Nothing reflects the style of a farmhouse more than a rustic mirror, a great addition to any home entryway. In fact, I love mirrors like any other home decorating accessory. But if I am being honest, I have to admit that they can be quite expensive for those just starting out in the home decorating scene. For those with plenty of funds, however, the farmhouse mirror is something you can really enjoy and have fun choosing. You might think that finding a farmhouse mirror is easy, but it can be hard to find one that fits your home interior so perfectly. That’s why I want to give you some ideas on finding the perfect farmhouse mirror for your entryway.
Farmhouse mirrors are usually pretty big; medium to large sized. They come in lots of different designs and themes and each has its own particular charm. Themes are available as well, from nature scenes to country and western. There is also an increasing amount of classic rustic looking mirrors that have been hand carved in stunning detail. You can have one custom made to give your home a truly distinctive look, or you can simply pick out a mirror that will blend in with the rest of your rustic home decor.
You can use a regular bathroom mirror on the bathroom wall or on the vanity. Or, you can choose to have a mirror that hangs on the wall itself. The choice is yours. If you decide to have a mirror on the wall, then I would recommend having two. One in each corner, so that you can admire both sets of eyes at once!
For a rustic home, you’ll love having a farmhouse mirror on its own pedestal. It can add a touch of old fashioned charm and warmth to your home. If you have other rustic home decor items, you could use them with your new mirror. Yours might match perfectly or be completely different, just like unique pieces of art.
A rustic mirror frame will allow you to display your mirror without worrying about chipping or cracking. Often wooden frames are more expensive than metal, but they last longer and look much better for the environment. I’ve found that the cheaper plastic frames work best, as they don’t dent as easily. Some people even paint their frames black. That way, your mirror will blend in with the rest of your rustic home decor.
Make sure that your mirror isn’t too tall or low. Many people get mirrors with weirdly long necks or wide, thin arms. Unless your mirror is actually a door knocker, it shouldn’t be any taller than your guests’ eye level. However, if you have a very high ceiling or wall, you can purchase a taller frame to make your mirror look even taller. Just make sure that the back of your frame is smooth and sturdy rather than sharp or jagged.
Finally, it’s a good idea to purchase a quality wooden frame for your rustic farmhouse mirror entryway. This will provide a beautiful focal point for your space and will add longevity to your mirror over time. Also, remember that wood has a wonderful unique grain that can enhance both the beauty and texture of your home. You can purchase mirrors that come stained in gold, silver, or natural wood, so that they match your decor perfectly.
The key to making your rustic farmhouse mirror entryway the perfect place for your mirror is to take your time. Try out several different styles until you find the best match for your space. Also, remember that you don’t need to buy an expensive piece; a simple frame with some stained glass or a mirror can be just as charming as an expensive piece. With some patience and imagination, you’ll find a way to use your farmhouse mirror to create the perfect room accent for your entryway.