Tips to Decorate Your Home with Paintings

Tips to Decorate Your Home with Paintings

Posted on March 27th, 2023.

Decorating your home can be a daunting task, but it's also an opportunity to create a space that is uniquely your own. One of the most effective ways to add personality and style to your home is by incorporating paintings into your decor. As a fine artist specializing in original paintings and art prints, I've gathered some tips on how to decorate your home with paintings and make your space look beautiful and inviting.

Choosing the Right Painting

The first step in decorating your home with paintings is to choose the right piece. Consider the style of your home and your personal preferences. Do you prefer abstract or figurative art? Bold or muted colors? Large or small paintings? Once you have a clear idea of what you are looking for, you can start browsing my collection of original paintings and art prints to find the perfect piece for your home.

Selecting the Right Location

Once you have chosen your painting, the next step is to decide where to hang it. The location of your painting can make a big difference in the overall look and feel of your space. Consider the size of your painting and the layout of your room. For example, a large painting may look great above a sofa or bed, while a smaller painting may be perfect for a hallway or entryway.

Creating a Focal Point

Paintings can be used to create a focal point in a room. Choose a painting that has a bold or striking design and hang it in a prominent location. This will draw the eye and create a focal point that anchors the rest of your decor. You can also use multiple paintings to create a gallery wall that showcases your collection and adds interest to your space.

Mixing and Matching Styles

Don't be afraid to mix and match styles when decorating with paintings. A traditional painting can look great in a modern space, while a contemporary painting can add interest to a more traditional room. Experiment with different styles and see what works best for your home.

Using Paintings as Color Inspiration

Finally, paintings can be a great source of inspiration for your color scheme. Choose a painting that has colors you love and use those colors in your decor. This will create a cohesive look and tie your decor together. You can also choose paintings that complement your existing color scheme to add interest and depth to your space.


In conclusion, decorating your home with paintings is a great way to add personality and style to your space. Start by choosing the right painting, selecting the right location, and creating a focal point. Mix and match styles and use paintings as color inspiration to tie your decor together. If you need help choosing the perfect painting for your home or want to commission a custom piece, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at (801) 698-4469. I would love to help you create a beautiful and inviting space that reflects your personal style.

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