How to Make a Mosaic Tile Mirror
Time Required: 2-4 hours
If you’re looking for an unconventional piece to beautify for your home, consider a custom-made mosaic tile mirror. This is an easy DIY project that will add interest and charm to any space.
- Cut one 1/2-inch x 2-foot x 4-foot plywood into a 2- x 2-foot square
- Cut both the 1 ½- x 1 ½-inch poplar and ½- x 5 ½-inch poplar into 16-inch lengths.
- Cut one ¾- x 1 ½-inch poplar boards into two 25 1/4-inch boards.
- Use a second board of ¾- x 1 ½-inch poplar to cut two 23 ¾-inch pieces.
- Paint all the boards to your desired color once all pieces are cut.
- Cut SimpleMat sheets to the exact size of the plywood area to be tiled.
- Remove SimpleMat backing and apply to plywood per the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Apply tiles in whatever pattern you desire.
- Smooth the edges of the project by lightly dragging a damp sponge along the grout on the edges of the project and inside the edge along the mirror.
- Remove the tape while the grout is still wet.
- Allow to completely dry.
- Fix French cleats to hang.
- Add candles to finish.