9 tips for decorating your home with mirrors

Mirrors offer the best of both worlds when it comes to home decoration. They’re both useful and nice to look at – like a piece of functional wall art! Whether you’re looking to switch up your existing decor or want to create more light and space in your home, discover nine of our top tips for decorating with mirrors.

1. Consider the shape and size
of the space

Look at the room and find a mirror to match its size and shape. Is it tall with high ceilings? Then choose a mirror in portrait orientation. Is it long like a hallway? Then a landscape mirror is likely to look best.

2. Match the mirror to your existing
home décor

Consider the existing aesthetic of the room. For a rustic theme, favour a natural material like wood, while metal will look best in houses with sleek and modern home décor. Don’t be afraid to mix and match though!

3. Place a mirror near a window

Large or small, strategically placed wall mirrors will reflect light and create the illusion of space in your home. Maximise the effect by hanging a full length mirror near a natural light source like a window or skylight.

4. Decorate with a group of mirrors

Mirrors don’t just have to be functional! Instead, create a gallery wall for decoration. Choose mirrors in matching finishes like wood, metal or glass but mix the shapes, sizes and colours to keep it interesting. Group round mirrors with arched and hexagonal mirrors all on the same wall – variation is key!

5. Centre the room with a statement mirror

Create a focal point by centring the wall with a statement mirror on its own or above a mantle. Consider the position, and ensure large mirrors are correctly installed into supporting studs to avoid damage or injury.

6. Hang a mirror near your front door

Not only do they look nice, mirrors are useful home accessories too. Hang one in a busy area like the hallway or foyer. It will add decoration, and you’ll be able to check your appearance before you leave your home.

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