How to Measure for a Wall-Framed Mirror in Any Room

How to Measure for a Wall-Framed Mirror in Any Room

A wall-framed mirror can transform any space - be it a bathroom, living room, or bedroom - into a charming and more spacious area. But before you can enjoy the beauty and benefits, you need to know how to measure for one. Below, we outline the steps you need to take to ensure your new mirror fits perfectly.

Step 1: Determine the Ideal Placement

Before you can measure, you need to know where your mirror will hang. Consider the aesthetic, functionality, and lighting in the room. Ideally, mirrors should hang at eye level, approximately 57 inches from the floor to the center of the mirror.

  1. Bathroom: Above the sink or vanity
  2. Living Room: Above a fireplace, or opposite a window
  3. Bedroom: Above a dresser, or behind a door

Step 2: Measure the Space

Now that you know where your mirror will hang, it's time to measure the space.

  1. Measure the height and width of the space using a tape measure.
  2. Note down the measurements.
  3. Remember to leave at least 1-2 inches of wall space on all sides of the mirror for a balanced look.

Step 3: Determine the Size of Your Mirror

The size of your mirror will depend on your personal preference and the size of your wall. Here are some general rules:

  • For bathrooms, the mirror should not be wider than the vanity.
  • In living rooms, a large mirror can act as a statement piece. It should, however, maintain a 1:2 or 1:3 ratio with the furniture below it.
  • In bedrooms, choose a mirror that is proportional to the rest of your furniture.

Step 4: Choose Your Mirror

Now that you have your measurements, you can choose your mirror. At FGC Home Gallery, we offer a variety of wall-framed mirrors in different sizes, shapes, and styles. Browse our collection and find the perfect mirror for your space.


Measuring for a wall-framed mirror doesn't have to be complicated. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your new mirror will be the perfect fit for your space.

#ChooseFGCHomeGallery for your next wall-framed mirror and transform your space into something spectacular.

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