4. Bounce light around by adding mirrors in unexpected spaces. If you’re lucky enough to have a window in your attic nursery, make the most of it by placing a mirror across from it to reflect light throughout the space. Brown recommends hanging mirrors in fun shapes and sizes.Don’t have any windows? Brown has a creative solution. “Properly secure either a large mirror or series of mirrors on the wall and treat them with drapery panels as you would a window,” she says. The result: DIY faux windows. Hang drapery to the ceiling to increase the room's visual height.