Want to upgrade your mirror? In this DIY, we show you how to create a nautical look with this rope mirror.

Materials you will need:

  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Jigsaw
  • G-clamps
  • Hot glue gun
  • Craft knife
  • Lighter
  • Scissors
  • Screwdriver
  • 30 cm round mirror
  • Leftover timber about 10 cm bigger on all sides than the mirror
  • Sisal rope 7 mm x 5 m
  • Length of leftover ribbon
  • Slotted mirror hook (pack of 2)

Step 1

Put the mirror on the timber then measure and mark 6 cm around it. Secure the timber to your work surface and use the jigsaw to cut it along the mark you’ve made.

Step 2

Attach the mirror to the middle of the timber circle with hot glue.

Step 3

Now attach the rope around the edges of the mirror with hot glue, until the timber is completely covered.

Step 4

Trim the excess rope and singe the end with the flame of a lighter.

Step 5

Using hot glue, attach a length of ribbon over the ends of the rope to conceal them.

Step 6

Attach a slotted hook at the back of the timber.


Referenced from Gallo Images / YOU Magazine

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