Close-up: Emily's Kitchen Mirror

One element we took special note of in Emily's kitchen was the mirror hanging over the stove (not to mention the one leaning on her bookshelves nearby). We've seen this in small kitchens before, and love the different ways of pulling it off:

Whether used for a space enhancer, backsplash, or both, each of these examples shows an idea worth stealing. Built-ins look sleek and work for a fearless commitment; hang or lean a style and size that works well for your kitchen and swap it out for something new should your taste -- or your kitchen -- change!