Mirror vs art over the mantle, which is best? 5 pros and cons.

Mirror vs art. Let’s discuss the pros and cons To decide between mirror vs art over the mantle, there’s one important question to ask yourself: What is the view when I place the mirror over the mantle? In this room, the reflection of the mirror over the mantle is of a beautiful coffered ceiling!! Notice […]

What type art goes with earth tones and a rustic home?

We hear this question often:  what type art will look good with a stone fireplace and stained beam ceilings? They tell us they fear they’re limited to art that is similar to their home’s architecture, such as pictures of mountains, rivers, rustic, or,  at the very least, art that is in neutral brown and gray […]

What shape art should I hang over a bed?

Have you tried various pieces of art over the bed and nothing looked quite right?Here are 4 photos to give you ideas for what to hang over a bed:   1)  Nothing at all!Which is totally fine, if you love your bed and don’t want to detract from it. Notice the headboard below, with nail […]

How to find the right art for my space, 10 helpful design tips!

How to find the right art Art can make or break a room! Do your friends tell you “your art makes the room!” If not, know that once you find the right art it can be the touch that brings the room to life!  If it’s the right size & shape, it can even make […]

What size and type art behind my sofa? 5 interior designer solutions for a big blank wall!

Wondering what size art to put behind your sofa, well contrary to what one might think, the larger the art, the bigger your room will look…..it’s true, every single time we hang a large piece of art people are amazed at how much bigger their room looks! And here’s 4 more designer tips, some feature […]

What size should art be?

People often ask what size their art should be. They worry that large art and accessories will make the room feel smaller. They’ll hang 6 or 7 small items for this very reason. When we bring in a large piece of art,  they’ll comment that the room “feels much larger”. Perhaps it’s because a wall that’s full of lots of items can […]

Trying to find large or unique art? Consider these options!

Are you shopping in art galleries and furniture stores to find that it all starts to look the same? Consider this alternative….wrap light weight wallboard or an old canvas frame in suede or fabric!  This is a great way to add interest to a large wall (without breaking the bank)! And, since it’s not a busy scene, it won’t fight with the your rug […]

Do lounge chairs needs to match? 5 helpful tips!

Do lounge chairs need to match? That’s an excellent question! The answers vary, if two chairs are the same size and scale and “blend” well, then they do not need to match. But if you want to obtain the following five benefits, then it’s best to purchase a matching pair of chairs. A matching pair makes it easy […]