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Creative Ideas To Decorate Your Plain Mirror

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Decorating mirror is a wonderful way to make your house appear bright and attractive. They are inexpensive and this decorative item can be used to add a dramatic effect to your room. Decorative mirrors are a fantastic way to add extra effect and utilise the empty wall space gracefully. Artfully decorated mirror can be a great idea for a new interior look. Here are some ideas to bring a special touch to your mirrors with creative decorations.

Painting- You can use marker or stencils to add a stylish border around the edges of the mirror. Paint markers are permanent so be careful while painting your plain mirror. There are easy and elegant designs to try such as dot to dot technique works from posters, magazines and calenders. Writing and painting on mirror is ideal for a youngster's room decor. If you love glass painting, try to decorate your room mirror for a sophisticated look.

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Framing it- The simplest and easiest mirror decorating idea is to frame them. Buy custom frames in metal. See that it matches with the theme of your house. For a classy touch, you can go with crown molding. You'll need to measure all four sides, and select the crown you like and decorate your mirror accordingly.

Using curtain- Decorating around the mirror is trickier as everything in the room should blend with this design. Chicken work or Saturn silk fabric curtains can accessorise your mirror. You can hang curtain panels or fabrics on the sides with the curtain rings to cover the corners. By using decorative curtain rods you can also hide the mirror when you do not want to use it. You can also choose fabric according to the season. For example, in summer, cotton curtain with chicken embroidery is ideal for home decor. Use them for mirrors too!

Use tiles- There are standard wood or metal headboard which can used to cover your mirror ends. With creativity and imagination, you can decorate your mirror in a number of ways. You can use your own personal likes, style and taste to decorate the mirror.

Beads- Hang few beads on the mirror like a curtain. You can use glass or colourful stones with glass rods. If you can make them at home, measure your mirror and then make your bead hangings. Others can buy from crafts store.

If you want to transform the look of your plain mirror, try these decor ideas.

Read more about: home decor, interior decoration
Story first published: Monday, May 7, 2012, 17:54 [IST]
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