By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Mirror. At Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:24:09 AM.
Place a mirror over the fireplace. For most home's the fireplace is already the focal point of the room in which it resides. Add more emphasis to the fireplace by placing a beautifully framed mirror above the mantel. This will enlarge the room, and add a reflective surface to the décor you place on the mantle. From candle sticks to seasonal décor, a fireplace begs for a gorgeous mirror to adorn it.
Decorating with mirrors improves interior lighting. A room that is painted in a dark color can seem smaller and even feel oppressive. Adding mirrors to one or more walls can offset the darkness and enhance the color of walls. The best way to improve a room's lighting without using more electricity is to place mirrors opposite windows. The mirrors will reflect natural sunlight streaming through the windows and brighten the whole room. Some homeowners even report a savings in energy costs by simply reflecting the free light from the sun.
The frame the mirror sits in is the key to having your mirror complement, or even define the decorating style in your room. Frames come in all materials and textures. Try a distressed wood frame for a French Country feel, a wrought iron or embossed metal for a rich Tuscan or Mediterranean look, or sleek chrome for a contemporary room.