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How do I choose art for my home? An artist’s dilemma

By Erin Grace Photography

For this post, I have no advice. It’s more of a problem. And a somewhat ironic one. My husband and I both went to art school and received BFA’s in our chosen fields. We spend our days looking at graphic art. We spend our lives viewing the world. So when we come home, what’s on our walls?

When it comes to my work, I’m very decisive. When the word “director” is in your job title (and it’s in both of ours), you’d better be ready to make decisions. So why is it that I can’t pick art for my home? There are so many DIY art projects out there on how to quickly slap together something abstract for your walls. Sometimes it’s literally framing the fabric you used for your throw pillows. While I think it looks fine in images on blogs and in magazines, I would never do this for my own home. Ever.

The result of this indecisiveness has lead to this breakdown of the current art in our home:

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3 Interior Design Trends That are Out (and I didn’t buy into)

Staying classic with your design and style can often become boring. Trends are great. They’re a sign of the times and are a way to pop something unique into your space. Most of us can spot “too trendy” (and dare I say, “hipster”) but there are a few that seem to stick around and I wish they’d just move along.

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