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Creative ways to display paintings in your home.

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

For more than 1,000 years, artists have used oil and water-based paints to create their masterpieces. Oil paint gives a rich look to a work of art while water-based opens up more possibilities with texture, but both create amazing paintings that can be displayed with pride. Fine art is always a thing of beauty. If you have original paintings in your home, it may become an heirloom that your heirs will want someday. The investment into an original piece of art should always pay off with beauty and meaning, and fine art can do this for you. When you have an original painting on the wall, you have something that you can enjoy for many years to come. It enriches your home and improves the room it's in. With your original painting, you'll have a piece that is perfect for displaying in any room of your home. However, many struggle with how to display their art properly. See the list below for several creative ways to display paintings in your home.

Art of different mediums and subject matter arranged on a wall.
Designate an art gallery wall in your home

4 Creative Ways to Display Paintings in Your Home.

Designate a gallery wall.


Choose a large feature wall or long hallway where you can keep adding to your collection over the years. This space will continue to evolve as you find new paintings to add to your collection and refresh your decor as you rearrange to accommodate the new additions.


Empty frame displayed on a green wall representing the complications of displaying art  effectively.
How to display art in groupings on your walls.

Unify your collection with frames.


Even if each painting is a totally different style, subject matter, or by different artists framing them in the same style and or color frame will tie everything together.


Artwork by artist Tim McMeans displayed in a non-traditional way.
Display paintings in unexpected ways.

Put paintings in unexpected places.


Mix your art in with your book collection. Display small paintings on easels in bookcases and place them on accent tables. Or prop a painting up against a wall. Not all your paintings need to be hung.



A large colorful painting displayed above a sofa.
Statement pieces and how they impact a room.


Make a statement.


A big painting can do a lot for any room. It creates drama, a focal point, and always makes your room feel bigger. So go Big or Go Home. But seriously, you will never regret adding a big painting to your space.


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