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What You Need To Know To Hang Your Picture

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We’ve a mix of practical tips as well as inspiration/guides on the blog today. Do you have a piece of art propped up in a corner gathering dust that’s loitered on your to do list a little too long?! (let’s be honest we’ve all done that…!) There are some great resources here to help inspire you if that’s what you need or a little more practical advice for those – ‘duh why didn’t I think of that’ moments!! Love an Infographic... To start off there’s a great infographic from made.com which pretty much sums up all you need to know if...

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9 Things To Consider When Buying Art

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Whether you are looking for an investment piece of art or something cheap and cheerful to finish a room we hope that some of these tips to consider will help! 1.  Will it fit the mood/use of the room? Seems very obvious but have a good think about which room you are actually buying for, when you spend time in a space how does it make you feel?  How much time do you spend there?   If it's for a living room that you use as a calm and quiet space (unless you have young children of course!) you might not...

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Do You Want To See How Your Art Would Look On Your Wall?

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Have you ever wanted to buy a piece of artwork for your wall and wandered whether it would actually go with the paint colour or even wallpaper?  You may want to redecorate but not sure whether the art you already own will go with your new colour scheme? I want to give you a really easy (and free...) way to help you visualise how it would look. My Favourite Online Tool You may or may not have heard of an online resource called Canva.com which is essentially a really really easy to use design tool that can be used either...

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Are You An Art Snob?

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Bit of fun on the blog this week.  I found this post written by Art Book Guy, real name Michael K Corbin who is a New York bas art collector, writer and journalist.   So are you an art snob?  Read on..... 1. You're An Art Snob If:  Your opinion about contemporary art and artists is the most important one in the room.  You either ignore the opinions of others or work very hard at discrediting or even damaging others with whom you disagree.  This is ridiculous.  People are allowed to have their own personal views about art ... regardless...

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Are You Struggling To Find The Perfect Wall Art For Your Home?

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If you answer yes to any of these questions....please read on! Is there a piece of wall in your home that you are still waiting to find the perfect thing for? Have you found something you like but it's the wrong size? Been shopping for art, either in shops or online with something in your mind and failed to find that perfect piece? Struggling to find the right colour artwork to fit in with your scheme? Found something you really love but it's sooooo expensive and you really need to feed yourself and family for the next month!! Are you...

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