Thursday, January 12, 2012

Sunburst mirror

I've finally jumped on the sunburst mirror bandwagon. When I first saw a sunburst mirror years ago while working at the Bombay Company I wasn't sure I liked it but since then there's been a proliferation of styles, from exaggerated to more modest designs. So there's a sunburst for every taste.

Last week I was at Home Sense Versailles and saw a sunburst mirror I loved for only $80 but I decided to leave it behind. Problem- I couldn't stop thinking about it so I went back three days later with my fingers and toes crossed hoping it would still be there. It was and it came home with me.

I initially wanted to hang a piece of art above my night stand but the mirror looked great. Here it is:
Because each strip has beveled edges it reflects light beautifully.

For those Montrealers looking for a sunburst mirror there were a few other styles at really affordable prices at Home Sense.

Now for some more sunburst inspiration. First, a few modest styles:

The above bone frame is so elegant. It would look great against a dark colored wall.

Now for some more exaggerated frames that make an unforgettable statement:

If you are on a budget there is a proliferation of DIY sunburst mirrors out there. The four below are my favorite:

Click on the sources for the DIY images for instructions on how to make your own sunburst mirror.


  1. Thank you for stopping by my blog "Happy Canadian Home". You have amazing taste - I am a new follower! Your site is a feast for the eyes ... and congratulations of the wee one!

  2. I've recently started on my sunburst mirror! It's not my main event at the time so I have just been working on it here and there! I'm going with the paint stir one! We are definitely on a budget here!

  3. I love the one with all the little circle mirrors, but I think yours is my fave. Thank you so much for linking up to DIY Home Sweet Home.



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