But on Twitter and on blogs following the show, the look was panned as old and tired. Even here on The Design File, my friend Niki – who writes weekly recaps of the show – said, “I have seen this a lot in recent years so it isn’t inventive.”
So what do you think?
Here’s another great example from the always inspirational blog, The Nesting Place.
“Grouping items of similar shape or color or identity is a great way to make a statement, not spend much money, and still display things you love or find interesting,” said the blog’s writer, The Nester.
I think her frames look great.
But I did laugh when I read a quote at the DIY Life blog about the idea of empty frames:
“If I walked into a house and saw a wall covered in empty picture frames, my first impression would be that the resident's life is so dull and uneventful that he/she has no interesting pictures to fill the frames,” said RS in a comment. “With so many decorating options, why would someone bother to use something that deliberately emphasizes how boring he/she is?”