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Amazing Canvas Wall Art Ideas

If you are looking for a fun and simple way to spruce up your house, your apartment, or your dorm room, you may consider canvas art. Canvas art is an easy and interactive way to create beautiful masterpieces for your own home. The nice thing about canvas art is that you can really put it in anywhere- it may look nice in your living room, your dining room, your kitchen, your bedroom, your bathroom and beyond. It all depends on the style and aesthetics behind the canvas art you choose to pursue.
Of course, canvas art can also be premade. So that is one option you may want to consider. Many arts and crafts stores, as well as homegoods stores will have beautiful canvas options that you may wish to purchase. The options of canvases are wide-reaching, you may opt for a more modern design, a portrait, renaissance fare, still life, or simple colors and patterns. It is whatever you decide, just make sure your canvas goes with the flow and vibe you are desiring for the intended room.
However, if you don’t want to spend the money associated with getting a canvas or piece of art from the store, you may wish to do it DIY style, meaning do it yourself. You can purchase a canvas at a local craft store. There you can also pick up paints, stencils, scissors, paper, glitter, ribbon, glue and more. There will be many styles of printed paper and patterns. If you are looking for an easier design, try something a little more store made, meaning pick up the patterns or pictures you want to paste on your canvas instead of trying to freehand something. Stencils are also a great choice if you don’t trust your ability to paint. No worries- canvas painting is for all, and even if you are worried about your painting capabilities, if you follow directions, you will create something you love!
If you do decide to test out your painting and otherwise artistic abilities, you may decide to pursue painting your own pattern or design on the canvas you bought at the craft store. To do this, simply gather your materials such as paint brush, easel, sponges, paints, and anything else you think you’d like to add to the canvas, such as glitter. There are a variety of patterns you can choose to create on your canvas. Many of these you can find on the internet, specifically via the website Pinterest. Many popular options include geometric patterns, floral scenes, sunsets or skylines, and favorite quotes. It is your room and your abode, so you get to decide exactly what you want when you create your own canvas.
The process is not yet over when you create your canvas. Then, you have to decide how you will hang your unique canvas. A great option is Magic Mounts’ Hook n Loops, Removable Tape, Permanent Tape and Message Board Strips. Magic Mounts products ensure that your canvas, or whatever else you’re trying to secure, stays put for years to come. Magic Mounts products are truly the industry standard in tape, mounts and other security products.

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Central Principles of Interior Design

When it comes to design, there are some central principles that will help you refine your taste and have an easier time with the process of interior design and decoration.

One of the key principles behind interior design is function. Obviously, practicality plays a big part in how much you will enjoy your room or home in general. If something is able to improve your quality of life, that is perhaps more important (or of equal importance) to aesthetic appeal.

So how do you make a room extra functional? Well, one way is by adding a focal point. There are some rooms that have focal elements that are natural, but if the room doesn’t, you may want to add one. You could do this via a piece of artwork or a great, statement piece of furniture. The lighting could also help to create a focal point. Lighting is inherently functional, and can add to activities such as conversing with friends, eating food or reading. You want most rooms to have a good amount of natural light. Accent lighting can also help to add texture and color to your room, so you may want to consider that.

Of course, furniture is a big part of functionality as well. You will want to get furniture that is able to satisfy the needs of the rooms. You may consider trading around pieces of furniture within your own home. Furniture arrangement is also very important. You may want to sketch an outline of your room on paper so as to plan and appropriately lay out furniture.

Mood is another major principle behind design. Mood is largely influenced by color, style, texture, pattern and more. Simply put, there are a lot of ways to create and shape the mood of your room.

A focal point can also help to create mood. One inspiration piece- like a photo, pillow or some other decoration you love can help to set the vibe and tone of the room. Choose your piece wisely, as it will help determine how you, and your guests feel, when they are in the room. The theme of the room is also closely related to mood. Themes can come in many forms, including: botanical garden, nautical, country, chic, modern or more. The theme will largely decide the mood of the area.

