Professional Approaches To Display Wall Mirrors While Designing Small Apartments

April 11, 2019

Wall mirrors are modern accessories of decoration that accentuate the look of the interior. They can be installed in different patterns and designs depending on the needs of a homeowner. Usually, many considerations are made before deciding to install decorative wall mirrors in a certain space. For instance, the design of the mirror influences where it is to be installed. Small mirrors are quite easy to fix anywhere on the wall. However, the large mirrors can be challenging to install on any part of the wall since they need enough space to fit perfectly. Also, the room in which they are being installed is a determinant factor of the type and shape of the mirror that should be used. For instance, if they are being installed in the bathroom, you need to identify the most suitable shape of the mirror that can fit into space. Adding oversized mirrors will only make space look clumsy and congested. It is important that you consider the number of accessories that you have in the room where you need to add additional decorative mirrors. If you have been looking for ideas on how you can install mirrors in your home to upgrade the look of the interior, you will find this article useful. It includes details of different professional approaches that you can use to display wall mirrors while designing small apartments. You should not let small spaces in small apartments limit your creativity of decorating a home’s interior.

Wall Mirrors in the Dining Area

The dining area is often used for meals by a family within modern homes. Having decorations added to the dining area can help in improving the look of the interior décor. Most individuals in modern society that need to improve the look of their dining spaces introduce unique wall mirrors. Wall mirrors can be rounded or of any other shape depending on the interior décor needs of a homeowner. When you are in need of using mirrors for décor, the most appropriate choice to make is using frameless design. The frameless mirrors are easy to install, and they are easily customizable. Since you are looking for a unique look, you can add more than one similar mirrors in the dining area on one of the walls to create many reflections. The reflections can be more attractive and eye-catching so that you have a uniquely decorated space. If you are to use the framed type of wall mirrors, you should ensure to select a unique frame. Mostly, you can go for the antique or artistic designs that will be eye-catching and interesting to look at.

Standalone Large Mirrors

Mirrors can either be hanged on walls or the wall be used for supporting a large wall mirror that sits on the floor. Sand alone mirrors are normally framed, and they are high enough to show the entire body size of an adult person. They can be placed at the entry porch of a house so that when a person goes through the front door, they can see a reflection of themselves. The frames of such mirrors should be unique and attractive. They should however not only be the center of attraction but also help in creating a sense of class for the owners.  When selecting the right mirrors to be used as standalone decorative mirrors, you should consider their reflective index.  A good reflection on a mirror should come from a mirror that has a reflective index of more than 50%. This type of decorative wall mirror is also suitable for small apartments since they do not take much space to be installed.

Bathroom Oval Wall Mirrors

Oval wall mirrors are installed in spaces that are confined and cannot have large mirrors installed. There are many ways through which the oval wall mirrors can be installed in the bathroom to improve the interior look of the space. For instance, you can have a well-decorated bathroom with an added al wall mirror above the vanity. The vanity can be long enough and have a space above it. This space can best be utilized by adding an oval mirror. The oval mirror does not have edges making it economical on space. In small apartments, you need to ensure that space is maximally utilized. Wastage of space can be costly which is not recommended. Also, theoval wall mirrors can be installed above the bathroom sink. It provides users with an opportunity to look at themselves when washing their hands or doing other activities such as brushing their teeth.

Floor to Ceiling Mirrors

When you have limited space within your apartment, you would like to ensure that you have all the time and space that you can utilize to make it look bigger. Mirrors, when installed in the right positions, create an illusion of larger space. Small apartments need large mirrors so that they can have the illusion of a larger space in the room. When the illusion is created, one feels that they are in a larger and more comfortable environment. If you have a large window in your apartment, installing the floor to ceiling wall mirror is a realistic approach to a better-looking interior design. The floor to ceiling wall mirrors should be strategically installed so that they reflect on a piece of art on another wall. Also, they can reflect on the nature outside a window if you have a large glass window.

Round Wall Mirrors with Artistic Frames

Round wall mirrors are the best you can have in a small apartment. They are considered to be economical ns pace due to the absence of edges which waste too much space when installed on a wall. When you need to create an attractive interior with mirrors, using round wall mirrors with artistic designs around them can be a great addition. Art and craft ideas can be incorporated to create the frames for the round wall mirrors. Ideally, round wooden plates can be used as frames and the round mirrors fixed at the center. This way, you will have a unique interior that is made of both wood and glass. There are many ways through which you can create artistic frames which you can use with the round wall mirrors.

How to Install Wall Mirrors in Small Apartments

Mirrors can be installed in several ways depending on the objective of the homeowner or interior designer. These are the basic and popular ways you can install wall mirrors to look elegant and unique in your house.

Using Adhesives

 There are many adhesives that you can use to stick mirrors on walls. They are strong enough to ensure the mirrors stick firmly and they do not fall off. However, the adhesives may be too strong and cause damage to the surface of the wall. Therefore, when using adhesives to install mirrors on walls, you should consider their strength and only use those that are mild.

Suspended Mirrors

Suspending mirrors is done using strong wires and cables depending on their size. Suspending mirrors makes the interior décor look unique and modernized. Therefore, you can choose this technique instead of using adhesives.

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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