Mirrored Wall Sconce Dollar Tree DIY

Mirrored Wall Sconce Dollar Tree DIY

what’s up glue dots?! I’m Elaine the
midnight crafter today I have another decorative wall sconce for you I think I
have a thing about wall sconces I don’t know why I just I really love them and
this idea came to me I thought it’d be a fun one to share with you both with you
both with all of you because all two of you that are watching here with with all
of you and anyway if you would like to join the glue doll family it’s a little
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leave me a comment and actually what I would like to know in the comments
section is because I’m Greek and I do a lot of Greek foods I don’t make them
regularly but because I know how and I do that sometimes I would love to know
if you would be interested in me doing some cooking videos something maybe like
making baklava or something like facts I know that’s a really popular one anyway
let me know love to hear that and let’s see I think right now we just need to
get into this DIY so let’s do it to start this project out the first
thing we’re going to do is remove the lettering I’ve already done it on this
one and on most of this one here just for the sake of saving time but I did
wanna I did leave the X of relaxed so that I could show you just how to do it
I’m using this straight edge little razor and you can actually buy these at
Dollar Tree you just go through and scrape you can buy these at Dollar Tree
they come with a black little handle thing I found that the handle thing
immediately broke off with any little bit of pressure so I am just using it by
itself I don’t need the handle it’s got the little edge on it but you just go
through and scrape this all off once you get all the lettering cleaned off you
just want to go ahead and clean the glass just a little bit I mean you could
probably do this at the end because we are gonna be touching it a bit but I
just want to get some of that extra paint off of there from those letters so
now you have your cleaned frames no lettering on them and we’re gonna be
taking our small frames and it does need to specifically be this frame to fit in
to here because what we want is for it to fit you can see that it fits right
inside of there and that’s what we we need it to do for some support from our
two silver frames we’re going to be removing all of the insides or the
outsides however you want to look at it inside and outside the backings
get that all removed from both frames and then we’re going to be cutting a
piece of paper that is going to fill in as our picture so that we have a nice
surface showing on the other side now you can use any kind of paper you want
if you any kind of decorative paper if you have something that you like I’m
actually going to be using this marble adhesive it’s called adhesive laminate
and I think I got this at probably at the hardware store I can’t remember
where but you can find it all over the place and if you don’t want to use or
buy a whole roll of this I bought it because I’m going to use it for their
projects you can certainly go get a piece of some kind of craft paper or a
decorative paper that has a pattern that you like and use that inside of here so
what I’ve done is taken the piece of glass out of my frame and I’m going to
use that as a template to cut my paper and putting it on the backside and I’m
just going to trace it out and it’s nice that if you do end up getting this type
of paper it does have the lines on the back which does help a little to make
sure you have it straight but it’s really you know it’s not going to matter
as long as you trace out your glass you’ll have the size that you need I’m
actually going to do two of these we will be needing two of them and then
we’ll be cutting them out and I’m not going to use the adhesive part of it I’m
just going to leave it on the paper and I’m going to put it inside my frame as
though it were a picture when you reassemble and I’ve got it in as though
it’s a picture I’m gonna put the back back in but I’m actually gonna put this
piece upside down so that the stand part is inside and that will be holding our
picture together giving it a little more thickness and stability and then if you’d like to you can
actually cover this back piece as well with a piece of paper I think what I may
be doing is cutting another piece of my marbleized paper and covering the bottom
side so that both sides will have a nice look to them
so here’s both of them done both the both sides I did use the adhesive side
on the back so if you do get the laminate with adhesive whatever it’s
called it does work great to stick on the back and then you don’t even have to
stick it on the other side if you get just regular some kind of decorative
paper you might want to use some kind of spray adhesive or some kind of a I don’t
maybe a school glue or something to adhere it but anyway so that’s what
we’ve got now we’re going to be taking our two clear frames and we’re gonna be
taking our adhesive stickers here these mirror type stickers they do come in
different styles I chose these leaves because I just really liked that if you
like the other styles you can use those for your frame and we’re just going to
be these are self-adhesive so we’re just going to be adhering them in whatever
way you would like to the front side of your glass so once you get your pattern
on this is just the pattern I decided to choose if you look real closely there is
actually a thin thin layer of plastic on top of these pieces so it’s a little
hard to get off or to get started but you could the peels right off once you
get it started so find that and peel those little babies off your next step
is going to be to attach the frame on here and we’re going to be sliding it
right into that space and for this we’re going to be using the e6000 as well as
the hot glue more so your e6000 because you have the support
of this little lip here but you do want to make sure that it’s got a good hold
because it’s gonna be holding your candle your candle this thing and make
sure please please ventilate a well-ventilated area when you use your
e6000 a 6000 actually can be carcinogenic actually I know that’s a
don’t know why we do it anyway but as long as you take precautions then I feel
like maybe it’s okay I don’t know I’m not a specialist with that so I don’t
want to say for sure but just please keep in a ventilated area try and keep
it off your skin if you can and I have my e6000 running across that bottom edge
I’m gonna put a little bit of hot glue in there and the hot glue I’m gonna kind
of put back towards the back corner because it’s not going to show and I put
plenty of that as well just for some extra hold and then place your picture
frame right in that flat area and press it down it’s also a good idea probably
to have put it on the sides I didn’t do it on this one I didn’t think about it
but for sure on this one I will and you want to let this dry for 72 hours before
you put this up on the wall with your candle thing this has some weight to it
and actually e6000 we do say a lot of times we feel like I was a 24 hour cure
time but to fully cure it needs 72 hours and if you don’t want this to fall down
on your head or on someone else’s head I’d give it the 72 hours you

100 thoughts on “Mirrored Wall Sconce Dollar Tree DIY

  1. Such a fantastic project. It’s so beautiful on your wall & I can’t wait to see it on mine.
    I shared on Facebook so all my friends could make them too!

