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Mirrors to Mirror Your Good Taste

From the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles to Snow White, decorative wall mirrors have had a magical quality. Decorators throughout history have used wall mirrors to great effect.Some designers like them over sofas. Billy Baldwin, (1903-1984), famous for doing homes for the likes of Cole Porter liked decorative wall mirrors over a mantel. He once said, “Framed mirrors, of course are beautiful anywhere. Over a mantel, I usually prefer a mirror to a painting.”



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    Albert Hadley knew a good wall mirror when he saw one. His retirement sale at Sotheby’s was full of wonderful and unusual decorative wall mirrors. They sold for a lot partly due to provenance. None of them seemed that precious. “Too too” was not Hadley’s style. He just had a great eye for decorative accessories like decorative wall mirrors that are useful and attractive.
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    Since so many designers have mused about how important decorative wall mirrors are, we've compiled some quotations from them below.

    Billy Baldwin, also quoted above, said, “Mirror is mysterious. In large shimmering sheets it can change the shape and size of a room. In small flashes, it can catch the sparkle of light the way a jewel catches the sun. Mirror is by nature glamorous and gay.”
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    -Dorothy Draper wrote a catalogue for a decorative wall mirror company in which she served up “Seventy-Seven Recipes for Using Mirrors in Today’s Living.” In it Draper wrote, “Mirrors have come to mean much more than the original ‘looking glass.’ They are now a part of the decorative scheme of a modern home. By using them, there are no dark, gloomy corners, no drab caverns for halls. There can be a feeling of light, air, space.” Decorative Wall Mirrors Dorothy Draper
    -In her book, On Decorating, British decorator, Nina Campbell, wrote, “Mirrors are an essential ingredient....”

    Decorators use decorative wall mirrors in lots of different ways but they almost all use them for decorative home decor in one way or the other. A decorative wall mirror frame makes mirrors as decorative as a painting. You can use decorative wall mirrors in the bathroom, bedroom, mudroom - anywhere you need to be able to get a quick glance at yourself.

    Mirrors come in all sizes and shapes. If you prefer diy home decor, you can make a decorative wall mirror with almost any picture frame. If you are looking for practical as well as beautiful decorative accessories, decorative wall mirrors are accents you need and will use everyday.
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