How to diy frame for large bathroom mirror without taking it down

Toni
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  • Just Retired Just Retired on Jul 06, 2017
    I would make the frame separetly or purchase a pre aide frame and attach it with industrial strength velcro

  • C. D. Scallan C. D. Scallan on Jul 06, 2017
    Use double stick 3M construction tape . Clean well with alcohol first .

  • FL FL on Jul 06, 2017
    Okay, I found a website for a company that has press-on frames for mirrors, looks good too, check it out :https://www.mirrormate.com/  ; Now, can you use the same idea of a "stick on" frame but go all creative and try rope or shells or washi tape or cuts of molding. Uh huh. Good luck!

    • NCbulldoglover NCbulldoglover on Jul 06, 2017
      I have mirror mate frames on 2 of my mirrors. Sounds easy but it is a bit tricky and they are quite expensive if your mirror is very large. I have seen it done with Crystiles Peel and Stick Self Adhesive Backsplash tiles. Looks like glass tiles. Check out You Tube videos for Crystiles and they are sold on Amazon and Ebay. Really pretty and different.

  • Gracie Gracie on Jul 06, 2017
    i used mirror mate in both of my bathrooms. They are terrific.

  • Zoe Emiko Zoe Emiko on Jul 06, 2017
    I would head to the molding dept at my local home improvement store. Measure the length of each side of your mirror, add about 4 inches to each measurement and start browsing the beautiful moldings available. Once you've found one you like you're going to cut the lengths you need (without the added 4 inches) with 45 degree angles at each end. The shortest end of the angle will be the edge you want closest to your mirror. I found a tutorial along with a bunch of examples on Pinterest. Here's the link.

    You'll attach the molding frame to the wall itself around the existing mirror. I'm sure you'll find something you like!

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    • Zoe Emiko Zoe Emiko on Jul 06, 2017
      This is true and good you brought it up! Thank you! In that case I would build the mirror to completion, painting included. Of course the measurements would be different than for one that goes around the outside of the mirror to one that matches the size of the mirror. The glue baby glue! I'm thinking Gorilla glue caulking gun style would do the trick.

  • Zoe Emiko Zoe Emiko on Jul 06, 2017
    I would head to the molding dept at my local home improvement store. Measure the length of each side of your mirror, add about 4 inches to each measurement and start browsing the beautiful moldings available. Once you've found one you like you're going to cut the lengths you need (without the added 4 inches) with 45 degree angles at each end. The shortest end of the angle will be the edge you want closest to your mirror. I found a tutorial along with a bunch of examples on Pinterest. Here's the link.

    You'll attach the molding frame to the wall itself around the existing mirror. I'm sure you'll find something you like!