Category: Animals

Dogs Playing Poker: The History Behind the Classic

You may not even be conscious of it, but when someone says “Dogs Playing Poker,” you have a distinct image in your mind. You’ve seen dogs playing poker somewhere… you know you have.

Almost everyone has. Whether it was in the basement of your best friend from high school, or alongside the ping pong table in that one apartment building, the strangely famous painting by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge has mysterious mass appeal, and a permanent place in the hearts and minds of almost all living pre-millennials.

Dogs Playing Poker is an iconic centerpiece of wood-paneled dens everywhere, so it’s time you know the history… and some little-known facts… behind the clever canine masterpiece… or masterpieces.

 

Butterfly Art Releases the Magic of Flight

Butterfly art has been a popular choice for bedroom and sunroom decor as long as decorators have been decorating. The colorful, delicate wings of the butterfly are the perfect symbol of fragile hope. The bright movement of wings also ushers in the magic of flight.

Whether in prints, photographs, or even paintings, butterfly art is a popular choice. This may be because it fits well with a variety of room themes and color schemes. Butterfly art is also always changing! Artists frequently come up with more creative ways to put the stunning insect on display.

Thanksgiving Artwork for Every Decor

Thoughtfully chosen framed Thanksgiving art is a treasured family heirloom. Changing the artwork in your home with the seasons is a splendid way to welcome the holiday season. First and foremost, FramedArt.com makes it affordable, fast and fun. From traditional landscapes through whimsical PumpkinsTurkeys, Pilgrims, and Cornucopias, you’ll find plenty of choices for any decor. We don’t believe in one size fits all! Our online configurator makes it easy to select the perfect mat and frame combination for your Thanksgiving artwork.

Traditional Thanksgiving Art - Cornucopia by David Galchutt

Calming Kids Room Art for Your Overactive Child

Kids room art has a greater impact on your child’s mood than you may think. With all of the information available about how to ease the minds of highly active children, obvious contributors like bedroom decor are often overlooked. The art in your rambunctious kid’s room is a powerful tool. You can use art to settle them down, and help them fall asleep. This can also avoid unwanted additional stimulation.

Animal Power by Carla Martell

Making a few, intentional choices can make a big difference when choosing kids room art. Consider the following five tips, and turn your child’s bedroom into a soothing space, instead of a den of overstimulation.

Making Cottage Art Creative and Classy

We’ve all seen a cottage decorated with traditional cottage art. Whether it’s framed seashell prints, perfectly posed pelicans or seagull wall art that makes you want to guard your lunch. The classic cottage feel can be done well with carefully chosen cottage art. Add a bit of creativity, and your getaway could be downright inspiring.

Seagull Art: Many Birds by Patrick Sullivan

Whether you want to head in a classier direction with black and white photographic prints, or invigorate your guests with bold color florals, the right framed art can make your cottage feel both cozy and contemporary.

Sea Creature Art for All Ages!

Ocean Friends IV by Mary Urban

Whether you’re decorating the beach bungalow or adding coastal flair to your inland pad, Framed Art has all the artwork you need to set your home apart from the crowd. You can select individual aquatic artworks in an eclectic range of styles or choose a coordinated set, like Mary Urban’s Ocean Friends (shown above), which includes five pieces, each highlighting different sea creatures. The set covers all the bases +1, with a seahorse, a sea turtle, a starfish, an octopus, and a whale with a bright yellow rubber duckie. Summer’s in full swim and our collection of sea creature artwork is cooler than a box of popsicles!

Let’s take a stroll through the galleries and catch up with our favorite critters …

Flying Insect Art – Things with Wings!

A pair of butterflies and a dragonfly cavort in "Down by Misty Creek" by Mindy Sommers

With summer in full swing, the Flying Insect Art collection is one of the favorites here at FramedArt.com. Our archives contain over 3,400 framed insect prints, organized into several key categories. The styles span the gamut from vintage Victorians and crisp photographs through whimsical graphic prints and captivating contemporary insect artwork. Whether you’re enjoying the fruits of the garden or swatting away the mosquitos, there’s no denying the impact of insects!

Country Artwork Makes a House a Home

FramedArt.com is one of the Internet’s leading Country Art retailers. There’s something for everyone, with thousands upon thousands of prints in our expanding catalog. Whether you’re looking for folk art, contemporary country artwork, or something in between, we’ve got it covered. We’re proud to offer this wide array of framed country artwork with infinite finishing options to complement any decor. Our online configurator makes it fun to choose the mat and frame for each piece.

The Old Dirt Road by Billy Jacobs

Elephant Pictures add Exotic Flair

Elephants are the most magnificent mammals to walk the face of the earth. They’ve inspired artists with their sheer majesty for generation after generation, from prehistoric times through the present. Our expanding collection of Elephant pictures contains a wide variety of pieces, with an extensive range of styles. The smallest artwork measures less than 12 x 12 inches and the most massive are as enormous as their subjects.

Popular Framed Elephant Pictures

Elephant by Dean Russo

While our collection is light on cave paintings, you will find many of the selections rendered in the latest trend-setting styles. The first pair of our favorite large elephant pictures packs quite a punch.  We’ll start with the wonderfully colorful pop art Elephant by Dean Russo. At a maximum size of 47 x 48 inches, it’s as big and bold as can be. John Banovich’s remarkable Power of One photograph (shown below), weighs in at 48 x 40 inches.

Nature Wall Art Styles: Earthy Chic, Lakehouse Life, and Glamping 

Once upon a time, informal decorating styles were described in wide-ranging terms like eclectic and bohemian, to differentiate from the more common (and dare say it, mundane) genres. Suffice to say, we’ve come a long way. We’re no longer constrained by traditional design rules and archaic production technology, thanks to the digital revolution. When it comes to nature-infused artwork, we’re now living in an age of endless choices. Whether you opt for an Earthy Chic, Lakehouse Life, or Glamping style, the options are endless. 

Don't Feed The Bears Yellowstone by Lantern Press