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Tips & Tricks: Selecting Artwork For Behind A Sofa

Welcome back to our series on how to decorate your home tastefully and stylishly. Today, we're going to tackle the often-overlooked art of selecting artwork for behind your sofa. Now, I know what you're thinking - "Isn't it just a matter of hanging up my favorite painting and calling it a day?" But oh, how wrong you are. There's a whole science to selecting the right artwork to complement your living space.

First and foremost, let's dive into the importance of proportion. As the old saying goes, "size matters." And in this case, it really does. When selecting artwork for behind your sofa, you want to make sure it's proportional to the size of the space. No one wants to feel like they're sitting in a room dominated by an oversized painting. So, be sure to take measurements and select an artwork that complements the size and feel of the room.

Here's a joke to illustrate my point - What do you call a tiny piece of artwork behind a giant sofa? A postage stamp stuck to a boulder!

Now, let's talk about the size of the artwork. If you have a large sofa, you'll want to select a piece of artwork that's at least two-thirds the size of the sofa itself. This will give the artwork a sense of balance and make it visually appealing. Similarly, smaller sofas should be paired with smaller artwork. Remember, when it comes to artwork, proportion is key.

To sum it all up, when selecting artwork for behind your sofa, make sure it's proportional to the size of the space and your sofa. And don't forget to have a little fun with it - after all, decorating your home is all about expressing your personality and style. Happy decorating!


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