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Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art

Keep it simple and classy with Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art from Heidi Borchers. Using broken tile and mirror pieces, you can create a cool project that's sleek and elegant. Add rhinestones and metal shapes to add depth and dimension to your piece.

Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art


  • Aleene’s Tacky Glue
  • Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer – Gloss
  • Wood plaque
  • Miscellaneous tiles (mosaic, wall and floor and mirror tiles, mirror)
  • Cool2Cast shapes
  • Acrylic paint – black & white (or colors of your choice)
  • Paint brushes – fine line and 1/4″ shader
  • Embellishments – miscellaneous metal shapes, rhinestones
  • Rub ‘n Buff – gold


  1. I like to paint some of my more porous wall and floor tiles.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art
  2. Brush with acrylic paint. Set aside to dry. Spray with Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer. Set aside to dry.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art
  3. Paint Cool2Cast shapes. On the cameo piece, I like to use a fine line brush to paint along the detail line and then paint the outside with the shader brush.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art
  4. My tile art is built on a wood plaque. For the base of this project, I painted my plaque black so that it gives the appearance of black grout. Set aside to dry.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art
  5. I like to trace my plaque shape onto brown paper and then lay out my tile, mirrors, Cool2Cast and metal pieces for exact placement.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art
  6. If you want to change the color of your metal shapes, you can use Rub ‘n Buff or acrylic inks to create the colors of your choice.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art
  7. I glue all of my pieces onto my painted plaque with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue.

    Simple Mirror & Tile Wall Art


For a comprehensive video tutorial of this project, check out How to Create a Tile and Mirror Plaque.

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