Monday, February 14, 2011

Ruffled mirror, part deux!!

So, I have to say,
my white ruffled mirror totally inspired me!

Funny thing is,
 you see,
 I have another mirror
 just like it
in black
 and
 I got itchy fingers. 
 You know what that means!!!!

I need to heat up the glue gun
and
start ruffling it up again!!

 I looked through my stash
and this is what I found!!

I decided to try my own suggestion
and
use fabrics
instead of crepe paper!

I cut the fabric into 3 inch strips,

started in a corner with some hot glue and began gathering and scrunching up the fabric.  I began with the black and when that was completely glued to the frame,

I started with the gingham and glued that on top of the black ruffle.  I make two rows of ruffles with the check- really because it was so cute!!



I added a cute, chunky rosette made of black and white toile with a double rose crepe paper center.  This added the final accessory to the dressed up mirror!
Well, off to make more ruffles-
take care-gotta fly-Claire



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22 comments:

  1. Love the fabric. It looks great. HUgs, Marty

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  2. That is so cute. I love ruffled plaid.
    Julie

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  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love this idea--I think I might use it in my little girls room.

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  4. So cute, love the fabric!! Thank you for linking up with All About YOu Monday

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  5. SOSOSO cute!! What a genius project!
    You should come link this up to my Making It With Allie Party, every Thursday through Sunday.
    I think it would make a fabulous addition!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  6. You ruffled mirror is so beautiful. Thanks for stopping by and joining the party. Don't forget to stop back to become a follower and grab my party button so that others will also know about it. Thanks so much.

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  7. Wow that turned out really cute! I never would have thought to do that, but what a great idea. You can make your mirror match any decor! Thanks for joining Idea Sharin' Wednesday!

    Jill
    womenwhodoitall.blogspot.com

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  8. How sweet is that! I love it.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  9. That is truly cute I'm thinking of a little girls room...thanks for the inspiration!

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  10. Your ruffled mirror is adorable! What a clever way to dress up a mirror!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me such a nice comment about my headboard :)

    Amanda
    xoxo

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  11. What a darling frame~ Love the ruffles- they are so sweet! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

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  12. That turned out so cute. I love the fabric. I'm your newest follower from frugal Friday's link party. I'm throwing my very first link party tomorrow (Monday). I would love it if you stopped by an added your project.
    http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

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  13. what a beautiful piece love the dark colors

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  14. cute mirror. I love the fabric!

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  15. Never thought of ruffling a mirror- But WOW! this looks great!

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  16. It looks fabulous! thanks for coming link up!

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  17. Very fun! Who doesn't love ruffles... I DO! Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesday's!

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  18. Claire, I must say I love this even more the second time around. It is so cute, and the rosette is just perfect. How fun!!

    SO I HAD TO FEATURE YOU. Come check out your post in my new sidebar section, you will be there until next week girl.

    Thanks for linking up to Bella Before and After **AMAZE ME AUGUST**, and GUESS what? I have a fabulous giveaway going on this week too for the cutest ZEBRA print APRON, and TOWEL SET. Come enter before it's too late. GIVEAWAY HERE, I really appreciate the support girl.

    Hugs,
    Bella :)

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