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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Mosaic Mirror

I made this mirror this weekend to go above my sink.(-: It is made out of an old window frame. I cut up a few glass mirrors to use for this project. I had some of those 12X12 inch tiles you get for crafts, weddings, candles etc. I used GE Silicone Glue to glue the mirror pieces down. I always use GE Silicone Glue. I like it and its easy to use(-: Clean up can be a little tricky so its best to be careful when applying it so it doesn't get all over the place(-: A little dab goes a long way(-: I used black sanded grout to finish it off. The window frame was as is. Chippy, peeling and perfect!!!(-:


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15 comments:

creekside rummager said...

Hi Cindee - glad to see your new project. It looks great. What did you use to put the mosaic pieces on. Did you use a special glue. Your little statue is very sweet too.

CiNdEe said...

Hi Creekside Rummager,
Thank You(-:
I used GE Silicone Glue. I always use that glue because it holds up well.

GardenJoy4Me said...

Cindee girl : ) You never cease to amaze me with how artful you are !
That is gorgeous and so beautiful in the garden .. I NEED some mirror images to reflect light in mine too .. will you come over here, visit with Mista'G and help me make that ? LOL
I really could use the help girl !
Joy

Crafty Gardener said...

I think that mirror would look wonderful in the garden as it reflected the light at different times of the day. Great job.

tina said...

Awesome!

Meadowview Thymes said...

I can just imagine how beautiful that looks when the sun hits it! Great idea. Guess this means your finger is better!

pammiejo said...

I like it!! You have such great ideas for decorating your rooms outside - plus, you have lots of ambition!! PAM

Tootsie said...

awesome!!! I love it...I think I have a couple of that exact window somewhere in the garage!!!! hmmmmm.....

CiNdEe said...

Hi GardenJoy4Me,
Thanks(-: I will hop a plane and be right over(-: Give MistaG a hug for me(-:
You can buy little mirror tiles online to mosaic things. In bulk they are much cheaper or you can do like me and cut your own(-: Its more work but way cheaper!!!! Mirrors are super cool when they reflect the sunshine(-: This mirror is neat because the angles of the little mirror tiles are all mixed up so it bounces light everywhere!!!! Kinda like Fairies dancing!!!!

Hi Crafty Gardener,
Thanks! It is really a fun piece!!! It should hold up well since its under the eve of the house too!!!(-:

Hi Tina,
Thanks!!!!

Hi Meadowview Thymes,
YES!!! My finger is better!!!! Yay!!!!! I can finally type again!!! I am so happy!!!!!!

Hi pammiejo,
Thank You!! I love making things!! I do need energy for work though!!! Which I am off too in a few mins!!! LOL(-: Somehow I never have enough energy for work but I can come home and work all day in the yard...interesting how that is...lol(-:

Hi Tootsie,
I think you should make one for your garden(-: It would be pretty reflecting all your pretty flowers!!!!(-:

The Japanese Redneck said...

Good job Cindee. I really like it. Very neat.

Kudzu said...

wow,stunning! i like the look of black grout,too. i have a large bag of it, but had a bad experience my first try, LOL...i should keep trying. i'd love a mirror just like yours :D
cherry

Lucy said...

Isn't that pretty!

Lucy

Brighid said...

Cindee, love your window mirror. There used to be a junk store here that carried old doors & windows and lots of cool things. When they closed I cried, it was a favorite picking place. Now I'm down to the son-in-law's boneyard behind the ol barns.

Grace Peterson said...

Cindee, What kind of glue did you use? Just kidding. I READ your text. In fact I think I need to look into this brand.

Your mosaic is VERY cool. I need some of your talent and motivation.

I hope you didn't cut any fingers during the crafting and installation process. I know. Morbid sense of humor. How is your finger anyway?

Nola @ the Alamo said...

It's adorable! Saw the photo on facebook and had to come and see it close up. I'll have to note that adhesive and try it sometime.