The places you hang your artwork and the methods you use to display it are often determined by the architecture you have in your home. For instance, if you have a narrow winding staircase you might place a tall vertical group of picture frames on the wall that goes from one floor up to the next. A great thing for this space might be about six botanicals framed and hung up in sets of two, or maybe three black and white pictures hung vertically over one another in attractive black picture frames.
An Exquisite Cluster
One of the most striking and lovely ways to display fine pieces of art is to group them together in six matching frames. You do not have to invest a lot of money to obtain nice pictures; even the most simple flower prints or pictures were taken out of garden publications can be really elegant when you frame them correctly. You can even frame pressed flowers or dried leaves. Affordable black or natural wood photo frames can look great when hung in two rows of three for horizontal grouping, or three rows of two to make vertical groupings.
Having Fun with Shapes
Say you have a large wall that you think is just ideal for a large, tall piece of art, but you only seem to have horizontal pieces. If you have three horizontal pieces of the same size or almost the same size, then just hang it on the wall, one above the other with about three inches of space between each frame. Although these frames don’t need to be just the same, it might look better if they were the same finish at the minimum.
Art That is Alive
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