Personality is also a central principle in terms of interior decorating. So how do you create personality in a room? Well, accessories are one good way. Pillows, photos, flowers, trinkets, blankets and more can add to the personality you create for your room. Of course, certain rooms are more likely to have certain accessories than others- so accessorizing is also a good way to add functionality to your room.

If you are interested in interior decorating, you will need the right tools. Magic Mounts can help you add flair and functionality to your home with mounting hooks, adhesive strips, tape and more.

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Clever Ways To Spruce Up Your Home in 2018

A lot of people take a look at their houses at the beginning of the year and find a lot wrong with them. Perhaps your house is dirtier than you’d like. Perhaps you’d like a new look, but can’t afford new furniture and other home decor. Perhaps you worry that it looks too old and you want to update appliances, fixtures and other aesthetic musts. Sometimes it seems like to make any change to your house at all, you will have to pay a lot of money. However, this is not the case. There are a lot of smaller tweaks and updates you can make to your house that will not hurt your pocket at all but will make a mountain of difference. There are ways to refresh your style that are neither complicated nor expensive.

One thing you want to think about before you begin refreshing your style is that first impressions are everything. Therefore, you want to fix up or spruce up a lot of areas near the front door. You may add a coat of paint to the door, a new knocker or a new doorknob. People want to have a pleasant experience, especially at first, as it will influence their consideration of your entire house.

Another good idea in terms of spring cleaning and refreshing of style is to paint your walls with loud, exciting colors that will make your home feel summery and warm. Yellows, blues and greens are great choices. Make yourself feel as comfortable as you can in this room- it’s like a cheap vacation! Another idea you may want to consider for your home is to recycle textiles and fabrics you have used before. Trade out old drapes and replace them with organza or chiffon- this will lighten up the room and also give it a modern spin. The influence of new textures and patterns will really give the room a bright new look- even if you just change a few elements.

Beachiness is also a big theme in modern homes right now. You may consider adding elements like fish, coral or beach colors and references to give your home an easy, breezy feeling that brings you and your family right to your favorite beach. You can use seashells, pictures, whatever you want (it does not have to be expensive at all) to give the beach vibe and add a lot of fun and refreshment to your household.

Cluttering is unfortunately also a big part of this process. It’s not super fun, but picking up the mess and putting things away definitely does make your home seem a lot cleaner and essentially, homier. You will breathe much easier knowing that everything is in its home and has a place. Your entire home will simply feel much more stress free and relaxed. Once you have done all this cluttering, you can let the sun stream in and it will give a whole new vibe to your place. Of course, another good idea is to hang up wall hangings or other decor. Of course, if you do this, you don’t want to scuff up the existing wall, so make sure you check out Magic Mounts’ abundance of hanging/sticking products.

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Ways to Make Your Bedroom Your Own

The bedroom is the soul of the house. It’s where you sleep and where you can be totally yourself. Depending on the kind of person you are, it could very well be the spot you spend the most of your time at. The bedroom is emotive, expressive, it speaks of you. Even celebrities have a lot to say about their bedroom. Andy Warhol famously said, “I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn’t going to. I’m the type who’d like to sit home and watch every party that I’m invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.”

Another celeb longing for their bedroom, Jack Antonoff said, “When you go all over the world for work, your dream vacation is your bedroom.” But perhaps Muse summed up our feelings about the boudoir most effectively in his book Enigmatic Evolution: Prose of Heart and Soul, when he wrote, “Ode to the Chamber…linger here amidst the chamber, in which we embrace our love, talk to me of sonnets, and call me turtledove…”

Maybe you don’t have anything that prolific to say about the bedroom, but that doesn’t mean you don’t deserve to love your space and be able to spice it up with your own decorations, sheets and bedspread, paint, wall hangings and much, much more.

To decorate and make your bedroom your own, start with the bed. The bed is like the heart of the bedroom, the soul. You can put a lot of elements on your bed that can become the feature of the room. Pile on the pillows, the funky sheets, a warm comforter or duvet. Don’t shy away from using more than one pattern or color, your bed should represent you, all the intricacies and different colors inside your soul can be reflected on the bed you lay on each night. Particularly popular right now for bed patterns and colors are large prints, geometric patterns, floral vibes and more.

