When the kitchen is in the center of the house or in a windowless space, place an oversized mirror over the sink to create the illusion of a window, says Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, architect and designer with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. This home also uses furniture in the kitchen for storage, instead of another row of built-in cabinets.
A decorative oval mirror, a cluster of pottery vases and a small urn grace the mantel over this marble fireplace. Add a dose of whimsy with the tiger-print ottoman and some elegance (and color) with a blue-and-white bowl, and you've got a beautiful living room.
The eye-catching art over the fireplace adds a pop of vivid purple color to the space. A unique contemporary metal sculpture creates a fireplace cover for an artistic take to the space. Mounted sconces and boxed wood stools create a mirror effect surrounding the fireplace.
Designer Genevieve Gorder converted the former living room in the adjacent apartment into a luxurious master suite that includes antique wood doors imported from Morocco and a marble fireplace. Two upholstered armchairs frame the stunning fireplace area with a large mirror over the mantel, creating a beautiful sitting area.
Clean modern forms are the defining element in this room, with a sleek sectional and Milo Baughman-inspired chairs combined with minimalist white cabinetry. The brightly colored Ikat-patterned rug was the inspiration for the palette which includes pink, yellow and blue. The focal fireplace wall has a gray-and-white faux finish and a large round nickel-framed mirror over the mantel.
An all-over neutral palette is anything but boring in this Craftsman living room. An expansive tray ceiling, a beautiful stone fireplace, warm wood floors and a wooden sunburst mirror are just a few details that make this space stand out.
A sleek fireplace with a geometric screen and a mirror over the mantel are modern touches in this living room. Metallic consoles on either side of the fireplace are both stylish and functional, with benches tucked away underneath. The window-filled room also has draperies, upholstered couches, and a black chandelier and table lamps.
The corner view of this traditional living room reveals large wood-framed mirrors that reach the floor facing french doors that lead outside. Two neutral sofas provide seating opposite a single traditional chair. A flatscreen television is mounted over a stone fireplace, and a piece of wall art adds touches of yellow, green and pink to the neutral room.
Two plush red sofas face each other in this luxurious living room divided by a tri-cut mirrored coffee table. A large dark-stained wood mirror over the fireplace breaks up the tan patterned wallpaper and white molding on the walls. Each sofa is covered with red and gold accent pillows while a crystal chandelier and traditional sconce lights give added elegance to the space.
A skylight showers bright, natural light over this transitional living room. A white sofa and chairs contribute to the bright feel of the room. A natural wood coffee table brings a beautiful texture and warmth between the furniture. A decorative tile fireplace surround is framed with a white mantel and topped with vases and plants for decor.
Inset bookshelves flank the ornate fireplace of this authentic Victorian home. A transitional chair, antique rug and assorted eclectic accents are inviting and sophisticated for the space. A large mirror on a pedestal base is an exquisite and eye-catching addition over the fireplace.
A neutral palette is the perfect backdrop for strong furniture silhouettes and earthy details. In this stylish living room, a large scale mirror creates focus over a shallow fireplace mantel. Pillows: Zak and Fox; Lights: Circa Lighting
Evoke modern style in your home this winter with an all-white, minimalist display. This mantel is accented with white fireplace with a geometric mirror, silver candlesticks, white reindeer and a vase of magnolia leaves. A flokati rug draped over the base of the fireplace adds warmth and coziness.
Clean modern forms are the defining element in this room, with a sleek sectional and hot pink armchairs. The brightly colored Ikat-patterned rug was the inspiration for the palette which includes pink, yellow and blue. The focal fireplace wall features a gray-and-white faux finish and a large round nickel framed mirror over the mantel.
Wood beams create a deep coffered ceiling that mirrors the low height of the fixtures in the living room. Bulb pendant lights hang over the living room adding a sheen to the leather finish of the orange armchairs and brown sectional. A slate fireplace surround adds a cool tone accent perfect for contrasting the warm wood of the design.