A mirror is a necessary household object designed to help us get dressed in the morning and make sure we look presentable before leaving the house. But a mirror is also a versatile decorative object in its own right. Using mirrors in a range of styles from antique to vintage to contemporary is an easy way to make an impact in any room in the house, making it feel bigger, brighter, and more visually interesting. A beautiful mirror can function in an overall decor scheme like a piece of art.
A mirror is a decorator’s secret weapon. Far from simply being a practical object in which to check your face, a beautiful mirror can be used to amplify light, add drama, create interesting reflections and frame views. It’s astounding how the addition of a mirror can transform your space, resolving any interiors dilemma in an instant. The mirror over wallpaper reflects the motif on the opposite wall to create a seamless look while adding a little sparkle and interest in Mirrored objects.
A large fringed half-circle mirror is a statement piece. It enhances the sophisticated modern boho feel of the room while helping to bounce light around. This mirror decor is the perfect piece for a bedroom and will make space feel lighter and more open, especially when placed above a mirrored chest of drawers.
Mirror over the wall
The mirror hung above the mantel in this house is less a design statement than an invisible piece of architecture. It helps to reflect light from the adjacent window and add lightness to the brick wall of a fireplace.
Mirrors are a cunning way to deceive the eye. They can be used to enhance something or deflect attention away from it. Awkward spaces, such as rooms with a sloping ceiling or a gap too small to fit a piece of furniture, can be repurposed with a mirror.
Everyone requires a full-length mirror to get dressed in the morning. Affixing one to a door saves space and makes the bathroom seem larger while designing a window-effect on the wall of this bathroom design. The mirror helps to brighten up the room and reflect light and views; the wood accents keep it feeling comfortable and warm.
One can turn a plain white staircase into a hall of mirrors lined with a growing collection of vintage and new mirrors in different shapes and styles. It’s an ongoing DIY project that can be added to overtime, giving life to the staircase by bouncing natural light around and creating perspectives.