Wall Art to Catch Your Eye

Many of us use framed or art portraits to decorate the walls inside our homes. Though these conventional techniques work well, they can lack the visual punch we’re looking for. Next time a blank wall in your space is asking for attention, think from the box and go for a more eye-catching strategy.

chadbourne + doss architects

Rather than framing a piece of art, why not make some art on the wall itself? It’s possible to hire a mural artist, or produce your own geometric design employing a customized stencil or painters tape and metallic paint.

Leslie Goodwin Photography

People are using plates as wall art for a very long time. It is the placement of those plates that’s so appealing — it carries your attention across the whole wall.

How to Hang a Plate Collection

Croma Design Inc

Straightforward text when framed on such a huge scale makes a major announcement.

Kati Curtis Design

This collage of trays, platters and plates add so much color and dimension to a space where most folks would hang a towel rack and call it a day.

Life in the Fun Lane

Straightforward tree branches not only add interest to this area, but they are readily available and affordable. I love that every one is unique, yet they align well.


If you’re going to stick with frames and portraits, think about including a few unexpected items. The antlers and contemporary art in this gallery wall keep things interesting.

Gallery Walls for Every Character

Old shutters are beautiful enough on their own but, by incorporating vintage ephemera, you can’t help but want a good look.

The Locker

Fabric remnants in simple embroidery hoops add just the right quantity of color and charm to this little corner.

Prove us: What imaginative setup do you have in your wall?

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