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My Balsam Hill Home: Crafted by the Masters

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Throughout history, the visual arts have continuously mesmerized viewers with gallant techniques and imagery, all in an attempt to reinterpret the world. Through the same captivating use of color and the ingenious approach to form, homeowners can take inspiration from artworks in order to elevate the style of their living spaces. Courtesy of My Balsam Hill Home, here are several design ideas influenced by masterpieces:

Vincent Van Gogh’s Charming Watercolor Creations

Van Gogh’s masterpieces are easily among the most recognizable. Even a century after he first captured his visions on canvas, his inventive take on landscapes, unique brush strokes, and creative use of color continue to fascinate the world. You can bring the beauty of Van Gogh’s greatest work ‘Starry Night’ to your living room by adding throw pillows that depict the strikingly beautiful skies immortalized in the painting.

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My Balsam Hill Home: A Touch of Lace

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For a time, lace was a popular decorative accent in traditional homes. Often seen in the form of tablecloths, doilies, and lamp shades, the intricate patterns and rich texture of the fabric have provided a comforting sight over the years. But modern design has paved the way for its comeback, with the focus now on the patterns instead of the fabric.

The secret to making lace more current is not to overdo it. In fact, just a bit of this graceful pattern makes your space more interesting. In the latest edition of My Balsam Hill Home, we feature six elegant ways to take advantage of the gorgeous texture and design of lace.

1. Wall Accents

You can add casual elegance to any room by slipping in bits of lacy details. Your home need not be covered in fabric. The simplest way to do this is with common home accessories such as wall clocks, mirrors, and art that feature floral patterns against solid colors. This contemporary clock matches the vintage lace pattern with the boldness of its wooden base.

Lace Face Wall Clock #touchoflace
Contemporary Clocks

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My Balsam Hill Home:
5 Design Ideas for High Ceilings

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High ceilings have been a favorite among homeowners for years. Other than delivering a sense of majesty to indoor spaces, they also bring a dimension of privacy amid such a grand enclave, a point of interest that many find so captivating. Elevate your high ceilings with even more elegance with five of Balsam Hill’s favorite design ideas:

Photo by Poshsurfside via Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo by Poshsurfside via Flickr. CC BY-SA-2.0.

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My Balsam Hill Home: Houses Inspired by Iconic Films

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Films have the power to transport viewers to a different dimension: one that exists only in the realm of the imagination. You can journey back to America’s luxurious Jazz Age, hang out with great thinkers before the Second World War, walk on the beaches of Hawaii, and even join Luke, Han and Leia in their fight against the galactic empire.

Film viewers become so engrossed that, even after the credits are over, they find themselves wanting to relive their favorite cinematic moments once again – even within their own dwelling spaces. Bring the magic of iconic films into your home.

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Great Gatsby’ and the 1920s

This 2013 film not only depicts a gripping love story, but it also portrays the glamour of the elites and their undeniably timeless elegance. You can bring the design aesthetic of the Roaring Twenties into your home by adding fixtures inspired by Art Deco. Chandeliers with Gothic elements, lavish curtains, and the pillars in this room, for instance, create a bold statement of opulence defined by the era.

Traditional Dining Room by Miami Photographers Craig Denis

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