10 Tips for Decorating with MirrorsPosted on: August 18th, 2016
Mirrors can have a variety of uses within your home. They can be used to reflect light, open up the space and elevate your décor. Below are a few tips and ideas for decorating with mirrors throughout your home.
1. The Power of Two
To enhance the space over your fireplace, choose two mirrors of unusual shape and hang them side-by-side. You will get the benefit of reflecting light with more character in the room.
2. Mirror Art
Bold and gorgeous mirrors can be the focal point of your space. These mirrors themselves become the artwork; a large wall mirror can bring simplicity to a space.
3. Double The Space
By adding mirrors to your space you can visually expand the room. The location and placement of the mirror are key when utilizing them; you want to ensure it will not cause bad reflection.
A mirror like this large one, will brighten up the dining room, create additional luminosity and add dimension to the space.
4. Dramatic Effect
Full-size floor mirrors can make a dramatic statement in a small space. Using a framed, full-sized mirror placed on the floor and resting on the wall can become a bold asset in a bedroom, living room or even at the end of your hallway.
5. Mirror Crazy
You can never have enough mirrors in the home. Try something new by hanging multiple mirrors on the same wall. Group them in a visually pleasing way, similar to art pieces. The scale of the mirrors should be proportionate to one another and the wall space; avoid using small mirrors on a large wall.
6. Design Must-Have
Mirrors can add extra decorative décor to anymore. This duo suits the modern, yet vintage feel to a bedroom. Mirrors are like art so the style should complement the other décor in the room; these are an integral part of the design. Well-placed mirrors can aesthetically enhance the interior with the use of small, stylish frames, like these reflective-framed beauties.
7. The Perfect Spot
Mirrors can be displayed in any room your space, but a favorite sport for interior designers to placed them is in the entryway of your home. Entries are rooms that lack natural light so these bring luminosity to the space. Dining rooms can also be a great place to utilize mirrors because they create an opportunity for creative lighting, ambiance, art and light to the space. A mirrored entryway allows everyone to do a final check before leaving the house.
8. Reflection in the Bedroom
Modern bedrooms generally have an energetic vibe. A large stand-up mirror delivers the illusion of a bigger space and can be useful as an accent; especially when dressing.
9. Reflected Light
Dining rooms are an ideal spot for mirrors, especially when you are hosting a full house. Mirrors are best for spaces lacking natural light because they create a greater impact. Adding a mirror to your dining room with a beautiful chandelier will reflect and create a warm, powerful glow to the space. This large wall mirror adds dimension to the room and creates an elegant, yet relaxing atmosphere.
10. Reflect the Outdoors
A mirror hung to reflect a nearby window gives the illusion of another window in the space. The room will appear bigger and, depending on the weather, brighter.
With these few tips and ideas, you can now find the perfect mirror to brighten and enhance the bold character of your home.