Your garden is a place that you can let your creativity off its leash. There are so many ways in which you can make up the space to be something totally unique. One accessory that you can use to create some brilliant illusions is that of garden mirrors. They come in a range of space, sizes and even frames giving you the flexibility of creating a large number of interesting spots in your garden.
A garden mirror can be used to create an illusion of space. All you need to do is place it in the right spot to allow you to add to the dimensions of your space. Of course they will have to be framed the right way so that people don’t walk into them unknowingly. Considering that there are many an outdoor mirror that you can use, you should be careful not to overdo it or you will miss the illusion that you are trying to create.
Some of the things that can go wrong are that the mirror will end up reflecting the sky or the person standing around giving them quite a scare to begin with. You are trying to reflect your garden and nothing more. One way to make your mirrors work is to place a small patch of greenery or flowers in front of it. Putting a mirror behind a semi circular pool will allow you to create the illusion of a complete pool. If you have place out doors in your garden, make use of brass screws and wall fixings to mount mirrors on these. To prevent them from cracking when you tighten the screws, put some heavy duty washers in place on the edges. Allow there to be some space for expansion and contraction, according to the season.
One of the best ways to use a mirror in the garden is to give the illusion of a much larger space than you actually have. Use a mirror behind some plants with some trelliswork around. This will help you distort the image to an extent and will result in an illusion of a much bigger space. Placing two mirrors opposite each other will give your garden the never-ending look and this can be quite stunning. You can also use a mirror to reflect an work of art that has been created by someone close. Strategic placement of the mirror is needed. There are several ways in which you can do up your garden space with mirrors.