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Mirrors are a quick and easy way to make your room look bigger add dimension to your home. When you're working with a small room, mirrors give the illusion of more space. If you have dark walls, mirrors bounce light around to create a more open effect. And as shown in the above image from Motherchief, an arch-shaped floor mirror can even provide a tromp-l'oeil to suggest the existence of a doorway to another room!
For a clean look, try a single large wall mirror above a bed, sofa, or mantle as seen in this living room from Architectural Digest France. Alternatively, a gallery comprised of several round wall mirrors in varying sizes has vintage, art-inspired sensibility like the one in the below image from DIY-Home. Beautiful bedroom mirrors can bring a touch of sparkle and light to your sleeping space.
Whatever route you take to make your room look bigger with mirrors, just be sure to mount them properly so they don't fall. Your decor should bring a lifetime of good luck, not seven years of bad!
Floor Mirrors: 1. Rectangular Leaning Mirror 2. Large Antiqued Glass Mirror 3. Arched Mirror
Large Wall Mirrors: 1. Industrial Mirror with Rivets 2. Gold Scalloped Mirror 3. Distressed Wood Mirror 4. Black and Gold Mirror
Small Wall Mirrors: 1. Set of 3 Frameless Mirrors 2. Set of 2 Moroccan Mirrors 3. Set of 2 Distressed Square Mirrors 4. Set of 3 Round Wood Mirrors
Image Credits: Motherchief, Architectural Digest France, DIY-Home.
Anne Sage is a design and lifestyle editor based in San Francisco. Her daily interiors and fashion blog The City Sage was named a must-read by Martha Stewart Living, and she was featured in the New York Times for her co-founding of the online shelter publication Rue Magazine. She also works as a stylist and art director for brands such as Target and Anthropologie.
In her spare time, Anne is most likely to be found color coding the books on her vintage Paul McCobb shelving unit.
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