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Mirror Pot

Step by step instructions showing how to make your own Mirror Pot, presented by Crafty Corner

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Have you ever had an old bathroom mirror lying around and wondered what you could do with it other than throw it in the trash? Well, follow our simple step-by-step to turn your trash into a classy flower pot with a difference!


What you need to make a mirror pot:

  • Hotglue glue gun
  • Lots of old mirror, about 500g. You can also order pre-cut lengths of mirror from Crafty Corner
  • Glass cutter
  • Pot

Step 1

Hold the glass cutter firmly against the old mirror and cut into long lengths. Be sure not to make them more than 5cm wide.

cut mirror into stips

Step 2

Measure the long strips against your pot and cut each strip to the height of the pot.

glass cutter

Step 3

Place a good, wide strip of hot glue on your pot and place your strip of pre-cut mirror onto the glue, press firmly and hold until glue is set.

hot glue gun

Step 4

Keep placing your strips on the pot, making sure that the base of the mirror strips touch and that you leave a gap at the top to compensate for the shape of the pot.

mirror squares

Step 5

Cut your leftover strips further so that they fit the top of the pot, these pieces will be more or less square.


Step 6

If you wish to you can now grout your pot as we did with our mosaic Teddy on the Moon, or you can leave it as it is.