How To: Deck The Walls

It can feel like your back’s against the wall when you’re looking at a cold, blank space. Fear not! This is an opportunity to showcase your favorite pieces and infuse your personality into a room. We’ve rounded up some design tricks and composition inspiration to get you on your way.

 

Gallery wall

Offering lots of character, endless arrangements, and big impact, pump up the energy with an artful gallery wall. These compositions can be ever changing, so take a few risks and experiment when displaying your collection.

Antique Oil On Canvas Set: There’ a reason gallery walls are often referred to as “art walls”. Art is the perfect addition to your wall because you don’t have to choose just one. Show off your entire collection in one space! To avoid a chaotic cluster, try establishing a theme or similar styles within the assortment. The simplest way to start is with matching frames like this gold giltwood set.

Zenith Convex Wall Clock: Gallery walls aren’t limited to framed works of art. A variety of objects and textures creates dimension and gives your wall a real pop. This clock is a perfect addition thanks to its convex structure. It blends right in as a piece of art while adding extra appeal.

Baker Looking Glass Mirror: Beautiful additions to any wall, mirrors are especially lovely on a gallery wall, and have the added benefits of making a space feel brighter and bigger, offering a warm glow.  For an insanely polished look, try a gallery wall made entirely of mirrors.

 

 

Bookcase

Decorating a bookshelf can be daunting, but a cleverly arranged shelf is totally attainable with the addition of a few essential elements. Check out our favorite pieces to find your inspiration!

Gilt Buddha Hand Sculpture: Balance and proportion are key when using multiple objects to decorate a concentrated space. Sculptures and accessories are bookcase must-haves, but make sure to mix up your shapes and heights with objects like this vertical Buddha hand.

Ralph Lauren Home Small Box: A decorative box serves many purposes. If you’re following the rules of balance, a shorter statue provides harmony. Place books below a small box to establish a focal point, or add a small accent piece on top for layers of interest.

1920s Bronze Clad Bookends: Bookends are, by definition, practical and keep books in place. They also enhance any collection and allow you to display books with style. Visually anchor your paperbacks and liven up your shelves with quirky bookends that show off your unique look.

 

Credenza

A credenza holds so much more opportunity than just a storage space for your favorite china. Fill an empty space and stash away your clutter in style with these essential accessories.

Inge-Lisse Koefoed “Eyes” Vase: Add life to your space with beautifully displayed greenery. Because they aren’t just for flowers, find a vase that’s striking enough to stand on its own.

AERIN Geo Bowls: Let’s be honest—it’s guaranteed that odds and ends are creating clutter somewhere in your home. Find order (and establish a home for your keys) with a gorgeous catchall. Anything put inside beautiful bowls like these will look and feel special.

Louis XVI Style Bouillotte Lamp: Let there be light! A lamp adds both light and height to a credenza. Go formal with a matching set of traditional lamps, or go for a different approach with one dramatic statement piece.

 

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