How To Dress Up A Boring Bathroom Mirror

Hello My Dear Blogland Friends,

Have you ever wondered How to Dress Up  A Boring Bathroom Mirror? A couple of years ago I redecorated my master bathroom in a Shabby Chic Cottage Style theme. Today I want to travel back in time and revisit an easy DIY project I completed in that bathroom makeover. Shabby Chic Bathroom MakeoverI am afraid many home builders grace our bathrooms with the presence of a large, nondescript, stock mirror above our sinks like the one in this “before” photo…. shabby chic bathroom makeover before Talk about “No Imagination!” When I was redesigning the master bathroom I decided I wanted to spruce up the mirror and give it some warmth and character. I am pretty happy with the results.

How To Dress Up A Boring Bathroom Mirror…An Easy DIY Project

To add some charm to this mundane mirror, I went to my local Home Improvement store and purchased a few fluted White Polystyrene Molding and four wood rosettes.

Fluted White Casing Molding

I took my measurements, cut each molding piece to size and added mirror adhesive to the back of each piece. (You can usually find this right near the mirrors in the store.) bathroom mirror makeoverI started with a rosette in the left top corner of the mirror. This adhesive sets really quickly so work with only one piece at a time. Add your adhesive then immediately place the piece directly on top of the mirror, lining it up with the edges of the mirror. Secure it with masking tape or painter’s tape.

How To Dress Up A Boring Bathroom Mirror

Go around placing your molding around the perimeter of the mirror, using the edges of the mirror as a guide and place the rosettes in the corners. The molding and rosettes came already painted white so I just did a quick coat of white paint over the whole thing to freshen it up.

How To Dress Up A Boring bathroom Mirror

Now you know how to dress up a boring bathroom mirror…on a budget! This whole project cost me less than $50 and I love the new look. A once stark, naked mirror now has a touch of class!

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2 Responses

  1. Gina

    Wanted to re do my Rental bathroom mirrors
    Reframe them.
    Do you know what I can use that will let me remove it when we move with out damaging the mirrors.
    It is not a sheet mirror.

    I have 2 of those medicine cabinets side by side with a separation of about 4 inches in between the 2.

    I have heard of using Velcro
    Not to shire that would hold well?
    But the good thing is it’s only my husband and I and we are both very careful with out stuff specially our rental unit stuff
    Any ideas??? Please let me know

    • Lisa

      Hi Gina. Peel and stick velcro would be the best way to go in my opinion. Hot glue may work but may not hold up in a bathroom. Use a lightweight molding. Good Luck. 🙂

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