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Finding The Perfect Wall Art

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Wall Art

Choosing good wall art does not mean just walking into a gallery or shop and grabbing a few things. Wall art should be chosen carefully as this is something that will hopefully give you pleasure for a long time.

When people think of wall art, many people automatically think of prints or paintings. Sometimes thinking outside the square can make your space something spectacular. Framed mirrors, candle holders that are wall mountable and sculptures all look stunning used as wall art in Singapore, murals may also add a whole other dimension to your room. The important thing here is that you choose something that you love.

Take Your Time

It is important to take your time when you are choosing art for your wall. There is nothing worse than getting a piece home and then discovering that is totally clashes with everything else in your space or just looks plain hideous. Spend some time looking online and visiting galleries and stores. You will have hundreds of pieces to chose from artify.

Décor

You will need to make sure that any wall art you choose enhances the aesthetics of your space, not completely wreak havoc with it. Think about colours and styles that would work with the rest of your home or office. If you are unsure about what would be suitable ask for advice from friends, family and even online, but remember, it is you who will need to spend all your time around it in the end so the final decision must be yours.

Budget

This is a big part of finding wall art. If you see something that you love but the prices is way out of your budget there is a good chance that it can be found cheaper elsewhere. Well known pictures can often be found as prints and photos can be bought reasonably cheaply online. Lastly, remember framing should not be underestimated. This can completely change the look of any print, photo or other piece of art you have.

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Choosing Floral Decor For A Grand Opening

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Grand opening Flowers

A fabulous grand opening actually requires a lot of forethought and a little creativity. Be sure to highlight any huge giveaways or “Grand Prizes” you plan to award during your event. Make a grand opening a family friendly event where all is welcome. There are many attractive designs, styles, and decor to inspire people and attract them to the Grand Opening event. Choosing a few floral arrangements can make any grand opening event stand out in the crowd. Here are a few great tips that will make it easy for you to choose the right flowers for grand opening decor from http://www.dpetals.com/occasions/grand-opening:

  • Choose flowers to match the color of the store
  • Choose flowers that are in season
  • If you are on a decor budget, you shop for those with savings, discounts and sales
  • Choose a bunch to giveaway for guests name drawings, raffle drawing etc.
  • Ask your local florist for some professional advice
  • Don’t be overwhelming, choose other decor to blend in with your flowers
  • Get instruction for DIY to save time and money
  • Wrap bouquets using craft paper
  • Buy flowers based on your budget
  • If you cannot design your own arrangements, choose a low budget florist
  • Choose table cloths to blent with your floral colors
  • Take pics of other events with flowers to inspire your imagination.

Decor for a Grand Opening flowers says that you care a lot about your guests to make your store look lively. In Water flowers provide extravagant flower arrangements for weddings, grand openings, special events and any other occasions. Get a friend or co-worker to help you with the flower decorations. Ask co-worker for some advice about about styles, designs, colors, flower types and more. Mesh material can add great enhancements to floral arrangements and it is rather inexpensive. Search a few online stores for Floral and Decor feature deals and projects to prepare you for the Grand Opening.

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Inspiring Top 5 Design Blogs

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We all need regular inspiration and ideas to help us on our creative journey. The Internet is the perfect place to explore, discover and find inspiration but finding those niche blogs that can add a spark to your creative life is sometimes difficult. So with that in mind, we have made a list of five design blogs chosen for their inspiring and cool design tips and ideas. Ideas to jump-start your own journey to create or achieve what you want in life. We have also written a bit about why we love these blogs and how they inspire and inform our own thinking.

  1. Apartment Therapy

“Helping people make their homes more beautiful, organized and healthy by connecting them to a wealth of resources, ideas and community online.”

The blog Apartment Therapy (UK link) is brimming with ideas for indoor as well as outdoor projects. We love to read their style tips and to choose from their wide selection of awesome DIY ideas.

  1. Hop Interiors

“Eye Candy for the Interior Hungry”

We enjoy Hop Interiors because it explores fun ideas that you can adapt to transform your home.

  1. Fabric of my Life

“Online scrapbook of inspiration”

We are intrigued by the mixture of international styles in the blog Fabric of my Life. You find everything from trendy colourful Japanese design to understated elegant Scandinavian furniture.

  1. Inhabitat

“Green design is good design

Good design is green design”

If you want inspiration for eco-friendly, sustainable and stylish designs then Inhabitat with its focus on future designs is perfect.

  1. Design Squish

Art + Design + Nature + Lifestyle

The blog Design Squish has inspirational nature photography. You find everything from wooden puzzle toys to lamps made from mushroom mycelium in this blog filled with sustainable ideas.