Reflect Your Style with Mirrors
When it comes to dressing up the walls of your house, nothing maximizes a room's style more than a well-placed mirror. In addition to the practical function of allowing you to check your appearance, a mirror acts as a decorative element that reflects and enhances the décor of your home.
Mirrors can open up small spaces, reflect light to brighten a dark area, and act as a focal point that sets the entire tone of a room. Here are some ideas on how to use some of the most popular wall mirror styles to accent your living space.
Mirrors are an easy and effective way to enhance a room's style.
Simple in design, mirrors that lack a border or frame have an understated style that gives you endless decorating options. A large frameless mirror can create the illusion of depth to enlarge a small room. Its clean lines also offer a low-key element to rooms that are already busy. Pair one with artwork or mixing one in other more intricate wall décor to enrich the space.
Framless mirrors can be used in a bathroom to give the illusion of a bigger space.
Statuesque and dramatic, leaner mirrors aren't installed, but placed on a floor and rested against the wall. Their large size makes them perfect for dressing rooms, bathrooms, or to reflect light out from an unused corner in a living room or hall. Their tall height and grand scale also makes them an excellent choice for adding a sense of space.
Leaner mirrors simply lean against a wall adding instant impact.
They can be whimsical or sophisticated, but they are always unexpected. These versatile mirrors come in designs to fit any décor from traditional to contemporary, from rustic to modern, and anything in between. Sunburst mirrors add a dramatic accent that draws your eye to a central focal point without overwhelming other elements in the room.
Sunburst mirrors add a dramatic focal point in any room.
Nothing adds character to a room more than a mirror with a decorative or ornate frame. Designs can range from unique shapes to embossed frames to distinctive scrollwork. These highly decorative and versatile pieces can add a touch of glamour, elegance, rustic charm, or a vintage look to your décor.
Bring your personal style to life with an ornate mirror.
Round or Oval Mirrors
The curved edges of round or oval mirrors add variety and balance out the sharp angles and flat planes of a rectangular room. Their softer form makes a room appear more cozy and inviting. Depending on the style, a round mirror can also add energy and focus attention on a particular area.
You can't go wrong with a classic round or oval miorr.
Tried and true, the classic shape of a rectangular mirror is the go-to design for practically any style décor. They enhance the look of your furniture, add light to a room, and work well over dressers, sideboards, vanities, or console tables. Group two or more together to give the feel and illusion of having windows in a room.
The classic rectangular mirror works in any style décor.
Mirrors are a quick and easy way to create impact with your décor. Try a variety of shapes and designs throughout the house to show off your unique sense of style.