18 Ways to Transform Your Medicine Cabinet From Functional to Fabulous

Medicine cabinets perform a vitally important and highly practical purpose in most homes. Typically housing the family first-aid kit and any over-the-counter essentials, they’re seen as merely functional by many, but they can be so much more! Perfectly capable of doubling as a home fashion accessory too, we’ve gathered together a selection of chic and stylish ideas to help you transform yours into an on-trend talking point that enhances your interior.

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1. Turn Boring Storage into a Beautiful Feature

If you’re in need of a new medicine cabinet, you might be surprised to discover how expensive they can be. Faced with this dilemma, Hometalker Heather made her own,

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2. Create a Cabinet from an Old Clock

If you’d like a truly original feature for your home, don’t be afraid to think outside the box, like this ingenious Hometalker. Transforming an old replica clock into

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3. Use Empty Space to Build Bathroom Medicine Cabinets from Scratch

If you’re planning on making your own medicine cabinet from scratch, ask yourself whether you have an empty space you can take advantage of. Realizing her bathroom was

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4. Add a Coat of Paint for a Perfectly On-Trend Medicine Cabinet

Tasked with turning this mirrored cabinet into a stylish addition to her sister’s newly refurbished bathroom, this Hometalker knew just what to do! After lightly sanding

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5. Turn Bleak to Chic with a Touch of Pink

One big problem with medicine cabinets is that they’re prone to staining, because of both the damp bathroom conditions they’re kept in and their contents. However, this

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6. Take Advantage of Chalk Paint to Transform a Rustic Cabinet

Peeling paintwork instantly makes fixtures and fittings look tired and unloved, but luckily, it can easily be remedied with a fresh coat of chalk paint. Hometalker Zee

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7. Paint and Decorate for Pretty Vintage Style

A retro aesthetic is hugely on-trend, and this Hometalker offers a perfect example of just how good it can look. Taking a project piece that she purchased for just $10,

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8. Use Contact Paper to Create a Chic and Stylish Backdrop

The best kind of transformation is one that can be achieved on a budget, and Hometalker Ann managed the amazing feat of spending just $2 to create this chic and stylish

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9. Decoupage to Create Dazzling Designs

If you really want to go to town with transforming your recessed medicine cabinet, we recommend following in this Hometalker’s footsteps. Using an old cabinet door and

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10. Turn Outdated into On Trend with Shabby Chic Accents

Medicine cabinets can be structurally solid but criminally outdated, as Hometalker Sonja Oswald discovered. Determined to transform her existing fixture into something

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11. Try Glass Etching to Add Some Classy Character

Cleaning and painting can make a huge difference to tired and dated furnishings, but sometimes the end result still isn’t as unique and original as you would like it to

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12. Use Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper to Create This Pretty Look

If your medicine cabinet is doing little to enhance the aesthetic of your bathroom, another easy way to improve it is by adding some peel and stick wallpaper to its

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13. Sand, Prime, and Spray to Solve Water Damage

Because of their unique internal conditions, medicine cabinets are highly prone to water damage. It’s common to have patches of peeling paint inside, making them look

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14. Add a Medicine Cabinet Mirror for Chic and Stylish Storage

One problem with smaller bathrooms is that it can be difficult to fit all of the furnishings you need. If this is an issue you’ve run into, an easy solution is to add a

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15. Use Stylish Jute Strands for Extra Security

A common problem with medicine cabinets is that nothing stays quite where it’s supposed to! Lots of people find that every time they open the door, their items all spill

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16. Repurpose and Recycle for a Unique Look

In order to create an on-trend look that’s both out there and original, it pays to think outside the box, as this Hometalker demonstrates. Using old printer’s trays and

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17. Add Some New and Interesting Accents

If you want to create an individual aesthetic in your home, the sky is the limit. There are so many items you can use to put your own stamp on your home, like the amazing

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18. Turn an Old Cupboard into a Pet Medicine Cabinet

It’s not only your human family members who sometimes need looking after. Pets also have plenty of first aid essentials that have to be stored in your home, as this

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