6 crafty ways to enjoy staying at home in Birmingham

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Some of the Bham Now team crafting back when you could go to places and craft. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Since we’re all spending a lot more time at home these days, we decided to check out these arts and crafts offerings from six Birmingham shops and artists. If you haven’t tried it, it’s a lot of fun—and very satisfying—to make things with your own hands. Keep reading to find out more. 

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6 tips for selecting and purchasing art with help from Birmingham’s Four Corners Gallery.

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Buying art can be scary. It’s a decision that will, literally, be staring you in the face. You want to feel confident that you’ll love it in 5 years as much as you do today. I visited with the experts at Four Corners Gallery on 280 in Birmingham for tips on how to choose art that will bring you joy for years to come. ‘Hang’ with me to see what I learned.

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5 tips on choosing the perfect framer including the Birmingham frame shop you need to check out

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Karen Clanton and Carla Hamilton of Four Corners Gallery exploring frame options for a gallery painting by a regional artist. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Maybe you picked up a unique print from an estate sale around Birmingham or your family is passing down a rare painting you’ve loved forever and can’t wait to hang on your wall—whatever the case, there’s a lot to think about before picking just any framing service. Here are 5 things to keep in mind when choosing your framer, plus learn more about Four Corners Gallery located in Inverness off 280.

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3 Tips for gallery wall installations from a framing professional at Four Corners Gallery

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Four Corners Gallery can make all your gallery wall dreams come true. Photo via Four Corners Gallery

Gallery walls are all the rage right now, and for good reason — they can liven up a room with color, fill a large wall that is otherwise awkward or bring unity to a space that feels cluttered. If you are an art lover or collector of any kind, gallery walls are a great way to put the things you love on display. But what happens when you find out it can be overwhelming to try to put together your own perfect gallery wall? You call in a professional.

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4 ways you can transform your digital photos into works of art at Four Corners Gallery

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With Summer vacation pictures piling up, and those first day of school photos quick to follow, your cell phone is probably filling up with memories you’re going to want to keep. Perhaps you have some photos that are truly beautiful. They need to be seen! Take those vacation photos and sweet summertime memories to Four Corners Gallery and transform them into a piece of art.

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