13 clever ways to give plain mirrors a new look

Decor, DIY

For small and dark apartments, using mirrors is an easy way to give the illusion of more space and at the same time reflect more light to brighten up a space.  Looking for some inspiration for my apartment, I found these amazing DIY mirror makeovers on Hometalk:


I especially love the use of rope for a nautical theme and the creative sunburst mirrors – you can find out more details about the projects on my hometalk board, including my own mirror upgrade using rhinestones. I hope this will give you lots of ideas for your own mirror upgrade!



  1. Thank you Izabelle for sharing your ideas. Your DIY video clips are inspiring for those of us who have many ideas but sometimes lack the confidence to give it a go.

    • Thank you so much Annie!! That’s so nice to hear :)

  2. So amazed to see your balcony transformation Great lnstructions too. All the best. l live in a small rental as well. You have inspired me once again thanks :0

    • Thank you Debra! Glad you got some inspiration out of this project!

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