Archive for August, 2010

Beach Inspired Decor

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Summer is full of beach inspired moments.  From time in the water to laying out in the sun, there is just no end to its influence.  When those summer months begin to fade, it is time to bring that beach theme indoors.  Decorating a beach inspired room all begins with the tropical metal wall art you add to the decor.

A great way to start decorating a beach theme room with blue walls is to add a piece like the Beachside Retreat Under the Palms Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2119_3570670.  This whimsical metal wall art has personality and appeal with its blue and white striped cabana and fancy palm trees.  It measures over 17-inches wide with a height of 18-inches.  It is a raised sculpture and stands out over 2-inches from the wall’s surface.  Fun and beachy, this metal wall hanging is sure to complete any beach inspired decor.

Let friends and family know that when they are in your beach inspired room, you are on island time.  The Island Escape Handmade Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2119_9796212 says is all with its colorful tikis and brilliant buttercup yellow Hibiscus flowers.  The “We’re on Island Time” banner is displayed prominently across the bottom, making sure that there is no confusion as to the pace of the room.  It measures 30-inches wide and is 24-inches high, which makes it a great piece for a larger wall.

Give island and beach inspiration a thought when choosing your room’s new decor.  A beach theme adds a sense of relaxation and rest to any space.  Coupled with some bright colorful wall art, your beach theme room will quickly become the favorite room in the house.

Using The Sun and The Stars in Wall Decor

Monday, August 30th, 2010

You do not need to have a new age decor to appreciate the beauty and vibrance that a sun and star inspired decor brings to a room.  By using round metal wall art to showcase the bold colors of the sun and peaceful beam of the stars, you can quickly transform a dull room into a fabulous one.  The round wall art provides a unique backdrop for these inspired pieces that come in a variety of styles and color schemes.

The glow of votive candles accents the stunning, but rustic style Star Light Star Bright Barn Star Metal Wall Candle Holderyhst-23119701400359_2118_28414079 metal art sculpture.  At 26-inches in diameter, this circular piece features stars of all shapes in shades of brown, gold, and blue.  It is ideal for an Americana style decor where other stars theme items are present.

For a sun inspired look, the Celestial Blessings Handcrafted Metal Wall Artyhst-23119701400359_2118_39038358 sculpture is ideal.  It is 19-inches in diameter and features an Aztec-style sun in shades of copper, green and gold.  It is ideal for patios, sun rooms and family rooms where the focus is on the natural elements.

If an abstract and contemporary look is more in tune with the room’s decor, try the Intensive Flight Modern Metal Wall Decoryhst-23119701400359_2118_50224842.  This bold, circular metallic piece measures 30-inches in diameter and features a crimson red bird in flight in front of a fiery sun.  The bold styling and striking colors are ideal for modern decor.

No matter which circular metal wall art you choose to showcase the sun and the stars, be sure that it matches the theme of the room.  There are many different styles to choose from.  With the right piece in place, you can create a stunning visual focal point.

Fun and Floral Teen Bedroom Wall Art

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

yhst-23119701400359_2119_18751770Teens are notoriously difficult to decorate for.  They have their own sense of style and their own ideas about what should be on their walls.  Thankfully, there are some fun and floral metal wall art pieces that both teens and parents can agree on for inclusion in bedroom decor.

Add some retro flower power to the teen’s bedroom with the Sunny Flowers of Summer Metal Wall Sculpture.  This yellow and gold floral wall art pieces measures 36-inches high, 20-inches wide and 3-inches deep to create a striking piece. yhst-23119701400359_2117_28485843 The slightly retro colors and bold floral design make it a great choice for any teen girls’ bedroom.  Paired with a white comforter on the bed and a yellow throw blanket, the wall art sculpture will blend right into the room’s decor.

The Painted Daisies Modern Metal Wall Decor is a colorful array of modern daisies jutting out from a central gold disc.  Bursts of green, crimson, yellow, blue, white, gold and black jut across the perfectly symmetrical piece.  It is a whimsical wall sculpture that can easily transition from the teen’s room to a guest bedroom or college dorm wall when the time comes.  Measuring in at 35-inches high by 35-inches wide, this metal wall sculpture is a flirty floral addition to any bedroom decor.

Work together with your teen to create a floral inspired room that she will enjoy.  Look at floral metal wall art together, and talk about which pieces you both like the most.  Chances are that you will come to a consensus on a piece that inspires you both.

French Inspired Decorating

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Whether you are decorating a home in New Orleans, or simply want a French inspired decor, nothing is more appropriate than a Fleur De Lis Metal Art sculpture to make the room stand out.  With its distinctly French flair and graceful curves, the fleur de lis is an excellent symbol of regal beauty.  Use this unique design on your living room walls for a truly French decor.

