Charger into a Mirror

Kim from Sand & Sisal is back here to show us a simple way to transform an inexpensive charger that is normally used for special dinners into a stunning mirror that can grace your walls year round.   This is one of those easy projects where you think…why didn’t I think of that?   So welcome Kim as she shows us this quick project that I know you will want to try yourself.

I own chargers, but let’s get real here. How many of us actually use our chargers except for maybe a holiday dinner place setting? As much as I find myself gravitating toward the rows of chargers on store shelves, I know they won’t get used in my home! Chargers CAN be used though, maybe not the way you might think. Today, let me show you how to Turn a Charger into a Mirror! Now, THAT is something I can use!

Turn a charger into a mirror

Pier One always has a great collection of chargers to chose from. I chose 2 styles I liked. One was this ruffled edge wood charger in white with a bit of distressing. Pretty isn’t it?

white charger

The other charger had a black iron scrolled look. I needed white though, so I spray painted it in Heirloom White.

spray paint charger

I picked up 7 inch mirrors at a craft store. They were under $3 each.

Mirrors

Apply adhesive to the back of the mirror and gently press your mirror in the center of the charger. You can use any adhesive you like, hot glue, silicone, E-6000, etc.

glue mirror

Allow your adhesive to set up, then flip your charger mirror over and hot glue on either a saw-tooth hanger or like I used… a soda can tab! I love these things! Think UP-CYCLING people!

Hot glue on soda tab

And there you have it, a beautiful mirror made out of a charger you were never using in the first place! How easy is that? Use one or group many together for a beautiful mirrored wall display!

Charger mirrors

Let me know if you think you’d give this décor craft a try! I’d love to hear from you!

Kim

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  • http://xsbaggage.typepad.com/simply_xsbaggage/ Lisa H.

    What a super idea!

  • Shandra

    I want to know if we can find out what color she used on that wall! It’s amazing! I’m looking for colors for my house and that one’s GORGEOUS!

    • http://www.sandandsisal.com Kim @ Sand & Sisal

      Haha! Thanks so much! It’s Atmospheric by Benjamin Moore. It was a popular Pottery Barn color a few years ago. ;)

  • http://www.mommyinthemountains.com leah

    I loooooove those! Fantastic! It would be so cool to do a large collection of 5 or 7 of them! Thanks for sharing.

  • http://afishwholikesflowers.blogspot.com Bethany @ A Fish Who Likes Flowers

    This is such a brilliant idea!!! The best part is they can be customized for anybody’s home decor! Thanks for sharing!

  • Cristianne

    Great idea!

  • http://ourpinterestingfamily.blogspot.com Megan

    What an amazing idea, Kim! I love them!! Megan

  • http://sugarnspiceinthelandofballsnsticks.blogspot.com/ laxsupermom

    It’s incredible how perfectly the mirrors fit those chargers! Great idea! Thanks for sharing.

  • Joanna

    two thumbs up!

  • Liz

    Had my eye on the Pier One charger for months. Was thinking thinking I could add a mirror, but didn’t know exactly how. Thanks for the step by step instructions now I will finally by one!

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