Realistically, owning a Di Vinci or Angelo will never come to fruition for most, especially those living on a budget. This doesn’t mean art can’t be appreciated or even displayed on walls. What it does mean is that thought goes into “What” can be hung on walls, within a given budget for art.
There are many places or events where art is sold at reduced prices. While it might not be a masterpiece by a great artist, many are fantastic pieces of impersonations or creative pieces by other artist. Going out of business art sales, Local arts and crafts shows, starving artist sales are great place to visit when searching for art to hang on your walls.
Some have come across great pieces of art at Goodwill stores, Salvation Army stores, or other thrift stores in or around the areas lived in. For that matter, when looking for art for the walls, garage sales is a good place to scour too. You’ll not be paying an arm and a leg and most will be willing to haggle over the final cost.
If a person is creative enough they can create their own art as well. In this day and time Abstract Art is the newest craze. Channel your favorite artist and have a go at creating your own interpretation of his or her art. Use bold colors or subdued. Once painted, make or find a unique way of hanging it.
Wall art can be as creative as hanging children’s art pieces on the wall. Go through and make a collage of their art. Group them together in like frames, but with different sizes of frames. Put them front and center so that they’re displayed in a prominent place within the home. These are sure to garner numerous comments and the children will love it.
When money is a factor, then think outside the box. Grab a favorite print of something, find old place-mats of interest, group old letters together, find photos, calendars, fabric or pieces of unique clothing and frame it. You’d be surprised how great these things look displayed in a frame and behind glass.
A person doesn’t need to sacrifice their monthly budget to hang art on the wall. Art is what a person’s individual taste is and it never needs to be expensive. Go ahead and adorn your walls. People will never know it didn’t cost a fortune to do it.