Published on August 24th, 2010 | by Jules IKEAHacker


The "A rose by any other name is a Malma" mirror

Malma Mirror, clay, paint, varnish, glue

Using a self-hardening clay (no kiln needed), form your roses, then once dried, paint and varnish them. Glue them to the Malma mirror with bathroom-tile glue, to which you can add paint, so that it will blend in with your color of roses.

~ Eileen, Lisbon, Portugal

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6 Responses to The "A rose by any other name is a Malma" mirror

  1. Peggy says:

    I love this! I have a bunch of these mirrors. I may have to get them out of storage and decorate! Thanks for the inspiration! :o )

  2. Anonymous says:

    Beautiful! Would you be willing to share your rose technique?

  3. eva says:

    nice idea..i would love to have it..

  4. Hi Eileen,

    This is great! I am actually currently casting an interior design show for HGTV and our first stop is Lisbon. I’d love to chat with you about some ideas. My email is if you’re interested!


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