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Decorating Ideas: Movie Posters for Home Decoration

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Decorating Ideas: Movie Posters for Home Decoration

Home decor gets a dash of drama with movie posters. The trick is in picking the right one for the right space and customizing it for the interiors.

The fancy for movie posters as a statement of style in home decor is a relatively recent trend. In the home interiors segment, in which art continues to top customer wish-lists, movie posters are still considered niche territory. But there’s probably nothing more gratifying for the incorrigible movie fan — there’s a bit of him in all of us, anyway — than having the walls around mounted with posters of favourite films.

Wall Decoration and Movie Themes

Arriving at a theme for the rooms — from romance, mystery and such — can be a start to wall decoration. Posters of films that coincide with real-life phases can add that personal bit to the decor. You can also mix the movie posters up as a sequence — James Bond from different ages, for instance — or fix them together in a collage. All, needless to say, in tune with the basics of wall decoration and colour schemes of the room.

Decorating Ideas: Movie Posters for Home Decoration

Classic Movie Posters

Posters of classic movies are eternal favourites, a testimony reflected in the rise in the number of online groups selling them. Casablanca, Gone With The Wind and Alfred Hitchcock thrillers continue to be good draws in the classic movie posters segment but you are doing up your place and it’s your pick that counts.

So the gangster genre fan in you can go for the classic split-on Scarface poster and the rom-com lovers have the now-legendary Pretty Woman poster. Again, the range is all out there and it’s for you to make the choice. Though the idea works on personalization, classic movie posters look better in the living room and it helps to innovate while picking and arranging the line-up of posters.

Presenting Movie Posters For Interiors

Vintage posters come with the advantage of never having to look “old” but it doesn’t work with all movie posters. That’s reason enough to focus more on ways to present them to accentuate the home’s interiors. The old, trusted wooden frames bring a certain elegance to the posters as you mount them on the walls. But it’s again important to customize; The Matrix wouldn’t look good in one, would it?

Wall decoration of the personal home theatre with movie posters can, in an understated way, enrich your movie-watching experience. The fancied back-lit poster box is still the best option in mounting movie posters, especially in home theatres. For the regular mounts, there are many available sizes — 24×36 and 20×20 among popular dimensions — to be picked according to the clarity of the image and the available wall space.

Identifying the right poster for the right space is critical. Quirks apart, it always makes sense to avoid The Fist Of Fury in the study and, the horror of horrors, Psycho in the bath.

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Nicole Etienne Powell and Still Life Art

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Nicole Etienne Powell and Still Life Art

“Painting is just like love making. Sometimes slow, sensuous strokes of the brush and prolonged drags of charcoal are right. And other times quick splatters and fast lush swipes of color are the technical narrative a painting needs to reveal the story. One of my favorite artists, Eric Fischl, told me that if I am not feeling what I am painting, nobody else will either. I actualize joy while creating art, sort of rev up the engine and materialize sex, love, lust… whatever it is I am trying to evoke.”

Born in Santa Cruz California in 1974, Nicole Etienne Powell grew up between redwood trees and suburban Silicon Valley. Her mother, an active artist, kept Nicole healthily covered in paint and dirt and nurtured her budding career with full access to her supply cabinet.

After moving to the Bay Area her family joined a liberal California utopian group which focused on human rights, anti-war activism, and the belief that by surrendering to a process of personal transformation they were to achieve a greater awareness of the earth and each other. Nicole was encouraged to be intuitive and explore.

Nicole Etienne Powell and Still Life Art

It wasn’t long before the conservative, buttoned-up world of Silicon Valley felt a little too parochial. She traveled widely, studying, painting and exhibiting, and in NYC Nicole was able to find her footing — and her voice. She has created work of sincere and tender human encounters. Painting lush groves with strong “angelic amazons” that blossom with sexuality and womanhood, she twists old myths with new, creating woman as the “romantic hero” in a world completely of her own.

