Busy walls.... or clean walls?

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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:33 pm

Just curious but do you guys like your walls with lots of stuff on it like:


Or clean looking walls:


Disregard the actual art in the pictures, I'm focusing on the framing set ups
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:36 pm

i have my framed prints aligned perfectly level. IMHO i think it looks a lot more cleaner. and prints can be admired easier i think.
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:39 pm

Yeah I'm not a fan of busy walls at all. I usually prefer straight lines or one big piece per wall.
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:40 pm

Rooms the wife controls - clean walls -

Room I get - Busy -
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:41 pm

I think with busy walls the power of the pieces is lost. In certain situations a busy wall may be okay such as showing a whole tour run of prints but my personal preference is to give the pieces there own space and not crowd them in.

Now to go about finding more walls...
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:42 pm

Currently I have "clean walls" but I still stagger some of them if it looks right on the wall. Eventually I'll probably do a couple accent walls covered in art only because I'm starting to run out of wall space.
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:43 pm

I don't like the art in those pictures.
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:47 pm

Clean. Have probably 4-6 pieces in each room, my office being the exception.
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:57 pm

i got my OGs set out in the study staggered and busy

big frame ups taking up one wall look sweet as
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:01 pm

living and dining room mostly clean and lots of rotating. Bedrooms and kitchen tend to get a bit busier. I change placement/remove/replace at least one or two pieces of art every few weeks in our house. I love busting out the laser level and bourbon!
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:01 pm

Lets see some pics! I need some input on this too!
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:06 pm

lcsproductions wrote:Rooms the wife controls - clean walls -

Room I get - Busy -
same with us
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:08 pm

I like a little space. Things can be stacked but not like the shotgun blast hanging some of the low bro dealers go for
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Thu Sep 01, 2011 7:13 pm

Clean walls at home. Busy as possible walls at the office. Best of both worlds. ;)
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