For multi-functional art work, there is no fleur de lis inspired piece that does it better than the Textured Panel Candle Holderyhst-23119701400359_2120_23253049.  Measuring 22-inches high by 33-inches wide, this collection of nine pillar candle holders is nestled together to form a bold and entirely French design.  The dark, coffee brown coloring pops on white or light colored walls, especially when colorful French blue candles are placed in the candle holders.

If a more simplistic wall sculpture is more in tune with your living room decor, consider hanging the 23-inch high by 25-inch wide Fleur-de-lis Open Grille Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2117_42885962 on the wall.  This beautiful copper and bronze fleur de lis shape features a solid bronze bottom and an intricately detailed top.  The detailed scrolling makes this piece stand out and provides a stunning focal point for any room.

The next time you are considering adding a taste of France to your room’s decor, think about using the fleur de lis pattern.  It can be found in wall art, as well as a multitude of fabrics and accessories.  The fleur de lis is a beautiful choice for any French-inspired decor.

Decorating With the Many Sides of Nature

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Nature has many different sides, so why limit your decorating to just one theme or idea.  When you have large metal wall art available in a variety of styles and sizes, take advantage of the opportunity to showcase nature at her wildest and most vulnerable.  If you are looking for some inspired ideas, try including the pieces below in your room’s decor.

Hauntingly romantic is the best way to describe the Midnight Velvet Tree Contemporary Wall Sculpture Set of 4yhst-23119701400359_2119_11654912 panels.  Measuring in at over 31-inches high and over 34-inches wide, this significant four panel set depicts the gentle curving twists and turns of a blossoming tree.  The delicate floral accents not only highlight the deep ebony background, they add visual interest as well.

Fun and whimsical is the spirit that embodies the Strolling Seabirds Decorative Wall Artyhst-23119701400359_2117_88820434 sculpture.  This vibrant show of nature’s creatures is 37-inches wide by 14-inches high and features four colorful seabirds strolling through dune grass.  This metal wall sculpture is ideal for a guest bathroom or a hallway transition piece.

Wildly abstract, the Rainbow and Orbs Contemporary Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2119_14957925 is a completely different side of nature’s beauty.  24-inches high by 36-inches wide and 2-inches deep, this swirling mass of multi-colored rainbow beauty provides a stunningly unique focal point for any wall.  Handcrafted in the USA and signed by the artist, this abstract piece is perfect for adding a little bit of nature into modern decor.

Never underestimate the power of nature on a room’s decor.  Whether looking for a simple piece or a brilliantly bold sculpture, there are many different designs available.  The next time you are redecorating, consider a large wall sculpture with a natural feel.

Decorating with Music Inspired Panels

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

There is no better way to capture your love of music than to decorate with it.  Music wall art is common, but music inspired wall art panels are not as frequently seen.  If your space has unique wall space and cannot handle a single large piece of artwork, consider decorating with music inspired panels.yhst-23119701400359_2120_13249784

The Musical Ensemble Wall Art Set of 3 is a great example of a trio of panels that depict a love of music.  Each panel measures 30-inches high by 12-inches wide.  This makes them perfect pieces to separate around the room and use on narrow walls.  If space permits, they can also be grouped together in one ensemble.  The three metal instruments are done in shades of deep brown, brass, mahogany, and gold to create a beautiful look and feel to the pieces.  Use them in a foyer, living room, or music studio to create a unique look.yhst-23119701400359_2120_13881858

Another beautiful music inspired panel option is the Classic Symphony Musical Wall Hangings Set of 2.  These impressive 28-inch high by 11-inch wide by 1.5-inch deep panels each feature a musical instrument accented with a floral embossed scroll at the top.  The deep, rich browns and classic autumn coloring make them a perfect accent for the more sophisticated room.

When decorating your home, display your love for music prominently.  A home filled with the joy of music is a home filled with life and passion.  Let music inspired wall art panels help you fill the wall spaces that need a touch of music the most.

Shopping Inspired Wall Art

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Most women love to shop and what better way to decorate than to use shopping inspired entertainment and musical metal wall artyhst-23119701400359_2117_62562005With fun and flirty designs, these metal wall sculptures make decorating her closet or bedroom easy.  Try some of the unique metal wall art pieces below to get you started.

Shoes and purses are said to be some girls’ best friends and this set of wall art pieces completely captures that love affair with accessories.  The Accoutrements Decorative Wall Art sculpture measures 31-inches high by 10-inches wide.  It is constructed of six panels that are decorated with feminine shoes and beaded bags.  Done in colors of aqua blue, brown, pink, rose, cinnamon and gray, the wall sculptures offer the perfect combination of feminine and flirty design.

If handbags are your thing, the Handbag Heaven Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2118_59156536 is a better choice for showcasing your addiction to purses.  Aligned in two separate panels that measure 38-inches high by 16-inches wide, there are three colorful metal handbags in each panel.  They are done in colors of brown, sage, tan, gold, rose and red to create a wall hanging that is perfect for any room’s decor.  The attention to detail and swirling colors make them a great choice for the woman who loves handbags.

