Tag Archives: wall canvas print

GALLERY WALL IDEAS: 5 KEY DESIGN PRINCIPLES TO KEEP IN MIND

Ready to take your bare walls to the next level? A gallery wall in the living room, office or even bathroom shows off a curated collection of paintings, prints or photographs in stylish frames. No need to overthink the design too much, either: the cardinal rule of gallery walls is this: choose what you like. If you […]

How to Choose the Right Art for a Gallery Wall

When happening upon someone’s salon-style wall, it’s difficult to ignore the impulse to stop and peer at each painting, photograph, or illustration more closely. Perhaps it’s because a gallery seems like multiple windows into a homeowner’s mind, the more revealing, the better. “Buy what you love and you can never go wrong!” says Kate Spade chief […]

HOW TO CHOOSE CANVAS ART FOR YOUR WALLS

Canvas art is a simple and effective alternative to traditional framing and can be used to inject style into any room. Effortlessly suiting a variety of interiors, it’s a popular choice in all sorts of homes, no matter their design or inspired era. While versatile, there are some simple tips to consider when choosing canvases […]

3 tips for arranging art on blank walls

I imagine there are lots of people right now sitting around in their home or apartment doing a little staring at their walls, wondering the same thing. I’m sharing 3 tips today to help you be able to deal with your big walls a little more successfully. I’ve also gathered together some of my posts […]

How to Select Wall Hanging Art for Bedroom Decorating

Art, like beauty, is a subjective experience. What you find appealing in art someone else might not like at all. Because there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to selecting a wall hanging — or any piece of art, for that matter — keep in mind the mood you want to create […]

Creative No-Paint DIY Bedroom Wall Ideas

Creative DIY Ideas  Sure, you can paint your bedroom walls white, or up the ante with color. But sometimes, that just isn’t enough. Maybe you want a little more drama or a lot more color, or just to show off your creativity. If you’re looking for DIY ways to reinvent the style of your bedroom, check out the following 10 […]

Feng Shui Tips: What If the Heart of Your Home Is a Wall?

In the ancient Chinese practice of feng shui energy management, the center, or heart, of any space is critically important. The heart of the home is the meeting place of different strains of energy and thus becomes the focal point for how you experience that home’s energy. Just as it is critical to take care […]

Determining Spans and Spacing for Wall Shelves

Shelf Spans and Vertical Spacing  There are two important considerations when installing wall shelves: first, making sure the material used for the shelves has an appropriate span capacity; and second, considering the vertical spacing between the shelves—a decision that is based on the types of objects you will store on the shelves. To prevent the shelves from sagging under the weight, you need to […]

Different Types of Art Painting Styles

The ‘Wiki-people’ defines the art of painting as “the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface” Well, how can anyone make that any simpler! But, is art painting as simple as it sounds? To be fair, it never is and never was. The art of painting is evolving incessantly. The way artists […]

When to Install a Knee Wall in Your Attic

Question: A reader asks if, “I need to install a knee wall in my attic, but what is the purpose of a knee wall? Do I need help with insulation?” Answer: Knee walls are not found in all attics, and they are not absolutely necessary. But they are awfully good to have. Go in the attic or simply imagine yourself […]