I really loathe mirrored medicine cabinets, especially when they are located on a side wall. No one would ever really use this for a mirror because of its awkward placement. But it's not a detail that I would sweat enough to run out and buy a different style or spend the time to cover the hole. My quick & stylish fix cost me just $6. Here's how to transform your own.
You will need...
-Frosting spray paint
-Dry erase/chalkboard marker
-1 1/2" painters tape
1. Remove the medicine cabinet from the wall. It's easier than it sounds. Mine was only held in with 3 screws.
2. Using the yardstick, determine the center point of your mirror. Place a dot with your marker.
3. From there, layer 2 horizontal and 2 vertical tape strips. I made mine about 9 inches long (8 inches when trimmed).
4. Using your yardstick, measure 4 inches from the center point of your cross and place a mark with your marker (do this for each side).
5. Using your yardstick as a straight edge, line up to your first mark. Trim with your razor blade. Repeat for 3 remaining sides.
6. Wipe down your mirror with a lint-free cloth. This is important! You don't want little fuzzies ruining your sleek little cabinet.
7. Spray paint your mirror according to the directions on the can. Tip: begin your spray off the mirror (like on protective painting plastic). This will give you an even coat and less spray splotches. Also, this spray dries pretty fast, so you can layer additional coats in one swipe.
8. Let dry for 1 hour before reattaching to the wall.