Get Cre­ative MIR­ROR, MIR­ROR

Do you have a mir­ror that’s look­ing a lit­tle lack­lus­tre? Fol­low this step-by-step guide to give it a new lease of life us­ing re­cy­cled sea glass. TAL­ENTED JEWELLERY MAKER AND SURFER SADIE HODG­SON SHOWS US HOW TO TURN AN OLD MIR­ROR INTO A PIECE OF BEACH AR

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1. COL­LECT LOTS OF SEA GLASS.

2. CLEAN YOUR MIR­ROR TO EN­SURE IT’S COM­PLETELY CLEAN AND GREASE FREE.

3. PLAN WHERE YOU WOULD LIKE TO PLACE YOUR GLASS – THINK ABOUT COLOURS AND SHAPES. ONCE THE GLUE IS ON THERE’S NO GO­ING BACK!

4. SQUEEZE A GOOD AMOUNT OF GLUE ONTO THE FRAME OR GLASS WHERE YOU WANT TO ADD THE SEA GLASS.

5. START CRE­AT­ING!

ADD MORE LAY­ERS ON TOP TO GIVE DEPTH AND TEX­TURE, UN­TIL YOU REACH YOUR DE­SIRED EF­FECT.

6. LET IT DRY. GIVE IT A GOOD 24 HOURS BE­FORE YOU HANG IT UP.

Tips and tricks

Use larger sea glass for the base and fill in the gaps with smaller pieces.

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The same process can be ap­plied to jars, vases and bowls – what­ever you want to re­vamp. Why not try mak­ing one with drift­wood?

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