Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Mirror, Mirror on the wall?

(Country Living)

Mirrors are an amazing thing. They can be absolutely beautiful or absolutely tacky. It's all in the placement. Don't you think?

I can certainly think of applications where mirror is a very bad idea.
Totally tacky in my opinion.

(Showhouse 2009 Metropolitan Home)

The image below is quite nice.
(Anyone know the source? I'd like to give them credit.)

Here's one of my all time favorite room images.
The use of mirror here is lovely.
(photo: Pieter Estersohn, designer: Amelia Handegan)

The number one rule of thumb in using mirrors:
Make sure it is reflecting something beautiful!

Anyone using mirror in an unexpected way? Tell me about it.

Also, I hope you have had the most wonderful Mardi Gras season!
(1958 photo by A.J. Bordelon)

A little nonsense now and then
Is relished by the wisest men!