With Jessica Baucom
Q: I finished re-doing my room over the summer and there is still one wall that I have no clue what to do with. I’ve been wrestling with the idea of a photo collage or some big pieces of art but just can’t decide. Any cool ideas to spark my dormant creativity? — Corinne
A: Art wall! Any blank wall is begging for art—and when I say art, I mean pretty much anything. Art should be any item that interests you, whether it’s the perfect little print you scouted out on Etsy or a favorite image from the pages of your travel or fashion magazine. Here are a few favorite displays pulled from my idea binder:
In the past, I’ve put pieces of fabric in frames to put an affordable twist on my art collection. Art doesn’t need to be expensive, just inspiring. If you have eclectic taste in art, balance the noise by using frames that are similar in style or color. All-white is a classy and clean way to go, and you can get them just about anywhere: Pottery Barn, IKEA, etc. Here’s an easy-to-follow guide for you that’s balanced and visually interesting:
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