Whether it is a work of art or a family photograph, it is said that a picture speaks a thousand words. Pictures immortalize the best moments in your life and help you relive these moments over and over again. They have a distinct ability to convey a thousand emotions and sometimes, even the intention of the artist. The pictures that you choose to display in your home say a lot about your personality. Depending upon where you choose to display it, pictures also have the power to change your mood. There is a lot more thought that goes in using pictures as wall decor than you would think. At west elm, you will find lots of varieties of picture frames to choose from, when displaying framed pictures as wall decor is your aim.
There must be some pictures, be it a family photo or your child’s first painting, which you treasure a lot and want to display proudly. Choose one of our gallery frames to frame your precious mementos and display it in whichever room you like. We offer you several different finishes and colors in these gallery frames, right from white lacquer and plain black to polished brass and weathered wood. So, no matter what interior design style you have used to decorate your home, these will fit in perfectly. If you are into abstract art, no one is stopping you from using it as wall decor. You will be overjoyed when you look at our different options of framed abstract art.
In fact, why only stick to photographs and abstract art? If you are someone who collects postcards, you can make a collage out of them, frame it and mount it on the wall. After all, wall decor is all about showcasing your creativity and interests. You can also frame one of our colorful posters and use it as wall decor in rooms that need a pop of color. Want to create a unique picture wall? Buy numerous picture frames of the same shape, size and color. Add a contemporary touch by alternating vertical and horizontal position to display these picture frames.
When you have hundreds of small photos and not enough wall space to display them, you can use photo frames and cluster them together on a mantle or a side table. Choose between our acrylic and mirrored frames and you can display them in any room with style. If you are looking for a one of a kind photo frame, then our picture frame that is shaped like a prism is perfect for you.
If you are in a dilemma because you cannot find matching frames for photos of different sizes, there is absolutely no need to worry. Just choose a color, say black or white, and buy frames with different sizes and styles. Trust us when we say that grouping these frames together will make your photos more interesting and visually pleasing. You can also use paint to change the color of these frames to match the theme of your room.
Remember, lighting is one of the things that you should pay special attention to when you are using picture frames as wall decor. Appropriate lighting can not only help increase the overall beauty of these pictures, but it can also highlight the best features of your room. Choose one of our lighting options and light up your room in style. Ensure that the lighting is soft and not too bright as this is the perfect light setting to showcase your picture frames. Hang the pictures away from sunlight to preserve their quality for a longer period of time as well.