Another great way to make your bedroom your own is to create do it yourself (DIY) artwork. You can create murals or other kinds of wall hangings, even paint something on a canvas if you are talented/create things you enjoy. You can also create a graphic quilt or your own tapestry, so the blank walls you have in your bedroom that you want to cover will be covered. You can pair this with bed linens you buy or even ones you dye yourself. You can also create little knick-knacks and general decor that represents your aesthetic style by going to your nearest craft store and picking out stuff to make a decoration. You can use flowers, stickers, mugs, glassware, canvas, whatever you want. If you can imagine it, you can create it to decorate your room to give it that sense of uniqueness you so desperately want.

The next great way to spice up your bedroom and make it more your own is to have wall hangings, specifically lighting. You can mount a light source to make something that is beautiful as well as gives off necessary light. Just remember that when you mount something, you will want to use Magic Mounts’ products to make sure it is hanging securely. Let Magic Mounts help you have the best bedroom ever!

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Enhance Your Space With Tapestries and Pictures

It’s very easy to feel tired of your home. You are in it day in, day out, and it’s easy to want to start over. But you can’t always start over with a new house, can you? New homes are expensive, a hassle, might not be good for your entire family or those you live with. There are innumerable problems, or at least challenges that accompany moving into a new space. Plus, it’s good to learn how to spice up a space you are already working with, especially if you can figure out how to do so on a budget, which is how most people have to operate these days. You might watch shows on HGTV and other home networks and think to yourself- “I can’t afford all that. I can’t change my house. The people on TV are spending literally thousands of dollars.” But you are your own person! You don’t have to do what people on television are doing. There are plenty of ways to make your home seem brand new, even when you’re balling on a budget. There are plenty of tips and tricks that are fun, easy, and wallet-friendly to spice up your old, boring rooms- especially if you enlist the help of Magic Mounts. You thought Magic Mounts were just hangers and adhesives? Well, think again. We have expanded lines that can make you achieve any look you want in any room.

 

Truly, a lot of home renovation ideas that we are about to suggest (and pretty much home ideas you’d find anywhere) are only possible with the aid of Magic Mounts. Read this interesting blog post so you can find out ways to add excitement and aesthetics to any of the rooms in your house. Seriously, Magic Mounts has solutions for everywhere you can think of, including: the bathroom, exterior of the house, your car and more. Beyond the household, we have products for your classroom or anywhere you want to host an event. But for the sake of this blog, we’ll stick to ideas for the home. And in this day and age, there are two solutions that especially young people are employing to make their personal spaces feel more fun and individualized. Pictures and tapestries. No decor is more popular right now than trippy tapestries or pretty pictures of loved ones. We’ll show you a few examples of how you’re only one step away from implementing these two fun decor ideas in this post.

 

Above is an example of the trippy, interesting, beautiful types of tapestries people like to hang in their houses. Younger people, especially like to hang these in their bedrooms. No matter your age, make sure you utilize Magic Mounts products for all of your tapestries and wall hangings.

 

 

 

 

 

Here is an example of someone incorporating the tapestry concept in a milder way, as part of the aesthetic for a bedroom. If you want your tapestries to stay in place like the ones above, make sure you use Magic Mounts’ products.

 

 

 

 

 

This image shows a common manifestation of picture frame displays- an exhibition of personal memories. If you are opting to fill your house with pictures of your loved ones, or pictures in general, opt for picture hangers from Magic Mounts.

 

 

 

 

 

Or, you might be interested in framework that is a little more artsy or avant-garde. Put whatever you want in frames, just make sure they’re being held up by the best- hangers from Magic Mounts.

