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Oversize rose blossom wall mural - Lonny Mag via Atticmag

Interior Photo Murals

Large-scale images have the power of scale to dominate the look and the mood of interior spaces. It’s easier than ever to transform a room in a few hours with very little mess by applying a large-scale to the wall. Increasingly today, these are digitally printed, come in workable panels have self-adhesive and often removable […]

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European etching collection via Atticmag

Master Bath Picture Wall

A collection of European etchings, in an unlikely place, creates a relaxing atmosphere. I have this thing for vintage etchings, but not just any etching.  It must have one or more of the following:  a lake, stream or pond is a given;  a bridge – arched stone bridges are favorites ; and a structure with […]

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magazine page picture wall in dining room nearly complete

Dining Room Picture Wall

Re-purposing magazine pages provided me with colorful “art” at no added cost. Last week, I showed the progress I’d made on the magazine picture wall I had been planning for the wood-paneled wall over the dry sink in my dining room/sunroom. The 8-foot-wide by 5-foot-high space sits between two sets of French doors, one that […]

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narrow stairwell hung with pictures and objects on three walls

Picture Wall Geometry

When walls have odd shapes, the trick is filling in the gaps. When faced with a space that isn’t strictly square or rectangular due to a staircase or a diagonal ceiling line, hanging pictures gets tricky. So it’s helpful to see how others handle similar display issues. A clapboard barn/work studio in the California wine […]

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brown and gold horizontal striped Verve wallpaper by Graham & Brown

Graphic Striped Walls

Horizontal or vertical, high contrast stripes offer maximum impact for the decorating dollar. Sometimes it’s difficult to track how we develop our tastes for interior design. There’s certainly nothing in my background to explain why I’m drawn to big bold striped walls except that they look like color field paintings. For me, that may be […]

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