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8 ways to add art to your home

Find out how you can work art into your home with these 8 fab ideas.

Art doesn't have to cost a pretty penny. What's more important is enjoying and displaying it with confidence. We visited the home of art collector Lisa Diamond to see how it's done.

Who Lisa Diamond, co-owner of Art Interiors, Toronto

Art Interiors' specialty
Affordable original Canadian artwork

Goal To educate neophyte buyers about original art

Her style at home An eclectic, colourful mix of modern and traditional elements

art-interior-portrait.jpg1 Go big in a small space
"A large piece can look great in a small space," says Lisa. This silkscreen originally hung in the kitchen of her childhood home. She swapped the original frame for a silver one to give the piece new life.

Why this works The bold, colourful image lends depth and energy.

Tip Choose a frame that works with that art, not with the space it's destined for.

Artwork Yellow and Pink Stripe by Jack Joel

 

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