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Cool Home Ideas Possible With Magic Mounts

It’s natural for homeowners to feel that their current indoor aesthetic, especially if they have lived in the same spot for a long time. But there are certainly fun, relatively easy and cost-effective ways to spice up your tired old rooms. A lot of these innovations are only possible with the help of Magic Mounts and their renowned, high-quality adhesive mounting products. Read this informative blog post to see our interpretation of some of 2017’s best trends and also frugal, realistic, yet exciting ways that you can add brevity and style to your living room, dining room, entryway, bedroom and more! Keep in mind that Magic Mounts has solutions for all areas of the house, including bathroom, bedroom, exterior of the house and more. Additionally, Magic Mounts has products that transcend household needs, entering such settings as your car, your office, your schoolroom, your parties/weddings and more.

With that said, have you been living in your home for a number of years? Are you finding yourself bored or uninspired waking up in the same place every single day? Would you like to be your home a bit more beautiful? Well, look no further than Magic Mounts. Magic Mounts is the home beautification secret that you might not have expected, but that you need. You might wonder how mounting solutions, adhesives and bonding systems will contribute to the beauty of your home; but they really do open up a new world, complete with wall hangings, picture frames, beautiful murals and more. So without further ado, here are some ideas to liven up your home in 2018.

 

 

Welcome or Other Homey Sign:

Nothing makes someone feel more welcome, than well, a welcome sign. Maybe it sounds trite, but a welcome sign is just what your house needs to feel more cozy and welcoming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrangement of Mirrors or Other Wall Hangings:

Arranging a bunch of mirrors or canvases is a fun and easy way to get some trendiness in your house. Just make sure you secure them with Magic Mounts’ products.

 

 

 

 

Focal Piece of Art:

If you are more into a simplistic, minimalist vibe, buying one focal piece of art to focus guests’ attention on is ideal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Complementary Artwork:

If you are thinking about arranging more than one piece of artwork, you will want to make sure they complement one another. The matching color scheme will really set the mood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Clutter:

If you are not a minimalist, you may think about hanging a bunch of different pieces that only somewhat go together. This will lend an aesthetic of shabby chic perfect for a funky homeowner.

 

 

 

 

 

Avant-Garde, Statement Pieces

If you are into chic, more avant-garde home decor, you will want a statement piece in your favorite room. Make sure this important piece is secured with Magic Mounts’ products.

 

 

 

 

Warm Aesthetics

If you are into warmer, more inviting vibes, get a painting or other wall hanging that suggests that. This will turn your home into a cozy paradise!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fancy Framework

If you have a bunch of important memories that you want to share, or if you’re just a fan of frames, we suggest creating an arrangement of fancy frames and fun pictures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black and White Theme:

Again, if you are more of a minimalist, and into modern pieces, we suggest employing a black and white theme complete with artsy photographs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lights, Camera, Action:

A fun idea for a cool aesthetic is to employ lighting that most effectively showcases your pictures and wall hangings that you are so proud of.

Spring Cleaning and Other New Year’s Resolutions

Spring Cleaning and Other New Year’s Resolutions

One of the most exciting parts of the New Year is that everyone gets the opportunity to feel like they are starting anew. The new year brings the promise of a fresh start, and with it, a renewed resolve to do the things we “should be doing.” inevitably, this includes cleaning. No one cleans as much as they should, at least the wide majority of people don’t. However, with the new year and the renaissance of the spring, comes the chance to try again.

One way to get yourself to clean is to get some fun organizational items that will inspire the spic and span in anyone. Magic Mounts has a lot of great products that will help you want to organize your home and be able to in an easier, cost-effective, expedited manner. We have clips, hooks and tape to hang baskets or signs that will make it easier for you to remember things and put things away in the future.

