Many people often ask how to frame a bathroom mirror with clips. If you have a bathroom and the unframed mirror in your bathroom is attached to the wall with clips, it will be quite impossible to take the mirror off the wall and frame it. The clips really stick the mirror to the wall tightly so that if you want to frame the mirror, the only option you have is to improvise. Below, you can see the tutorial on how to frame a bathroom mirror with clips so that your bathroom mirror does not look plain and boring.
- Gather the Tools and Materials
The tools and materials that you need to frame your clipped mirror in the bathroom are: wood trim, painter’s tape, utility knife, measuring tape, chisel, liquid nails adhesive, and paint or stain.
- Measure and Cut
After all materials and tools are ready, you need to measure the size of the mirror. Make sure you measure the outside dimensions of the wall and get the precise size. Then, cut the wood exactly to the measured mirror dimensions. Cut the wood at a 45-degree angle.
- Mark the Clip and Paint
The next step on the tutorial how to frame a bathroom mirror is marking the clip. Place the wood against the mirror. Make sure that it is fit perfectly to the mirror. After that, mark the location of the clip with pencil or pen. Then, make a slice into the wood between the mark. Use utility knife or cutter to do this. The mark of the clip should be a little deeper after that. After that, all you need to do is painting the wood according to your taste.
- Install the Frame
Now you have four pieces of wood ready to be assembled as a frame. You need to use strong glue or liquid nail adhesive to attach the frame to the mirror. Place the frame pieces carefully on the mirror. Make sure everything comes together and you do not make mistake in assembling the frame. Then, to ensure that the frame is not going to crumble apart, use painter’s tape to secure the frame. After an hour or two, the adhesive should dry completely and you can peel off the tape.
Now your unframed mirror in the bathroom has a beautiful frame without you having to lift the mirror off the wall. The tutorial above on how to frame a bathroom mirror with clips should show you enough that framing a mirror is not hard at all if you know how.