Are you tired of the bland builder-grade mirror in your bathroom, and want some DIY bathroom mirror frame ideas?

The good news is, we’ve got some ideas to keep you inspired. Plus, you don’t have to spend a ton of money to make a huge difference!

With just a few easy DIY projects, you can transform your plain mirror into a beautiful focal point.

DIY Bathroom Mirror Frame Ideas

diy-bathroom-mirror-frame-ideas Are you tired of the bland builder-grade mirror in your bathroom, and want some DIY bathroom mirror frame ideas? The good news is, we've got some ideas to keep you inspired. Plus, you don't have to spend a ton of money to make a huge difference! With just a few easy DIY projects, you can transform your plain mirror into a beautiful focal point.

Let’s dive into these five fantastic bathroom mirror frame update ideas that are sure to bring a big impact to your space.

1. Wooden Elegance: Classic Wood Frame

A wood frame is so versatile because you can stain it or paint it any color. Plus it’s an easy way to refinish it over and over if you want to continue changing and updating your bathroom over the years. 

Materials Needed

DIY Tutorial

  1. Measure the dimensions of your mirror and cut the wood pieces at a 45-degree angle for the corners.
  2. Apply wood glue or construction adhesive to the back of the frame pieces and attach them to the outside edge of the mirror.
  3. Once the frame is set, stain or paint it to match your bathroom style.
  4. For a rustic touch, consider distressing the frame with sandpaper for an amazing texture.
  5. Use a caulk gun to fill any gaps and nail the frame securely to the mirror.

2. Mosaic Marvel: Tile Accent Frame

A Mosaic Tile Accent Frame is an excellent choice for a bathroom mirror update. It adds a touch of sophistication and personality to the space.

The vibrant patterns of mosaic tiles transform a plain mirror into a work of art.

This DIY project allows you to play with various tile colors and textures, so you have endless possibilities to match your bathroom decor while making a stylish statement.

Materials Needed

This inspirations is from Shades of Light.

DIY Tutorial

  1. Measure and cut a basic pine board to the dimensions of your mirror.
  2. Apply construction adhesive to the frame and carefully press the mosaic tiles onto the surface.
  3. Once the adhesive is dry, grout the tiles for a polished look.
  4. Wipe away excess grout and let it dry completely.
  5. Finish by sealing the grout and enjoy the beautiful mosaic frame that adds a touch of elegance to your bathroom.

3. Mirror Clips Magic: Frameless Mirror Enhancement

Switching out your old framed bathroom mirror for a sleek frameless mirror can make a huge impact on the look of your bathroom.

This is an easy DIY project that can keep costs low in your bathroom renovation or update. These little clips attach to the bottom and top of the mirror, on all four corners, but make the mirror sturdy and give it a minimal look. 

Materials Needed

  • Mirror clips
  • Corner blocks
  • Construction adhesive
  • Wood pieces
  • Tape measure
  • Saw (circular or miter)
  • Paint or stain
  • Staple gun (optional)

DIY Tutorial

  1. Measure and cut wood pieces at a 45-degree angle for the corners.
  2. Attach corner blocks to the edges of the mirror with construction adhesive.
  3. Apply adhesive to the back of the wood pieces and secure them to the corner blocks.
  4. For added stability, use a staple gun to reinforce the frame.
  5. Paint or stain the frame to match your bathroom decor and enjoy the updated look of your frameless mirror.

4. Rustic Charm: Scrap Wood Frame

For a more rustic look, a cool scrap wood frame is a great option. This more primitive look for a vanity mirror is an easy project!

For this DIY wood mirror frame, you can use pieces of wood you already have on hand or use new wood and distress it to look more rustic. 

Materials Needed

  • Scrap wood pieces
  • Wood glue or liquid nails
  • Saw (circular or miter)
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood stain
  • Tape measure
This rustic bathroom mirror is from the Dupont Yurts.

DIY Tutorial

  1. Collect various pieces of scrap wood and cut them to the desired length.
  2. Arrange the pieces into a frame shape and glue them together.
  3. Once the glue is dry, sand the frame for a distressed look.
  4. Apply wood stain to enhance the rustic charm.
  5. Attach the frame to your mirror using construction adhesive for a unique, personalized touch.

5. Industrial Chic: Pipe Frame

Transforming your plain bathroom mirror into an Industrial Chic masterpiece with a Pipe Frame is a bold and stylish choice.

The use of black iron pipes and fittings creates a distinctive industrial aesthetic, adding a touch of modern, urban flair to your space. 

Materials Needed

  • Black iron pipes (various lengths and fittings)
  • Pipe wrench
  • Flanges
  • Screws
  • Screwdriver
  • Spray paint (optional)
  •  Measuring tape

DIY Tutorial

  1. Measure and cut the black iron pipes to the appropriate lengths, considering the dimensions of your mirror.
  2. Assemble the pipes and fittings to create a rectangular frame around the mirror.
  3. Secure the frame to the wall using flanges and screws, ensuring stability.
  4. Optionally, spray paint the pipe frame to match your bathroom’s color scheme or leave it in its natural industrial finish for a trendy look.
  5. Install the mirror within the pipe frame, creating an industrial-chic aesthetic that adds an edgy and contemporary vibe to your bathroom. This DIY pipe frame offers a unique and stylish alternative, perfect for those seeking an industrial-inspired statement piece for their bathroom mirror update.

Our DIY Bathroom Mirror Frame Update

As you may have seen in our DIY bathroom remodel post, we updated our bathroom mirror.

When we moved into our house, the large mirror was framed in cheap wood and was painted white.

To update the mirror, Travis replaced the old white frame with a beautiful cedar frame.

👉 Our DIY Bathroom Remodel Reveal Video

Conclusion: DIY Bathroom Mirror Frame Ideas

These easy DIY projects prove that updating your bathroom mirror frame can make a huge difference without breaking the bank.

No matter which DIY style option you choose, each one will make a great focal piece for a fantastic bathroom makeover. 

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