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picture speaks a thou-

sand words and when it comes to your

walls, it can convey a million emotions,

shades and moods all in one simple

frame of art. The photo frame that

adorns your walls could be a simple

family photograph, a work of art or

even a painting of your 5 year old that

has been framed. What you chose to

hang up there shows who you are and

can often change your mood. Decorat-

ing with pictures though is not about

crowding the interiors with everything

and anything that is framed. Here are

few simple, easy-to-follow tips that will

enable you to transform the space that

surrounds you and will give you ample

opportunities to experiment. So how do

you decorate with photographs?

It is essential to understand that every

room in your home cannot have the

same shades, colors and textures when

it comes to photographs on walls. Just

like each room has a specific task and

mood, so should the pictures that hand

on its walls. You could pick photographs

and art that are mellow and tranquil for

your bedroom and other places where

you rest. Cool blues go well with office

space, while bright cartoons and lively

reds and yellows are great for kids’

rooms. If you have a gaming room then

get some photographs framed which run

on the gaming theme. The point being,

your pictures must enhance and blend in

with your own mood when in the room.

It is advisable that you chose the way

you want to go early and stick to it.

If you want a simple minimalist and

futuristic theme, then get your photo-

graphs done in black and white before

you frame them. This matches well

with modern living rooms that use a

lot of white, black and grey. A retro-

styled kitchen or bedroom could use the

pictures with bright reds and vibrant

greens. Contrasting does not always go

well with art work on walls, so it is bet-

ter to stick to a theme. Your theme could

be also something creative like romantic