Thinking Outside the Frame

by Lisa, May 17, 2018

Hankering for ways to dress up your walls beyond your basic every-day framed print?  Take some inspiration from these fun art alternatives and let your imagination run wild all over the walls!

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Bring on some texture with woven yarns — we love the the graphic impact of this argyle pattern.

Or group baskets for three dimensional texture.

Or group baskets for three dimensional texture.

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The rule of threes — surfboard-shaped objects in repeat create a dramatic backdrop.

Masks are always cool but the gold and black glamour of this one is particularly stunning on a bright blue wall.

Masks are always cool but the gold and black glamour of this one make it particularly stunning on a bright blue wall.

Hardware supplies fell off the truck? Group them in a pattern for a cool effect!

Curled and bent sheet metal becomes wall sculpture when grouped in a grid pattern.

See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil. Stand tall.

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. Svelte metal sculptures would tell no tales from your sideboard or console table.

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Lanterns line up to break the pattern of a brick wall.

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Who knew simple pots could be so pretty? Found objects become something more with colorful paint and artful clustering.

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Kicking ourselves for giving away our excess of wooden spoons (seriously, there was a whole drawer full last fall).

Forget the canvas and frame, just paint the wall!

Forget the canvas and frame, just paint the wall!

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