A wardrobe will be an excellent design solution for any interior. In addition to its aesthetic functions, its installation can solve many problems associated with the organization of space. Someone prefers to make a wardrobe according to an individual order, others use ready-made solutions, others supplement the models with side and back walls, shelves, shelves, drawers as internal filling. There is a colossal selection of similar products from the world's leading manufacturers like Mr. Simplex, Neves, Raumplus, Stanley.
Sliding systems work on the principle of moving around the perimeter of the door on special rollers that are inserted into a groove made of steel or aluminum. There is also a system, the doors of which move along metal rails and prevent the fasteners from sliding off. Chipboard in various colors is used as the furniture material, and natural veneer, glass, mirror coating are used as an auxiliary decoding element. It is on glass and mirror surfaces that the original and stylish sandblasting pattern is used.
What it is?
A wonderful solution for decorating a mirror for a wardrobe is a sandblasting pattern. It can also be performed on glass. The method of application is quite simple, however, it requires the intervention of specialists, provided that you want to get a real art painting in the bedroom, living room, etc. Any print can be obtained thanks to the action of a strong jet of air, which is pre-mixed with quartz sand.
Sandblasting technology for applying a pattern to a furniture set is one of the most popular methods of decoration. With it, you can get a different level of glass matting by changing the pressure and size, the graininess of the sand itself. There are only two varieties of such a pattern - matte on a mirror surface, and vice versa. Depth imaging is often used to obtain a three-dimensional, beautiful print on the front side of the mirror.
Experts advise mixing sand with special dyes, harmless, hypoallergenic. This will allow you to get interesting solutions for colored matte patterns. It will also create a layered effect. To do this, it is enough to apply the previously prepared mixture to the front or back side of the glass.
Features and Benefits
Such a kind of "tattoo" for a wardrobe will harmoniously fit into any kind of interior, from baroque to classics, from avant-garde to modern hi-tech. Before the application itself, it is worth carefully choosing a high-quality material, a sketch of the future drawing, processing it using special computer programs, and applying it to a perfectly flat, mirror-like surface.
Although such a design will not cost a pretty penny, it will significantly “hit” the budget. The processing process is not easy, it requires the intervention of not only a master, but also special equipment, not cheap consumables.
A sliding wardrobe with sandblasting is an individual project that has no analogues. The combined version with sandblasting and elements of stained glass art will look harmoniously in the classic, avant-garde, Provencal style. Glass engraving, as well as models of finished facades, complemented by original lighting, will give unique effects.
The advantages of sandblasting are also the protection of metal surfaces from corrosion and rust.It greatly increases the operational characteristics of the structure, provides a huge degree of protection for the treated surface. Using this method, you can decorate the most difficult parts of the mirrors and be sure of:
- increased image stability;
- resistance to moisture, sunlight, temperature drops;
- unlimited choice of images;
- incredible sculpture effect, 3D effect with proper lighting of built-in lamps;
- the highest uniqueness of the work of the masters on the sketches;
- the ability to adjust the pressure of the air stream, obtaining unusual images;
- an affordable price that is much less than tricks like Tiffany;
- impossibility of erasing, peeling off during operation;
- prompt drawing of any complexity;
- environmental friendliness of the selected technology;
- easy care, removal of dust and other contaminants.
When decorating a wardrobe in a bedroom, children's room, living room and even in the kitchen, you don't have to worry about the dangers of such materials. As a rule, they are hypoallergenic, safe, and do not harm the human body.
One of the most popular methods of decorating a wardrobe mirror is the Amalgam method. In this case, the pattern is applied from the inside of the structure, knocked out along the reflecting layer of the mirror. If you use unusual (spot or LED lighting) on the back of the cabinet, then you will achieve an incredible effect of slightly muted illumination of the image.
Colored matte finish
The interesting decoration of the mirror surface also includes matting with color. It becomes the last stage of finishing the door surface for the wardrobe. Staining is done again from the inside, which will allow the front to remain even and smooth.
