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Tips for Incorporating Victorian Styles into Modern-Day Living Rooms

The world’s love affair with Victorian style began with Queen Victoria. Having a dramatic impact on home decor, Queen Victoria’s elegant sense of style redefined home designs and decor worldwide.Victorian-style designs reflect ornate furnishings, elaborate accessories and bold photo frames. The Oval and Round Mirror Store offers helpful tips for incorporating Victorian styles into today’s modern-day living room decors.Furniture – Victorian [...]

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Tips for Buying a Bathroom Mirror

Whether homeowners are updating bathrooms or remodeling homes, wall mirrors can dramatically change the appearance and look of rooms. Mirrors help reflect light and add a stylish focal point to bathrooms.To help select the right mirror style and size for bathrooms, The Oval and Round Mirror Store offers helpful design tips. Measure – Measure the width and height [...]

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Must Have Vintage Accessories

Vintage styles are popular choices among home decor designers. Embracing antique accessories and vintage touches, homeowners can easily embrace this charming home decor trend.Tea Sets – Traditional vintage decor embraces fancy china and tea sets. Instead of purchasing expensive sets, consider scouring antique and second hand stores for mismatched tea sets. Royal Albert china is highly prized and features unique, upscale [...]

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Mirrors: A Brief History

Today’s modern mirrors are glass covered with thin metallic backing, which creates a reflective image. While modern mirrors haven’t been around forever, mirrors, in one form or another, have been around thousands of years.Nearly a millennium ago, mirrors were nothing more than polished discs of metal. Mirror costs were so high that only royalty could afford mirrors. The middle and [...]

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Decorating with Vintage Finds

Decorating with vintage decor adds personality, charm and character to homes. Homeowners can easily add vintage styles to homes with the following helpful design tips.Collections – Display collections together, as this creates a cohesive, reoccurring theme throughout homes. These types of displays work excellent for vases, photo galleries, tea collections or antique plates. Displays – Display favorite accessories on bookshelves. Unique [...]

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Tips for Opening Up Small Bathrooms

Small rooms and bathrooms benefit from the illusion of space. The Oval and Round Mirror Store offers helpful design tips to brighten up small areas, helping transform petite spaces into inviting nooks.Mirrors – Bathrooms benefit from large bathroom wall mirrors. Mirrors help reflect light, casting patterns and colors throughout small spaces. For bathrooms that are short on space, consider placing [...]

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Unique Mirror Decorating Tips

Some of the world's first mirrors were reflective pools of water. Thought to be a window into one's soul, mirrors reflect light and images. Today, mirrors have evolved into necessary home decor. Highlighted below is the top unique mirror decorating tips for homeowners and tenants alike.Outdoor Areas - Mirrors look beautiful on front porches, reflecting candlelight, sunrises and sunsets. Mirrors can [...]

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Using Mirrors to Create Space

Mirrors are a common interior design trick that helps expand spaces by reflecting natural light. Brightening rooms and reflecting space, mirrors create the illusion that rooms are larger than reality. This article offers helpful tips for using mirrors to expand spaces and increase natural lighting.Reflect Light - Dark rooms often feel crowded and unwelcome. To make rooms appear bright and inviting, [...]

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Using Mirrors to Add Light to Rooms

Light plays a central role in a room's design, whether it's a large or small room. To help people make the most of interior lights, mirrors can be strategically placed to absorb light. When mirrors help to balance and reflect light, energy bills are reduced and homes require less light fixtures. Mirrors also make rooms appear larger and brighter, [...]

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Decorating Tips: Mirror Placement

Decorators use several common mirror placement tips when enhancing homes' decors. To help homes appear upscale and fresh, consider the following helpful mirror placement and decorating tips.Place large mirrors in small rooms - Creating the illusion of depth, mirrors look especially good in dining areas, reflecting light from chandeliers. Mirrors can also reflect artwork. Many people believe that wall-to-wall mirrors [...]

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