Last month, Kenmore asked me to talk about my biggest design challenge. My challenge was household design, or more specifically filling up some blank wall space in my house without blowing the budget. Check out my full post on my Biggest Household Challenge for all the details…!
Kenmore is on the search for everyday genius tips & each month they are giving away $3,000 in Kenmore gift certificates and a chance to have the best idea turned into an ad..!
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As you can see, our dining room walls look pretty bland (picture below). Just white walls and a buffet. My wife and I have been debating for some time on how to dress this wall up. Sure, there are tons of options out there but we didn’t want to spend a fortune on art and home decorating.
Our genius tip…
Well, we have several ideas or tips that revolve around one theme… photography. You don’t have to be a professional photographer with expensive equipment to take a good photo. A simple point and shoot camera can very well do the trick! If you like flowers, take photos of flowers in your neighborhood, print them, put them in like frames and tada…you have yourself some one-of-a-kind art!!
I will say, my wife is the photographer in the family and her favorite subject is our children. She wanted to take nice photos of the kids and make those photos into art to go over our buffet. Sandy feels the best lighting is natural lighting so she and the kids set out for a nature walk/photo shoot. That morning she took over 300 photos of the children. Now we had the task of choosing which photos we wanted to showcase and how.