Mirrors can be a great addition to any room in your home. Not only do they add a touch of elegance, but they can also be functional pieces of furniture. Here, we will discuss some mirror ideas for interior décor and how you can use mirrors in your home to improve the look and feel of each room. We will also provide some tips on choosing the right mirrors for your needs. So, whether you are looking to add a new mirror to your bedroom or want some ideas on how to use mirrors in your living room, read on for some helpful tips! Mirrors are a bit like magicians in your home, they can make spaces appear larger, multiply light, and duplicate views. Now we know we all like have mirrors.
As you enter your home, you may not have floor space or much storage, but a mirror using your wall space can really enhance an area and make the entrance to look bigger and give character. The mirrors with added storage solutions such as hooks and shelves are a great place to start, as these can provide a catch space for those items you need before going out of the door.
Positioning a decorative mirrors at either end of your hallway or above a console table to create an inviting entrance. When you have decor items on your console table that you really want to make Pop, then adding a framed mirror behind these items really give the depth to a hallway.
In the bedroom, a mirror can be a great way to create the illusion of space. If you don’t have a lot of floor space, try hanging a large mirror on one wall. or using mirror panels for you wardrobe doors, these can give an effect of making the room look larger and reflect light.
Full length mirrors are ideal in the bedroom so you can see your entire outfit before you leave.
Making a statement with a large full length mirror can give a decorative touch, or swapping artwork for several mirrors would give a more modern look using minimal effort.
You could also try using a large mirror as a headboard. This would really reflect the light around the room.
In the bathroom, a mirror is essential for shaving, applying makeup and hair styling, so choosing the one that is suitable for all your needs is really important. A large mirror above your vanity can make the bathroom feel larger and more spacious. If you have a double vanity, then 2 framed mirrors are what you would need to complete the space.
If you have a small bathroom, try using a mirrored cabinet to store your toiletries instead of taking up valuable floor space.
A pair of window mirrors can bring a sense of balance to a neutral living room. Position them across from each other to reflect the light and create a more open feel in the room, especially if you don’t have many windows to bring in the light.
To hang a large ornate mirror above a fireplace, is one of the traditional ways to help with reflecting light and gives such a nice focal point.
In a small room, mirrors can be used to create the illusion of more space. Don’t be afraid to use a large wall mirror, in a small room, so that it will reflect light and make the room feel brighter and more airy.
Positioning a mirror opposite a window will also help to maximise the amount of natural light in the room.
Adding a mirror to a wall picture gallery, can really add a decorative element especially in a large living room.
When entering a room, at first glance, a mirror should give more light and add to the interior design of your home. It is important to think about the style, shape and size of mirror you want before making a purchase. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- The material of different frames are something to consider when you are blending your interior design. such as, Wood, Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, or metal to mention but a few.
- Then there are different styles of mirror frames that you could consider. such as Frameless, Ornate frame, Geometric, hand carved or mirrors that hang from a chain or rope. So many varieties that can be used to decorate with.
What is the mirror reflecting?
Is it a wall, artwork, a window or an object in the room? You need to take into consideration what will be reflected in the mirror. Ensure that your mirror will reflect some natural light to help brighten your space, and make sure it’s not facing an area that usually gets cluttered, you don’t want to be looking at twice the clutter now, do you?
Where to place a mirror?
Placement of the mirror is key, too high and you’ll feel like you need to crane your neck to see your lovely reflection, too low and well, it just won’t look right. A good tip is to position the mirror so that the centre of the mirror is at eye level when standing.
When you have chosen a mirror, please do be careful when carrying and fixing it as it is made of glass and you will need to make sure the walls that you are fixing to are solid and secure enough to hang a mirror onto.
Now go forth and decorate with mirrors!
Make sure you clean your mirror regularly as dirt and dust will build up on the surface, which will make it difficult to see your reflection clearly. A clean mirror will also help to reflect light around your room more effectively.
We hope this has given you some ideas on how to decorate with different frame styles and a mirror design that gives a visual interest to your home. Thanks for reading!