The walls of our living room are the perfect area to display different decorative elements, such as shelves, mirrors and especially the paintings represented by works of art or photographs to complement the style of your social space and somehow fill those empty walls that many Sometimes they make our environment look lifeless.
Here we show you different ways and ideas to decorate the walls with pictures for our living room.
One or more paintings can become the focal point of our room. They are usually located on the largest sofa, a piece of furniture or console, or on the fireplace.
If we have a beautiful large horizontal painting, consider that the painting does not exceed the width of the size of the furniture, that is, the painting should be narrower.
Ideally, our work of art is neither too small nor too big than the piece of furniture that we have underneath and thus maintain scale.
When we have several paintings to display and we want to focus on a single central area that stands out, there are several alternatives that can help beautify your social space.
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To create a modern approach, pictures that are oriented straight, linear, and also have the same size and frames. Try to group them in an odd number, visually it looks more attractive.
Pictures in Asymmetric Shape
These types of paintings help our room look casual or informal depending on the accessories that accompany it. Ideal for bohemian or eclectic styles, where the fusion of styles defines a unique concept. This design shows us different colors of picture frames that combine with the rest of the decoration of the room.
To display many paintings in one area of the wall in the room, it is advisable to draw an imaginary vertical line in the central area to equalize both sides.
Smaller paintings look great on narrower walls, a stair wall, and even a column in the living room frame.
For the room to look in harmony with several paintings, it is advisable to use the same style related to the colors throughout the room, that is, expand the colors to other decorative objects in your social environment.
Locate it at eye level, but consider, for example, if you spend a lot of time sitting in the room or the ceilings are very high or low. Additionally, it is advisable to do a test before starting to nail so as not to damage the wall. For this, a simple test ordering them in the area of the ground can help. If it is not enough, something more laborious and effective is to cut a paper with the measurements of the pictures and try on the wall with an adhesive.
A good one focused lighting in the works of art it will allow to give more emphasis to this area and it will look more elegant.
Another way to decorate with pictures is to hang a couple of shelves or tables, and arrange them in different order and size until the desired finish is achieved. As we can see, the color of the shelves and the background of the paintings are the same color as the wall, the black frames and the turquoise accents integrate very well with the rest of the decoration.
Last but not least, before deciding which paintings to include on the walls, is to find a style or works of art that have meaning for you and your family, photographs, a trip, landscapes, abstract paintings, among others.