Garden mirrors are a great addition to any garden but they’re especially good in small courtyard gardens, roof terraces and courtyards. Increasing a sense of space and reflecting light in more shady corners, a well placed mirror can add a new dimension to a garden. A garden mirror will reflect sunlight and if positioned cleverly, can make your garden seem larger. Traditional outdoor mirrors can be heavy and must be secured to the wall with the correct fixings. s. An illusion mirror can create dramatic effects such as appearing to be a garden gate in a wall or hedge or a window, but whichever you choose, an outdoor mirror is transformative.
How to use mirrors in the garden
Add ambience to an outdoor dining or sitting area with a large garden mirror to one end of the table. Perfect for doubling up on the candlelight. Create the illusion of extra space with a tall garden wall mirror. Surround with foliage to really make this garden illusion work.
Garden mirror ideas
Gothic garden mirrors, or mirrors with shutters create wonderful optical illusions. A wall of matching mirrors creates a striking cloister effect. While placing a garden mirror behind a water or other feature really draws the eye. Consider mixing shapes and textures with a stone garden mirror on a brick wall, or a metal mirrored ‘window’ on a rustic wall.