Cathedral Mirror Barn Door Joanna Gaines Inspired

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I have a very small hall bath & the door opens into the bathroom, taking up even more space, so I wanted to replace it with a sliding door. I bought an arched mirror on clearance and mounted it to MDF, framed it out and added trim and molding on sides for privacy.

I purchased the MDF from Home Depot and they cut all the pieces to size for me. I bought the barn door hardware on Amazon. I am pretty handy, but installing the hardware was challenging. It may have been just the one I bought because I had to make modifications. Look for one with easy installation.
Here's the mirror from Kirklands.
I mounted it on MDF 9” wider and 11” higher than the mirror. I painted the top of the MDF board prior to assembly for easier painting after.
I had the MDF cut to size to frame out the mirror.
Here's the installed and completed door!
Here's a view of it closed.
View from down the hall.
View half open.
To cover where the hinges and door latches enter the door jamb, I just covered each side with toe kick and caulked around the edges.

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  • Peggy Calhoun Frantz Peggy Calhoun Frantz on Mar 04, 2021

    Inspired? Heck yeah! A couple of questions though. What did you use to affix side and bottom sections of MDF board? How do you open from inside the bathroom going out?

  • Khushbu Amin Khushbu Amin on Mar 09, 2021

    This is beautifully done.

    What are the dimensions of the mirror itself?

  • NO NO on Aug 17, 2021

    Will you post pictures from inside with door closed?


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