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the best dec­o­rat­ing pieces for con­dos are mir­rors. if po­si­tioned prop­erly, a mir­ror can de­ceive the eyes and give the il­lu­sion of a big­ger space. it also brings in light, es­pe­cially in homes with lim­ited sources of nat­u­ral light.

in­te­rior de­signer blanche de leon, also the sales man­ager for home mat­ters cus­tom fur­ni­ture maker, shares the fol­low­ing ba­sics when us­ing mir­rors.

com­mon ar­eas like the liv­ing and din­ing rooms, plus nar­row hall­ways and small bath­rooms or pow­der rooms get in­stant glam with mir­rors. po­si­tion the mir­ror where it can catch sun­light and re­fract it to­wards the dim­mer side of the room. plac­ing huge mir­rors on nar­row or cramped ar­eas can also make the room feel less claus­tro­pho­bic. An im­por­tant re­minder: make sure that the mir­ror re­flects ar­eas that you want to high­light

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