Care of such furniture will be simple and easy. You can use a large selection of chemical detergents without abrasive particles in the composition. To protect the mirror from negative external influences, applying a special film to the back of the mirror will help. This is done after the staining itself.
The method of applying a sandblasting pattern to a mirror surface involves the use of a special stencil that covers a certain part of the mirror. The next step is to treat the open area with fresh air, which contains a large percentage of quartz sand. From this moment on, all unprotected parts will acquire a matte texture.
Once the image is transferred to the surface, it must be treated with a protective solution. When dry, it resembles a plastic film. This technology protects any glass or mirror surface without making it cloudy or dull.
You can choose a drawing for your interior in accordance with ready-made samples, patterns of the company or store you contact. It is possible to prepare individual sketches, the most non-standard images, which are so easy to implement with the help of professionals. It is possible to paint in this way individual sections of the wardrobe mirror, create laconic patterns, or completely fill the available space. On the cabinet doors, pop art prints, floral motifs and any curly drawings will always look good.
High-quality processing of the furniture set will allow you to decorate the room as best as possible. A multi-colored matte pattern will be relevant in the children's room. Thus, you will avoid visible spots and marks from small, curious pens of your child. With an exclusive 3D print, they won't be so obvious.
You can place such art not only on a wardrobe, but also on a separate mirror, dressing table and other furniture with transparent surfaces. Refined matte images can be simple, austere.Fantasy themes, original patterns of national themes, oriental motifs, etc. look great on glass. You will also be able to portray a real storyline that will add flavor to the interior of the classic, avant-garde, retro style. Create a real illusion that visually enlarges the space, brings a special mood to the overall ambiance of the room.
Even if you do not use volumetric elements, the appearance of a "sandblasted" painting will be a great solution, a source of inspiration. It will allow you to get carried away in earnest by looking at small details, develop imagination, especially, suitable for children.
How to choose?
There are several types of sandblasting, ranging from color to deep. The lightest method is conventional processing technology, standard, single-jet. The matte image can be complemented by engraving, glass enamel filling, grinding.
Deep sandblasting involves the application of a multi-layer pattern with a special rubbing of a hydrophobic composition. This method is called curly, volumetric printing. Stunning "paintings" are created between the glass, distinguished by their durability and practicality. In this case, the glass thickness must be at least 6 mm.
You can also use prints with the effect of glossy shine, shimmer, crystal overflow. Use special dyes for this. When choosing a drawing technique, pay attention to its complexity. It is she who will influence the final cost of finishing work.
Any mirrored facade will instantly transform along with thematic images in the spirit of the interior itself. Loft, vintage, rustic and other compositions can be complemented by acrylic painting, engraving, stained glass windows and other decorative "techniques".
Thanks to modern technology, you can print on any surface using the most unexpected materials like quartz sand. Depending on what style of interior you prefer, not only the choice of upholstered furniture, tiles, plastic panels, decorative accessories, but also prints depends. They can be placed both along the wall, on floors, ceilings, and on the mirror of the wardrobe door, furniture facades, textile elements.
The sandblasting method of drawing pictures offers a colossal variety of different images: graphic, animalistic, subject, floral, patchwork techniques, etc. Recent trends "put" in the top popular abstract and newspaper prints.
Literally a must have in the decor of sliding wardrobes in bedrooms and living rooms there is a print in the form of small and large flowers. A reference to the style of the 60s. will become a Groovy floral pattern. For a children's room, you can perform it in a cartoon manner.
More and more often, you can find the botanical print in the decor of interiors. Flowers are rather similar to illustrations from textbooks, laconic, restrained. To dilute the classic atmosphere in the house, you can use tropical patterns (flowers, animals, birds, etc.). They will also complement the decor of the oriental, Arabic or Japanese style.
