Choosing the right frame can be one of the most important factors in choosing a decorative mirror for your home. There are a fantastic range of choices available in both modern and classically designed mirror styles but the majority of mirrors tend to feature wooden or glass frames. It can be difficult to know which one to choose – both types of frames have their advantages and both are available in styles to suit a range of décor types. We take a look at both styles of frames to help you decide which one is right for you. Glass Framed Mirrors Glass framed mirrors have a lot of benefits. They look chic and stylish and can add a modern touch to a room. Glass framed mirrors can be cut to a range of different shapes which means they can be great for creating light reflecting effects as well as distinctive art deco mirrors and other kinds of decorative mirrors. Wall mirrors with glass frames fit into any type of room and this makes them very versatile. With proper maintenance they are easy to clean and will be a long lasting investment. Glass mirrors which use black glass look polished and add an interesting contrast to an already classic mirror style. Wooden Frames Wooden framed mirrors are sophisticated and can look both elegant and vintage which make them a great fit for more classic style interiors, but will also make a fantastic statement in a contemporary style home. They are available in a range of finishes from simple natural wooden styles to metallic colours and tasteful matte styles. Decorative mirrors with wooden frames can feature intricate designs influenced by French, Venetian and other styles. They make a great focal point in any room and larger versions can make an impressive statement in a room as well as creating the impression of space and light. From simple wooden frames to more detailed mirror designs there are plenty of beautiful styles available and they will make for a long lasting investment accessory pieces of furniture. Maintenance Whether you opt for glass mirrors or wooden framed mirrors, it is essential that you ensure they are maintained properly in order to keep them looking their best. Glass mirrors benefit from regular cleaning with window cleaning solutions or specialised mirror cleaning products whilst mirrors with wooden frames can be kept clean with regular dusting and careful cleaning with wooden furniture polish. Decorative mirrors make a fantastic investment and they will remain in your home for years to come with care and maintenance.