How to Secure a Leaning Mirror to a Wall

Large leaning mirrors are a particularly nice addition to a bedroom or walk-in closet as it allows you to have a good full look when you are trying on outfits. It is important that a leaning mirror is leaned securely against the wall, so that it does slide or fall over. This requires very little materials and can be done in a matter of minutes.

Leaning Mirror
credit: West Elm

Step 1

Place mirror in desired position against the wall.

Step 2

Make a mark on the wall with the pencil at the center of the top of the mirror.

Step 3

Move the mirror away from its position and measure 2 inches down from the pencil mark and make another mark.

Step 4

Screw the wall anchor into the wall where you made the second pencil mark.

Step 5

Screw one end of the cable to the wall anchor.

Step 6

Reposition the mirror to its original location and screw the other end of the cable to the top of it.