Just because there’s a wintry chill outside doesn’t mean your home décor has to follow suit. The beginning of the year is a time that many home owners decide their home needs a fresh look.
By simply placing some art prints or metal wall sculptures on your walls, they can actually make quite an impact. Wall art is a necessary accessory in your home and is great to tie in with the room’s style and colour accent. In order to get the maximum effect in terms of adding character and focal point to the room, you need to decide where and how you want to hang them.
Below are some suggestions to help you decide how to get the best effects from your pictures:-
Modern Gallery Look: To create a modern art gallery feel, particularly nice in hallways, lobbies and stairwells, give each piece ample breathing room. Stand at the center of the first piece and take one swift, or two small steps along the wall. This is a good center for the next piece.
Above a Sofa: When placing artwork above furniture such as a sofa, you need to hang the picture about six to nine inches above the sofa, or at eye level depending on the size.
Cluster Arrangements: Tightly group an even number of pictures together to give a statement or a focal point. This works on either large or small wall spaces, depending on the look you want.
In a row: By placing an odd number of pictures in a horizontal line to each other gives balance and the sense of space. This works particularly well in hallways or stairwells.
By deciding where and how to hang your pictures, whether it be a tight cluster or a single print above a sofa, you can then determine the size and shape of the pictures you need to buy. You can even mix and match different styles to create a unique style of your own. For example if living in an older style building but have a more modern decor, you can simply have modern artwork framed in older style frames or even have an elaborate decorative mirror as the focal point above your sofa or fireplace.
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