How to Add a Frame to a Bathroom Mirror

This idea came at the perfect time!

Frame on a Bathroom Mirror

While perusing my Instagram one day I found an ad for a company that sells you all the pieces you need to create a frame for your bathroom mirror.

I checked it out and realized that the pieces they sell at such a high price are pieces I could buy at the hardware store at much better prices... so I did.  Here is the mirror before...

Mirror with no frame in the bathroom

I had just finished repainting and making over my daughter's bathroom. You can read about the problems I have with that situation {here}.

galvanized woman's bathroom sign

The last thing I needed to do to complete the makover project was to frame the mirror so using the instructions from the company on Instagram, I got to work. 

First I measured the mirror then I cut the trim molding that I purchased at Home Depot with 45 degree angles. 

Frame on the floor

I used wood glue and L brackets to attach the pieces from the back. 

Corner of frame and joint compound on the floor

I used wood filler to fill in my less than perfect corners then sanded and painted the frame. 

The frame is attached directly to the mirror using a construction adhesive called Loctite. It says it sticks just about anything to anything so I'm giving it a try. 

A package of locktite adhesive

I used clamps, duct tape, and a couple of spring loaded shower rods to hold the frame for 24 hours while it dried. 

Frame taped up to the mirror to dry

Using expanding poles to hold the mirror frame in place

And that's it, a few easy cuts with the miter saw and something I've wanted to do for a ever was done. 

Framed mirror in the bathroom

Framed mirror and white vanity in bathroom

This old vanity was made new again and the water damaged was repaired {here}.

for the bathroom {here}.

You can also read about the perfect repurposed Christmas mat I made for in front of the sink that is just what I needed and was the inspiration for this room!

stenciled garden mat section

You can read all about this entire bathroom remodel very soon.

DIY Bathroom mirror pin

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .