Archive for September, 2010

The Gift of Flight

Friday, September 17th, 2010

While most masculine, vehicle related home decors focus on bicycle, motorcycle and cars metal art, there is one form of transportation that often gets overlooked.  The beauty of flight is one that deserves equal attention in any vehicle enthusiasts home.  One of the best ways to incorporate it into a room’s design is to include helicopter metal wall art in the room’s decor.

The Touring Copter Metal Wall Decoryhst-23119701400359_2123_133427192 is a great example of a helicopter art sculpture that has great color and design to match just about any color scheme.  At 11-inches high by 30-inches wide, this beautiful art work is done in a realistic fashion.  The shades of browns, grays and blacks match a variety of wall colors, as well as furnishings.  Since the piece is only 11-inches high, it is the perfect height for shorter walls, as it will not overpower them.

For a helicopter theme with more daredevil appeal, the Bravery Helicopter Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2123_146185796 is just the piece for the room’s decor.  Featuring a pilot and parachute jumper ready to free fall, this 12-inch high by 34-inch wide helicopter sculpture is designed to match the colors in just about any room.  Light brown, cinnamon, gray and slate blue combine to give the perfect look and feel to this wall art piece.

The next time you would like to add a vehicle theme to your home’s decor, do not overlook the beauty of a helicopter wall art sculpture.  They showcase the gift of flight and are made to match a variety of color schemes.  Helicopter wall sculptures are a great choice for any man’s room decor.

Keeping Track of Time with a Modern Look

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

yhst-23119701400359_2123_15870811Forget those small desk clocks and choose wall art clocks for your room’s decor.  While small clocks work great for desks and bedside tables, to make an impact in a large room a wall clock is a better choice.  There are many great styles of wall clocks available, but some of the most intriguing are those with a modern twist.

At two feet high and almost a foot wide, the Waves of Time Handmade Metal Wall Clock is a perfect example of a wall art clock that is both functional and stylish at once.  The cool blue and green color palette swirls perfectly to create the illusion of flowing waves and tides.  The large circular silver clock face is accented with bold, black numbers and elegant clock hands to create a striking piece.

If the wall clock above is too tame for your modern and contemporary decor, the Aether Contemporary Wall Clockyhst-23119701400359_2120_9024006 is sure to be a better choice.  It is 12-inches high by 33-inches wide and stands out almost an inch from the wall.  It has a silver body with a bright, candy apple red clock face that makes an immediate focal point.  This wall clock definitely has personality and flair.

The next time you look for the time, choose a wall art clock instead of a table clock.  Not only will it provide you with a work of art for your room, but it will also be a functional piece.  When form and function collide, you end up with a timeless piece of art.

Hanging Artwork for a Wine Stand

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

yhst-23119701400359_2124_66716586That beautiful new wine stand in the corner of your dining room looks fantastic, but the wall above it is lacking.  Instead of placing a hanging plant or other nondescript piece of art there, instead choose a grapes and wine wall art sculpture to accent the space.  Since they come in a variety of different designs, shapes and sizes, there is a perfect piece for any room.

The Blessings of the Vineyard Metal Wall Sculpture is a great wall art piece that is actually comprised of four separate 18-inch by 14-inch rectangular hangings.  yhst-23119701400359_2124_43997852Each features a bottle of wine and a wine glass in differing colors.  The grapes and vines that swirl around each panel also add visual interest to the pieces.

If something a bit more abstract will work better with your decor, try the Goblets and Wine Bottle Handcrafted Metal Wall Hanging.  This 24-inch high by 14-inch wide wall art sculpture depicts an abstract style wine bottle and two wine glasses in earthy tones.  Ideal for a formal dining room or a casual basement bar, this piece is as versatile as it is beautiful.

Do not be afraid to hang a theme specific piece of wall art above a wine rack, as it helps to distinguish that area from the rest of the room.  If rectangular pieces are not what will look best in the room, there are circular, square and modern abstract shapes that are also available.  Select the pieces that work best for your room’s decor and design.

Decorating with Abstract Nautical Wall Art

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Nautical metal wall art is a great option for decorating beach homes and the houses of those who just love the sea.  If you are thinking about using nautical designs in your home, but the home’s decor is more modern, do not despair.  There are many abstract nautical wall art pieces that can add style and life to your home, without having to resort to realistic looking fish on display.

