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Mirror Decorating Ideas for Unexpected Spaces

Last Updated on July 10, 2017

Mirrors make statements in rooms all around the house, and they reflect more than just your good looks. Today’s designers are finding unexpected places to hang these alluring accessories, which add glamour to the room while creating a larger, lighter and airier feel to the space.

Here are some brilliant mirror decorating ideas that will have you doing a double take for your next home renovation or upgrade:

Outdoor Covered Area

This antique-style mirror makes this covered outdoor patio area feel more like a room and works beautifully to reflect lit candles and backyard foliage.

Mirror in covered outdoor area
Photo credit: Simon Upton via House Beautiful

Mirrored Cabinets

It’s probably one of the last places you would expect to see mirrors, but these mirrored cabinets work wonders to make this small kitchen look and feel larger. Plus, they add a touch of old-world style and charm.

Mirrored Wardrobe Panels

Framing the mirror panels makes this wardrobe look like its own dressing room. And who doesn’t love a full-length mirror? Plus, it shows off the beauty of the bedroom in all its splendor.

Mirrored Wardrobe Panels
Photo credit: Francois Dischinger via House Beautiful

Mirrors on Windows

Mirror, mirror…on the window? Sounds strange, but it works well in this bathroom to combine function and beauty.

Mirror over window in bathroom
Photo credit: Veranda via Pintrest

Wall Art

This gilded oversized mirror doubles as artwork in a dining room, replacing the traditional breakfront while at the same time adding depth and beauty.

Mirror wall art
Photo credit: Simon Upton via Elle Decor

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