How To Choose A Suitable Mirror For Your Home
Buying a mirror must be relatively simple you just go to a store or online and purchase one right? Not really, when you get into a store and get overwhelmed by the unending choices that are available. Frameless, big, small, oval, rounded, rectangular, wall-mounted, and leaners… the list goes on. With so many options to choose from we are here to help you make sense of it all so that you choose one that will work for your home.
1. What room is the mirror for?
This is an important question to ask yourself as mirrors are designed for different rooms of the house. In living rooms, mirrors are both functional and aesthetically pleasing a living room mirror centralizes the room and gives it that extra glow. It can be mounted on a wall or lean against one. For those that have a fireplace, having a mirror above the mantel piece looks just right.
In dining rooms, larger mirrors are used above the table to open up the space and reflect more light into the room and brighten it up. With bedrooms, you can have an illuminated Hollywood vanity mirror, dressing mirror or a full-length mirror. In the bathroom mirror is functional it also gives depth to the bathroom. Finally, a mirror in an entryway/foyer is visually appealing and adds a nice welcoming touch.
2. How to choose the right mirror
Now that you know what role a mirror plays in the different rooms of a house; you can start to choose one. If you have a modern home, a large frameless mirror or a simple round mirror will be the perfect addition. These mirrors blend well with a modern aesthetic and bring all the pieces of furniture in a room together. A beveled edge mirror looks great in rooms that need a standout feature.
Statement mirrors and accent mirrors are available in most designs, styles, shapes, and sizes. They can be incorporated into virtually any home décor style. You just need to choose one that matches the room in which you want to put it. For those that are so in love with mirrors, why not have multiple mirrors? A group of mirrors can make a beautiful pattern on your wall and give a unique wow factor to that room.
Now that you have a better idea of how to choose the right mirror for you, you can view our full catalogue of mirrors.
At Maine and Crawford, we have a wide range of unique mirrors that you can choose from. You can get modern mirrors at a very good price. View our catalogue online and you can buy one for your home.