  2. This turn out so beautiful. Thank you for the E6000 reminder. It is good to be reminded of the dangers of some of the craft items we use.

  3. I've seen some of the cooking you do but you don't tell me how to cook everything that you use and I would love if you did thank you

  4. Hi Elaine!
    Good to see you! This turned out sooo beautiful! I love them!! I hope I can find those mirrored feathers with all the Dollar Tree trips I make..😂😂😂🙏🏼🙌🏽
    Tfs love! ~ Helen

  5. Hi Elaine.. Those turned out so nice and pretty!! I love them!!..I hope I can find those frames!! I'd love to see some home cooking videos!.. Yummy, I love Baklava.. I've never made it before.. TFS.. Have a nice evening and God bless. 😃

  6. I've missed you! BTW, those are cute! AND I would love to see some cooking recipes. While I've eaten Greek food, I never made any so that would be fun to learn! Anywho, thanks for the share and I'll chat ya later!

  7. I was like leaves? But as always very beautiful. I would watch a cooking video. I don't think I have ever had Greek food🤔

  8. Very nice, I’ll have to go to my Dollar Tree tomorrow so that I can make these. Baklava and if you can the lemon chicken soup. I love that soup.

  9. Hi Elaine. I would love to see a video of how you make Baklava. 🇬🇷 Your diy sconces turned out beautifully! Thank you for sharing. 😊

  10. I already bought the feathers because I love them……now I have a great project to use them! Gotta get the frames……any excuse for a shopping trip…..🎄

  11. And FYI I sprayed olive oil the pan on the lettering and then to this great and it like came off like in an instant love the wall scones

  12. I also forgot…
    Yes I would love to see some Greek cooking videos. I love to try different foods and it's my second love cooking! Yummy can't wait!!!

  13. Just beautiful! Yes Greek recipes! All of them ..i love moussaka( don't know if i spelled that right) and all the greek dinners!💛

  14. Hello ,that was really fantastic,yes go ahead and make us delicious greek food, I had the orange cake there and I wish to know how it's done.thanks a lot, and waiting for more creative and clever DIys.

  15. Hey, I just love the way your ideas! I can’t wait to make my version. I would love to see cooking videos. TFS! Have a wonderful day!

  16. I absolutely LOVE THIS and you! You are creative & funny as well! I'm definitely going to make these! As much as I love you I do have to say (with love) is that I think those are feathers & not leaves but I can see where they would look like leaves but I really do think they're feathers, lol. It doesn't matter bc I love it anyway & love when I get to see more of your videos! BTW, I also love your intro with the owl! I wouldn't know the first thing on how to do that! Again, so creative!!

  17. Oh, I forgot, yes to the Greek recipes tutorials! Even tho I'm not supposed to have it bc of being diabetic, I love, love, love Baklava!! I usually buy it from "The Swiss Colony" usually around Christmas but it's so expensive! Would love to know how to make it if I could! Thanks again Elaine!

  18. Really neat idea thank you going to give this idea a go
    I'm sure that you have loads of viewers because you have such great ideas
    Hugs from Milton Keynes UK
    My friend Vee and me love to watch you 💜🧡💛💚💙💜🧡💛💚💙❤

  19. The wall sconces are so pweeettttyyy 😍😍 I love the silver,I love the reflection from the lighting, I love ‘em all 💕💕💕💕

  20. Beautiful! Can i ask whats the dimensioon of the bigger frame? I went to the dollar store and find nothing that a small frame will fit in a bigger one 🙁
    I really want to do this one

  21. Ooooo. Lovely and eleganté. Cecilian food? I like something simple and easy. If thanks possible. If not, baklava will do… Love that! 😊 Thanks Elaine!

  22. Just beautiful and I have probably said this before but I will make this one for my son's collage place he will be getting around December! Great for a man's house as well! Thanks for sharing!

  23. Γειά σου Elaine!!!! (Hi Elaine!!!)🙋🙋🙋🙋Είμαι πολύ χαρούμενη για το καινούργιο σου βίντεο (I'm very happy for your new video).😁😁😁😁Είναι πολύ ωραία η νέα σου ιδέα ΜΠΡΑΒΟ.(It's very nice your new idea, BRAVO).👏👏👏👏Πολλά πολλά φιλάκια την Ελλάδα (many many kisses from Greece).Evi.💋💋😘😘😀😀🌼🌹

  24. Oh wow!!! Love the way they turned out Elaine. YOU are the wall sconces queen my friend. I have those mirror feathers. I am going to make some decorations with them but these my dear are lovely!!! Enjoy your weekend. Hugs~ Josie 🙂

  25. I just found your channel and you had me at goofy and just made me smile. So I'm a new subby.
    Also this was AMAZINGLY put together.

  26. Pretty!! I actually seen these at my Dollar Tree…pick them up and looked through a BUNCH of them…put them down cause I got distracted!! 🤦🏾‍♀️now watch when I go back they will be gone! Smh…😂

  27. awesome! I love to do this with elephant imprints.. I colect them, that would be so awesome for me… I love it.. ty for sharing!..

  28. Those reflective serving trays in the wedding section would work good as the Paper inside the Table mirrored part, instead of the marbled stuff…know what im talking about? It will reflect the flicker of the candle more. I believe you used it on one of your new videos, July 31, 2019 and cut them out for your leaves in that wall picture you did, which lead me to view your whole channel more closely.

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