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Every Front Entryway Needs a Mirror

May 1, 2023

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Now that we narrowed the opening into the study, we had enough wall space to hang a full-length mirror in the entry! It took four people to secure it safely, and we had to be extremely cautious about not disturbing the pocket door within the wall. Alas, we placed it perfectly, and now I’m questioning how I’ve lived this long without having a mirror in the entry. Because I think every front entryway needs a mirror.

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This mirror survived the move from Idaho, and until now, it’s been juggled around the house, but I finally found a home for it. Only a few weeks have passed, and already my life has improved! Not only are mirrors great home decor additions, but they also work overtime as a surface to check your appearance before 1. leaving the house and 2. answering the door. Talk about essential decor!

I thought we would take a stroll down memory mirror lane and reflect on all the times we’ve used a mirror in our entryways, and why they’re an essential entry decor piece. Let’s go back in time.

Mirrors are functional

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As I said before, mirrors in the entryway provide a way to check your your appearance before either heading out, or answering the door! But more than that, and something I find myself using a full-length mirror for is taking outfit pics. I know, I know. Influencer problems, but it’s the reality of my life, and the reality of other peoples’ lives whether or not they find themselves “influencing.” This massive floor-length mirror in our last entry was a key design element to the finished entry, and I loved how spacious it made the entry feel.

Mirrors bounce light

Before we moved in the massive floor-length mirror, we leaned this mirror on a credenza, and although I didn’t get to see my fit from head-to-toe, it bounced so much light around the room. As big and spacious as this entry was, the only natural light came from the front door, and a small circular mirror way up high. You’ll notice, we had to swing the front door wide open to even have enough light to take the picture. So every ounce we could bounce around the room was super helpful.

Mirrors create the illusion of more space

If your entryway is small and you’d like it to feel bigger, then you definitely need a mirror. Mirrors create an illusion of depth, therefore making a room feel more open and spacious. It’s simple science, and I definitely did this back in our Rexburg house front entryway, with a simple circular mirror.

No matter the size, shape, or price range you’re shopping for, we rounded up so many good mirrors that would make a perfect addition to any entry. I think floor-length is always great, but if you’re looking for a smaller mirror to hang above a console table or bench, keep scrolling! I gotchu.

Floor Mirrors

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1. Walnut Floor Mirror $70
2. Arched Floor Mirror $119
3. Full Length Mirror $119
4. Wooden Arch Mirror $161
5. Vintage Full Length Mirror $299
6. Selene Floor Mirror $449
7. Tabitha Arc Mirror $599
8. Estelle Floor Mirror $599 This one is in Greta’s room!
9. Modernist Mirror $698
10. Enda Full Length Mirror $798 Our entry mirror.
11. Emmy Floor Mirror $849
12. Levon Carved Wood Floor Mirror $1099 Have this one in our bedroom.
13. Gleaming Primrose Mirror $1198
14. Judarn Floor Mirror $1298
15. Arched Floor Mirror $1699 Had this one in the study!

Wall Mirrors

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1. Wood Arch Wall Mirror $56
2. Oval Antique Mirror $66
3. Metal Curved Mirror $75
4. Metal Vintage Wall Mirror $150
5. Skye Oval Mirror $175
6. Aria Wall Mirror $199
7. Mira Arched Mirror $199
8. Beale Asymmetrical Mirror $214
9. Mango Wood Mirror $249
10. Nayla Leather Mirror $260
11. Shanti Mirror $398
12. Clooney Antiqued Mirror $399 We have this mirror in the dining room.
13. Cecilia Mirror $498
14. Trenton Wall Mirror $650
15. Rook Mantel Mirror $748
16. Vienna Mirror $1,250 This mirror is above our mantel in the living room.

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  1. Amanda Fowler says:

    Oh my gosh, I miss the Rexburg house!! My personal favorite era of your style. 😍 Simple, stylish, and so beautiful and welcoming 🥰

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