How to Make a Cheap Mirror Look Like a Million Bucks
When it comes to decorating, finding the perfect mirror can be a difficult task. Often, it seems like you have two options: a cheap, boring mirror without any personality, or an expensive (and probably overpriced) mirror that's positively gorgeous. But what if you could have the best of both worlds: style and affordability? With these mirror DIYs, you can! Whether your style is colorful and modern or neutral and vintage, you can finally have the perfect mirror for your space and needs without making a large dent in your wallet.
This mirror DIY is what geometric, metallic dreams are made of. With some clever glass-cutting, which is easier than you think, it's not hard to re-create this mirror at home. It would look great above a mantel or in the hallway for those last-minute lipstick applications!
Add a little bit of color to your mirror without taking away any of the reflectiveness with this DIY! You can choose any size or shape of mirror, any color of paint, and minimal materials to re-create this look at home. It's even a great addition to a gallery wall!
If you love Anthropologie but you're on a tight budget, you can still get the look at home. This Anthropologie-inspired mirror DIY is a quick and simple update on a plain mirror, and it's a great way to create the illusion of a frame if your mirror doesn't have one.
Eucalyptus and Leather
Don't let the simplicity of this DIY fool you: this upgrade, using eucalyptus and leather, adds a serious pop of style to your space. And it looks a whole lot more expensive than it is! It takes less than five minutes and makes a great addition to your bedroom or bathroom.
Sunburst mirrors are so adorably vintage, but that means they often come with a high price tag. Forgo the vintage option and make your own with this simple tutorial. You can easily adapt this DIY to any size mirror, whether you choose one that's merely decorative or one that's more functional.
Stilt Floor Mirror
If you're looking for a floor mirror that doesn't take up too much floor space, this is the DIY for you. It's also a great option for apartment dwellers who can't drill holes in the walls! This is anything but your standard full-length mirror, and the color can easily be adapted to fit your space.
Circle Chain Mirror
For a touch of glam, give this circle chain mirror a go. The gorgeous wood backing gives the standard mirror a welcome and striking upgrade, while the chain doubles as an easy hanger and a stylish focal point.
This simple DIY proves that you can add a lot of glitz and glamour to a mirror with very little effort. The gold paint really elevates a plain, circular mirror and takes it from humdrum to stunning in a matter of minutes. It makes a great decorative piece, and you can even use a recycled mirror!