The Waves of Copper Abstract Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2123_153787645 is an abstract metal art sculpture that combines the fluid nature of the ocean with the look of abstract art.  This large, striking piece measures 21-inches high by 41-inches wide and is 3-inches deep.  It is crafted in shades of copper, bronze and taupe to create a modern, yet earthy feel.  Ideal for any large wall, this piece combines nature and modern art in one.

If you love fish, but they just do not fit in with your abstract decor, have hope, because there is a piece that will fit your decor perfectly.  The Abstract Maritime Contemporary Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2119_33665363 showcases abstract fish designs in shades of copper, crimson, brown and gold.  It measures 25-inches high and 36-inches wide, which makes it ideal for large walls.  It is sophisticated, yet fluid and offers a grace that few other abstract pieces can provide.

Let the abstract beauty of nature surround you at your beach home.  The fluid motion of the water and sea life can be seen in everything from small artwork to large wall sculptures.  Deciding which of the many choices available may be the hardest decision.

Bring the Desert Home with Wall Decor

Monday, September 13th, 2010

There is just something about Southwestern wall art that makes one feel like the desert is right outside the door.  Whether you live in the deep southwest or in the coldest parts of the arctic, when your walls are decorated with southwestern art, a sense of warmth invades the room.  For some striking desert inspired pieces, check out the ones below.

The Ancestral Pottery Metal Wall Sculptureyhst-23119701400359_2124_30469528 is a an excellent example of Southwestern decor that adds the beauty of the painted desert colors to the home’s interior.  Highlighted in shades of red, sage, brown and sand, this large wall sculpture adds an instant focal point to any room.  Measuring 20-inches high by 33-inches wide, it is as impressive as it is elegant.

If something a little more rustic and desert life oriented is your thing, try the Western Wagon Wheel Metal Wall Sculptureyhst-23119701400359_2124_27958589 for your room’s decor.  Featuring a wagon wheel, boot, saddle, lasso and other Old West style items, this 32-inch wide by 23-inch high wall sculpture is a sure way to bring the feelof desert life into your room.  While it is done in muted colors of brown, sand, cream and black, its neutral coloring will match just about any wall color.

The next time you want to add a taste of the Southwest to your room’s decor, try a Southwestern inspired metal wall art sculpture.  They make a bold statement with their rustic and elegant designs, while also creating a charming look and feel to any room.  Bring the warmth of the desert indoors by making your room Southwest inspired.

Using Diamonds In Wall Decor

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Multi-shape metal art pieces offer the greatest variety of options when you are searching for the perfect geometric design.  While there are squares, triangles and circles to choose from, one of the shapes that can make the biggest impact is the diamond.  Using diamonds in wall decor creates visual interest while also directing the eye up and out from the central focal point.  Diamonds come in all colors and sizes to match any wall’s needs.

When the wall begs for inspiration, the Emerald Pairings Handmade Metal Wall Sculpturesyhst-23119701400359_2116_39191519 come through.  At 48-inches high by 40-inches wide and with a depth of over 2-inches, these magnificent pieces stand out from the crowd.  Each diamond is constructed for four individual triangles, nestled together with a vibrant circular center on a shimmering square background.  The brilliant emerald green hue casts a shiny reflection that immediately draws the eye.

Sleek and shimmery, the Diamond in the Buff Abstract Wall Artyhst-23119701400359_2116_36299246 sculpture is the perfect wall art for any sensuous and modern room.  It measures 28-inches high by 28-inches wide with a depth of over 2-inches.  The garnet red triangles pulse with electricity and life in the silver and garnet diamond.  Mounted on a sleek, shimmering square of silver, this metal wall art is not one to back down from providing visual interest.

Diamond wall art is an excellent way to provide fluid eye movement from one area of the wall to another.  Its unique geometric designs offer a multitude of decorating possibilities and styles.  Make a statement when redesigning your room, use diamond wall art.

