Turn Fine Art Into Great Home Decor
From the moment the first cave dweller marked the wall of his home with a bit of charcoal, art has been a home decor must that has stood the test of time. Whether it’s the vibrant colors of a van Gogh, the almost-mystical perfection of a da Vinci or the dreamily diffused light of a Monet, great art speaks to the soul.
The works of master artists have inspired home decor for centuries, and technological advances have made it easier than ever to incorporate their genius into your own home. It’s no longer necessary to travel to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to savor van Gogh’s “Starry Night.”
You can easily incorporate great artwork into your home decor.
Reproductions are the most obvious — and accessible — way to enjoy great masterpieces in your home. Fortunately, you have a variety of options when looking for a quality reproduction. From simple paper prints purchased at your local home decor store to actual paintings digitally reproduced with the aid of a computer program, you can find reproductions for virtually every price point.
You can use your reproduction to enhance your home decor in a number of ways. A small print tucked into a discrete spot on the wall can add a pleasant, surprising pop of color in a room. Or, a larger reproduction can be a focal point for a room’s decor, and even provide color inspiration for the rest of the room, from walls to upholstery and accessories.
Another versatile option that can be bold and striking is a wall mural. When you think of inspiring murals, does Michaelangelo’s famous work from the Sistine Chapel come to mind? With easy-to-install wallpaper murals, you can recreate the world’s most-recognizable ceiling in your own home.
A mural can fit into the decor in virtually every room of your home. Imagine the whimsical delight of Katsushika Hokusai’s “The Great Wave of Kanagawa” as an accent in your master bath. Or, van Gogh’s “Cafe Terrace at Night” can impart a distinctive Old World flavor to the decor in your breakfast nook. You can even incorporate a masterpiece mural in your outdoor design. The website MuralsYourWay.com offers wallpaper murals in SmartStick, a peel-and-stick material that can be used indoors or out, and adheres to most smooth wall surfaces (including glass) and is easily removable and repositionable. No paste is needed and you can use the mural over and over again.
Great art speaks to the soul, and whatever genre you prefer — impressionist, Renaissance, modern or abstract — you can find a place for it in your home.
This article is courtesy of ARAcontent.