Displaying art can be a real challenge, especially when you have a variety of pieces to hang, yet this is one of the best ways to personalize your home. I love the effect created by mixing pieces, styles, sizes, finishes, frames and matting. The end result is a personal collection that tells a story. Here are some examples to help you see how you can mix your one of a kind pieces together in a grouping.
Designer Josie McCarthy’s
www.josiemccarthy.com explains “If all of the work was by the same artist, I would have framed them similarly but since these are all unique works, I think the eclectic way they’re hung emphasizes their individuality”
Designer Betty Burgess’ Study, displays her love of black and white art, including lithographs, etchings, and paintings framed in various ways.
Suzanne Kasler shows a beautiful mix of media and styles
Amelia Handegan’s ecletic mix shown here in her Kiawah Island project www.athid.com