Give Your Decor a Lift with Balloon Wall Art

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

When your room’s decor just needs a little something extra, try adding a non-traditional art piece to the walls.  While pieces like the Big Red Balloon Metal Wall Sculptureyhst-23119701400359_2120_31144281 are not common, they add a unique sense of style and interest to a room’s decor.  In fact, most balloon metal wall art pieces can do just that.  So, the next time your room looks like it needs a pick me up, try adding a balloon inspired wall sculpture like the ones below to the decor.

For a traditional feel to a nontraditional piece, add the Americana Hot Air Balloon Metal Wall Hangingyhst-23119701400359_2118_29114773 to your walls.  This 30-inch high by 14-inch wide patriotic theme balloon sculpture adds a bit of old-world charm to any room.  Done in the traditional red, white and blue distressed color scheme common to Americana artwork, the sculpture will blend in with any old world style decor.

If something more colorful is to your liking, try the Up & Away Hot Air Balloons Metal Wall Art Set of 3yhst-23119701400359_2117_91915049.  These whimsical and romantic balloons come in shades of sage green, amber, scarlet, deep blue and taupe.  Their softly rounded shapes and delicate details make them uniquely suited for decorating any wall.  Use them in the living room, guest powder room or even the master bedroom to add color and visual interest.

While it may seem too easy to simply change the wall decor to create a new look in a room, it truly is that simple.  Balloon inspired wall art is the perfect choice for creating everything from a fun and whimsical look to a romantic escape.  The next time you are considering giving your room a face lift, try adding balloon art first.

Farm Inspired Kitchen Walls

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Kitchens offer a wide range of decorating possibilities.  From the sophisticated and posh to the whimsical and amusing, kitchen wall art decor is as unique as the homeowners who claim it for their own.  For a down-home look with a lot of color appeal, try decorating your kitchen in farm inspired wall art.  There are many styles to choose from, but they are all colorful enough to match any room’s decor.

The rooster theme squares of the French Morning Rooster Metal Wall Decor Set of 4yhst-23119701400359_2117_75888193 is a great example of how country and color can combine.  These 8-inch by 8-inch squares feature four unique roosters with colorful plumage and personality.  Done on a cream colored background, the blue, yellow, gold, sienna and taupe of the roosters is accentuated brilliantly.  Hang the panels together in a grouping or space them out around the kitchen to make use of the available space.  No matter how they are used, the wall decor is sure to make a colorful, country impact.

For farmyard decor with a little more action, try adding the Barnyard Strut Metal Wall Decoryhst-23119701400359_2117_64810333 to your kitchen’s walls.  Whether pecking for food, resting or strutting around this unique metal wall art piece, the roosters and hens add movement and visual interest to any kitchen wall.  This 19-inch high by 28-inch wide sculpture features delightful details and colors in brown, gold, amber, white and red.

Do not let the idea of farm inspired kitchen wall art pass you by when it is time to redecorate.  With a little imagination and some great metal wall sculptures, transforming your kitchen is easy to do.  Be inspired by the beauty of the farm and all of the colors it brings into a room’s decor.

Decorating with Lights

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Using light as inspiration when decorating can be done in a variety of ways.  One of the most exciting methods is to incorporate orange metal art into the room’s wall decor.  The bright, bold orange color provides striking movement and fluid motion that simulate the play of lights.  The wall sculptures below play on the vibrant orange color as they portray images of light across their surface.yhst-23119701400359_2119_13146546

The Neon Freeway Abstract Wall Sculpture stands 24-inches high and spans an impressive width of 66-inches.  Inspired by the whiz of lights speeding down the freeway, the orange, gold, green, purple, red and yellow streaks blend and merge across the canvas.  Separated into seven different panels, the sculpture is designed to make a dramatic statement on any large wall.  It can also be separated into smaller groupings to accommodate smaller walls if needed.yhst-23119701400359_2116_45765473

Bring some orange fire into the room’s decor with the stunning Fury of Fire Aluminum Wall Hanging.  Orange, gold, and silver combine to create a swirling mass of fire fury across this 30-inch high by 6-inch wide wall hanging.  With its hand-crafted finish, this wall hanging is sure to make a powerful visual.

Add life and life to your room’s decor by incorporating the bold designs of light that are done in  orange on hanging metal wall art.  No two pieces can provide the same look and feel, so choose the one that is right for your room.  With a bold piece, your space can be an amazing tribute to the beauty of light that surrounds us.