Decorate a wall using plates

Are you looking for inexpensive ways to decorate a wall? Do you want the art to be innovative, exiting and new? Well, if this is so, why not consider decorating a wall with plates?

Decorating walls with plates is an excellent method to add visual interest and color to a room without making a hole in the pocket. Plates are collectible items found in each and every household. In addition, you need not require a chest full of china plates, and nor you need to purchase expensive or designer plates for an impressive design. Decorative plates can be brought from thrift stores, dollar shops, discount stores and yard sales. Do not forget to hunt your cupboard for old plates that you may already possess. Alternatively, you may also buy plain plates and paint them in different designs.

The most remarkable feature of decorating a wall with the use of plates is the flexibility imparted. You are not restricted to use a single form of design. You have the liberty to hang the plates in any desired pattern that suits you. Plates can be used to decorate the wall of a living room, kitchen, guest room, master bedroom, etc. They look stunning when hanged on the walls of a staircase or corridor.  They may also be used as a headboard in the bedrooms or decorated in an arch form in the entry way or above the windows or doors.

For decorating a wall with plates, it is recommended to first select a color theme. For instance, if you are decorating a wall of the living room, you may select black and white theme or Victorian theme. For the dining room, plates of different color family can be used for a fun and interesting look. On the other hand, you may also use random plates of different colors, styles and designs to create a completely unique wall art.

When decorating walls with plates, you can either place the plates in an arrangement or hang them haphazardly. If following a theme, then you need to assure that all the plates used for the decoration relate to the theme. For instance, when decorating a wall with a black and white theme, you need to use only black plates and white plates. Variations in designs, sizes, shapes and styles are allowed. In fact, they are very much essential to create a dramatic effect and add depth to a room.

Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on January 21st, 2011


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