Introduction: Covered Mirror Wall Hangers
Had some old mirrors (I believe from IKEA) that we wanted to cover and hang.
Step 1: Materials & Tools
Black permament marker
Step 2: Prep Surface
Clean the face of your mirrors frames very well so that the glue will adhere better.
The interior face of the frame will be difficult to wrap so we will just color it black with the permanent markers.
Step 3: Glue Paper to Face
Spread the glue mixture evenly on the face frame with a foam brush. Don't use too much glue or it will soak through your paper. Make sure you get all the way to the edges of the face. Don't worry about the sides.
Carefully center your paper over the frame. Use a popsicle stick or ruler to burnish the paper to the frame and remove any creases and bubbles in the paper.
Step 4: Open Mirror
After glue has dried, use an Exacto Knife to cut out the hole for the mirror.
Step 5: Wrap Frame
Cut the overlap of each corner from the corner of the paper to the corner of the frame. Fold 2 opposite edges around the frame and staple in place. Start stapling at the middle and move out.
On the wrapped edges, cut down the side of the frame to form a triangle flap. Then fold the flap around the side edge and around the back. Use a small piece of tape to hold in place temporarily.
Cut a slight taper on the for corners of the unwrapped sides. Then wrap and staple the two unwrapped sides. Once again, start in the middle and work out. Place a staple in each corner to tie the sides together at the end.
Step 6: Add Hanger
We used sticky velcro to attach to the wall. But you can use what ever hanger you like.
Step 7: Finished Product
Here they are completed and hung on the wall.