Sunburst mirror revamp

Painted sunburst mirror on the wall, photo

What a difference a little color makes! I decided my white sunburst mirror that I made in 2007 was a little boring. It only looked good from an angle, where the shadows would emphasize the shapes. Straight on, it looked more like a plain white circle. So I grabbed some paint samples and started painting the sun’s rays. I’m happy how it turned out, but I think a warmer color or black would have looked good too. I really wanted to add some teardrop-shaped gems for a hint of bling, but couldn’t find any.

White sunburst mirror, before photo

For the full instructions on how to make this mirror, click here.

Painting the sunburst mirror, photo

Using a small filbert paintbrush, I painted the top side of each teardrop. I started with a color palette of aquas and blues but decided to stick with just one blue. The colors in this photo are Benjamin Moore Fiji (AF-525), Cool Aqua (2056-40), and Bermuda Teal (2044-50).

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