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The art of hanging pictures throughout the house

Shipping Costs Tables the decoration of a house is incomplete, however stylish it may be. Every day we are more aware and that is why we strive to find more and more ideas to hang our favorite works of art as if we were authentic interior designers. They cannot be missing in the living room, in the bedroom and in many other corners. Finding a special way to hang them is just as important as finding a strategic location for them. These options conquer.

In the living room, minimalist galleries with guides

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Let's start with the heart of the house, the living room, despite the fact that the system works perfectly in any room. Surely we treasure paintings that are really special to us for various reasons. Perhaps they are newly acquired original works from young talents or quite the opposite, paintings and drawings that have been with us for a lifetime. A winning choice is to create elegant galleries with them that preside over the main wall of the room.

When it comes to hanging them, the ideal is to resort to simple mechanisms that at the same time embellish, add points to the final composition from an aesthetic point of view because they are elements that somehow decorate. It is what happens with the guide systems inspired by those of art galleries in their domestic version. With these aluminum bars and their hangers - made of nylon thread, steel cable or rod - assemblies are achieved that have nothing to envy to those seen so many times in art exhibitions. They are balanced, modern, elegant and visually light, enhancing your framed or unframed large, medium or small format works.

Thanks to these guide systems, it is easy to move the paintings until you find the ideal composition, since the hangers are adjustable. It is also possible to add new works if desired. In other words, the gallery will grow just by including more hooks in the vertical rows. An unconventional option to hang our art collection in the living room with hardly any holes in the walls.

For the work corner, wrought iron bars

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A wide and bright wall next to the table where we work, or the reading corner next to the bookcase. They are places that can gain life and a lot of charm if we decide to exhibit our most special collections of paintings, even if they do not share the same theme. Therefore, it is worth considering unusual ways to hang them, based on traditional materials that acquire an important role. Like the wrought iron bars, an excellent choice if we like the rough aesthetics that they generate in any environment.

Their main hallmark is that they manage to give life to compositions that are tremendously warm and expressively marked by their finish and color. The effect can be softened or accentuated depending on the frames. Choosing white or light wood models helps to make the composition more friendly, while dark or directly black designs achieve a greater visual impact.

Usually these hanging systems are robust custom made designs and therefore it is difficult to find one like it. In exchange, they do not allow variations once made. The most original assemblies with wrought iron structures are characterized by combining large-format paintings with much smaller works accompanied by passe-partouts to gain visual presence in the ensemble.

In the hall, supports with elements of Nature

hang pictures natureCertain elements and materials that are part of Nature have a special charm to improvise original supports to hang pictures alone or in thematic pairs. They have a rustic stamp or even a certain Scandinavian air and although they are options not suitable for all audiences, they undoubtedly conquer in decorations where the natural style and informal proposals rule, without rules.

Specifically, the thick dry branches that have fallen from the trees lend themselves to creating very bucolic bars and paintings with country landscapes seem to be the favorites to be displayed using simple strings directly tied to the branches. A way to hang them casual and at the same time rich in details if you choose works framed with pickled, aged or carved wood frames.

Without a doubt, they are supports that claim all possible decorative interest once the pictorial composition has been proposed. Hence, the bare wall of the hall or a wide corridor that cries out for a touch of life can be the ideal settings to place them to enjoy the effect they cause.

A similar effect is generated by thick ropes of natural fibers such as jute, sisal or hemp. They are just what we may be looking for to give life to artistic corners that smell of summer and the beach. We can create rustic supports from side to side of a wall, as garlands. Or as systems to hang two or three paintings at different heights by means of a single sailor's knot. An option to keep in mind for small-sized works and portraits.

For the bedroom, exposed on shelves

Shelves have become fantastic substitutes for more common picture hanging systems. And especially in bedrooms, framing the wall of the bed. Their success lies in the fact that they allow a considerable number of works to be grouped in a row, with the added advantage that it is very easy to change them whenever we feel like it. Or vary their distribution, because they are only supported on them.

The compositions of the paintings are quite free; they are well perfectly aligned, they transmit order, and superimposed they propitiate dynamic ensembles.
Although in principle any shelf is worth giving free rein to compositions of this type, there are models expressly designed for such use that have one end higher than the other so that the paintings do not move.

Again the frameworks have a lot to say; mixing models of different colors and styles is more appropriate for casual decorations. While the frames of identical aesthetics and in two different, somewhat opposite tones are a sure trick for more balanced bedrooms, such as black and light wood. A timeless duo that works.

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