Shell mirrors impart an aesthetic look to add a classy touch to our interiors. Any simple mirror, when encrusted with shells, becomes an eye-catching object without a doubt. So, if you are willing to give a fresh makeover to your existing mirrors, delve into the following list laden with twenty-three cool ideas to adorn your mirrors like a pro.
Instead of using various kinds of shells, you can choose just oyster shells to make such a wonderful mirror frame for your home. As the oyster shell is associated with the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, this theme is sure to brighten up your love life.
If you have plenty of seashells and hot glue, your work is half done! Just attach the shells randomly and make a perfect piece of art for your home decor.
This mirror has an edgy look due to the placement of the shells. Hang this in your drawing room right above the cupboard. You can create a round capiz shell mirror as well, with the same method.
If you have a small round mirror, decorate it with large pink scallops and place it at the corner of the wall. Look how aesthetically the shades of pink, white, and peach are used.
If you have returned from your coastal vacation, it is time to utilize all the shells you have collected from the beach. Just affix them on the border of your bathroom mirror and see the transformation.
The more, the merrier! Use as many shells as possible including the iridescent shells, for achieving a timeless look. You may keep this mirror on the porch, letting your neighbors appreciate your creativity a bit more.
Since this mirror offers a panoramic view of your drawing room, make sure to highlight it with ample shells and sponges in different shades. However, for a more colorful look, you can spray paint the shells with a combination of green, turquoise and aquamarine shades.
A nice creation to enhance your study? Isn’t it? Don’t forget to cover the mirror with newspapers while attaching the shells to save it from staining.
This beautiful mirror adorned with only oyster shells should be placed in the drawing room welcoming all your guests with its pristine beauty.
Straight from the land of mermaids! The shades of yellow, white and black will compel you to love it. You may have this design on multiple mirrors and place them vertically beside the staircase.
Make use of these gifts from the sea and pull off a perfect nautical design on your rectangular mirror.
For a modish look, you may follow the tutorial and get an amazing design just like the following one.
You can let your kids have fun with simple designs as they are going to enjoy this creative task.
Buy some pecten, oyster and other similar shells from any craft store and get started on the project.
You can also use abalone shells for a more prominent effect, or combine different types of shells for a layered design.
Hopefully, these ideas have helped you have a desired ornate shell mirror for yourself. No hassle of spending a fortune, just gather shells and glues and keep on arranging them in any order you like. If you wish, you can try out different styles for each mirror in your house.
Published on May 23rd 2017 by Suzanne Kane