How to Find the Perfect Tapestry
Tapestries are great conversation pieces especially those that have unique scenes depicted. Often, it serves the function of a painting on the wall except that the tapestry is made of cloth and not painted on canvas.
But finding the perfect tapestry for your home is not as easy as you might think. Often, you will find it hard to buy the one that will suit the room that you want to put it into. Remember that though tapestries can be appealing, it can also be hard to integrate in the room’s interiors especially if the look of the room is more or less themed.
Tapestries also rarely work on interiors that are not well lighted. They can be large and the colors are often dark. Small rooms are also not good for tapestries as these often large pieces will just overwhelm the room’s size. Decorators recommend getting a tapestries for rooms that are large, with high ceiling and of course with really bare walls that can use some perking up.
That is why it is important to look into the room first when buying a tapestry. Before deciding on the piece, make sure that you need to buy a piece in the first place. Tapestries do not work well with just any room. When you are not sure, you can always ask an interior decorator or even just someone whose eye for the arts is good.
If you don’t know anybody, you can always do some research over the internet and see if you can find tapestry shopping tips on websites and blogs. You will be surprised at the amount of information that you can get from the internet nowadays. If you are lucky, you can even join forums where you can get to ask somebody who is an expert on tapestries.
You can also visit your local stores and see if they have tapestries. Often, stores that sell carpets will also have tapestries in them. If you cannot find one, you can always ask people you know who are always traveling. They will be able to find you a good piece in some Asian countries like India and Malaysia, which are known for their intricate weaving industry.
If you are still lacking in information and inspiration, you can always visit the local bookstore and look for books on tapestries or interiors. That way, you will be able to see rooms that have tapestries hanging in their walls. This way, you will be able to visualize the feel and look of a tapestry inside a room. You can also get some great tips from these books. Some will even have a list of stores that you can visit for their tapestrires.
All in all, tapestries are great way to make your house unique but be careful in buying them and make sure that it will have a home in your home. Not all tapestries are great to look at. Some can be an eyesore not because of their designs but because of their fit to the room involved.
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