Girl's Locker Mirror

Materials

  • Scalloped wooden frame, 6"x6"
  • Darice Mirror, 4"x4"
  • Bazzill Basics Paper Aqua Cardstock
  • Papers: My Mind's Eye Stella & Rose Mabel Collection Little Lady, The Paper Co./TPC Studio Woodland Whimsy Collection Little Bird Clouds
  • Creative Charms Embellishments: Crystal Rhinestones, Hot Pink Crocheted Flower
  • American Crafts Earth Tones Pearl Brads
  • New Image Co. Tangerine Glimmer Felt
  • EK Success Jolee's Boutique Peace Sign Dimensional Stickers
  • Strong magnets

Tools

  • Computer and color printer
  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Bigz Vine with Leaves & Flower Die
  • Fiskars Rotary Cutter, Cutting Mat, and Blades: Straight, Scalloped
  • Plaid FolkArt Jamaican Sea Acrylic Paint
  • Adhesives: Plaid Mod Podge, paper adhesive, hot glue gun

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, pencil, newspapers

Directions

STEP 1

  • Paint frame Jamaican Sea; let dry. Trace frame, including opening, onto back of floral paper; cut out.

STEP 2

  • Adhere mirror to front of frame with glue gun.

STEP 3

  • Use rotary cutter and straight blade to cut two 3/4"x12" strips from aqua cardstock. Use scalloped blade to cut each strip in half lengthwise. Cut strips to fit around mirror, overlapping ends at each corner; adhere strips with paper adhesive.

STEP 4

  • Die cut flower from orange felt. Snip center of flower with scissors; insert pearl brad.

STEP 5

  • Cut bird-and-cloud motif from patterned paper. Adhere cut-out, flowers, and sticker to corner of frame. Adhere rhinestones to several flower centers on frame.

STEP 6

  • Print sentiment in word bubble using word-processing software. Adhere bubble to top of frame.

STEP 7

  • Adhere magnets to back of frame with hot glue gun.

Tip

  • 1. To create a coordinating locker caddy, cover a recycled soup can with paper. Add an embellishment or two, and place a strong magnet on one side. Caddy is perfect for a small hairbrush, toothbrush and toothpaste, or pens and pencils.
by Lisa Dorsey
Girls Locker Mirror
Girls Locker Mirror