Nicole™ Crafts 8 X 10 Fancy Oval Mirror

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by Tara Diamond, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts 8 X 10 Fancy Oval Mirror

Can't find a mirror you like? Create your own with this project!  These decorative frames from Nicole Crafts have a lot of surface for decorating. Whether you want to paint them, use Mod Podge decoupage, vinyl or whatever your favorite decorating medium of choice, these can be hung without even a photo in the middle! Show off  your stamped or scrapbooked art, children's drawings or leave the opening...open.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove backing and glass from frame. Paint frame Antique White. Allow to dry.
  • 2
    Spray back of stencil with spray adhesive and allow to dry slightly. Apply to frame so that it hangs off either the side of the frame or the opening as shown.
  • 3
    Using pouncer and Eggshell paint, pounce out stencil design. Remove stencil and allow to dry.
  • 4
    Repeat at random spots around frame, making sure to turn stencil to vary design. Allow to dry.
  • 5
    Sand over design to distress. Coat frame with satin varnish to seal.
  • 6
    Turn frame over. Apply a very thin bead of Quick Grip Adhesive around inner edge of frame opening. Place mirror in opening. Allow to dry, then bend metal prongs in to reinforce hold on mirror.
  • 7
    This is just a suggestion for what to put inside of the frame. Also try using your favorite photo, found objects or a family member's silhouette.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Frame 8 inch x 10 inch Fancy Oval 104748381
  • Nicole™ Crafts Beveled Edge Mirror Oval 8 inch x 10 inch 104426929
  • Favorite Stencil
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Antique White 104106675
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Eggshell 104106574
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 10 104118906
  • Nicole Crafts™ Medium Foam Pouncer 3 pack 104110703
  • Beacon Adhesives® Quick Grip All-Purpose Permanent Adhesive 2 oz. 104290188
  • Elmer's® Craft Bond® Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive 11 oz. 104148280
  • Fine-Grit Sandpaper