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The Rise of Venetian Mirrors

Antiqued Venetian mirror framed in hand-etched glass with gold highlights, trimmed with glass ribbons, leaves and rosettes; Hand made in Murano, Italy.

The Venetian mirror was born on the tiny Italian island of Murano in Venice in the 15th century. Venetian mirrors were painstakingly produced, and creating one was a highly involved process. Upon completion, Venetian mirrors were considered to be masterpieces of art; the beauty of Venetian mirrors surpassed the expectations of what a mirror should […]

About Venetian Glass Mirrors

Rectangular Venetian mirror in a frame made of clear and pale green glass ribbons with lightly antiqued center glass; Hand made in Murano, Italy.

A simple way to incorporate an elegant look into any room is the addition of an exquisite Venetian mirror. These treasured pieces reflect light and serve as an artistic focal point, transforming a room into a glamorous environment with a bit of old-world elegance. Mirrors are helpful for checking your outfit one last time before […]

Decorative Mirrors

Collection of gorgeous hand-crafted in Italy mirrors available at www.InvitingHome.com

At the end of eighteen-century beautiful decorative mirrors in gold, frames brought an element of fairy-tail dreams to life. Exquisite framed mirrors invaded all spaces of social interaction, replacing tapestries and other wall decorations. Mirrors with carved wood frames finished in gold and silver leaf played a significant role in interior decorating. Decorative mirrors surrounded […]

Mirrors Placement

Lavish interior with glorious mirror in elaborate carved wood frame with gold leaf finish, beautiful arrangement of decorative accessories and luxury furniture; luxury decor inspiration; interior decorating ideas

Positioning Mirrors If you are one of those people who doesn’t like illusions and mystery, bored by multiple repetitions, and the word “eternity” awakens sad thoughts – it means that mirrors in your home are used only for its direct function. In this case, it is going to be enough to supply your home with […]

Adding Shimmer and Style with Gold Leaf Mirrors

gold leaf mirrors; beautiful mirrors in carved gold leaf frames; wall decor inspiration; interior design ideas

The glass mirror or “looking glass” has been around since the first millennium. Before then, one had to gaze into a polished brass surface or into a pool of still water to see his or her reflection. Mirrors and reflective items have played an integral part in several historical legends and myths. We can imagine […]

Decorating with Mirrors

This unique mirror utilizes multiple styles, methods and materials to create its stained antique finish. Its solid glass bubbles are hand-applied, while the splattered antique finish is a product of a reaction between the raw glass and a chemical solution. Can be hung vertically or horizontally and we think it would be great in pairs. Features a security cleat attachment. Finish may vary

Decorating with mirrors – then nd now. Paintings of grand European residential interiors in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries depict rooms with mirrors built into the decorative structure. Important rooms were designed to incorporate architectural elements like doors, windows, and fireplaces into an overall scheme, where all the elements conspired to create a whole. […]

Kitchen Islands and Peninsulas

kitchen islands

Do you find yourself traveling from area to area when cooking in your kitchen? Are you short of storage space? Do you end up looking into a wall or having your back to your company while cooking? The solution to these problems is the centrally located kitchen island. The anchor of a busy kitchen, the […]

Kitchen Islands Quickly Become The Hub Of Any Kitchen

kitchen islands

Many homes feature that one place where everyone feels inexplicably drawn to gather. In some homes, this special place can be a favorite piece of oversized, comfortable living room furniture. In the kitchen, this place is most often the kitchen island. When kitchen islands are placed in the kitchen, they are not only a prime […]

Home Office: Where Functionality and Creativity Come Together

Bright home office decor; home office design ideas; home office decorating inspiration

Most people will tell you that they view the chance to work from home as a treat. Just think, no need to drive to and from the office every day, and no need to dress up in a particular work wardrobe. But it’s not enough to have a home office that merely contains the tools […]

Cabinets for your Home Office

interior design; home office decorating ideas

Grand hotel cabinets. Who wouldn’t want to own the wall cabinet of the Ritz Hotel concierge in Paris? Not too large, but not small. Spaces for keys, mail, wallets, and mislaid purses, newspapers and the occasional bottle of Moet Chandon. Packages large and small, umbrellas, city maps, and phone books. Drawers to hold miscellany. A […]

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