Once you’ve chosen a painting that speaks to your soul and matches the aesthetic of the room it will be placed in, you might want to consider the different ways you can display it. Other than hanging it on a wall, you have some additional creative options, including a painting stand.
Easels will hold a canvas or framed piece beautifully. As they evoke images of creative studios and artists of days gone by, easels are beautiful structures to put on display in a generous room. They also make an ideal gift for the artistic person in your life.
In home décor, they are pedestal-like pieces with broad bases made from wood, marble, metal or other materials. They’re typically short (although not always), so they can be used to make rooms with low ceilings feel taller.
Plinths can be used for many things – they can be used to raise furniture; to add another height dimension to a room; in place of traditional side tables; or to showcase collectibles, decorations or art that isn’t made for a wall. They are great for displaying things like ceramics, vases, ornaments or small sculptures. Just make sure yours isn’t likely to get knocked over by placing it out of the way of foot traffic.
The great thing is that you can change the items these accessories showcase seasonally, or on a whim. Got a gorgeous potted orchid that has just bloomed? Place it on top of the pedestal in the entranceway to brighten up your arrival home. Entertaining guests for a sumptuous dinner party? Create the right mood with a candelabra of lit candles taking centre stage on top.