When you move into your
new house, the most exciting thing is to decorate the
house, to make it the house of your dreams. While
decorating you will decorate the walls of the house
you would like to make them look beautiful but unique.
One way of decorating the walls is to hang works of
art on the walls. You can either buy originals or
reproductions depending on your budget. Selecting art
for your house is not an easy task. Here are a few
pointers on selecting art for your home.
Art works make a statement about the kind of
person you are. So when you select art it should be because
you love it and not because it matches your sofa or carpet.
Art should be bought for its own value and
Buy art that you can enjoy for a long time.
Buy something that you will not get bored of in a short time.
The artwork should create the mood of the
room and everything in the room should compliment it and not
the other way round.
You will be attracted to artwork that seem to
perfectly fit your home and to colors and themes that interest
you. If your house is decorated in a traditional fashion then
you will be attracted to traditional paintings. If it is
decorated in a contemporary style you will be attracted to
By talking to the owners of art galleries and
interior decorators you can get suggestions on how to select
and appreciate artwork.
Use picture light for artwork, it will
highlight the work and set the mood in the room.