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How to Create Your Own Accent Mirror

by Kenneth Rabasco 09/05/2021

A mirror is one of the most underrated pieces of home decor. Not only does a mirror serve a useful purpose by giving you and your guests an opportunity to catch a quick glance of your reflection, but it also helps to increase the perceived size of your room. A mirror can be a valuable accent piece, as it complements other types of decor such as wall art, monogrammed letters and more.

Instead of opting for a standard accent mirror that can be found at any department store, you can follow this step-by-step guide to creating your home.

Step 1: Find a Mirror that is the Right Size and Shape for Your Space

Accent mirrors can range in size and you need to find the one that fits the space you are designing. You can go looking for old mirrors at thrift stores and you may even find mirror pieces that can be designed into a truly unique decorative display for your wall.

Step 2: Brainstorm Materials for Designing Your New Mirror

Once you have a mirror that is ideal size and shape for the room you are decorating, you should begin thinking about materials that you can use to finish the mirror. A few examples of ideas that you could consider include:

  • Decorative beads or gems
  • Wooden frames
  • Shells or stones

Step 3: Gather the Materials You Need and Make a Plan

After you have decided on the materials that you want to use, get what you need to complete your project. Come up with a plan for how you are going to put your new mirror together, and don't forget to allocate the space you will need in your home or workshop to finish it.

Step 4: Get to Work on Your Accent Mirror

With your materials and plan ready, you can begin working on the mirror itself. Many people find that designing a custom creation and making it themselves is both therapeutic and rewarding.

Step 5: Display Your Mirror with Pride

Your accent mirror could take anywhere from hours or days to complete, but when it's done, you will have a beautiful mirror that no one else has in their home. Display it in your chosen spot with pride, and be ready to tell your guests about how you designed the mirror and completed it yourself.

Accent mirrors are one of the simplest DIY projects that you can take on. There's nothing better than making a custom creation that works perfectly with the existing color palette and theme in your home.

About the Author
Author

Kenneth Rabasco

Professional Associations & Designations

Ken Rabasco aka Bosco is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the New York State Association of Realtors, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, and the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service.

As a lifelong Westchester resident, Bosco has a vast and extensive knowledge of the intricate details that comprise the communities of Southern Westchester, be it a recommendation for the best place to have dinner in one of the many River Town restaurants, or a market forecast for what the future will hold for the next place you'll call home. With a laser-attentiveness to detail and a never-faltering determination to get the job done, Bosco is supremely dedicated to his clients, and promises the very best in service to those who work with him, whether a first-time buyer or a long-time veteran of the market. 

Real Estate Expertise

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Better Homes & Gardens – Rand Realty. Bosco specializes in listing and selling of co-ops, condos and houses in the Bronx and Southern Westchester covering Hartsdale, Ardsley, Scarsdale, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, White Plains, as well as the River Towns and those that are on the Long Island Sound.

As a licensed real estate salesperson for Better Homes & Gardens – Rand Realty in White Plains, I have developed a dedication to client service and satisfaction that is unsurpassed. I am up-to-date on all the real estate market trends. With a professional, yet friendly approach, I help my clients feel comfortable when buying or selling their next home. 

Member Community Involvement

Member of the Rotary Club of Hartsdale - Greenburgh 

Adjunct teacher for the My Money Workshop - This organization teaches financial literacy to young adult and those who need a helping hand to get back on their feet to lead a productive life.

Education

Pace University - Bachelor of Business Administration