Your Home and Garden Décor: Creating Bountiful Spaces
Temperatures are on the rise and so is the anticipation to get your home ready for maximum enjoyment. It’s time to get motivated for the season. It’s always advisable to take a good hard look around every room before you begin. Make a mental list of those areas you most want to work on, then push them aside.
Author: DJ Ledford
CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE
Displaying Your Memorabilia
Don’t let your memorabilia sit in a drawer – hang it on your walls! There are many pieces that you could put in a nice frame and enjoy right on your walls instead of keeping them hidden away.
Displaying Your Vintage Posters
Vintage posters can have aesthetic appeal as well as monetary value. The best way to enjoy your vintage finds is to hang them right on your wall. Learning how to best hang and arrange them is key to making a great presentation.
Hanging Antique Hand Fans
Ladies hand fans were often used by ladies to fan themselves but also have a purpose as a decorative accessory. These beautiful pieces of art are often hand painted with delicate scenes and flowers. Many of them are made from precious materials such as ivory and inlaid with gems.
Hanging Vintage Prints
You can find vintage prints for reasonable prices in most antique malls. These prints are often framed in wonderful frames and have interesting subjects and colors not found in modern prints. Hanging them on your walls can add interest if you know how to place them properly.
Hanging Vintage Records
Vintage records are not only collectible but they can make great wall décor too! You can hang them as is or put them in frames. You can collect them by artist era or label. Learning how to hang them for proper effect is key.
Hanging Your Antique Signs
Many people love to collect old signs. Sings from shops signs from gas stations andsigns from restaurants all make great wall décor. Hang them right on the walls for an interesting display. Make sure you know how to hang them properly so they look their best.
Hanging Your Mirrors
Decorating with mirrors can be a nice way to add appeal to your home and make a small room seem bigger. You can buy many interesting style mirrors that have beautiful frames. When decorating with mirrors make sure you arrange them properly on the wall for best effect.
Hanging Your Vintage Hankies
Vintage hankies can make interesting wall décor! These treasures of yesteryear are beautifully made with lace and stamped patterns. Have them framed in vintage style frames for a striking effect. Frame them either folded in a corner or fully extended depending non the pattern. Hanging them on your walls can be easy if you follow the tips below.
How To Display Antique Plates and Platters
Antique plates can add whimsy and interest to your décor. Many people hang them right on the walls for a unique look. You can hang them up on special holders made just for this or use ribbons to hold them and hang from fancy hooks. Learning how to arrange your plates so that they look best is key to making them a successful part of your wall décor.
How To Display Family Photos
Decorating your walls with family photos can be a nice way to add interest while preserving memories. Put them in decorative frames to add interest. Learning how to hang and group your photos for best effect is key.
How To Hang Antique Cast Iron Floor Grates
Those old square cast iron floor grates make great decorations. Many of them have interesting designs that look wonderful when hung on the wall. Proper placement is key to making them look right.
How To Hang Watercolor Paintings
Watercolor paintings give a serene and subtle feeling to any room. You can collect vintage paintings or find a modern artist that you like and use your walls as a showcase for your collection. Make sure you have them framed and hang them properly for best effect.
Tips For Displaying Architectural Elements
Architectural elements such as corbels old windows and chippy wooden designs from porches and old houses are great to use as wall decorations! You can hang them up as is or make special frames for them. Either way knowing how and where to best hang them will insure that you give your walls old world charm and appeal.
Tips For Displaying Taxidermy
While not for everyone mounted taxidermy can make a great decorative statement in the right room. Many hunters and fishing enthusiasts love to see their mounted catches hung on the wall. A log cabin or sports den room would look great decorated with taxidermy be it your own or antique finds. Hanging fish mounts bear heads deer heads and the like should be done with care to produce the desired effect.
Tips For Hanging Oil Paintings
Collecting oil paintings is a wonderful hobby. You can collect antique paintings or modern ones by a favorite artist. One of the best things about this hobby is you can hang your paintings right on the wall and enjoy them every day. Learning how to arrange and hang them properly can do a lot to improve the appeal of your décor.
Tips For Hanging Vintage Tole Trays
Vintage tole trays can be found in many price ranges. One way to display these decorative collectibles is to hang them right on the wall. You can buy special hangers for this purpose or tie ribbons on the handles and hang them from there. Hang your toleware separately or in groups but make sure that you hang them properly for best effect.