Ornate mirrors can add a special touched to any home. They come in a wide variety of different shapes, sizes and price ranges to fit any décor style and any budget. These mirrors are more than just looking glasses designed to allow you to check yourself before heading out the door. They can be a valuable part of the décor of a room and in some rooms can even be used as a focal point. They can also make great conversation pieces.
Shabby chic style mirrors can be made out of a variety of frame materials. This includes fine woods, brass, bronze, gold, silver and other metals. They can also range from simple designs to designs that are filled with heavy gilt and detail. Wood based frames are going to have scrollwork or highly detailed carvings around the frame.
Mirror sizes and shapes are varied with these types of mirrors. However, it is common for the framing to be larger than the mirrors. This tends to draw attention to the piece. Ornate mirrors come in all styles as well. This includes modern as well as more traditional styles. Modern styles tend to be made with metals. Some common patterns in modern designs are round sun shapes, diamonds as well as the more common shapes for modern designs though you can find every type of shape within modern designs.
Traditional designs are primarily going to be oval, rectangle or square. You may occasionally find circles as part of traditional designs. There is a slight difference between modern styled framing on mirrors and more traditional framing. There is usually heavier detail found in traditional designs. The frames are usually larger and the pieces are designed to attract attention.
Mirrors can do a number of beneficial things for a home. They can be an integrated part of the décor such as creating a unique feature such as a mirror and wall scones. Another example is to complete a display such as a table and mirror ensemble. Mirrors can also be used to reflect light back into a room helping to make rooms, which have inadequate natural light appear brighter. They can also be used to create a number of other effects, such as to reflect a focal point element or to expand the effect of architectural or colour schemes.
Overall, there are many ways that shabby chic wall mirrors can be used in the home. There are also a variety of different types, sizes, and shapes that a wall mirror may come in from small mirrors, which may be barely noticeable to mirrors, which take up a large portion of the wall. When using wall mirrors it is important to make sure that the mirror not only fits the room but also fits the wall on which it is being placed. If you are planning to use the mirror as more than a decorative piece such as for the purpose of providing a looking glass near an entrance, you may also want to consider both the size and the shape of the mirror.