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sneak peek: best of gallery walls

by Amy Azzarito


buying art = fun. bringing art home and trying to figure out where on your walls to put more art = sometimes not so fun. i’ve been totally inspired by these sneak peek homes to reexamine the art on my own walls. i love the displays that combine art with objects. and the thematic displays like nicolette’s cloud wall (below) definitely resonate with me. i’m feeling inspired to dig through my closet, pull out some unframed art and get hanging! –amy a.
[image above: round frames add to the visual interest in this foyer display from sneak peek: karen hill and frank marshal]


[image above: nicolette’s cloud wall in brooklyn. these photos have traveled with her to every apartment she’s lived in. from sneak peek: nicolette camille]


[image above: sarah’s london home is filled with art. the reward poster is made by sarah’s boyfriend henrik delehag. he lost his sketchbook that he had been working on for years full of beautiful typography spelling ‘sarah’. the couple managed to hunt it down eventually after posting this £300 reward poster. from sneak peek: supermarket sarah]


[image above: art wall in maria’s portland, maine home from sneak peek: maria vettese]

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[image above: art wall above the sofa in this 1814 home providence, rhode island – the large picture is actually a scarf design from sneak peek: matthew bird]


[image above: bedroom silhouette wall in portland, oregon from sneak peek: trish grantham]


[image above: classic gallery wall space – the stairway! this stairway is lit by skylights so it’s the perfect place to showcase family photos, a few vintage illustrations, and other small prizes collected in NYC and Japan from sneak peek: rion nakaya]


[image above: not your average plate wall! these unique plates were made by copenhagen artist lisa grue from sneak peek: lisa grue of underwerket]


[image above: vintage photos in los angeles from sneak peek: kevin corn]


[image above: inspiration board in brooklyn from sneak peek: jill malek]


[image above: salon-style art display in copenhagen from copenhagen chronicles: clara zangenberg]


[image above: ran out of wall space for art? there’s always the doors! from sneak peek: hilda grahnat]


[image above: love this old photos and porcelain mix in baton rouge, louisana from sneak peek: kathryn hunter]


[image above: art display in the bathroom! from sneak peek: supermarket sarah]


[image above: photo wall in new york is constructed the “clips” style 4”x6” frames from ikea and is filled with favorite family snapshots from sneak peek: jorey hurley]


[image above: a mix-and-match selection of picture styles and frames that are interspersed them with other objects like giant lettering – all sourced from eBay and flea markets from sneak peek: gemma ahern]


[image above: this 10-foot-by-10-foot-by-15-foot cube creates separate rooms—the foyer, living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, office and walk-in closet – and is also the perfect canvas for this san francisco couple’s art! from sneak peek: andrew and heather wagner]


[image above: this dark wall in new york is the perfect canvas for art from sneak peek: susan and william brinson]


[image above: collection of artwork by friends in portland, oregon  – all with a bird theme! from sneak peek: trish grantham]


[image above: a narrow hallway in boston has become a bunny painting “salon” from sneak peek: susy pilgrim waters]

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