5 Unconventional Ways to Display Art

When it comes to art, we just love to get as much in our home as possible, but if your home is anything like ours, you’re a little short on space. While traditional art hanging methods, like a single row or even gallery style, can take up all your wall space, so we asked Chrissy and Matt Droessler of framed & matted to find out what our options are. Here are five alternative ways to save on space and display your art:

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1. On or In Bookshelves

“This is a great alternative to filling your bookshelves with books, especially if you have a lot of shelf space and not so many books,” says Droessler. We think it gives a nice airy feeling. So, how can you integrate your frames and shelves? The experts say, “Hang a frame on the face of the bookshelf for an interesting look that breaks up the visual lines. Alternatively, you can hang a frame on the back of the bookshelf (or the wall if the shelf has no back.” The Droesslers also suggest lean your frames on a shelf and display with other objects—almost like a cool area of curiosities!

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5 Things You Need to Know About IKEA’s Newest Kitchen Design System SEKTION

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Building out a new kitchen is a major undertaking: With the average time being two years, from dreaming up the design to actually cooking in it, this is a big decision made of many little decisions. And since we’re all about making a house our home, who better than IKEA? Their newest kitchen...

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15 Sparkling Secrets to Be a Champagne Boss

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Ladies, you know it feels great to be the baddest girl in the house -- whether you're pouring Champagne at someone else's party or whether you're the coolest hostess in your castle. To help you deliver your fierceness at any soirée, we got the... read more

11 Award-Winning Rooms Inspired by Oscar Nominated Movies

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The Oscar's might not be until Sunday night, but if you and your better half can't wait to get your Academy Award fix, we've got just what you need to make it through the rest of the week. We've hunted down 11 award-winning rooms inspired by some of this year's nominees, so you can... read more

See Where George Clooney Sleeps! Inside 7 Celebrity Bedrooms

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From the airy Manhattan retreat of Julianne Moore to the eclectic design of Patrick Dempsey’s Malibu space, these are the celebrity bedrooms we constantly swoon over. Scroll on to see where the stars sleep. Jessica Alba Jessica Alba’s eclectic space features a mix of patterns and textures, referencing the actress’s many global travels.... read more

DIY Glitter Champagne Flutes to Sparkle Up Your Oscar Party

Looking for a festive way to add some sparkle to your pre-Academy Awards show libations? Here’s a set of DIY Glitter Champagne Flutes that’ll do just the trick. They’re practically award worthy themselves, as they’re insanely easy to make and look like a million bucks (we’re thinking the glitter might help to that end). Start making these cocktail glasses and your party will be Oscar-ready long before they roll out the red carpet.
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From left to right: champagne flutes, Elmer's glue, various glitter colors, tape, paintbrush

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The biggest awards show celebrating films should only be watched while snacking on the most special popcorn that takes the treat to the next level. Get ready for The Oscars this Sunday with these six salty and sweet bites that are the best whether you're getting cozy on your couch and or are hosting or... read more

7 Wine Accessories You Need for National Drink Wine Day

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It's National Drink Wine Day (who knew?!) and since we just adore a holiday dedicated to one of our favorite activities, we've rounded up a few accoutrements you'll need to make it the best day ever. Happy sipping!

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The Perfect DIY for National Drink Wine Day

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By Roxy Taghavian for Brit + Co. Today we’ve decided to spice up some wine corks with rocks and glitter. Use them to style your dinner party, brighten up your kitchen or give one away as a gift along side your favorite bottle. We don’t see any reason why your wine... read more

Location-Inspired Apres-Ski Style for Him and Her

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