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Decorating with Mirrors to Trick the Eye

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Interior Designers use mirrors to trick the eye. They can make a small room look big.

One of my favorite things is that mirrors can double the natural light coming in from a window, therefore making the room brighter. This can be accomplished with oversized mirrors such as wall-to-wall or floor-to-ceiling mirrors.

I have found a great collection of photos to share how these oversized mirrors can make a difference. The first picture is from fashion designer Adrienne Vittadini’s home. The wall of mirrors brightens the whole room. I especially love how she added a decorative gold mirror on top of the floor to ceiling mirrors.Panels of Mirrors

via My Domain

Framed Mirror in Bathroom

via Sara Sarna

Foyer Mirror

via Apartment Therapy

Floor to ceiling mirror

via South Shore Decorating

Full Length Mirror

via AD Magazine

Wall to Wall Mirrors

via Decor Salteado

Mirrored Wall

via Prairie Perch

Faxe extra square footage with mirrors

via Pop Sugar

Old arched windows backed with mirrors

via Indulgy

Would you like to incorporate some of these mirrors into your decorating?


  • Reply 1010ParkPlace October 11, 2016 at 4:49 pm

    As always, you hit it out of the ballpark, Elaine! I’m using some of these ideas for my new house. Thank you!! Brenda

  • Reply Jen Lawrence October 12, 2016 at 8:21 am

    What beautiful spaces! I love a good mirror.

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