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The Do’s and Don’ts Of Displaying Artwork

When it comes to displaying artwork around your home, it can be hard to decide what works best for your space. But it’s important to learn the do’s and don’ts of displaying art as the right piece and layout can make a huge statement in your home. Keep reading to find out how to display artwork in your home:


Do come up with an art plan before hanging. Whether your planning out a gallery wall or just working with one piece of beautiful art, it’s wise to create a plan before you hang. Consider cutting out paper templates to plan out your layout on your wall before hanging your piece. This way you can get a feel for where your art will be placed, without putting holes in the wall.

Don’t be afraid to try different pictures in different places. When your thinking of hanging art and you have several pieces to choose from, it’s good to try your art pieces in different places. You might find that some pieces work better than others in certain spaces and this will help you through the decision process. Collect all the art you would like to hang and start testing before making any final choices.

Do consider framing your art. A frame can take an average piece of artwork and turn it into an elegant and expensive looking item without much work. A frame can really highlight the details within the picture and can bring everything together to create a finished and clean look.

Don’t be afraid to think outside of the box. When it comes to hanging and displaying your art, you don’t have to go with normal standard of hanging a picture in the center of the wall.  You could scrap the hanging all together and go with a leaned look like the feature picture above or you could try different heights and placements until you find the one that works best for your space. Try out different options to see what works best!

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