If you have those large bathroom mirrors straight out of the 1980s, you might consider adding a frame to your mirror. There are many options that you can find at your local arts and crafts store. Sometimes they can be quite expensive depending on what type of framing you are looking at. However, it will be immediately noticeable when you step into a bathroom with a framed mirror and it can even be done by your average do it yourselfer.
If you have any interest in framing your mirror you should head to your local art store. They will be able to help you pick a color and style. They can even give you advice on how to frame your mirror and some of the materials you are going to need. However, you probably do not want to buy at one of these stores because of the expensive prices. You might be better off buying materials at a discount store or online.
If you want to go very discount you can even buy door or window molding for your mirror. In fact, there are some crown moldings out there that you may find look even better than what the craft stores are offering. Keep in mind that most places you find are going to try to get you to spend way more than you need to.
Keep in mind that if you buy a discount frame then you may need to either paint it or stain it. Make sure to use a smaller paint brush when you are painting the frame. In addition, you must paint the frame before you put it on the mirror. This is absolutely essential to successfully framing your mirror. Once the frame is on, you are not going to be able to get it off, so there is little room for error.
Framing a picture frame is a very popular new trend. It can take an outdated bathroom and make the mirror look brand new. Especially for mirrors that are slightly chipped at the edges this can be a great way to cover the flaws. It is definitely worth the effort for the average house that was built with a stock mirror.