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Staying organized is not an easy task in a society in which everyone is always on the run. With the summer coming to its end and the school year beginning the fight to keeping lives in order will only become more of a stress. Once again Command Brand by 3M has come out with more wonderful new organizational products.

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check out these great products that help decorate and organize easily without damaging walls @CommandBrand #organizesolutions #decor #organization #interiordecorate

 

How-to ideas in creating an interior hanging wall decor for the abode

In a fast-paced life full of coping with the everyday stresses of maneuvering through crowds and rushing to the next engagement, making your homes’ decor comfor

Carol Ruth Weber‘s insight:

Check out how you can have your own living art to display on the decor’s walls! #decor #art #interiordecoratingideas

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Moving from a house one owns to a rental can be a challenge. There is no longer the stress about paying for upkeep, but living in someone else’s property often comes with new stresses regarding specific decorating rules pertaining to the hanging of art and shelves.

People want to make their abode a home with their own decorating touches.

Everyone would like to make their living spaces their own with lovely art and accessories. Landlords are weary of damage that may be made to their properties with nails in walls, and no one can blame them. Command products by 3M has come to the rescue making wonderful products that will help decorate and organize the abode with absolutely no harm to any surfaces.IMG_1710

Hang artwork and hooks easily for organizing with no tools nor destruction to any surface

Command products have reusable hooks and caddies that make decorating and organizing a pleasure. They are easy to install and remove without any harm to the walls. Command has beautiful decorative hooks, as well as simple clear hooks and wire management systems, picture hangers and poster clips, and caddies to organize the walls. They can hold works of art, robes, towels, etc and are easily removed, without marking the walls, when it is time to move on.IMG_1786 IMG_1807

Be inventive using Command;  Command hooks made the issue of attaining shelf space easy.

The kitchen sink in my new rented abode was longing for a shelf to be placed above it, between the two upper cabinets flanking either side. Problem is, the cabinetry is new and the property owner would probably not appreciate nails being placed in the new and clean decor.

By using an open metal shelf and Command hooks I easily installed a shelf myself in the niche between the two cabinets with no tools except for a tape measure, level and pencil.

  • Having a 36 inch opening, I purchased an Elfa 36 inch wide by 12 inch deep wire metal shelf form the Container Store. IMG_3913
  • Using the level and measuring tape, lines were made with a pencil to determine where to place the hooks that would hold the shelf up.
  • The metal shelf was easy to snap into place allowing for the hooks to hold it in position until the time comes for its damage free removal. IMG_4044 IMG_4062

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    check out the magnetic led touch lights added to the bottom of the shelf for accent lighting

  • Any pencil marks leftover were easily washed away.

I now have a beautiful place to store extra items in attractive cubbies. Two round dollar store battery operated tap LED lights with magnets attached to the bottom of the metal shelf add an accent light over the sink to finish off the new decor.

Command is very easy to apply and remove needing absolutely no tools.

  • Clean the surface first with rubbing alcohol and let dry.
  • Remove blue or red label liner on the tape to attach to hook so that the tab in easily accessible on bottom for future removal.
  •  Then remove the black labeled liner on adhesive and attach to surface.
  •  Press firmly for 30 seconds and wait 1 hour before use.

Ready to move on to a new abode, then simply take the shelf off of the hooks and then remove the Command hooks.

  • For easy removal simply hold the hook while you pull the tab straight down. Keep pulling until hook is released from the wall (Be prepared to pull the strip as much as 6 inches in order for it to liberate the hook).

Hanging artwork and anything on the walls can be tricky. everything must be hung level, straight and at the correct height. Traditional picture hangers and hooks place holes in a wall so it is necessary not to make mistakes when using these. With a rental or dorm room one might not have the option of poking holes in the walls. Command is a wonderful discovery for everyone and just about every situation. The kids can now hang the posters on the walls of their rooms without tape, thumbtacks, mess or punishment for damaging the wall’s finish.

I can attest to these products being a great invention to assist in decorating and organizing the abode. All of the Command products are easily removable and reusable; simply purchase refill strips. Command products are perfect for painted surfaces, tiled walls, wood etc. (Command states that the products should not be used on wall paper or vinyl covering).

Create a beautiful decor by thinking outside of the box using inventive products. Never be afraid to dance!

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Filling an empty wall can be a challenge. Finding works of art to adorn the walls can be fun but can also be expensive. For those venturing into their first abode or dorm for the first time may not have the funds for the extras to dress up the home. This is the perfect time to get creative in order to dress up the living space.

The Rasterbator enables one to create free wall decor.4820

Rasterbation is a fun way to create works of art while staying within your budget. Simply go to rasterbator.net and begin the creativity.5010

  • Click on “Create your poster” to start the process.
  • Load an image from a website or upload a photo from your computer.
  • Set the paper size, standard or custom, and output size. The output size depends on the number of sheets of paper.
  • Next decide on Rasterbation options; black and white, single color, multicolor, etc.

Time to Rasterbate!  

  • The Rasterbation is turned into a PDF that is then downloaded and printed out easily on your printer.

Create multi-page posters from any image.

“The Rasterbator enlarges images to multiple pages, which you can then print and combine into huge posters”. Images can be used in many decorative options.

  • Simply attach the individual sections together with tape from the back to create one huge work of art to mount on the wall or be framed.2097
  • Be creative and use the Rasterbation created to paper an entire wall using decoupage materials.10668
  • Mount each section on a board to be mounted in a grid pattern.6679
  • Frame pages or sections of the Rasterbation to create unique pieces of artwork for a wall.6144

Rasterbation is fun, creative, and allows one to dress their abode with a statement that is all their own. Have fun Rasterbating. Invite friends and family to join in the fun and never be afraid to dance!

