Is your space all set up with the perfect furniture, but still it’s seems like something is missing?
Do you live in a modern tract home with big, impossible walls to fill?
Are you having trouble deciding what size or type of wall decor to choose or how to hang pictures? These wall decor ideas and tips are going to help you with these problems.
First take a look at the wall you’re going to fill to decide what size art you should pick.
A good rule of thumb is to choose wall art that takes up the width of the wall, minus 6-12 inches on each side, so it looks like it’s centered, like the image above. For example, you have a 36 inch wall. Leave about 6 inches on each side of the piece of art, which means you should choose something around 24 inches wide.
What if you are hanging wall art over a sofa, bed or table?
Choose a piece of art (or a series) that is the same length as the furniture piece or smaller. Avoid wall decor that is wider than the furniture piece; it looks totally weird.
What if you have a gigantic wall?
Large canvas wall art can be very expensive or hard to get into your apartment. Instead, choose smaller pieces that can be laid like a collage or gallery wall .
Hang wall art in a diptych or triptych pattern, which is basically two, three or more panels of art that flow. Be sure to leave at least 2 inches between the pieces. You can do bigger spacing if you have a huge wall, just keep it consistent.
There are also large format canvases or removable wallpaper murals you can use to create a big, dramatic focal point.
Last thing, choose art that is vibrant or graphic or powerful. Otherwise, what’s the point?
We will stop here with this topic and in two days we will continue talking about Wall art. Hope that you are all ok with that.
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