One HGTV Star Revealed a Kid-Proof Way to Decorate an Empty Wall

published Nov 2, 2021
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Let’s face it — kids are super rough on homes. Luckily, HGTV designer Breegan Jane is putting her parenting knowledge to work as she makes and shares design choices for kid-proof homes that keeps everyone safe.

In a recent Instagram post, the interior designer — known for hosting HGTV’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and “The House My Wedding Bought” — demonstrated her “oversized framed mirror hack,” which is the ultimate safety tip for any parent hoping to worry less about large objects falling on their child. Instead of mounting a super heavy mirror with a frame to the wall, she attached a sheet mirror to the wall, then added the frame around it.

This created a super light look-alike to a large, expensive, heavy mirror that would pose a danger to small children. Because, you know, they’d climb it, or something equally creative.

“This is one of my best tricks… having kids I didn’t want to put something big that could fall but wanted to create this sense of openness, so I used a sheet mirror,” Jane says in the video. She adds in her caption that this is a budget-friendly style tip that “won’t break the bank.”

To check out more of Jane’s kid-friendly decorating tips, and get a glimpse into her home and family life, check out her design and kids highlights on Instagram.