5 Do's for Hanging Artwork in Your Home

1) Do keep it simple….

When you have bold items in a room. Just keep it understated it doesn’t have fight the other items in the room…

2) Do coordinate your frames…

with similar finishes when working with a more monochromatic subtle scheme. Your eye is drawn to the actual piece in this room since the frame is kept simple.
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3) Do balance it close to furniture…

and not let it float around… Look at the scale of the picture should cover at least a third of the wall area.
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4) Do use multiple pictures with a simple gallery…

lots of options out there and templates on how to do it.

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5) Do make it personal…

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it’s about you and not about the bargain you got at the store… too many times I see the $20 find that doesn’t even go in the room and isn’t really liked . When a great family photo or postcards from travels could have been used, looks so much better and still only costs you $20…

Oh Joy

Happy Everything!


1 Comment

  1. Kelly on January 23, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    Wonderful ideas Karen! I always advise pulling the art in closer to the table or furniture to make it part of a group, I love that cow picture. Thanks for sharing!

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