Why You Need Art in Your Home

For some people, collecting art comes naturally. For others, that is the last thing on their mind. Whether you recently moved into a new home or are remodeling and redecorating, including art in your home is a great idea. Since the beginning of time, humans have decorated their abodes with colorful art, be it in the form of paintings, sculptures, photographs and so on. If your current home is lacking in art, it is time to get yourself some majestic new pieces to adorn your walls and spaces. Here are the reasons why every homeowner needs to get art for their home:

Spruce up your home's interior décor

The design of your home is never complete without some great art pieces. You can add great character to your home by strategically placing carefully-selected art pieces in different parts of the house. If you are not sure where certain pieces should go, or which pieces to choose, talk to your interior designer. But always remember, you should choose art that you love, and not art that everybody else loves. Just because something is trending does not mean it will make you happy.

Express yourself

Art gives you the great opportunity to express yourself and let your spirit shine throughout the house. If you feel like your house is lacking something, and you want to fill in that void, freely express yourself through artwork. It might be a sculpture or a wall hanging. Whatever you choose, let it be you communicating to everybody who walks into your home.

Brighten dull spaces

Sometimes, the spaces in a house seem so dull and grey and unhappy. If you get this feeling every time you walk into your house, get a colorful painting and hang it right in the middle of that big white wall. And every time you walk past that painting you'll find yourself smiling.

Fill up empty spaces

And speaking of spaces, if you have empty spaces in your house, do not accumulate clutter in a bid to make them seem full. Instead, get yourself some magnificent sculpture and place it right in the middle of that empty space. That space will not seem as empty anymore.

For inspiration

Every home and every homeowner deserves a little inspiration. The next time you are at the art gallery and you come across that photograph that grabs your heart and fills it with warmth and sunshine, demand to take that photograph home. Or you can just ask nicely. Either way, fill your home with things that inspire and bring out the best in your. After all, your home is where you go after the world is done beating you up. You deserve to get some warmth and tenderness there.

So there you have it. If you have been wondering whether you should spend your money buying little pieces of art for your home, the answer is yes, you should and yes, you better get started right away. Art is always a great investment, and you can pass it on to loved ones as well.

Stephan Schoeppler is an abstract artist living in Destin, Florida. He specializes in Modern Abstract Art and Contemporary Art. He also creates Commercial Art as well as Art by Commission. http://artbystephanos.com

This article was published on 21 Jul 2015 and has been viewed 938 times
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