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RL Ideas: Instant Makeover with a Stunning Artwork

See how dramatic art can instantly add color and personality to a plain space

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Aside from decorating a blank wall, dramatic art can instantly add color and personality to a plain space. In this case, bigger is better. 

Picks and Styling by Dagny Madamba. Assisted by Tala Singson. Photographed by Paolo Feliciano.

Read the original article ("1 Great Piece = Instant Makeover") in the March 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

How to make it work:

Choose large- scale art with an interesting subject or vibrant hues. And don’t be afraid to mix and match artwork in different style and sizes for a more eye-catching vignette.

You may also want to try:

Framed Fabric

Framed fabrics are affordable alternatives. Pick a colourful textile with a lively pattern. Stretch it across a 20”x20” wood frame (available at book stores and art supply stores), staple in place at the back, and hang as art.

For more instant makeovers and tips, click here.

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