Framed Bathroom Mirror

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I've needed to frame my bathroom mirror forever! It ended up to be easier than I thought and I can show you how!
Step one was to measure the mirror. I cut my trim moulding to size then mitered the corners using a chop saw at 45 degrees.
I fit the corners together with wood glue and L brackets on the back. When the glue was dry I used wood putty to fill the crack.
The frame was now ready to attach to the mirror. I used construction adhesive and clamps (including some very creative ones you can check out in my original post at to hold the frame to the mirror for 24 hours.
When the glue was dry I painted the frame with the same paint as the wainscoting. You can paint the frame before or after you hang it. I chose to paint it after it was on the wall in case any of the tape or clamps damaged the paint.

The project was super simple and I wish I hadn't waited so long to do it. To see the rest of this bathroom renovation please click HERE.

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  • Knj22277975 Knj22277975 on Apr 30, 2018

    Did you trim any thing from the back of the moulding? Some moulding has a 'lip'.

  • Tosha Smith Tosha Smith on May 01, 2018

    How would you remove the mirror in the event you need/want to replace it with the brackets covered by the new frame? It's hard to tell, but maybe your mirror is not held with slim metal brackets like mine is.

  • Lechatnoir12866 Lechatnoir12866 on Nov 28, 2018

    My large builder's grade mirror is flush to the wall and has 4 plastic raised brackets holding it on with screws. I don't know if it's glued to the wall. How to you use those clamps to get behind a mirror that's flush to the wall? Do I notch out spots on the back of the trim where the plastic brackets are holding the mirror up?

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