How-Tos and Inspiration
I love decorating with large clocks. In addition to keeping time, they’re a fun and affordable way to decorate a wall. The challenge with hanging large clocks is to figure out how to deal with the large keyholes they’re often fitted with and to choose the right hanging hardware to use to safely secure them to the wall.
In 2010, I was featured on TELUS TV showcasing some innovative ways that you can create huge impact on your walls - not your wallet. We may no longer be in a deep recession, but the economic downturn had a lasting impact on how we live, shop and spend. We still want to create a beautiful and comfortable home we'll love, but we're also looking for ways to trim our spending and balance our budgets. Home décor doesn't have to be expensive. Anything from children's art to cd covers can become art. In fact, some of the most beautiful pieces that have the biggest impression are often the most affordable. Click to view the video.
Whether you're hanging three picture frames above a headboard like in this inspiration picture from IKEA, or above a couch, a table, or a desk, the hanging strategy is the same.
Since imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, we had no guilt recreating the cover image of this IKEA back-to-school flyer. It was easy to do since we already had some of the key pieces shown, which is part of the reason why the image was so inspiring to us in the first place.