Let the fun begin! We are finally going to have all our world treasures in one location. My heart loves this, but my head keeps asking if my home will look like a museum or like the showroom at Pier 1 Imports?
I do know I need to make a gallery wall because I have a huge wall that is empty! Yeah. Kevin reminds me to do it well and do it ‘once’ so it is not something he continually has to fix or change. I’ve asked Houzz to help me so I am eager to see what options we might come up with.
I also know many of you guys have already combined your homes with lovely art so if you have any ideas, please let me know. Here are some of the wall things I will be playing with.
|Picture||Main colors||matt||Frame||Size in INCHES|
|Ethnic Theme||Height x width|
|Gold/Red/ YellowOil Painting from Indonesia||Tan||Gold||48 x 39|
|Red/GoldVietnamese lacquerware||black||Black and gold||20 x 16|
|black||Black and gold||24 x 18|
picture – selempang (Indonesian sash) in shadow box
|black||black||38 x 10|
|White/tanOld world MapFrom Bangkok||Tan||wooden||27 x 23|
|Antique Kansas Map||green||wood||16 x 18|
|White/ red/greenArtist drawing of Indonesian Cooking plants/spices||tan||black||28 x 26|
|White/ red/greenDrawing from Singapore about famous Chop Houses||tan||black||20 x 31|
|Purple/ Red Child’s artwork from Nigeria||purple||black||24 x 18|
|Orange/brownAboriginal Art from Western Australia||none||none||29.5 X 39.5 can go either way|
|Orange/brown Cross stitch of Australian Art||none||wood||18.5 x 17|
|Green/brownAustralian Aboriginal Art||none||none||18 x 24|
|Gold – Antique Door knocker from Africa||clear||Gold||12 x 10|
|Black/ white/ red Water color of two Men in the Lagos Market – African Art||black||wood||36 x 36|
|Black/ silverAntique Necklace Ghana, African art||black||tan||23 x 18|
|White – pen drawingLadies with Purses||black||wood||18.5 x 25.5|
|Wooden carved Mirror from Thailand||mirror||wood||35.5 x 32|
|Looks a lot like the mirror above||Carved Wood small mirror from Thailand||mirror||wood||18 x 14|
|Green/ silver pottery from Nigeria||clear||Green/ silver||25.5 x 12|
|Green/ silver Metal Man from Nigeria||clear||Green/ silver||14 x 12|
|Green/ silver Metal and pottery from Benin – Africa||clear||Green/ silver||15 x 14.5|
We will talk about the Indonesian fishing baskets, the Nigerian baskets, the Ghana gourds and more in the next blog post. AND don’t get me started on what the kids have kept as their world keepsakes!