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Mirror Ideas

Mirror Ideas

Not only will a mirror help you decide how complementary your   outfit and hairstyle are, but it is also a tool to keep in your interior   decorating toolbox.

Mirrors can intensify the light, create a dramatic appearance, and   add reflective accents to your walls as they complement your interior   design.  Think beyond mirrors as   functional parts with the 10 expert tips listed below.

How do I match a   mirror to my decor?

In order for a mirror to match your existing decor, you need to   choose the frame carefully.

  • Wooden frame complement rustic and   industrial environments well, especially when the wood is accented with   distressed elements.  ONE   Farmhouse aesthetic Also benefits from a wood   frame – in fact, grouping mirrors is an excellent way to make a   statement.  Using two or more wooden   framed mirrors in a room or hallway will help blend your new mirror with your   existing style.

  • Metal frame Bring a clean, almost   clinical feeling to a room – ideal for an aesthetic that is particularly   neat, such as modern and minimalist   environments.  When you   have fun with a mirror and want to add a little more flavor to it   versatile spaceChoose a more artistic mirror   frame.  You can find beautiful   hand-painted metal frames that will add a distinctive look to your home, or   if you want to simplify an already busy bohemian space, choose   a simple gold or rose gold frame Bring structure   to the room.

What makes a quality   mirror?

There are three main aspects of a mirror to look out for when   purchasing a quality piece that will last.    The glass quality, the thickness of the mirror, and the silvering of   the mirror make the difference between a mirror that you can consider a   one-way mirror and one that you want to appreciate.

  • Good glass quality is flat and reflects precisely,   without distortion – So if you notice even a   mild fun house effect, keep shopping.
  • The ideal thickness of a mirror is a quarter of an   inch – This thickness will not deform a reflection even if it   is placed on a non-flat wall.
  •     Mirror silver plating is the chemical coating   used to finish a mirror.  Quality   pieces are generously coated to form a tough and clear layer that will   last.

How do you use   differently shaped mirrors?

Choosing the right shape of a mirror is just as important as its   placement.  Of course, traditional   rectangular mirrors can be used, but you can create a more dramatic effect by   choosing a unique mirror shape that compliments your space.

  • A room with a soft, feminine feel that is filled with shabby chic   decor is well complimented by an oval mirror or a flirty   shapelike a quatrefoil.
  • To complement the masculine interior, you can stick to standard   shapes such as Rectangles and squares – The   frames make the statement here.  Choose   a wood or brass frame for a complementary accent.
  • For minimalist environments, choose a barely-there metal frame so   that the mirror’s functionality is in the spotlight – shapes with strong   lines work best Trapezoid, parallelogram and right   triangles.
  • In a versatile environment, you have the freedom to play with   different shapes – strong lines and smooth curves alike!  To attempt a diamond   shape for an improved feeling, Scallop   shape To convey personality, or   Circles to keep it simple but fun   nonetheless.

How   can you best complement different rooms with mirrors?

Have you ever walked into a room with large mirrors and thought it   was much bigger until you caught your own reflection?  Mirrors can create an optical illusion and   instantly double the perceived space of any room.

  • ONE Hall can be expanded with a slim   mirror at the other end.
  • A square mirror looks great in one   foyer when placed directly over a simple console   table.
  • Small accent mirrors can be used in yours bathroom   to enhance the space with light and style.
  • Floor mirrors with thick, lacquered wooden frames are a great   addition to the bedroomThis is where you can   check your outfit before heading out the door.

Should i   buy more than one mirror?

Mirrors are perfect for framing a view.  So when you use them in pairs they create a   sense of balance and harmony and they reflect the other side of a room   beautifully.  If you use mirrors in   pairs you can create an organized atmosphere –   But a room with bohemian decor can also benefit from symmetry.  Uniquely shaped mirrors or those with   colorful decorations can also be displayed in pairs complete a   versatile environment.

How do   you use small mirrors in an open space?

Apart from symmetrical pairings, you can also place several   mirrors of the same size next to and opposite one another.  Similar to a collage of paintings, you can   create a collage of mirrors in every room to   liven it up.  For a more funky design,   choose different shapes and different frames – you can stick to a color   palette to invite a little congruence or they can mismatch for an exclusive   look that stays true to you.

How do I buy a   wing mirror?

While you might have thought mirrors were only for indoor use,   we’d like to tell you that they look amazing outdoors too!  For example, if you have a north-facing   outdoor area that limits light, proper placement of a mirror can reflect   light back into the room, making it brighter and more welcoming.  

Arched, window-shaped mirrors are popular exterior   pieces – They combine indoor and outdoor life in a wonderful   way and add a touch of style to your garden.    Choose a frame that can withstand changing weather conditions such as   metal or wood.  Invest in for a long   life Mirror edge sealing to prevent the mirror   from blackening.

How can you   brighten a room with a mirror?

Let light be with strategic mirror placement –   Wherever light shines through, place your mirror on the   opposite side to create a reflection of the source.  The combination of mirrors with artificial   light sources can also serve this purpose.    If you want a more subtle effect, incorporate reflective furniture   into a room.  For example, a chest with   reflective drawers is restrained and brightens up the room.

Floor   level vs.  Wall mirror – which is   better?

Floor mirror are fantastic additions   to any decor, vintage, minimalist or modern.    Since floor mirrors are not attached to anything, You   can reposition them at any time to use sunlight in every   room.  Framed options are a piece of   furniture in themselves, while frameless mirrors are can be   easily stowed away when not in use.

Wall mirror are more decorative,   often playfully shaped with frames that provide a lively accent.  So the placement of wall mirrors is fixed   The way the daylight plays will change from   morning to afternoon.  Ultimately,   floor mirrors are best if you want head-to-toe reflection, and wall mirrors   are Excellent for the design of a   room.

How   do you make a mirror the center of a room?

If your living room doesn’t already have a built-in focal point   like a fireplace, you can create one with a mirror.  Just choose a mirror with a   richly carved frame and place it in the middle of the room –   structure your furniture around it and voila!    You have your focus.

Mirrors are like a secret ingredient that can completely   change the “taste” of any interior design recipe.  The possibilities for using mirrors are   endless and with some of our best tips, we hope to have inspired your   creative mind for the next upgrades of your room.  Make sure to add up the light, add   symmetry, add drama or open up space and create depth with calculated   placements!

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