Gallery walls have become very popular way to decorate a wall but the quickest way to have your art look messy is to have a bunch of crooked frames. You’d be surprised how easy it is for that to happen. Someone lets the door slam shut, walks a little too close to the wall, or a little one reaches toward it, and there go your straight lines. There are two small (and inexpensive) tools I use to create and maintain my gallery wall arrangements. Here they are:
Category: Home decor
So… you want to combine different art styles on the same wall… How do you know if they go together? What if they don’t match? What if the room ends up looking messy and cluttered? The gallery walls on decor blogs are beautiful but pulling off the look isn’t always easy. It might be tempting to avoid it altogether. Before you do, here are some ideas.
Oh, the joys of moving… Packing, unpacking and all the heavy lifting in between. Since 2005 I have moved a total of eight times. Maybe it’s time to admit I have a commitment problem? There is one thing I love about it. Decorating a new space! Check out my new home office.
“The home should be the treasure chest of living.” – Le Corbusier
How do you feel when you walk into your home? Does it make you happy? Do you look around and feel peaceful and content? If your space feels blah but you’re not ready to hire a designer to re-do your entire home, there are a few quick and easy things you can do to freshen things up and bring in some new energy.
Something new has just been added to my shop and it’s super cool. My photos are now available printed on wood!
Many people feel this way about art: Art is a luxury. We don’t need art on the walls—that’s for the wealthy. I don’t buy art because I can’t afford it. Do you agree? I don’t. Most of my life, and in all of the different places I have lived, there has been something on the walls. Likely it was my mom’s doing, because she appreciated art, but there are plenty of reasons why it’s a good idea to put something you enjoy on the wall. (and you don’t need to be a millionaire to do so)