It's easy to shop online for framed poster prints of famous works of art or inspirational photos of sports heroes if you're looking to spruce up a blank wall. But before you spend your money on unoriginal pieces like these, take a little time and search for works of art that are one-of-a-kind and mean something special to you.
Collecting artwork doesn't mean you have to empty your savings account. Etsy.com features hundreds of thousands of artists who sell affordable artwork, and many accept commission requests, creating extraordinary pieces for buyers. Another way to decorate with original artwork is to hang your kid's creations in your home; nothing else is more precious, and your child will feel proud and important. Finally, if you're feeling creative and want to get in touch with your artistic side, grab a paintbrush and create your own work of art!