Eclectic Homes

Wall Art for Living Rooms Break or Can Fit the Mold

From beautiful oils into light-reflecting mirrors and everything in between, art is often what immediately draws the eye the element that makes an impact at first glance. Even in a conventional and more formal living room, thinking outside the box and buying everything you are drawn to is critical when selecting art.

Listed below are a few other things to consider when choosing the ideal piece.

Benvenuti and Stein

A beautiful oil painting may be just the item to tie in all the colors in a conventional room. Make sure that the room works around a piece you absolutely like, out of a staid picture to a abstract modern piece.


A good rule of thumb: Hang art 58 to 60 inches from the floor. Those dimensions are generally eye level. For continuity, place every picture in the room in precisely the same distance from the floor.

Annette English

In some rooms, a piece of art makes such a statement that the other elements in the room appear to be specifically based around it. We love choosing that pivotal part of art first, then the other elements in the room so.


For a fun spin on traditional decor, try incorporating a piece of art that seems from the ordinary. A whimsical painting may add the great new dimension to a room.

Neuhaus Design Architecture, P.C.

The standard rule of thumb for incorporating mirrors is that the mirror should be approximately two-thirds the width of this piece of furniture over that it hangs. The distance from the floor to the peak of the mirror should be no less than 6 feet.

Austin Patterson Disston Architects

When positioning a mirror, then be sure to see where the direct lighting from your fittings shines. You don’t want to blind your guests!

Heather Scott Home & Design

Sconces might be beautiful, unique signature to add some flavor to the standard living room and include light where you need it. Just ensure that the sconces are hung 60 inches from the floor and at least 6 feet apart from one another.

Wendi Young Design

Whatever the art, few things are as beautiful as a exterior view. Adding French doors windows brings in light and elegance.

Gabberts Design Studio

Obviously, in some rooms, no art is necessary. Can there be any better decoration than Mother Nature in her best?

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