Maybe we could follow each other on bloglovin or GFC? Please leave me a comment or follow me and I will follow you =)

  2. Seriously so cool! A sunburst mirror would look rad in my dorm room.

    <3 Melissa

  3. These are so cool! I kind of want to DIY one myself!!

  4. Anonymous12/13/2012

    thats awsome,

  5. This is such a great idea! Thanks for posting this! :) I want to try out the spoon one :)


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