Using tapestries for the special spaces - decorating solutions

When choosing a tapestry for your wall decor, follow your intuition first, as it always suggests choice the most convenient to you. But whatever your taste or feelings are, the space that you want to use for hanging a tapestry may pose special decorating challenges. If your room feels too large, seems small or narrow, using a "right" tapestry can help minimize these problems.

Here are some decorative solutions for using tapestries that work best for such special spaces.

Problem space 
Example of a "right" tapestry 
Decorative solution 
If your room seems small… 

Hanging a large landscape tapestry with a remote horizon will help enlarge visually small room and create illusion of larger space. 
If your room seems narrow… 

To broaden narrow space, it's a good idea to paint one wall a darker and richer color, hang an exciting bright-colored tapestry on that wall (contemporary botanical designs will work the best), and then hang a mirror on the opposite wall. The reflected tapestry will make the room appear wider. 
If your room has a low ceiling… 

First, try using a darker floor covering and a lighter color for ceiling. Walls will increase the height of low ceiling and attract the eyes towards the top of the room. Using a tapestry of a portrait format (taller than wider) and with strong vertical lines will add a sense of height. 
To warm up a stark room…  

Country style is a good way to warm up space. Using a tapestry with a country scene along with other country-styles accessories (antiques, quilts etc.) will create a cozier feeling. Visit our collection of Tuscan tapestries for more ideas.  
To fresh air for a small, dark or narrow room… 

Bring the outdoor inside your home with some beautiful landscape or coastal tapestries to give your room a breath of fresh air and brighten space with bursts of color. 
To lighten up a room… 

Using tapestry (or several tapestries in a row) of landscape format (wider than taller) with strong horizontal lines and light expansive colors will create the illusion of increased length in your room. Tapestries with panoramic views will work very well. 
For rooms with few or no windows… 

Wall tapestries with windows, doorways and archways will lead the eyes outside and create illusion of added space and light. 
If your room is too large… 

Hanging a series of small tapestries on a large or blank wall will optically diminish space and scale down a large room. 

* Rod and tassels are not included with the tapestry.
** The sizes advertized are approximate (5%) due to the weaving specifics. If you need to know an exact size to fit your space please contact us and we can verify the size for you.

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POLYCOAT 's European wall tapestries to your home decor.

We are glad to offer you a great way to decorate your house without having to spend a lot of money. We have a large selection of tapestry wall hangings imported from France, Belgium, Italy and some other European countries. We collect the best wall tapestries from different European manufacturers and sell them at affordable price. We carefully choose tapestry wall hangings from a wide variety of wall tapestry products presented on the market. We try to choose wall tapestries that are in harmony with the modern standards of home decor. Some of our tapestry wall hangings can be framed and fit well both traditional and modern home interiors.

We are particularly proud of our medieval wall tapestries. In our collection of medieval tapestry wall hangings you can find unique tapestry pictures. One of our best selling wall tapestries is the reproduction of The Accolade painting by Leighton. Bring romantic spirit of the old time with our medieval tapestry wall hangings.

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