Adding a garden mirror to your beloved outdoor area can help conjure a fantastic sense of magic and intrigue! When long luscious plants drape over the glass, it can create a fun, Alice Through the Looking-Glass effect. Garden mirrors also enhance your space by making it feel bigger and brighter. And of course, they're also very handy, as you can quickly check you're not covered in soil and garden dirt before heading indoors!
We've put together a list of the best garden mirrors, so you can spruce up a dull wall! Whether you fancy a delicate, small design to compliment your hanging baskets, or a grand and dramatic stand-out feature to impress visitors, we've got you covered.
In terms of your garden mirror's position, think carefully about birds and wildlife. It's best to avoid popular flying areas to help protect your garden visitors from injuring themselves!
Best garden mirrors for 2022
Blue Louvre Mirror
We love the weathered and distressed look of this quirky garden mirror, which gives it a lot of character. The blue colour helps to add a pop of colour to a brown or grey wall, and if you'd like an even brighter option, it also comes in green. The shutters are particularly useful, as you can hide the mirror. This not only protects the glass, but also helps to prevent any unfortunate accidents and injuries involving birds and wildlife. You can mount this mirror onto a wall, and the frame is made of wood.
Gothic White Wash Mirror
The gothic style shaped mirrors are a popular choice when it comes to garden mirrors, and this one is particularly fetching! Ideal for creating the illusion of more space, this mirror gives off church window vibes, and it can stay outside in all conditions. If anything, a bit of weathering will only make it look even more charming! You can also use it indoors making it a versatile choice. This lovely garden feature is 66 x 5 x 80cm in size, so it's fairly neat, and would work well in small spaces if you're tight for room.
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Fulbrook Rectangular Mirror
For a grander garden mirror, this striking option from Garden Trading is pretty stunning. It has a stylish and relaxed vibe, making it a great addition to garden parties if you enjoy hosting! You could place it next to your favourite garden furniture to create a homey, comfortable area for your guests. You could also cleverly position your plants so the mirror reflects the luscious green colours. It measures 80 x 120cm, and has an effective window feel to it, thanks to the dark grid and panes. Propping this outdoor mirror against your garden wall is an easy way to make your space feel larger, and lighter.
Bird Tree Design Round Garden Mirror
If you're after a small garden mirror with a delicate design, this round garden mirror is one to consider. We love the rust effect which makes it ideal for outdoor use and thanks to its pretty appearance, it functions as a piece of garden art as well as a mirror. It's 60 x 60cm, so it's large enough to make an impact, but still small enough to slot into compact spaces.
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Aspect Distressed Garden Mirror
You can pretend you're relaxing in a luxurious Italian palace with this elegant garden mirror! This is another pick with shutter doors, so you can choose how you'd like to display this garden feature. The white wooden distressed finish gives it an edge, while the flowery detail helps add a touch of sophistication to your outdoor space. It's 85 x 58cm in size, and there are two hooks on the back so you can hang the mirror on your wall of choice.
Filigree Decorative Round Mirror
This mirror has a protective painted coating so it's suitable for outdoor, and indoor use. We love the neat, flowery pattern which has a geometric vibe. You could pair this mirror with white garden furniture to match the distressed, white metal frame for a smart, uniformed garden. It has fittings on the back, so it's ready to hang.
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Gothic Stone Mirror
Inspired by gothic arches, this mirror is a stunning statement piece that's sure to brighten a dark, shady area. It measures 115 x 50cm, and the frame is made of metal. You could place it amongst an ivy wall to create a sense of mystery!
It would also work well indoors, and would look especially effective in a hallway as it could help open up a narrow corridor.
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