A simple way to pepper a dull wood-framed mirror is with fabric. As a budget-friendly approach, use leftover pieces of fabric from other craft projects. You can customize mirrors to reflect any kind of home decor scheme, from shabby chic to elegant. Use fabrics with colors and designs that complement the overall look of a room as a personal touch. Diy mirror frame also make charming birthday, holiday and housewarming gifts.
Instructions for this DIY diy mirror projects is starting by place a framed mirror on the back of a piece of fabric. Choose a fabric color that reflects the overall decor theme of a room, such as turquoise for a beach-inspired space. Choose a luxury Bordeaux velvet fabric for an elegant look. Then, trace around the pane, allowing for 2 extra inches on each side. Mark dimensions with a pencil or marker. Cut material along the marked lines using fabric scissors.
Cover the edge of the frame with strips of fabric adhesive. Push the cut-to-fit piece of fabric onto the frame and press down to create a secure fit. Wrap the excess fabric near the frame and attach it to the back of the mirror with fabric glue. Next, use a craft knife and a metal ruler or similar straight edge to cut out the center of the fabric along the inside of the frame to reveal mirror glass. Last, enhance diy mirror frame ideas by gluing small decorations. Such as seashells or vintage buttons, to the fabric if you like.