Weekend Room Refresh: 7 Kitchens Made Better With a Mirror

updated May 4, 2019
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Life’s busy. Budgets are tight. We’re always on the lookout for tiny details to add to a home that will make a disproportionately big impact — so you can get to enjoying your home to its fullest more (not spending all day decorating — though those are fun days too!). What’s one way you can improve a kitchen’s look and feel quickly today with a simple, slightly unexpected addition? Add a mirror. We’ve got the photographic evidence that a mirror makes a kitchen better — no matter its style.

Top image: A darling, delicate, shapely mirror hangs behind the faucet in this kitchen spotted on Design*Sponge, reflecting the kitchen owner’s lovely collections.

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Big, bold and round are these three mirrors hung in a row and making for a powerful appearance in the kitchen spotted on One Kind Design.

(Image credit: Pepper & Gretta)

On a side wall as an accent, a mirror in this kitchen looks particularly nice against a boldly painted wall.

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Love this brass and big mirror hanging over the stove in designer Marjorie Skouras’ kitchen.

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A simple, streamlined, oversize round mirror hung low and behind a kitchen faucet opens up a space quite nicely. Spotted on Mokkasin.

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Tall and unexpected, this mirror makes the perfect addition to a narrow bit of wall space next to the upper wall cabinets. Spotted on The Kitchen Designer.

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A thick metallic frame makes this mirror, squeezed into an open area on the wall spotted on Decor8, a busy but exciting addition to this kitchen’s composition.