Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…Decorating with Mirrors!

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Mirrors are an interior design staple, and with good reason! A beautiful mirror is like a window you can move around your home.  They reflect light and brighten dark spaces. Their reflective properties visually expand small rooms, making them seem larger and more welcoming.

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We love mirrors at Michael Taylor At Home, and you can see from the photo above that we stock a wide variety of styles and sizes. Our selection varies from antique to contemporary.

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The way this mirror is framed elevates it into an art piece…but it’s as useful as it is beautiful. Isn’t it nice to have a mirror handy to make a final check of your appearance before you dash out the door? Entryways are the perfect location for mirrors because they are often small areas that lack natural light.

photo credit: rebecca-gatheryeroses.blogspot.com
photo credit: rebecca-gatheryeroses.blogspot.com

Here’s a fun idea…hang a collection of mirrors to accent a staircase wall. Painting the frames all white gives the grouping a purposeful and cohesive look.

photo credit: Miss Zeit
photo credit: Miss Zeit

Here a dramatic crystal-framed mirror dresses up a bathroom. If you want an instant upgrade in your bathroom, install a vintage or antique mirror. Who says you need to buy your bathroom mirror from a home improvement store, anyway?

photo credit: Dormify
photo credit: Dormify

Here smaller mirrors are added to a wall display of family photos and other framed art. The mirrors in this grouping reflect light into a small hallway space and add a little unexpected visual interest.IMG_3092

Tall mirrors that rest on the floor are dramatic and contemporary…the one in this photo is part of a set of three that are each 6 ft tall; available now at Michael Taylor At Home. Imagine creating a wall of mirrors with these three…so beautiful!

We love working with you to create the unique home interior of your dreams at a price you can afford. Whether it’s mirrors, or fine furniture, antiques, rugs, lighting, jewelry, vintage furs, china or home accessories, we’ve got it in stock at the best prices in town. Come see us this week!

P.S. Our deal of the week for Sept. 15-17 is 40% off of rugs, lighting and select art.

My best,

Michael Taylor and Company