Hanging Mirror question

The way our house (condo) is set up, we have next to nothing in terms of wall space in our living room. We have one "full" wall, the others have doorways or windows. With the addition of our sectional, decorating this wall has been difficult. Should we leave our large (at least 3 ft wide) mirror centered on the wall, or move it centered over our couch? If I center it on the wall, it hangs over nothing on half and half is over the end of the couch.


I am leaning towards leaving it centered on the wall, to look best. Maybe adding shelving to each side of the wall and putting up small decor items? We have another small wall that is going to be pretty well covered in pictures (in a tasteful way, thank you Pinterest haha)

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 8:46 am
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I am leaning towards the center with the shelves on either side.  Could you take a picture so we could see it?  : )

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 4:46 pm
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For sure! I will try and post something tomorrow. 

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 4:29 pm
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Jess, I have the SAME problem!!! Our condo is the same, and I just bought some art to put up on the wall, but I was thinking I can't center it, but it will look funny centered over the couch and then half the wall will be empty.. Can't wait to see pics, then we can help! lol. (and I can get help too :D)

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 2:12 am
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Ahhh I FINALLY have photos: (excuse the clutter! and the ghetto side tables, our new tables haven't been delivered yet, AND the chair--it is from our old set and is getting moved to our bedroom. haha--I feel like a slob!)


Ahhh I FINALLY have photo 3465106-1


Ahhh I FINALLY have photo 3465106-2


My husband had the mirror centered over his old couch. I am thinking to center it on the wall?? It is also getting a facelift. Our walls are going to be grey and the mirror will be white.

Posted on April 19, 2013 at 5:45 am
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I would actually hang the mirror vertically ( at the moment it seems horizontal) right in the centre of the wall , which is pretty much where it is. just make sure it is in between the two sets of furniture; and then I would put picture frames (  I would prefer the clean lines of organized frame positioning versus shelves which can get cluttered no matter how nice we try to keep em.) Make sure the set-up of the frames is symmetrical on both sides of the mirror so that the furniture placement blends in. I'm not sure I'm explaining it right, but I have seen this done before and it looks more uniform. I'll try and find a picture for you. 

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 7:15 pm
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I think you should have those floating shelves over the sofa with pictures frams and decorated items on them... as for the mirror.. I do agree that it should be vertical and needs a fresh paint job (i love the white on gray wall by the way)... I say why not let the mirror be a focal point on a smaller section wall... above an end table or buffet (next to a lamp) ect. it will def give that wall some eye candy and save you the headed of figuring out the right postion for the long wall above! hopes that help!


 

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 5:06 am

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