Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Best art for decorating a high Mantel Fireplace

Emulate Palm Beach Style
by Miriam Schulman, @schulmanArt
decorating ideas for living rooms
Living room decorated by Mimi McMillan, photograph by Eric Piasecki with peacock art by Schulman added via simulation
Turn your fireplace mantel into a wow-worthy focal point with a decorating makeover. A high mantel is no case for despair-- this is an opportunity for drama. Don't shortchange this space with a horizontal landscape painting. Choose an artwork with equal height and drama. For example, look at this Palm Beach living room. I digitally added my peacock decor to add the wow factor. You can get this look in your own home. Start with original peacock art, add lime green pillows and jade Chinese foo dog bookends. This mantelpiece treatment was created using Christa's South  Seashells. The sofa and slipper chairs are upholstered in a Pierre Frey pique and the floor lamps are by Visual Comfort. The tile floor- which is great for a Florida home, is honed Herpel tile.

peacock decor
Title: Poetic Peacock Size: 24x36" gallery wrapped Canvas, 1-1/2"
Looking for dramatic turquoise peacock decor? This extra large artwork is created on a canvas that measures 24x36". Flowers surround the meadow of the highly textured canvas with mixed media flair. The grassy filed is a symphony of olive green colors. The flowers have touches of metallic gold sparkle. If you are looking for a large painting to make a dramatic statement over a high matelpiece, this vertical peacock art will enhance your home decor.Wherever you decide to display the peacock art the artwork will give you pleasure throughout the years.

The brightly colored turquoise blue peacock rests on a brown stump. The bird is silhouetted against a coral orange sky in a season-less landscape. The feathers range from bright chartreuse green to softer turquoise blue and ultramarine green. The colors are modern and can't help but energize your interior making your home an artistic an inspiring place to be. 



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