Category Archives: Design Tips

A picture doesn’t lie

Do you ever get the feeling that something is wrong with how your living room or any other room in your house is decorated, but you just can’t seem to put your finger on the problem? Here’s a tip that never fails to diagnose the problem.

Add a Valentine’s touch to your walls with heart art

I made this heart art for my daughter’s bedroom and I like it so much that I thought I’d share it with you. You can download it for FREE directly from our website – all you need is a printer. Print one heart or print them all to create the perfect Valentine gallery wall.

The easiest and fastest way to hang a canvas

Hanging one canvas on its own is usually pretty straightforward. Where things get complicated is when you want to hang a group of them together. The thought of lining up three or more canvas in a perfect row is unthinkable for most of us.

Happy New Year!

A new year means a new calendar! Call me old fashioned, but I love having a paper calendar on my walls. Although all my appointments are on my Google calendar, the paper version is like having a timeline on my walls – at a glance I know exactly where I am.

Picture hanging tip: how to display your frames

I love sharing tips and tricks with our blog readers – this simple tip will save you time and potential mistake holes too. When hanging more than one picture frame, start by placing your frames on the floor to figure out the best possible arrangement.

Easy gift wrapping tips

Have you ever received a present that was so beautifully wrapped that you didn’t want to open it? It’s a wonderful feeling to know that as much attention was given to the wrapping as it was to the gift itself.

No fuss, easy Christmas card art

Here’s a great holiday decorating idea that not only looks stylish, but can be pulled together in a matter of minutes. Simply frame a holiday card and hang it up or display it on a sofa table or a dresser to create a festive vignette.

How to create the perfect gallery wall

If you’ve been wanting to create a gallery wall in your house, haven’t attempted it because of the fear of putting too many extra holes in your walls, you’ll love this article.

5 frames – 5 looks

You buy the perfect size of frames to frame pictures of your family, vacation or pets. When the time comes to hang them, you’re feeling confused because you don’t know where to begin.

How to hang 3 picture frames in a perfectly straight row

Hanging three picture frames in a perfectly straight row is easier than you think. This is the perfect type of wall arrangement to hang above a long piece of furniture such as a dining table, a hutch or a headboard because the art mimics the shape of the furnishings below. Here’s what I did.

How to use snow spray – yes, fake snow in a can

If you’re cringing at the thought of using fake snow in your house because you think it’s tacky, I’m hoping that this post will change your mind. Sometimes, all is needed is a little fake snow to get that perfect winter wonderland look.

Deck your walls with this easy plaid DIY art

I was looking for art that looked festive without being overly Christmassy, but since I couldn’t find what I was looking for, I made my own using gift wrapping paper. Here’s what I did and what I learned so you can easily recreate the look too.

How to hang a large canvas

Nowadays when you buy a canvas, it rarely comes with any hanging hardware which can be very frustrating. And no, it’s not safe to hang it by the frame because it could easily fall off the wall. So what do you do?

Hang art at kids’ level – not at yours!

Finding the perfect height to hang any artwork can be a challenge. But when it comes to a child’s room, the rules change again. Remember, your kids’ room is for them, so make sure to hang pictures, bookshelves, black boards etc…at their level, not at yours.

Switching art is easy – frame what you love!

Although our Place&Push™ frames include original artwork ready for display, we made it easy to switch artwork to help you keep your walls fresh. You can frame photos, kids’ art, paintings, cards and anything else you choose within minutes.