How to Make a Multi-Faceted Wall Mirror

Add reflection in a modern, artistic way to walls with squares of basic mirror, plywood and trim.

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Reflective surfaces are a great way to bring light into a space and make it feel larger. If your room could use a little glamour, this multi-dimensional mirror is for you. It has the look of a high-end accessory, but you can build it yourself in an afternoon.

Materials Needed:

  • 9 squares 12x12 mirror
  • liquid bonding adhesive
  • caulk gun
  • 1/2 inch plywood
  • 13 linear feet of 1x3 pre-painted pine trim
  • nail gun or drill
  • nails or screws
  • painters' tape
  • tape measure
  • circular saw
  • miter saw
  • level
  • semi-gloss paint
  • paint pan
  • paint roller
  • roller sleeve
  • drop cloth
  • note pad
  • art-hanging hardware
  • picture hangers

Paint Trim

Add paint to paint pan, attach roller sleeve to paint roller, then roll two coats of your chosen finish color on pre-primed trim.

Miter Corners of Trim

Using a miter saw, cut 4 37-1/2 inch pieces of trim on a 45-degree angle.

Create Frame

Holding each of the four mitered pieces of trim up to one another, fasten them together with liquid bonding adhesive and finishing nails or screws.

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