Her technique copies the brightness of watercolor with the thickness of oil paint. A struggle between keeping the original marks of charcoal and the glow of the underpainting; and the desire to smear on thick hunks of paint until it melts together.

Nicole began her collegiate art education at UC Santa Barbara transferring to UC Santa Cruz where she received her BFA in 1997. She studied abroad at the Lorenzo Medici School of art in Italy and graduated with her MFA cum laude in 2009 from the New York Academy of Art.

She has painted and lived in Italy, London, and Ireland. It was on a trip to Cornwall, England, that Nicole met her husband, creative director Peter Powell. They now live in New York City with their cat Moo.

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Young Woman Holding an Acoustic Guitar Behind Her Back

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Young Woman Holding an Acoustic Guitar Behind Her Back

Bar Decoration, black and white posters, Cafe Decoration, College Art, contemporary, women photography, Young Woman Holding an Acoustic Guitar Behind Her Back

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Impressionism: En Terrasse by Andre Deymonaz

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Impressionism: En Terrasse by Andre Deymonaz

Parisian French Historical Life Art Painting Art Print – End of 19th century, Beginnings of 20th Century European Parisian Lifestyle Posters Prints – Walkside Cafe Caricaturized Sketch Drawing Image Picture – European French People Life at Cafes of Paris France Paintings Prints. People Sitting on City Cafe, A Fountain at Center of Cafe Bar, Women & Men Drinking, Ordinary People Life in Paris Modern Stylized Drawing Artwork.

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Smoking Room: Turk, Smoking on a Divan by Eugene Delacroux

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Smoking Room: Turk, Smoking on a Divan by Eugene Delacroux

smoking room, theme rooms, french art, turk smoking on a divan poster, giclee prints, bar decoration, smoking posters, eugene delacroix

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Velvet Shoes by Kitty Meijering

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Velvet Shoes by Kitty Meijering

ballet dancers, Bar Decoration, dance and dancers, Female Artists, Figurative Art, Kitty Meijering, velvet shoes

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Smoking Room: American Liberty Cigarette

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Smoking Room: American Liberty Cigarette

american liberty cigarettes, Bar Decoration, Giclee Prints, Illustration Art, smoking room, vintage art, Vintage Illustrations

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Bar Decoration: A Martini A Day

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Bar Decoration: A Martini A Day

a martini a day, alcohol, art prints, Bar Decoration, college culture, decorate your bar, drinks

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Decorate Your Bar: Mojito by Susan Osborne

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Decorate Your Bar: Mojito by Susan Osborne

Mojito: The Perfect Rum Drink

Ingredients for a Mojito

• Light Rum
• Lime
• Sugar
• Mint
• Soda Water

Quantities for one drink

• 2-3 oz Light Rum
• Juice of 1 Lime (1 oz)
• 2 tsp Sugar
• 2-4 Mint Sprigs
• Soda Water

Blending Instructions

• Lightly muddle the mint and sugar with a splash of soda water in a mixing glass until the sugar dissolve and you smell the mint.
• Squeeze the lime into the glass, add rum and shake with ice.
• Strain over cracked ice in a highball glass.
• Top with soda water, garnish with mint sprig and serve.

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Ad Marginem Abstract Artwork by Paul Klee

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Paul Klee and His Abstract Artworks

Paul Klee; 18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered both a German and a Swiss[a] painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. He was also a student of orientalism. Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually mastered colour theory, and wrote extensively about it; his lectures Writings on Form and Design Theory (Schriften zur Form und Gestaltungslehre), published in English as the Paul Klee Notebooks, are considered so important for modern art that they are compared to the importance that Leonardo da Vinci’s A Treatise on Painting had for Renaissance. He and his colleague, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky, both taught at the German Bauhaus school of art, design and architecture. His works reflect his dry humour and his sometimes childlike perspective, his personal moods and beliefs, and also his musicality.

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