I first went to Michael's and bought a variety of inexpensive frames to add to the ones I already had around the house. I felt like the arrangement around the television shouldn't be distracting (heavens forbid my eyes wander off of the Real Housewives. . . ), so I used all black and white photography and art. I printed alot of it from this site (a great way to fill frames without spending a penny!).
I also had a pair of sea fans that I bought from Ebay over a year ago, so I sprayed them glossy black and put them in shadow boxes:
I like the way the wall turned out, but it certainly took a while (and a lot of TV watching) to figure it all out. Here's how the wall looked right after we moved in a couple of years ago:
Ugh! Can you say depressing?!
And, here's how the wall looked until about a month ago (and before it was painted a dark tan):
And, after a Saturday spent moving frames around and nailing lots of holes in our wall:
And, just a reminder, I'm drawing the winner of a pretty vintage necklace from Everton Terrace tomorrow! You can enter for a chance to win here.