But products aren’t all you’re gonna need if you want to really stick to your guns with the whole cleaning thing. Here at Magic Mounts, we have some tips and tricks that will help you with spring cleaning. One good tip for cleaning the kitchen is to move clockwise while cleaning, ending with the oven, or wherever you think is the dirtiest. You want to end with the place in the kitchen with the most dirt, as starting with the dirtiest area will lead you to spread dirty everywhere in the kitchen, which is not what you want for the place you eat. Another amazing kitchen cleaning tip is to make sure you don’t miss out on cleaning the sink. Kitchen sinks have more bacteria, on average, than toilet seats. Use antibacterial or disinfectant soap to clean it and make sure that it doesn’t have any harmful bacteria left in it. Also, if you have a stainless steel sink, you will want to clean it with an oil or a specific stainless steel cleaner, to make sure the water droplets don’t accrue and lead to mold buildup. Cleaning with oil will deter the mold. Another good idea regarding kitchen cleaning, and really cleaning in general, is to swap your paper towels for cloth, especially cloth made of microfiber. This simplifies the cleaning process and also makes it greener. All you have to do is wet a microfiber cloth and it can clean a myriad of different surfaces.

Probably the most important cleaning tip is to clean as you go. This may sound like a cliche, and it is, but for a reason. Putting your laundry away prevents clothes from piling up in your bedroom. In the kitchen, putting dishes at least in the sink in soapy water is a start to doing dishes and will keep your kitchen from becoming a disaster zone. If you feel stressed about cleaning and are looking for organizational ideas, look no further than Magic Mounts for all the organizational information and products you need.

How Magic Mounts Can Help You Be The Best Gift-Giver

How Magic Mounts Can Help You Be The Best Gift-Giver

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be really hard. You have little kids to buy toys for, women to buy clothing/beauty products for and men to buy who the heck knows what for. The gifts you should bring each loved one are almost as varied as the people themselves. This may get you a little bit stressed out, but don’t worry, it’s still early in the season and Magic Mounts can help you become the best gift giver ever. “How can we do that?,” you may ask. Well, a whole world of crafting opens up when you have Magic Mounts products on hand. A lot of people may have already realized this, but crafts truly are the best gift to give or receive. They show thoughtfulness- not only did you care enough about the person to get them something, but you cared enough to take time out of your own busy schedule to make something for the one you love. What communicates the holiday spirit better than that? In this blog post, we’ll discuss some craft ideas to get your creative juices flowing. However, you obviously have full creative reign in deciding what you want to make and it will clearly depend on who the gift is intended for. In order to meet your comprehensive gift-giving needs- we have thought up an idea for each person on your list: significant other, mom and dad. Read the tips below to make the aforementioned loved ones smile from ear to ear upon receiving your gift.

 

Significant Other Gift-Giving Ideas:

Whether your significant other is a man or a woman, you are sure to have accrued lots of money together. Therefore, a picture frame, fit with the cutest picture ever of you both, is the ideal, commemorative holiday present. Just make sure you include a Magic Mounts picture hanger with the frame.

 

Mom Gift Ideas:

Mom will probably just be happy to have you home, but she did give birth to you, so you wanna make sure you get her something special! She’ll also appreciate something thoughtful- subsequently, a beautiful canvas with her favorite artwork or quote is the perfect present. Just make sure she hangs it up with Magic Mounts poster mounts.

 

Dad Gift Ideas:

Dads are some of the trickiest people to get presents for, as a lot of them lament that they already have everything. They aren’t quite as easy as the mother, who will be happy with anything fun and girlie. Dads certainly vary from family to family, but one thing most dads are obsessed with is cars. For this gift-giving idea, you don’t have to get quite as crafty. Magic Mounts has you covered with their extensive product line for automobile needs. The products range from reflective tape, weather strips, hook n loop rolls and mounting tapes. These things might not seem fun to you, but trust me, they will delight a dad. Simply compile a few product you know your dad will love and put them in a fun, decorative basket.

Decorating Tips For This Holiday Season

Decorating Tips For This Holiday Season

It’s that time of year. This thursday is one of America’s’ favorite holidays: thanksgiving. Are you ready for the turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing and the rest of the fixings? How about pumpkin pie? Here at Magic Mounts we love thanksgiving and the whole holiday season in general. Whatever holiday you celebrate, whether it be Hanukkah, christmas, kwanzaa or something else, you surely want to make sure your house is in full festivity. That brings us to probably our favorite part of the holiday season here at Magic Mounts- decorating. We love both indoor and outdoor decorations. Whether you are hanging lights up on your house to show all the neighbors you are in the holiday spirit, adorning your tree, hanging up all the holiday cards you got from your many friends, family and neighbors, or simply putting up some garland to create a winter wonderland vibe, Magic Mounts can help you with all of those needs.