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The furniture is in place and accessorized. Now it is time to add the finishing touch to the blank walls with some lovely artwork. You have the art work and it is all framed and ready to adorn the abode’s walls. Now you will need to figure out the perfect spots to hang the artistic touches to the room.

Plan out how and where to hang your art pieces.

Browse décor magazines for inspiration on how artwork should look when properly presented in a room. The IKEA catalogue is also a good source to do research. IKEA has some well priced mirrors, prints, frames and mattes if you need any additional items.

IKEA wall of art

First gather all of the tools that you will need for your project:

  • a pencil with an eraser
  • a tape measure
  • note paper
  • picture hanging hooks
  • painters tape
  • brown craft paper or newspaper
  • a level

Art looks better when hung lower, rather than higher, even if you have tall ceilings.

An exception to this would be if you are adding art above a cabinet or door to raise the perception of height.

  • A rule to follow is to keep the center at around eye level. This means the average eye level of around 60 inches to 66 inches. If you are a tall person, than obviously you will be hanging your art lower than your own eye level in order to look good. If you are hanging over a sofa, table, or bed the piece or pieces should be no more than around 9 to 12 inches above the furniture, depending on the size or group.

Time to get hanging

You decide to hang your art so its center is at 62 inches above the floor.

  • First mark the wall with your pencil at 62 inches in the spot you would like to hang. Let’s say the frame measures 24 inches high by 36 inches wide. The center of this piece is 12 inches from the top and bottom. If your art is to be hung from a wire on the back, you will need to pull up the center of the wire towards the top of your art and measure from the top of the center peak of the wire to the center of the piece. If this measurement equals 6 inches then you will be adding 6 inches to the 62 inches that you marked on the wall. This means that you will be placing your picture hook at 68 inches in order to achieve the finished hanging height that you want. Some pieces have one or two hang bars instead of wire. In this case you will need to measure from the center of the piece up to the hang bar and add this to the 62 inches that you measured on the wall. For two hang bars you need to be very precise with your measuring in order for the art to be hung straight. Use your level and double check your measurements.

If you are hanging a grouping then you can first arrange the pieces on the floor to find a pattern you like.

Usually an odd number of pieces, such as 3, will look better than an even number. The pieces do not have to be symmetrical. Determine the center of your pattern. The center of the grouping will be hung at your decided height of 62 inches and you will work out, up, and down from there. If hanging a group over furniture you can start from the bottom and work your way up.

Want to be sure about how the artwork will be placed before hammering a hanger into the wall?

  • Use blue painter’s tape to place an outline of where you propose your picture frames to be hung. After you are sure that the location pleases you then you can hang the artwork with confidence.
  • Brown craft paper or newspaper can be used as mock artwork. Transfer the sizes of your art pieces onto the paper and cut them out, then place the cut-outs on the wall with tape where you would like the artwork to be hung. This will give you a great perspective on how your artwork will truly be viewed when hung on the wall.

Be adventurous. Do not be afraid to mix and match frames or textures. You can add a display shelf into your grouping for more interest. Your walls reflect you, so be proud of who you are and never be afraid to dance!

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Photos represent our lives, our families and friends, and past generations. Memories come alive as folks sit around the photo album reminiscing about people and celebrations. Discs are great to store memories, but without a device to watch them on, they are nothing but a file for your memories. No matter how far we have come digitally, it is still fun to pass the hard copies of the photos around for all to see and comment.

Abode’s long for unique pieces of art to adorn the walls.

Artwork transforms walls into conversation pieces

Easy Canvas Prints will turn your precious photos into beautiful canvas art worthy of a gallery.

Easy Canvas Prints are high quality, carefully crafted, and definitely a deal. …No matter what size or what wrapping options, you are guaranteed a beautiful quality canvas for an affordable price. …In four easy steps, turn your photos or graphic designs into beautiful art pieces for your home or office. Canvas Art is the perfect way to decorate or commemorate a special moment.

Now you can display your beautiful photos on the walls as canvas art.

Easy Canvas Prints are available in three canvas thicknesses and a multiple of sizes from 8” X 8” to 24” X 36”, as well as custom sizing.

In four easy steps you can transform your photos into beautiful artwork right from the comfort of your computer

  • Choose your canvas size and thickness; you can even preview the size canvas hung on a wall over a sofa.
  • Choose an image; upload from your computer, Facebook, or Instagram. Then preview and size the image to your canvas.
  • Choose style and select border option of either mirror image, image wrap, or a border color.
  • The last step is fun you get to choose optional color finishing and image retouching to perfect your already beloved image.
  • Simply add your finished piece to the shopping cart to place your order.

Customize millions of art & nature photos on canvas

Browse the different uploadable photos on the Easy Canvas Print site

  • Fine Art by Style
  • Natural Scenes
  • Animals
  • Cities and Places
  • Flowers & Botanicals
  • Dining & Entertainment

Check out the Idea Gallery for inspiration and the most popular styles

“From family snapshots to fine art, vacation photos to vintage prints, canvas can turn your favorite digital images into a work of art.”

  • Weddings
  • Babies
  • Pets
  • Kids
  • Landscapes
  • Vintage
  • Expressions
  • Fine Art

Have fun decorating the walls with canvases dressed with memories. Arrange a lovely grouping. Remember art should be hung at eye level in order to look its best. Every time a guest enters your abode the artwork will become the center of the conversation.

Enjoy your remembrances, look forward to making new memories, and never be afraid to dance!

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Easy lesson on how to hang artwork in the abode – National interior decorating | Examiner.com.

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