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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ways to Display Pictures

I am joining Kelly @ Kelly's Korner for her series Show Us Your Life, and today we are showing how we display pictures.

I love pictures in pretty frames and have them all over the house. I am always on the look out for unusual frames, they add interest to any picture and your decor.   Cute little bunnies in a gilded frame can go just about anywhere and make a fabulous statement.

Of course the bedroom dresser is a favorite place to display several pictures of family.  Finding frames that go with the rest of the rooms decor helps to enhance the overall color scheme and table top vignette.

A little cutie grandson in a pretty frame and displayed on an easel looks pretty on an end table.  Just this one picture creates a huge statement on this table.

Another end table with more family.  I love to mix up the sizes, styles and shapes of the frames.

Even tucking a tiny little ornate frame into a vignette can be fun.

This frame and vase have the same colors and creates a really cohesive display together.  One piece just helps to emphasise the other.

Various frames and sizes can create a unique kind of vignette, something different than flowers or candles.

An antique silver frame with some cute little sheep works with this vignette.

A picture of a horse ties in with the equestrian display on the bookcase. and down below the picture of hunting dogs continues the theme.

I love cows, so a painting and a figurine compliment each other.

There are tons of ways to hang pictures on the wall, and great ways to display them on your tables too.

So, how do you display yours?

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I am joining the following parties:

Courtney @ French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday
Nicki @ The Vintage Farmhouse for Creative Things Thursday
Diane @ The Thrifty Groove for Thrifty Things Friday
Sherry @ The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home
Honey @ 2805 for Potpourri Friday
Alison @ Stuff and Nonsense for Fridays Unfolded


  1. Great frames and pics, Marty. Thanks for following and visiting Uptown Acorn. xo, Ron

  2. Hi Marty! Oh, you do certainly know how to display pictures and pretty ones at that!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  3. You really have some pretty frames, Marty, and they all fit in so well with your decor. Thanks for the tips!


  4. Your vignettes are gorgeous. I love the way you've mixed textures and heights to keep everything so interesting.

  5. You have some really beautiful frames Marty! I love the way you have them displayed.

  6. You have beautiful displays for your pictures. I love how you used the ornate stand to hold the frame. Just gorgeous.

  7. I love to mix in family pictures with decorative ones, too, Marty! Always with great looking frames for both. You always find the best ones! I've got them all over ~ tables, bookshelves, the mantel, the bathroom vanity, plus I have my gallery wall. I just love seeing my favorite pictures of family throughout my home!

  8. Love the little rabbit pic and the rooster lamp!

  9. Those are great displays! I love how you mixed the ones on stands with the ohter ones. Looks great!

  10. such pretty frames and vignettes =) I have many frames that are still awaiting to be filled and displayed.

  11. Oh wow what beautiful frames and I love how you have them displayed.
    Your home is just gorgeous.

  12. Marty,
    What gorgeous vignettes using family photos! Your frames are exquisite! My favorite has to be that adorable little guy!!! He is so precious!!! ...and I love your "bunny photo"!!! Thanks for reminding us that it is OKAY to use family photos in our decor!!! Like you, I use a few, too!

  13. You have so many stunning frames Marty! It is hard to pick out a favorite! But, I just love the grandson picture on the easel. Just stunning! Thank you for sharing at TTF and have a wonderful weekend!

  14. Love your blog! Beautiful tables full of pretty pics! love it! I am your newest follower. :) Erin

  15. so classy! love each and every one of your designs. thanks for posting!

  16. I like all your unique frames- they really create a lot of interest. I linked with Kelly too and love all the ideas :-)

  17. Very nice pictures! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!