No matter the architecture of your house, you can always change the design to fit into your physiology. Indeed, many homes are not blessed with vast proportions, south-facing windows, and soaring ceilings. However, you do not have to ditch the home because it does not produce an appealing ambiance that is relaxing, productive and positive.
With a round mirror, you can give a focal point to that plain wall, and add a sense of space and light to the room. A round mirror is the decorator’s secret weapon. Depending on his or her skill set, he or she can unleash this secret weapon on an innocent-looking room —changing the atmosphere and amplifying the beauty of the room.
In this article, we will be exploring various tips and tricks which you can apply in using your round mirror to heal interior spaces.
Illuminating dark corners
The round mirror can be used to maximize the amount of light in a space by placing it behind a switched-on lamp. This is a golden trick that scientists know very well and practice in the laboratories. Indeed, it is the science behind several photo-inventions. You can also pair your round mirror with mirrored furniture to reflect all sources of light (both artificial and natural), and brighten your room in turn.
Doubling your space
When you choose to heal spaces using a round mirror, your room space enlarges. If done well, you can actually double it. Expert decorators can double a space in an instant. When you introduce a round mirror, small spaces benefit. For example, you can make a narrow hallway appear longer and a storage cupboard transformed into a small work area.
Exaggerating the symmetry
When placed properly, round mirrors have the ability to create a sense of harmony and balance in the room. Apparently, mirrors are key components when it comes to framing your view. To achieve harmony, you can place your round mirrors on either side of a doorway or mirror. This helps in creating an orderly layout, mirroring the opposite side of the room left to right as well as front to back.
Expanding the horizont of an enclosed garden
If you have a country setting, you can make use of round mirrors to catch the lovely view of wildlife and fauna residing outdoors. This creates the illusion of an evergreen scenery. Round mirrors, when used outdoors, introduce more natural light in a basement level garden or a shady courtyard.
Breaking up visual clutters
To break visual clutters, you can put the round mirror in a decorative grouping in order to stop a highly patterned wall from feeling overwhelming.
By following the above tips, you will be able to heal interior spaces using round mirrors. When hanging your round mirror, ensure that you prop larger ones at a slight angle against a wall. This makes the mirrors to reflect the ceiling and make most of the room to give the illusion of a larger space.