Category: Misc

Green Art: From St. Patrick to Spring!

We’re approaching the time of is year that makes us THINK GREEN. Installing Green Art is the best way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, renew your interior space, and usher in the season of spring.

The color green signifies growth, renewal, and cleanliness. It also has special properties that have an impact on our mood and our energy. Read more to discover how green art can transform your home and refresh your attitude at the same time!

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Holiday Hosting with Framed Kitchen Art

A fire crackles in the fireplace, and Sinatra’s holiday classics flow smoothly from your speakers. Your home is ready for holiday hosting. The only thing missing? The perfect holiday kitchen art to get you and your guests in a festive mood.

Have you ever noticed that your kitchen becomes a popular hangout during holiday gatherings? The warm lighting and inviting smells often lure guests in the direction of your cooking space. Make your space more inviting with framed holiday art.

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Posters are the Perfect Holiday Gift

Posters are a simple yet delightfully effective way to decorate any space. Posters are cost-effective, colorful, and help show off the owner’s personality. For a while now, posters have held the reputation as a dorm room staple. All of that is about to change. No matter who is on your holiday shopping list, consider finding each person the perfect poster. You’ll be giving a gift they’ll be proud to display.

Tree Art and the Health Benefits of Green

Tree art is a timeless, classic choice for wall decor in any space, as and for good reason. People have been attracted to tree art as long as there have been trees… so, since forever. The random and organic yet familiar pattern of tree branches reminds us of life and growth. Rooms decorated with tree art have a certain vitality that invigorates anyone who walks in.

But there’s another reason that people love the look and feel of trees, and it’s a reason that not everyone is even aware of. Tree art has a secret to its success, and whether it likes it or not, we’re telling!

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Dining Room Wall Art Inspired by Art’s Unsolved Mysteries

In the spirit of Halloween, we invite you to gather around to listen to three tales of mystery inspired by art’s unsolved mysteries, which can, in turn, encourage your dining room art selections. While dining room wall art isn’t usually a topic that you lean forward to discuss in hushed voices, it could be. 

The Cafe Terrace on the Place du Forum, Arles, at Night, c.1888 by Vincent Van Gogh

The dining room has always been a slightly fancier, more formal, sometimes forbidden room reserved for special occasions and unique and decorative wall art. If you’re looking to create an exciting, edgy vibe that piques the interest of your guests, read these mysterious stories of artistic wonder, and let your imagination be your decorative guide.

Decorative Wall Art that Sparks Conversation

Decorative wall art could be the key to perfectly diffusing an awkward silence. Whether you’re hosting extended family or a new love interest, you will eventually reach a lull in the conversation. When the dreaded moment hits, many people instinctively look to the walls. If you’ve prepped your space with unique, inspiring decorative wall art, you’ll be ready to get the dialogue ramped back up.  

The Singing Butler, c.1992 by Jack Vettriano

If you’ve never given a second thought to your wall art, it’s time to get to work. Keep reading to find out how you can choose the right framed art, prints, or photography to keep the conversation going.

Vintage Advertising Posters: What’s Old is What’s New!

Ready to spice up your space with some new artwork? Try something old! Whether your style is classic, contemporary, or somewhere in-between, retro advertisements add excitement and allure to your walls. Our archives feature a wide array of gorgeous vintage advertising posters. The selections run the gamut, from travel posters and product posters through pop culture. There’s something for every room.

Vintage Marilyn Monroe Prints

Marilyn Monroe with Amber Beads photography by Sam Shaw

Norma Jeane Mortenson was born on June 1, 1926 into a broken home in Los Angeles, California. She married three times, the first at just sixteen years of age. Her first husband, Jim Dougherty, was a neighbor. The marriage didn’t last long. After a brief stint as a model, Norma Jeane changed her name to Marilyn Monroe and had her first taste of Hollywood fame in The Asphalt Jungle (1950). FramedArt’s selection of Marilyn Monroe prints spans her career. No star has ever burned as brightly, before or since. 

Billy Jacobs Artwork is Infused with Folksy Charm

Billy Jacobs is a prolific contemporary American artist specializing in rural landscapes. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Ohio, where the rural surroundings of his childhood subsequently inspired his artwork later in life. Farms and barns are prevalent in his work.

Most of Billy’s watercolor paintings are faithful renderings of actual locations in Ohio and Pennsylvania. His painting career has its roots in folk art. Billy’s rural landscape prints have garnered a great deal of acclaim over the past decade. His distinctive, folksy style is infused with timeless charm.