I could go with the tried and true, always popular sunburst mirror like one of these:
You know I love anything beach-inspired, so the idea of a driftwood mirror gets me excited! Here's a few that would fit the bill;
This one below from Crate & Barrel is on my wedding gift registery :)
This quatrefoil mirror from Lowes would look great too. . . (I blogged about it here a while back.) It's super affordable but high on style! I also love that it's not completely round or square, a shape that would definitely add interest to the small space I am working with.
I also think a capiz shell mirror would look spectacular in the space, and I am really leaning towards something like this;
Too bad this gorgeous mirror is a little out of my budget! Here's another popular mirror that always looks great in every room I see it in;
Since my dining area is really a blank slate when it comes to the wall decor and accessories, the mirror I choose will set the stage for the rest of the space. After weighing all of my options, I think I have decided. . . . that I need to go to Homegoods and check out their mirror selection! I can always find great, stylish mirrors that are sometimes half the price of what you would pay retail, and you know I love a good bargain. Wish me luck!