Options for bar mirror?

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Finally updated the "wet bar". Took out the sink, got rid of the burgundy tile and chalk painted the cabinet.
The mirror is glued to the wall. The only way to remove it is break it and put up new sheetrock. We hung art in front of it but not thrilled with it.
Any ideas on what to do with it?

q options for bar mirror
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  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jun 20, 2017
    See if you can find some kind of window cling type design to put up that would cover the area, or perhaps a large print that would cover more of the mirror, or perhaps some contact paper in a design of your choosing. My parents had the veined mirror tiles behind their wet bar in the basement and that made the mirror not so harsh.

  • C. D. Scallan C. D. Scallan on Jun 20, 2017
    You can remove it without breaking it, but it will probably require some touching up to the sheet rock , not replacement . Google removing a wall mirror with floss or fishing line . It's a slow and tedious process , but it doesn't totally destroy the mirror and the wall. Good luck !

  • Remove the mirror and hang a different piece of art. You have a good start here.

  • Lyn15291588 Lyn15291588 on Jun 20, 2017
    Frame with large molding and hang a larger picture it will create the illusion of the mat in a frame.

  • Cherie Cherie on Jun 20, 2017
    Paint it! I believe acrylic paint would cover it and you could do something similar to what your print is. You may want to practice a little first but I really think anything can be painted with acrylics!

  • Susan Susan on Jun 20, 2017
    please do not do the veined mirror look! 1970's ?? HELLO! ha - but you can over it with shelf liner, contact paper and even drywall (sheetrock) but you have to remember the mirror is behind it if you want to hang anything (using nails?!) etc. - how about covering with some cedar panels (maybe at an angle?)

  • Jackie Muehlbauer Koenig Jackie Muehlbauer Koenig on Jun 20, 2017
    Take it down, broken if necessary. Just protect your countertop with a padded moving blanket first. If you really don't want to do that, I agree with the window cling idea, they come in lots of styles. Or glue some light weight pine boards over and paint or distress like ship lap

  • Karen Jurasinski Karen Jurasinski on Jun 20, 2017
    You can wallpaper it. Or use fabric. There is a way to put fabric up that you can take it down and just wash the mirror. I think you use liquid starch. But you should find something on Pinterest.com on how to do it. Then you can change it depending on mood or season !

  • Landsharkinnc Landsharkinnc on Jun 20, 2017
    Make an infinity mirror.. Build a frame, install led strip lights all around the edge, cover with a sheet of one way glass...be sure you can either direct wire the lights or can access the timer/battery box

  • Adam Eng Adam Eng on Jun 23, 2017
    what if you got some nice molding and framed in the mirror ? i would just cut the size and then use a glue like e6000 to hold the frame to the mirror

  • Sandy Sandy on Jul 06, 2017
    Get a stencil you like and spray paint frosted glass on the mirror.

  • Barb Barb on Jul 07, 2017
    I had to think about this one, yes you right the mirror has to go because it looks more like a bathroom area, so how about tileing that wall or bead board or you can just dry wall right over it with liquid nails. Just a thought

  • Ginny Ginny on Jul 07, 2017
    How about framing it in to make it look like a picture?

  • Solei Solei on Jul 07, 2017
    I know the chalkboard thing isn't everyone's style, but if you like it, you can buy a chalkboard paint that goes over the mirror. It'll need a few coats & then you can change it up whenever! Write a message in chalk, a quote, a picture, etc.