Your home is your sanctuary, your safe haven and the place that you can settle in after a hard day at work. Not only is it the place where you need to unwind and relax, but your home is also your space to visually express who you are, your personality and your character.
Decorating your home allows you to personalize your space and demonstrate your personality type. Whether it be minimalist, with clean lines and simple colors, or dramatic, vibrant and bohemian, there are hundreds of options for you to make your space your own.
If you are not too certain where you fit in, there is an array of sites that can help you filter down what your ultimate look is.
One key element that can be added to your home, whether it is minimal or dramatic, are tapestries. The versatility of tapestries allows you to chop and change and choose the ideal one to hang on your wall to match your look.
We thought we would take a look at tapestries, how they can be added to the room and what you need to consider when choosing one.
Know your Tapestries
Let’s start off with the different types of tapestries that you need to know about before you make your decision. Tapestries are decorated fabrics that have been hung on people’s walls throughout history.
In fact, tapestries go back centuries and have been some of the most popular forms of decorating homes throughout the world.
Not only does the material keep the home warm, but they depict scenes of the times and areas and maintained their popularity throughout the ages.
You can choose from different materials including wool, cotton, silk, and linen. Most tapestries are delicately woven, with the more expensive ones being hand-woven.
There are numerous intricate techniques that are used to weave tapestries, and depending on the area in the world that you are getting them from, you can choose from a variety of styles.
Tapestries can come in various themes, colors and can be created in a variety of ways. Not only can they be specifically hand-made, as mentioned before, but you can buy a tapestry that has been digitally made and even screen-printed tapestries. Screen printing takes a bit longer as these use mesh to make the patterns.
Choosing the Right Tapestry for You
So, what kind of wall hanging will work for you? The first thing you will need to consider is what your home currently looks like. What are the major…
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