How to decorate with mirrors

Fun and affordable, mirrors are a great alternative to hanging art on your walls they come in a wide array of shapes and sizes so you will be sure to find one to suit your space, style and budget. Here are a few tips and ideas on how to decorate your home with mirrors.

Reflect daylight

A mirror placed in a front entrance will reflect light, so if you have a small entrance it will make the space appear larger and brighter than it actually is. Image source:

Mirror in foyer

Accentuate a fireplace

Hanging a mirror above a mantle is an excellent way to highlight a fireplace as the focal point of a room.  Image source: Pinterest

Mirror above a fireplace

Strategic placement

This mirror was strategically placed to reflect a beautiful view and natural light during the day, and to create a soft peaceful glow of the bedroom at night.

Elegant room

Outdoor décor with mirrors

Mirrors, traditionally used inside, have the same effect outside. They’re the perfect way to create interest on a terrace, deck or garden. Image source:

Decorating outdoor with mirrors
When it comes to hanging mirrors, it’s important to use the right hardware to support the weight. If you’re hanging a large floor mirror, refer to this how-to for getting it done safely and easily.


Liette Tousignant

I’m passionate about picture hanging and decorating (and I’m also the
Co-Founder of Under The Roof Decorating).

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