Category Archives: Hanging Pictures and Mirrors / Arranging Knickknacks and Collectables

Making an Interesting Arrangement of Pictures

All pictures, photos, paintings, mirrors, etc have a Natural Directed Action/Movement. By Natural Directed Action I mean, the way the painting, photo, etc moves your eye along from one place to another. There are only three naturally directed actions. They … Continue reading

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It’s Easy to make a Grouping of Pictures

Hanging up artwork, pictures, framed photographs, and mirrors can be easy, once you know a few decorating basics. Look at Illustration 1. What do you see? Do you see the similarity of the silhouettes of the different images? If not, … Continue reading

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Picking and Hanging the RIGHT size Picture or Mirror over your Fireplace

When it comes to picking the RIGHT sized painting, picture, relief sculpture, mirror, etc. for over your fireplace there are four possible width options for you to choose. Those options relate to the Natural Lines in an Environment. Natural lines … Continue reading

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A Bridge unites a Tablescape and Wall Decor

A Bridge in interior decorating is any element(s) that help tiethings placed on one surface, with things hung up on another. In my June 7, 2011 post titled “Arranging Your Decorative Accessories (Knickknacks and Collectables), I tell you how to … Continue reading

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Arranging Your Decorative Accessories (Knickknacks and Collectables)

Well, if you are reading this post, then you want to know the best ways to arrange your decorative accessories (knickknacks and collectables) to show them off in their most favorable light. Many people have collections. They could have collections … Continue reading

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