Dino Magnets & Starburst Mirror

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Introduction: Dino Magnets & Starburst Mirror

About: My name is Janel and I love creating easy, cheap DIY projects! Everything from clothing to jewellery to decor and more. Check out my YouTube channel toDIYfor for my weekly tutorial videos.

Simple decor piece made with items from the dollar store!

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Step 1: Dino Magnets: Materials

Plastic dinosaur

Sharp knife

Gold spray paint

Magnet strips

Hot glue gun

Scissors

Step 2: Cut and Paint

Cut the dinosaur in half

Spray paint entire dinosaur

Step 3: Add Magnet

Because it was hollow, I first glued a pice of thing cardboard to the back.

Hot glue magnet strips to cardboard (cover as much surface as possible)

Trim excess with scissors

Stick to fridge :)

Step 4: Starburst Mirror: Materials

Small circle mirror

Wooden skewer sticks

Hot glue gun

Paint

Sponge brush

Thumb tacks

Step 5: Gluing

Hot glue the sticks to the back of the mirror

**working in quarters works best**

Snap some of the sticks to make them shorter

Alternate the lengths

Step 6: Paint

Take some acrylic paint of your choice and paint the sticks

Brush on two coats with your sponge brush

Wipe mirror clean with damp paper towel

Step 7: How to Hang

Hot glue a couple thumb tacks to the back of the mirror.

Push it into the wall to hang

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    2 Discussions

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    RK8
    RK8

    3 years ago

    very nice.. bought that mirror myself, intending to do the same thing.. that was about a year ago. lol.

    nice to know simple skewers would look so cool.

    wonder if it would make sense to paint the skewers before sticking them on.

    would like to use the gold spray paint you used..but gold against a silver mirror.. wonder what that would look like