Frames can draw attention to a work of art and set off its best elements. Frames can add structure to an artwork and the context in which it’s placed on a wall. In addition, frames help protect treasured photos and prints, especially in high traffic areas like hallways and walls above your room’s traffic pattern. Small framed canvas prints in sizes like square 8"x8" or traditional 8"x10" can complement each other and add visual interest while highlighting your artistic and design strengths. Here’s how to use small framed canvas prints to make a big impact in your home.
Decorating with small framed canvas prints starts with choosing the right frame for maximum impact. Many advice columns suggest that the frame style should complement the style of the artwork. You can see this in action in museums, as contemporary art tends to use thin, solid color frames while classic oil paintings tend to be set off by thicker, more ornate frames. However, you can also turn this accepted wisdom on its head if your style is more modern or eclectic. The flow of an eclectic room allows you to get creative. Other "rules" you can break include:
A collage of framed canvas prints can make a big impact in your home, and can also make a big impact as a gift. Collages can be done in so many different ways with small canvases, it can almost be overwhelming. A few ideas for collage arrangements include:
Canvas Press is your canvas expert, and we can frame your canvas prints with a variety of frames selected to bring out the best in your artwork. Check out our printing and framing options and get started with your new canvas prints today!
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