Here Comes the Sun…burst Mirror

Sunburst mirrors are everywhere! They light up my day every time I see one! I showed you one in this post. It was found at Chinoiserie Chic.

Here’s a beauty from Ballard Designs. It’s the Suzanne Kasler Sunburst Mirror.

Check out this one found at HGTV.

There are so many varieties and ways to make your own. Just take a gander at Pinterest. Ideas galore!

Here’s my version…


If you notice, the mirror itself is hexagon shape. I found it at Restore for $3. The “bursts” are wooden skewers! I glued them to the back of the mirror using wood glue. I clipped the pointed ends, after I practically stabbed myself! I then covered and taped off the mirror and spray painted the frame and skewers with Krylon “Gold” in Satin finish.


I love the way it turned out! I took some inspiration from Ballard Designs and created this “Love” look…


Their mirror, that is similar in size, is $79.00 and their letters are 3 for $75.00. I got my mirror for $3 and used about $5 worth of wooden skewers. I got my letters at Hobby Lobby for 50% off of $9.95 each! Now that’s a deal!

Get the look for less! Always a plus and the sun will shine!


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 Linking to: Do Small Things With Love


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  1. Your sunburst mirror is the best I’ve seen! Beautiful!! I love the idea of using skewers.

  2. Leslie, I love sunburst mirrors! It has been on my list of things to make, but I still haven’t gotten there. Love it! xoxo Kristin

  3. That is super cute! I love how you made it the O in LOVE.

  4. Definitely like your version and budget better than the Ballard one. Great job.

  5. Hi Leslie, nice to meet you. Glad you joined my party. I love the sunburst look. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Oh my gosh, your mirror is beautiful! You did an awesome job! I would love for you to link up to It’s a Party on Thursday (actually it starts tonight)!
    A Creative Princess

  7. This is gorgeous! I love that you made it into “LOVE”…so sweet! I am now following you and I hope that you stop by and link this up at my link party! You can find it here:

  8. This is so nice. I also made a sunburst mirror a while back, and I used small little circle mirrors that I glued to the wooden dowels. I love how you made it part of a word. So creative. Thanks for sharing.

  9. I love it! And you did for cheap…even better! I think I am going to have to try the skewer idea.

  10. Beautiful! X

  11. How super cute! And what a savings. Way to go girl :)))
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  1. […] In fact, it’s a smaller version of the exact mirror I used to create my daughter’s sunburst mirror last year. I used skewers for her mirror, which turned out beautifully. For mine, I used wood […]

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