 

Light It Up

People love to broadcast their festive mood during the holiday season. One of the best ways to do that is by stringing lights on the outside of your house (you can absolutely do this inside, as well). Stringing lights on your house is the equivalent of spreading cheer by singing loud for all to hear! But sometimes, stringing lights with a staple gun or another more permanent method can damage the integrity of your house. However, with Magic Mounts’ removable mini light clips, that worry will be a thing of the past. The clips are perfect for hanging lights or other holiday decorations. Best of all, they won’t slip or damage the surface they are on- they can be removed cleanly and swiftly.

 

Showcase Your Holiday Popularity

What’s the fun of getting christmas/holiday cards if you can’t feature them? Throwing them away is so obviously not an option, but you also don’t want them to just sit in a drawer away from view. A great remedy to this problem is hanging them up somewhere visible, such as your mantel. But again comes the problem of surface damage. Come January, you want those suckers gone. Well it just so happens that Magic Mounts has the perfect solution. Our removable christmas/holiday card mounts are perfect for hanging cards or other holiday-related items. Just like with the light clips, they work well when you want them to, but when you’re ready to take down the cards, they come off without leaving a trace!

 

Go Green

Another great idea for holiday decorating is to add a little greenery. This typically comes in the form of wreaths or garlands, or both! Greenery will transform your home into a winter wonderland, inviting to all. When you are hanging your greenery, make sure to use our wreath hooks or garland hooks. You can enjoy your greenery the whole holiday season and come the new year, simply slide it right off!

Create Unforgettable Gifts with Magic Mounts

Create Unforgettable Gifts with Magic Mounts

With the holidays coming around, people everywhere are scrambling for new and exciting gift ideas. The scramble is especially frantic if you are trying to execute gift-giving on a budget, as most of us are. That’s where DIY crafts come in- you can create gifts for a fraction of the price that you would spend on gifts at the store. You’ll only need a few craft supplies to accomplish these awesome craft projects, most notably, you will need tape. And if there’s anything Magic Mounts knows about, its tape. Check out Magic Mounts’ list of the coolest DIY gifts you can make with tape and some ambition. These gifts are great for family members, friends, co-workers. They say you really care and are so much more meaningful than store bought presents because you made them yourself and put your devotion and thought into them. Anyways, check out some awesome options and get your creative juices flowing this holiday season.

 

Picture Frames Made with Tape

Picture frames are a great present because they work for almost anyone. Now, you can make them easier than ever with just a little tape and there’s no reason to buy an expensive frame at the store. If you layer colored tape on top more tape, you will good a wood paneling effect. A good rule of thumb is to stick to black tape and black and white photos for a chic aesthetic. You can either use a bunch of duct tape or put tape on a wood board (or board made of other material). You can also get picture frame cutouts to decorate with tape.

Duct Tape Purse

A duct tape purse is the ultimate tape-themed present for the women in your life. To do this, you will simply need to cover a rectangle of fabric with overlapping strips of duct tape. You will then need to trim the excess tape off the edges of the sheet. Next, fold the rectangle in half and use tape to adhere the sides to one another. You can then use some rope for the handle, but to cover the ugliness of the rope, you might want to use some more tape. Voila, you have an aesthetically pleasing, inexpensive tape bag to give to the women in your life you love the most!

Colorful Mason Jars

This is a great present for almost anyone on your list. DIY Santas will only need mason jars and colorful tape to create this craft and fun Christmas present (or a present for any other occasion). Simply attach colored or patterned tape to a mason jar. This can then serve as a cup or if you wanna get a little more craft with it, you can make a mason jar bank. Simply cut a slit into the lid of the jar to achieve this. Voila, you have a safe and awesome place to store your extra coins!

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