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Each of these rooms have a critical decorating faux pas. Can you pick out the mistakes? Do
you know why they are mistakes? Do you know how to fix them?
If you answered "no" to the questions above, don't fret because you're
not alone. Many, many people make these types of mistakes over and over again
and do not even know they are breaking some of the most fundamental interior
design rules for proper arrangements.
But you can learn the decorating concepts that work every time. Of course, decorating "rules" are successfully
broken all the time, but if you don't know what the rules are, how can you successfully "break" them?
Since 1983 I've been designing wall decor for homes and offices, and before that I was a professional
graphic designer for 12 years. Whether you're decorating a room or designing a two-dimensional brochure,
the design concepts are the same. There must be balance, harmony and unity. The "artist" or "decorator" must
draw the eye to a focal point, then guide the viewer in a specific direction
around the room, giving the eye a place to rest along the way. Most people
don't know how to do this properly.
""WOW"!!! So many different ways to arrange wall groupings!!! Wonderful!!!"     -- Sandy Finch
This site has been created to help you in your quest for harmony in your decorating and redecorating efforts.
As you navigate through the pages, you're going to find plenty of tips and products that will help you
learn the secrets of interior designers on the following subjects:
How to Arrange Furniture and Accessories
for Your Home; How to Design Wall Decor (from one image to a wall grouping to a gallery wall)(see below);
The Secrets to Proper Placement of Art;
The Hot Color Trends; and free decorating tips. You can also click
on any of the links at the top of each page to navigate easily. Please remember that this site is full
of graphic images, which take longer to download, so please be patient. It's worth the wait.
But back to our topic. Barbara Jennings, west coast pioneer in rearrangement design and art consultant to
Fortune 500 and 1000 corporations, has written a book of 101 ways to dress your naked walls. But don't take
our word. Here are some press reviews.
Miami Herald Review "Book helps you create whatever wall you want" "Do people think your decorating ideas are a bit off the wall?
Are you being driven up the wall by pounding six extra nails in the wall while
trying to hang a picture on the wall?
If so, hang in there. Help is on the way. Accessory design specialist Barbara Jennings has released a
128-page book, Where There's a Wall -- There's a Way.
She not only explains 20 design techniques that will help you create an attractive wall arrangement,
but she also includes 101 line drawings of wall grouping ideas for small walls, large walls, narrow walls,
stairway walls and cathedral ceiling walls. She shows, step by step, how to effectively coordinate
pictures, plants, shelves, mirrors, lamps, pottery, clocks and art objects.
'Most people don't realize the importance of good placement,' said Jennings. 'All too often they have an improper
mix, their spacing is erratic and too far apart, they don't understand proportion and balance, and
their groupings are not properly hung in relationship to nearby furniture.'
"I wanted to let you know that your book Where There's a Wall - There's a Way
saved me hours of frustration and a gallon of spackle! . . . I was able to create attractive
wall groupings that enhanced my furniture arrangements and gave the room a
'professionally decorated' appearance. I am very pleased with the results and
eager to use these techniques on the rest of the house!" - Sandy Finch
A major benefit for readers is the inclusion of the dimensions for pictures that she used in her
line drawings. 'I've chosen the most popular sizes available from local galleries or framers,' she explains.
'This feature helps the reader understand proper positioning when hanging several pictures
together in the same grouping.'
The book also includes a separate set of individual line drawings of each of the items used in the 101 illustrated
Daily Pilot Review "Book illustrates 101 ways to arrange pictures and other wall hangings"
"Have you ever bought the perfect picture only to find when you got it home that it didn't look
just right hanging on the wall? Have you ever decided you wanted to arrange a gallery wall or
grouping but didn't know where to begin?
Every individual who has decorated a home or apartment has run into these problems at some time or other.
Barbara Jennings of Huntington Beach has authored a 128-page book called Where There's a Wall --
There's a Way. It was immediately popular among professionals nationwide as it illustrates
101 wall arrangement ideas.
Beginning with basic arrangements using standard sized pictures, the book gradually incorporates other
decor elements, such as mirrors, lamps, shelves, plants and wall clocks. The range of ideas covers
symmetrical and asymmetrical arrangements to be hung above furniture, as well as ideas for
hallways, staircases and gallery groupings.
Tips on design rules, such as proportion, scale, balance, rhythm, color, variety, texture, focal
points, size and unity are included, as well as suggestions for hanging the finished arrangements
The author has 20 year's experience as a freelance graphic designer, artist, corporate art consultant and
furniture arrangement specialist and has taught hundreds of women how to manage their own accessory
Decor Magazine Review
Get 101 illustrated ideas on how to create beautiful wall groupings for your home or
office in this one-of-a-kind specialty book titled, "Where There's a Wall --
There's a Way", which can only be purchased directly from the author, Barbara Jennings.
Learn how to incorporate framed art, shelves, plants, mirrors and art objects
into spectacular wall groupings. Discover the secrets designers use to make
elaborate, breathtakingly unique groupings. From the simple to the very complex, this
book will take the fear out of the most complex ideas. Find out how to hang art quickly
Create elaborate groupings like this. Learn about focal points, balance, unity,
variety, scale, proportion, line, geometric shapes and so forth. Use the easily
reproducible templates at the back of the book
to plan your own groupings on paper before you commit to anything.
Read the reviews by the Miami Herald and the Daily Pilot above and by Decor Magazine
for more information and their endorsement of the book.
VERY SPECIAL BONUSES
BONUS #1: As an added bonus, you will receive a special email address given only to
our readers so that you can ask personalized decorating questions and receive a
personal response by Barbara Jennings, usually the same day. This is one
author who really wants to help you apply the concepts and techniques to your
own situation. This valuable personalized service is FREE, but just to our
readers. So order your copy today. It's like having your personal
decorator/mentor available 7 days a week. You won't find that offered
BONUS #2:You'll also get access to my brand new special report of 36 photos that shows you
many different kinds of wall groupings, plus other types of groupings that will make your home
far more interesting and create great conversational areas. I've included notations and comments
about each photo to help you further understand the creative, yet sometimes complex, subject
of designing groupings. It's an exclusive group of images that
you won't find anywhere else and I'm including it as a free bonus.
Where There's a Wall - There's a Way" is a one-of-a-kind book on the subject of wall grouping design.
You won't find another one like it anywhere for any price. That's why it's such a bargain at this site.
Right now save $10 if you order your copy by
That's right. Get your copy for only $29.95
including S/H (foreign countries slightly higher).
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