DIY Indian Inspired Wall Mirror

February 2nd, 2017

For this DIY I was really inspired by Shisha embroidery, which is typically found in Asian countries such as China, Pakistan, India and others as well. It the art, yes the art, of sewing on little mirror pieces on to fabric while creating a beautiful and colorful embroidered pattern around the mirror.

This particular DIY Wall Mirror  I created, was inspired by this Indian banjara mirror, I really love the colors and the use of beads and cowrie shells on the exterior. I wanted to zoom  in  on a just one mirror and create a larger version for my wall.

Watch the video and let me know if you would be would willing to give it a try.

List of Supplies

24” Wood Round

10” Mirror

E6000 Glue

Crotchet needle

4-5 Assorted color of yarn rolls

12” Wooden Embroidery Hoop

Embroidery thread

Jute Rope

Cowrie shells

Sewing needle

Shell bead necklaces

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Hi, I'm Tamara. I'm a design enthusiast passionately learning about cultures, design and everything in between. Here on Feyin, you'll find my learnings and ideas and I hope they inspire you to venture out and invite these ideas into your home and lifestyle.