Framing a mirror


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Old 05-16-10, 08:52 AM
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Framing a mirror

I recently had my bathroom completly remodeled however, no one touched the vanity. I live in a small apartment and was trying to think of great, low-cost, projects I could do to make my 70s style vanity look a little more modern.
I've already painted my bathroom counter and installed new hardware and now I'm looking at my mirror. I was thinking of framing the mirror, but the top and bottom of the mirror is right against the lighting and horizontal medicine cabinet. Does anyone think I should go for framing it or do you think that framing it will just make it look cluttered?
I'm also open to suggestions.
Thank you for your help
 
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Old 05-16-10, 09:52 AM
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I've used moldings (both wood and the polyurethane pre-finished stuff) to frame several mirrors. One was setting right on top of the backsplash so I used an adhesive caulk (or maybe Goop?) and some tape and put it directly on the mirror itself instead of the wall. Turned out very nice.
 
 

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