4/30 | DIY Modern Mirror

iPhones might not be holographic yet, but you know what is? Scrapbook paper! I came across some holographic paper while I was in the paper isle last week, and I knew I had to do something with it, so I picked it up. It was just too shiny and pretty to not come home with me. I wanted to make something out of it that was useful in my everyday life and not just another thing that would collect dust, cause I have enough of that. I have been using a pocket mirror from the dollar store to do my makeup, and so I decided to make a DIY modern mirror with the holographic paper and be more of an adult. #adulting
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Here is what you will need to make your own DIY modern mirror:

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8 inch round mirror | FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam Cone | FloraCraft® Foam Cutter | Holographic paper | hot glue gun 
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The first thing that you need to do is to create a slit in the foam cone for the mirror to sit in using the foam cutter. I would make it about 1/2 an inch deep.
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Next, you will want to wrap the foam cone in holographic paper and adhere it on using hot glue.  Cut any excess off of the top and bottom. 
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The top of the cone will show in the finished product, so you will want to cut 2 semi-circles of holographic paper to glue down on either side of the slit. 
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The last step is to place the mirror into the slit that you created for it in the first step. Just wiggle it down in there until it feels secure. 
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How stinking cool is it? To be honest, I don’t feel cool enough to have a holographic mirror like this. But here we are in 2017 and I do. It is so futuristic! What do you think a mirror like this would cost you? About $50-$50? Yeah, my DIY one cost under $10 to make. That is what I call the magic of DIY. The foam cone was really the game changer for this project and I couldn’t love the final product more.
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I also made a different variation of the DIY modern mirror that I like almost as much. I used a foam block instead of the cone and  covered this one with gold metallic paper and a strip of marble contact paper. You know how much I love that stuff. This marble mirror goes perfectly with the DIY marble cone bracelet holders that I made a while back out of more foam cones. Which version is your favorite?  
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