Showcase your love for fun and flirty feminine inspired accessories.  Metal wall art can showcase the purses and shoes you hold so dear and put your passion for fashion on full display.  The next time you are redesigning your space, consider adding shopping inspired metal wall art for decor.

Finding the Right Art for Long, Narrow Walls

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

yhst-23119701400359_2116_32936407Long, narrow walls can be a decorator’s nightmare when it comes to finding the perfect wall art sculpture.  Some are too wide, some are too narrow and some  just do not match the decor.  It can be a challenging proposition.  One rule of thumb is to start by looking at rectangle metal wall art from the beginning.  As it comes in many different styles and designs, metal wall art is the perfect choice for finding unique pieces that are sure to fit any size wall.  Some of the sculptures that can be used for long, narrow walls are described below.

At only 16-inches wide, the Cyclone of Color Metal Wall Sculpture is a great example of metal wall art that can accommodate ayhst-23119701400359_2116_82657754 long, narrow wall.  Its shades of turquoise, blue, green and silver not only add color to the room, but add life and vitality to the space.  The swirling design lifts the eye upward and enhances the narrow wall instead of overwhelming it.

For even more narrow walls, the 6-inch width of the Sensual Rainbow Abstract Aluminum Wall Art sculpture is ideal.  It stands at a majestic 48-inches high and is slightly less than an inch and a half in depth.  A smooth flowing rainbow design runs across its width as a stunning sun display is captured behind it.  This piece is filled with bright, bold colors that draw attention and create visual interest.

Stop lamenting your narrow walls and embrace the possibilities for wall decor.  The right metal wall art sculpture can enhance the space and make the narrow wall one of the most visually dynamic spots in the room.  With calming colors or bright designs, there is a wall sculpture for everyone.

Decorating with Black and White

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Creating a modern and contemporary room decor begins with choosing some basic colors.  The two most common colors used in ultra-modern decor are black and white.  Adding unique black metal wall art sculptures to your room’s walls is a great way to convey your sense of style without breaking the budget.

Most contemporary decors rely heavily on abstract designs and artwork.  The Monochrome Musings Modern Wall Artyhst-23119701400359_2117_29251290 combines both of those styles into one piece.  Measuring in at a square 26-inches, the black and white piece features swirling designs of contrasting color on nine connected panels.  The metal grille behind the squares connects them and makes for ease of hanging.

If tall wall panels are more your decorating style, the DaVinci Abstract Metal Wall Hanging Set of 4yhst-23119701400359_2118_48421194 is ideal.  It features four 46-inch high by 8-inch wide panels that are a mix of black and white abstract design.  Split the sections up or hang them in a row for a variety of different look possibilities.

For a more animal inspired black and white look, choose a piece like the Zebra Gong Abstract Wall Artyhst-23119701400359_2117_54732405 sculpture that measures 29-inches high by 29-inches wide.  It features a round gong in the center that is decorated in a black and white zebra-inspired pattern.  The gong is then framed in a contemporary bronze colored open frame.

Let contemporary and modern style take new meaning in your room’s decor with some unique wall art pieces.  With a little creativity, the metal wall hangings can give life and boldness to an otherwise nondescript room.  For a room with passion and flare, use black and white decor to get you started.

Bringing Fall Foliage Indoors

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

With summer drawing to a close, get inspired for fall decorating by bringing a taste of fall foliage into your home’s decor.  By incorporating trees and leaves metal wall art into the room’s design, you open up a world of vibrant, bold color possibilities and looks.  While some wall sculptures are bold and contemporary, there are other fall inspired pieces that are perfect for even the most neutral of decors.  For inspiration, take a look at the following pieces and get started on decorating your own home for the fall season.

At the start of fall, the leaves are a mix of their deep green and slowly turning reds and browns.  The Colored Maple Brass and Copper Leaf Wall Decoryhst-23119701400359_2118_47763471 wall sculpture is a perfect example of how to tie the last remaining days of summer with the impending turn of fall leaves.  Impressively sized, the wall sculpture measures 46-inches high by 32-inches wide by 6-inches deep.  The depth of the piece really adds to its presence in any room and makes it a stunning focal point.

When you let the spirit of the fall and holidays seasons fill you, the words on this Love Dream Live Cherish Words of Wisdom Wall Artyhst-23119701400359_2118_50608206 sculpture make perfect sense.  Done in a 24-inch by 24-inch square design, this autumn toned, foliage and wisdom inspired wall art is a great accent for any neutral decor.  It features shades of brown, gold, green, orange, crimson and burgundy.  The inspirational words make it a perfect choice for the changing of the seasons and decors.

Let the beauty of nature inspire your home’s decor this fall.  Autumn colors can add life and personality to any space.  With the right