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Project

Rope Mirror How-To

Materials

  • 1/2-inch-thick natural-fiber rope (from home-supply stores)
  • Unframed 10-inch round mirror
  • Cement glue
  • Painters' tape

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Measure and cut 2 segments of rope, one to fit around the mirror’s outer edge, the other to fit just inside the first.

  2. Step 2

    Glue rope to mirror, lining up the ends for a neat seam.

  3. Step 3

    Secure with painters' tape until dry.

  4. Step 4

    Once dry, make a knotted hanger: Cut a 45-inch length of rope, and tie a knot on both ends (we used a variation on the figure-eight knot; see diagram).

  5. Step 5

    Glue knotted ends of rope to sides of mirror; one knot should cover the seams. Secure with painters' tape until dry.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, August 2011

Reviews (6)

  • 7 Jun, 2012

    Found the website Martha mentions:
    http://www.jamaligarden.com/

  • 6 Jun, 2012

    Just purchased a mirror at Michael's. They have various sizes as well. I opted for the 12'' mirror as opposed to the 10''.
    Hope this turns out ok!

  • 6 Jun, 2012

    Please send me the link to purchase the mirror. Martha said
    Jamale.com or gemalee.com or something to that effect but I can't locate that company. Thank you.

  • 30 May, 2012

    I too am interested in knowing the website for the mirrors in this project. Thank you!

  • 30 May, 2012

    I too would like to know the web site Martha mentioned in the project that the mirrors came from.

  • 28 May, 2012

    Martha mentioned the name of a website for the mirrors on this project as well as other things you buy for the set. Would you provide the site?