How-Tos and Inspiration
Spring is in bloom, and so is our wall!
Art doesn't have to be expensive. You can make your own, just like we like we did. Aren't these prints beautiful? All we did was build a virtual bouquet - aka, picked photos of flowers that we liked on the internet. We chose mainly peonies because they are great spring flowers and well, it's one of our favorites. We also enlarged portions of the image to focus on aspects of the flowers that we liked.
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.
I love hanging pictures in perfect symmetry, which sometimes can be very challenging. I recently hung these two picture frames in the bathroom of our master bedroom at the cottage and thought I'd share some quick steps. I don't like making extra holes in my walls and neither should you – so here are a few tips to avoid damaging your walls when hanging art.
Ok, let's be honest, how long would it take you to hang 3 pictures in a perfect column like you see in this photo? Probably 15 minutes, maybe less, maybe more. Right? What if I told you you could do it in less than 5 minutes? I'm not kidding, that's exactly how long it look me to hang these 3 frames when we filmed this video. Watch!
You buy the perfect size of frames to frame pictures of your family, vacation or pets. When the time comes to hang them, you're feeling confused because you don't know where to begin.
The most common questions I get from our readers are about hanging pictures above a couch. People ask things like: How high above the sofa do I hang my pictures? Is my picture big enough to hang above the couch or is it too small? How far from the ceiling should I hang my art?
It seems that every time you open a magazine you see glossy images of beautifully decorated homes with artwork hanging perfectly on the walls. Do you ever wonder how they do it and how many extra holes it took before getting flawless symmetry? It’s all about owning the right tools to get the job done. […]