Ceiling Mirrors for Bedrooms

Create a look of glamour and elegance in your bedroom with ceiling mirrors.


By: Gina Hannah

Thinking about putting a mirror on your bedroom ceiling? Designers give ceiling mirrors mixed reviews; many advise against them unless you want your bedroom to look like a honeymoon suite. However, depending on your decorating style, there are ways to install mirrors on your ceiling that can add a touch of glamour and elegance.

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The mirrors open up spaces and reflect light, and your bedroom will look brighter from whatever natural or artificial light it has. Mirrored ceilings can also add a touch of glamour to a bedroom, and they work well with a contemporary or art deco style. A chandelier or beautiful pendant lamp hanging from a mirrored ceiling adds a touch of elegance.

Installing mirror tiles cut to fit between beams of a coffered ceiling can add a traditional vibe or look and can help balance the look of the glass so that the mirrors are not so obvious. If your bedroom has a tray ceiling, you could mimic the molding of the ceiling in the frame surrounding a hanging mirror.

One major concern about ceiling mirrors in the bedroom is safety. Mirrors can be heavy, and no one wants the risk being injured while having a mirror fall on them while they are in bed. Consider hiring an experienced contractor or, if you want to do the project yourself, choose a lighter-weight mirror. Consider using mirrors made specifically for hanging from the ceiling. These specialty mirrors are made from lighter-weight materials and are hung via a special mounting system.

Many homeowners turn to adhesive mirror tiles, which are available in a range of sizes and shapes, from stars to flower petals to geometric shapes. You could create the look of a single solid mirror, or go with smaller shapes for a unique design of your own. A collection of small mirrored tiles of different colors set in a mosaic style can create an exotic and elegant look. Some homeowners choose acrylic mirror tiles, which have a lighter weight than glass and are shatterproof. Acrylic can be cut to fit and is scratch resistant. Be careful, however, not to allow the tiles to warp upon installation, or you will end up with a cheap fun-house mirror look.

Ceiling mirrors can also work well in a master bathroom, whether you choose adhesive ceiling tiles or hang a framed mirror. You can coordinate the mirror's frame to complement the bathroom's fixtures and other accessories.

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