How-Tos and Inspiration
So here's the thing - I'm terrible at math, yet I love numbers! I especially love giant block numbers like these. Believe it or not, I made this modern looking art with pages ripped from my favourite Stendig calendar. This calendar is so beautiful (a piece of art in itself!) that I couldn't bring myself to throw out the "expired" months. So I thought I could recycle it by framing parts of it. That's how the idea for this gallery wall came to be, and I absolutely love the results. I re-used frames that I already had, and most importantly it's one of kind art.
You’re back from holidays with hundreds of great vacation photos, but what happens to those precious snaps once you’re home? I used to forget about them, only showing them off occasionally when asked about my holidays.
Hanging three picture frames in a perfectly straight row is easier than you think. This is the perfect type of wall arrangement to hang above a long piece of furniture such as a dining table, a hutch or a headboard because the art mimics the shape of the furnishings below. Here's what I did.
From time to time, I like to answer our readers’ questions on the blog to help out others who may be experiencing similar design problems. One of our readers recently asked:
One of the most often asked questions we get is “How high or how low should I hang artwork above my headboard?” Framed artwork looks great over a headboard when placed properly — here’s what to do and what to avoid:
Marcia, a friend of one of my co-workers, used our Hang & Level picture hanging tool to hang this beautiful gallery in her dining room. “Each of the images means something specific to me, and even where they are hung in the arrangement they have some meaning,” Marcia said. “Using the Hang & Level makes […]
Hair spray is great to keep hair in place but not so great for your artwork. Use caution when looking in the mirror and using hair spray. Artwork is often hung on the wall opposite the mirror, which means you might easily overspray and damage the art behind you. You’ll end up with a sticky […]
Buying artwork for your home can be a little bit intimidating, especially if you don’t know the basics. However, if you are armed with some general knowledge, finding the perfect piece for your home can be an exciting and rewarding adventure! Avoid disappointment and frustrations; sometimes that piece that looked so perfect in the store, […]