interiors & styling

Favorite Wall Mirrors of Every Shape

mirror behind dresser

Mirrors are really versatile objects when it comes to styling. Not only do they fit nicely above the expected areas, like a bathroom vanity, but many other spaces throughout your home. I’ve compiled my favorite wall mirrors of every shape, including ideas on how to style them!

You can easily add a mirror above a bench or console in an entryway, or at the top of a staircase landing. Layer them behind works of art on your fireplace mantle, hang them behind your nightstands for a curated look (like below), or tuck them behind your bar for a pretty reflection. The possibilities are endless.

mirror behind nightstand

Their reflective quality makes spaces appear larger, helps to make multiples look a bit more full- like the bar trick below, and adds balance to a room.

mirror behind bar cart

If you’re in need of a couple mirrors, I’ve gathered my favorites of every shape, finish, and price. First up, round mirrors. You guys know I’m a big fan of these, based on my last post!

bar mirror

round mirrors

01: addison rattan mirror // 02: parsons bone inlay mirror // 03: thin frame bronze mirror // 04: brass round mirror // 05: walnut mirror // 06: brass wall mirror

I’m always attracted to a pretty, feminine mirror. I like to pair these ornate and organic curved mirrors with super modern elements. I love the combination of the beveled edge subway tile with the brass mirror below.

ornate mirror

feminine mirrors

01: arch gold mirror // 02: fretwork frame mirror // 03: taj wall mirror // 04: vintage brass ornate mirror // 05: organic curve mirror

Geometric mirrors have always been a go-to design element for me. I’m attracted to the bamboo framed mirror below…. its so versatile!

geometric mirrors

01: brass line motif mirror // 02: faceted mirror // 03: black beveled mirror // 04: hex mirror // 05: white bamboo mirror

Accent mirrors make easy fillers. They can style into a gallery wall or art installation, and are even used for practical purpose… like jewelry hooks on mirror #4.

accent mirrors

01: fletcher wall mirror // 02: brass starburst mirror // 03: adnet round mirror // 04: jewelry hanging mirror // 05: triangle mirror // 06: wood square mirror // 07: drop mirror

Perhaps the easiest mirrors to place are minimal mirrors. I love the sophisticated simplicity of these pieces. They can pretty much live anywhere, and are especially great in bathrooms paired alongside sconces.

bathroom mirror

minimal mirrors

01: vintage brass mid century mirror // 02: white mirror // 03: regina wall mirror // 04: burl wood mirror // 05: tiara wall mirror

How do you feel about decorating with mirrors? Let’s hear your favorites from this post!

images: mirror behind dressermirror behind nightstandmirror behind bar cart / round mirrorfeminine mirror  / minimal mirror

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  • Reply
    Leah Prevost
    April 1, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    I’ve always had a thing for mirrors. I have 2 huge vintage rectangular gold ornate mirrors that im in love with. I’m on the hunt for a circular mirror for our upstairs bathroom right now. I love all the accent mirrors you posted. I think I could find a spot for every single one! I’m definitely needing that one with jewelry hangers…genius. And the drop accent mirror. And I’ve wanted a mirror like the 3rd feminine mirror for a while. Great picks Sarah!

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      April 1, 2016 at 7:48 pm

      I need more of these pretty mirrors in my life! My problem- I’m running out of wall space. Ha! You’re vintage mirrors sound gorgeous!! Have a good weekend, xo

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    July 8, 2016 at 4:05 am

    I really like the third accent mirror, but it’s a bit pricy, do you any other recommdation for it ? or the similar ones?

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      July 8, 2016 at 1:57 pm

      Hi Catherine! How about this one? It’s definitely the best option on a budget! xo

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    September 28, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    Where was the white and black handle dresser one from

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    February 6, 2017 at 2:10 am

    Would love to know where the black pulls came from on the white dresser?

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    Sehar Shah
    November 21, 2017 at 12:40 am

    Placing mirrors is always a tricky task for me. After reading the post I can sense the importance of the shape of the mirror and where they are hanged or placed. A big topic explained in a good way. I like it. Keep it up. Thanks for such a nice and comprehensive post.

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