Looking to freshen up your home? A wall art makeover might be just what you need.
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to art. If you're happy with what your walls look like after your art is up, good job! But, if you're looking for some tips on how to pick out the perfect piece, keep reading.
What size do you plan on going for? Do you have a big blank wall to fill? These are the type of questions you want to ask yourself before making your purchase.
Some tips: If you're hanging a large piece, you want to make sure you'll have enough room to stand back and view it. And, if you have a big blank wall, it is usually best to go large. There's nothing worse than hanging a tiny picture on a gigantic wall!
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This part is completely up to you and your art should reflect your own personality.
If you can't put your finger on what your preferred style is, look around your home. What pieces of art do you already have that you like? And are they abstract, or another style? If you are still struggling to pick a style you like, check out Pinterest or have a Google and take a look at all the styles out there.
Once you've picked a style you like, it's time for the fun part. Shopping! Check out Moncasso's selection of art styles.
Where do you want to hang your art? Do you have a specific spot in mind?
One thing that people tend to not consider when choosing a location is the lighting. You want a spot that gets plenty of natural light. That way the colours and details of your piece will really pop.
Going back to the first point, you need to consider the size too. Make sure you have enough space to fit the piece you want. You don't want your walls to look cramped!
For example, if you have a big piece you're planning to hang, make sure there's enough room around it. Alternatively, if you're hanging a small piece on a big wall, you might want to consider hanging more smaller pieces (or other elements) so that the wall doesn't look empty.
The art itself isn't the only important aspect here. How you display your art is also vital too. You want your art to complement your space.
It's a good idea to hang your wall at eye level. You don't want to be looking up at your art and you definitely don't want to be looking down at it. The generally accepted rule in Interior Design is to hang your art approx. 57"-60" from the floor (standard eye level). Of course there are acceptions if you have a tall family! You can compensate for that.
Grouping similar pieces together can also bring your walls together. It's also important to consider how you want your room to feel and choose artwork that reflects that mood. If you're going for a calm feel, consider nature-inspired art. Or if you want a more energetic feel, consider bold prints with bright colours.
Wall art is an important part of your decor and a great way to add personality to your home. But when picking your wall art, it's important to consider the size and colour. You also need to think about where you want your piece to go and how you want your room to feel once your art is hung.
If you're not sure how to hang your artwork, feel free to contact us for help.
That's all for now, the bottom line is to have fun and get creative!
In the meantime, consider finding out the 4 Benefits of having Wall Art in your home.