Maps are not just practical pieces of paper. Filled with vibrant color and visual texture, they also make for a compelling focal point. Choose maps of significant places in your life, like your hometown, or where you met that special someone, and you can treat them as truly personal artwork.
Magazine Covers & Advertisements
Magazine pages are often chocked full of vibrant art that can lend your walls style. Whether browsing a vintage issue or something new from your mailbox, look for colors and subjects you enjoy—and don't discount unique full-page ads or timeless covers! Get a frame to compliment it, and you have instant art.
Fine tapestries decorated castle walls of old, but they will make great decor in your own modern manor. Purchase a tapestry or simply a remnant of fabric that you love. Pick out a frame large enough to display the swatch and command the room.
Frame found natural objects like shells, wood, and pebbles for a simple piece of art. Simply mount them to a painted board with glue or epoxy, then slip into a frame or deeper shadowbox. If you choose materials from a vacation, you'll be able to reminisce every time you walk by.
Yes, frame your bar! Give your liquor collection royal treatment by placing a large gilded frame around the open shelving that holds the cocktail mixers. You can even paint the wall behind a bold color, for an extra impact. Then, sit back and enjoy a double on the house.
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