Sherre M
Sherre M
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  • Morristown, TN

How to Frame a Bathroom Mirror With Mosaic Tile

$40.00
3 Minutes
Easy

Our bathroom mirror was just plain and lacked that wow factor! I had thought about doing wood trim but, that didn't tickle my fancy either. I had tiled our fireplace surround a few months ago and it turn out really great, so I went to Home Depot and picked up some tile that was on sale for a $1.86 !
how to frame a bathroom mirror with mosaic tile, bathroom ideas, how to, Standard boring bathroom mirror
Standard boring bathroom mirror!
how to frame a bathroom mirror with mosaic tile, bathroom ideas, how to
I then cut the mesh between the tiles, this gave me about 1& 1/2 inch strips.
how to frame a bathroom mirror with mosaic tile, bathroom ideas, how to
This stuff makes applying tile so much easier, you don't have to mix up messy mortar, just cut the same size as your tile, press on the mirror, peel off paper, press tile firmly.
how to frame a bathroom mirror with mosaic tile, bathroom ideas, how to
Once you cut and press your tile all the way around the mirror, you cant then apply your grout! This project took about 3 hours, applying the grout and cleaning the mirror took the longest!

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3 of 4 questions
  • Kimberly Kerry
    on Jul 12, 2016

    Love your mirror! Did your mirror have those nasty little clips that hold it to the wall? Not sure how to tile around those...

  • Verona Royal
    on Apr 2, 2018

    Hi Sherre, I've wanted to do a DIY on the builder's mirror but wasn't sure on how to start. Thanks for the inspiration. I just have two questions. Was this the peel and stick tiles and where did you apply gout?

  • Verona Royal
    on Apr 2, 2018

    Hi Sherre, I've wanted to do a DIY on the builder's mirror but wasn't sure on how to start. Thanks for the inspiration. I just have two questions. Was this the peel and stick tiles and where did you apply gout?

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  • Edi12891280
    on Jun 23, 2018

    Would like to but don’t understand the grout.....that sounds really messy.

  • Dorothea Flanigan
    on Sep 14, 2018

    You were lucky you didn’t have two clips at the top of your mirror.

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