Subscribe

>> Blog Home

Posts

Blog Calendar

SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234567
891011121314
1516171819
20
21
22232425262728
293031    





Sign Up!
Closet OS Newsletter

Closet Organizing Systems Blog

A Mirror For More Than A Look

Do you feel like you see yourself coming and going?

Or perhaps you can't keep up with how fast you're coming and going.

Still, you want to look good while you're “doing it all”, and well placed mirrors can make that so much easier, all while increasing functionality (that's almost better than having the prince rescue you!)

So take a moment to “look in the mirror” and see some wonderful ways that we've incorporated them into our closet designs. With any luck, you'll be inspired to do the same.

Mirrors make spaces look larger, so if you can incorporate mirrors into a walk in closet space, even if it's small, it will feel bigger. If it's already big, it will feel magnificent. Think about adding mirrors on door fronts, on the actual door to a closet, or on some wall space.

We're not suggesting you give up precious storage space in order to accommodate a mirror. We're suggesting you consider some clever ways to add them to your space without compromising a thing.

If you decide to put a mirror on the wall, make sure you will still be able to have a good line of sight and be able to see yourself once the closet is filled with your clothing. Clothing often sticks out beyond the panel structure of a closet and is deeper, so double check your viewing clearances.

And check the installation height location if it's a mirror that's not full length. If the woman who “wears” this closet is petite, make sure she can see her full face (at minimum) in the mirror. This comes in to play if you're putting mirrors on upper door cabinets.

There's also a 3-way mirror to consider. If you've got enough space in your Walk-In closet, a well-versed designer can create the space so that there is storage behind three sections that are hinged to open so they function like a 3-way mirror. Take a look at some of these pictures that illustrate the point more clearly.

And one more option, in case you just can't get enough! The closet industry offers what is known as a “Pull-Out Mirror”. It can be installed onto one of the vertical panels in your closet system and can be “pulled out” when you need it and pushed back into its' place when not in use. Again, a designer who's worth their salt can guide the design process so it's installed in a location that's functional.

Give us a call. One of our designers would be delighted to help you with that.







Tags

home office custom bulit-in media center led organizing tips staircase sleeping nook open shelving for shoes master closet design makeup vanities incandescent and compact fluorescent reduce clutter laundry basket storage closet divided by wood tone colors furniture for small spaces ambient lighting office wall unit vacuum cleaner 2014 home decorating ideas Closets Magazine "Finding America's Best Rated Closets Companies" task lighting kids' closets vanities fold-out ironing board cordless lighting fixtures closet organizing systems video Master Closet Winning Design closet organization tips built in usb cable stations garage design closet geometry multi-functional office and storage luxurious home office spaces hiding wires with design closet os awards multi-use office entryway Home Organizing Tips blue led lighting in gaming room how to use contrasting color in room designs designing around obstacles Best Of Houzz 2015 Design Award multifaceted office design kids storage and organization ideas Home Organzing System multi-functional entryway craft storage room pullout media cabinets cleaning supply storage gaming space in home mudroom Closets: family activity area Best of Houzz Service Award 2016 pre-built cabinets multi-purpose storage garage cabinets home office design contemporary closets melamine textures closet organization colorful children's space organization mirror placement in design briefcase storage home office organization attic storage ideas industrial game room design closet os video attic closet solutions balancing angled closet design patterned glass and mirrored doors organized media center Hafele LED drawer lighting closet master closet new website layout reorganize clutter creative custom closet design maximize closet storage home and interior design contrasting trends bedroom wall unit reach-in closets contrasting cabinetry garage shelving designing with mirrors custom closets Closet Os Overview closet accent lighting pop of color interior design tricks to make small spaces feel bigger reduce clutter in home under the stairs storage shoe storage coat hanging master organizer 2014 closet color trends boutique size walk in closet custom wall units bright color home decorating Zillow Digs shoe cubbies cover up computer and lighting wires utilize space under staircase media center cabinetry closet mirrors award winning garage Angies List 2014 Super Service Award Home Office Winning Design closet mirror with storage behind vertical and horizontal storage space multi-function furniture Best of Houzz Design Award 2016 angled closets chalk board paint in kid's space closetos new website design create zones with design Gaming Media Centers Elegant White Master Closet Closet Organizing Systems Awards 2015-2016 traditional media viewing room in home electronics charging station mahogany melamine look angie's list award brass hardware build in storage utilize pantry space custom garage design solutions contrasting laundry room Laundry Room/Mudroom pantry storage options office organization gift bag storage spaces pantry organization tips pantry organization custom storage solutions closet shoe organization cedar backed closet Projection Screen Enclosure antique decorating trends WII and XBox Entertainment Center vintage garage design elegant prints fro home ultimate garage multi-use office Angies List 2015 Super Service Award shoe closet design tips organize shared closet space bathroom under stairs comtemporary closet design create a wood texture look with melamine hiding fuse box in closet pantry de-clutter Carrie Bradshaw shoe closet shoe carousels grouping together food storage items walnut and burl inlay shared closet organization custom cabinets ribbon storage ideas dressing room shoe fences av room in home ways to eliminate clutter in kitchen cabinets organized closet interior design trends pull out mirror Chicago closets gloss cabinet drawers angies list super service awards remote controlled lighting man cave updates Top Shelf Industry Design Awards spring closet cleaning challenging home organization solutions beautiful custom storage solutions Home and Garage Organization closet lighting,remote controlled closet lightin Walnut Office Wall Unit Closet Design Tips adult and child locker storage multi-functional mudroom design closet design reach in closets colorful playroom floor tiles entryway storage customer service gift wrapped storage station master bedroom closet full length vertical drape small windows shoe closet drying racks mail station laundry area with sink and chute closet organization systems awards benches with bins on wheels eliminate electronic cable clutter create illusion of more space with mirrors shelving and storage under the stairs garage organization closet remodeling closet lighting Chicago closet organizers under stairs bike storage gift wrapping counter top multifaceted office space Kids Room Ideas for Playroom and Bedroom Old World Charm Closet Best Of Houzz 2015 Customer Service Award LIT from Keeler media storage solutions
closetos best of houzz design award 2015
closetos best of houzz service award 2015
closetos angies list award
closetos top shelf awards
ClosetOS Zillow Digs