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Reflect Your Style: How To Choose The Perfect Mirror For Your Space

Mirrors are timeless home decor accessories that not only serve a functional purpose but also add depth, light, and style to a space. However, with so many different shapes, sizes, and styles available, choosing the perfect mirror for your space can be overwhelming. If you have recently moved into a new home or apartment and are looking to add a mirror to your space, then you probably feel at least a little bit overwhelmed. Here are a few ways you can reflect your style when choosing a mirror from the hundreds of different options that are available on the market.

Consider The Purpose

The first thing to consider when choosing a mirror is the purpose it will serve. Are you looking to use it to check your outfit before heading out the door, to add light and dimension to a room, or as a decorative statement piece? Understanding the intended purpose of the mirror will help you determine the size, shape, and style that best suits your needs. It is always best to know exactly where you are going to put a mirror before you buy it and not the other way around. Trying to squeeze a mirror into a space it was never planned for can be very hard and make the area look cluttered.

Choose A Size And Shape

The mirror size that you choose should depend on both the purpose it will serve and the space it will occupy. A full-length mirror is ideal for a bedroom or dressing area, while a small, decorative mirror may be perfect for a bathroom or hallway. It's important to measure the space where the mirror will hang or stand to ensure that you choose the right size. Mirrors also come in a wide range of shapes, from rectangular and oval to round and irregular. The shape you choose should complement the style of your space and the purpose of the mirror. For example, a round mirror can soften the angles of a room and add a touch of elegance, while a rectangular mirror can create a more structured, modern look.

Picking A Frame

The frame of a mirror can add character and style to a space. Consider the overall style of your home when choosing the frame. A classic wood frame can add warmth and charm to a traditional space, while a sleek metal frame can create a modern look. Don't be afraid to choose a frame that adds a pop of color or texture to the room. On the other hand, not going for a frame at all is a choice in and of itself that can look nice in minimalistic homes. 

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