Images of sakura and any other tree effectively decorate the delicate style of bedrooms. The sandblasting method of drawing a picture in this style will ennoble the room, add plot and theme to the most boring decor. If you strive to achieve a loft, urban atmosphere in a room, you are fans of modern fusion, modern, industrial trends, depict the city on the doors of wardrobes or furniture facades. Let it be some kind of "retreat" of your romantic nature, seeking adventure. A French Avenue, a panorama of a Tokyo street or a piece of hometown will bring its own "note" to the surroundings of a bedroom or living room.
Tribal or Aztec print is still fashionable.You can decorate your mirrored furniture with a variety of zigzags, waves, circles and sharp triangles. The African drawing will give the same geometric clarity. On the mirror, it's time to depict a fiery red sunset or blue-lilac twilight in the savannah. The exposition can be supplemented with large flowers, a small strip.
Fair isle print will look unusual in Scandinavian-style apartments, especially if clothes in the same style and with the same patterns are neatly folded in the closet. This is a real paradise for the perfectionist! For Eastern themes, you can draw stylized images of dragons, fish or tiger. To make the interior of the living room more expensive and fashionable, refer to the Arabic style and its curly "appliqués", even if they are made with a matte effect. You can always "decorate" the Arabic ornament in sand, cream or beige tones.
For lovers of exotic, animalistic options, prints with leopard, zebra, giraffe, reptiles are suitable. If we are talking about the design of a gym, a training room, then you can use the camouflage colors of the furniture set. Any mirror glass surface will become a reliable canvas for creating incredible artistic compositions.
Interesting solutions in interior design
An excellent solution to transform your square meters will be original quotes, phrases or slogans. Initially, they were used in modern interior styles, but now they have "moved" towards kitsch, eclecticism, pin-up, techno, avant-garde, vintage, etc. With this approach you will be able to control your words, and the house itself will be filled with meaning. Psychologists say that this approach has a positive effect on the mood of household members, motivates and can even influence the course of events.
Most often, sandblasting a mirror surface imitates hand-made. Let in your individual style it looks like it is painted by hand, decorated in batik style. Add a contrasting palette to such an ensemble - and you will get an original solution for decorating a room.
If you strive for self-expression, then you can use your own sketches, interesting panels that harmoniously decorate the bedroom. It can also be a quality illusion on any material with a flat surface. The picture can imitate painting on metal, paper, fabric texture, giving mystery and intrigue. Many people prefer a completely unusual option for decorating the doors of a wardrobe: creating a stylish portrait in the spirit of the 40s. a bygone era. It can also be your silhouettes, successfully "camouflaged" with the help of quartz sand, the effective work of a master.
What are sandblasting drawings combined with?
The marine theme looks good on the facade of the furniture set. Stars, shells, reefs, fish and other representatives of the underwater world will "take root" in seaside interiors, exotic, oriental. The matte texture of the mirror with an individually selected pattern will complement the restrained and laconic rooms, where the decoration is ceramic tiles, vinyl wallpaper.
Sandblasting goes well with any draperies, antique decor elements, materials. Since it "earned" its popularity against the background of chipboard, solid wood, then, accordingly, an overabundance of wooden structures in the nursery, living room, in the kitchen will not go into dissonance with the mirror processing technique.
To achieve intimacy, it is enough to use graphic elements such as diamonds, circles or stripes. Such forms are simple and elegant to perfection. They are characterized by monochrome, various textures, the degree of dullness. This technique brings peace and aristocracy to any interior style.
It is not at all necessary to stick to exact symmetry, especially when it comes to stories.A deep semantic load should not "oversaturate" the room decor. In this case, the newspaper style acts as a neutral solution for the design of cabinet doors. Not only does it fit into the surroundings of the bedrooms, it also brings individuality to the entire room. The same effect is given by all kinds of paintings, photographs, posters hung on the walls, ceilings or facades of other furniture.
A similar technique for decorating mirrors is combined with parquet flooring, stucco elements. An outdoor potted plant next to the cabinet will be useful. Also, pay special attention to lighting, which can transform the finished drawing on the glass.