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If you're a parent, you know that kids start accumulating artwork early on and soon there's little room left on the refrigerator to display it. Place your kids' best masterpieces in an art display system to showcase their budding talent. This ideabook features 20 options for parents to peruse when deciding which system is best for their children and homes.
— Maria from Bicultural Mama
— Maria from Bicultural Mama
Butterfly Art Cable System - $39
A classic and fun way to display art, this 10-foot-long art cable mounts onto the wall with butterflies accenting each end. The cable comes with 10 clips for hanging artwork. This item is also available in flower, star, seahorse and shark details.
Be Square Wall Frame - $49.99
For a suspended look, check out this frame that uses a single floating acrylic panel with super strong magnets that hold artwork. It's designed to make it easy to change displays. Includes a 12-inch by 12-inch high-polished acrylic frame, four easy-to-install silver wall mounts with screws and anchors, and eight Impressively strong magnets.
Work Of Art Clips - $14.95
These handmade art clips come in stars, hearts, birds and flowers. Each clip has a plastic keyhole in the back for easy hanging (hanging hardware is not included). The system comes with four decorative elements and eight clothes pins.
Square Art Display Playpanel By Children's Factory - $63.99
For parents who really want to make a statement on their walls, here's an art display that can expand as your kid's portfolio grows. Parents can order cantilever legs for every three to four panels.
Custom Artwork Hanger By dreaminggiggles - $69
I love this customized art hanger. The artist will create a design that the parent chooses and hand-paints it in acrylic paint. A gloss varnish finishes the piece and the artist will even add hints of extra-fine glitter if desired. The display is made of pine wood. The clips have duckbill jaws which are non-marking.
Lavender With White Dots Display - $28
This whimsical, beautiful wall display features pink and lavender ribbons to accent your child's artwork. The back ribbons hold the artwork in place and can even be repositioned. Parents can also add a name card.
Artwork Display And Storage Frame, Black - $14.99
One of the best aspects of this display is its affordable price. The simple frame displays one 12-inch by 16-inch art piece or an 8-inch by 12-inch piece. It includes mounting hardware, and the frame material is composite with a painted wood finish.
Crayola Creations Clip d'Arte Display Board - $20.45
I love how this is a project kids can get involved with. Kids can make and paint this display. The project includes a display rack, Crayola school glue, a liner brush, a paint brush, a paint tray, a sheet of flower and circle patterns, a sheet of transfer paper, 16 paint pots in eight colors, a stamp spool, four square stamps, four circle stamps, two triangular sponges, a gloss sealer and nine clothes pins.
My Art Place Hanging Art Gallery - $9.99
How convenient! This display hangs on the back of any door. It also boasts a great value price. It's easy to rotate art as the pockets have Velcro closures. There are five openings. The items is constructed out of sturdy paperboard and acetate.
Lil Davinci Art Cabinet, Black - $29.95
This is elegant! It is an art cabinet that displays your children's artwork. The cabinet features a wood frame and an easy-to-open door to easily insert new art. I love that the cabinet also acts as a storage space where parents can place past works of art beneath the top page on display (up to 50 pages).
Mahogany Clock - $49.95
Immortalize your child's art in a home decor item — this makes a great gift too! Artwork is inserted into this beautiful mahogany finish mantle clock.
Pearhead Little Artist Frame - $19.99
What a great way to remember what age your child was when she made a piece of art! This item also makes for a great gift for grandma. The frame displays both the child's artwork and the photo of the child next to it. The frame holds a 4-inch by 6-inch photo.
Mini Minds Masterpieces Children's Art Display By Kolya Stewart - $40
How easy and convenient! This magnetic display board makes it simple to move artwork around and adjust spacing for different sizes. The display also acts as blackboards that parents can customize with a child's name.
Children's Art Gallery By Saframes - $79
For those who want a custom display, here's a great option. Parents can put their child's name on the name plaque. This gallery features a wood frame, and parents can mix-and-match the color of the frames and background. The frame is 21-inches by 27-inches overall, and each document frame holds an 8.5-inch by 11-inch picture. Frames and name plaque have acrylic faces so there's no concern about breakage. Art can easily be changed at any time and parents can store about a dozen pieces of artwork behind the first one on display. The background can be used as a bulletin board too.
Personalized Artwork Hanger - $40
This is a great customized option — the wood board can be carved and personalized at no extra charge. Clips are spaced 11-inches apart. The large art hanger has five clips and the small art hanger has three clips. There are keyholes on back for mounting to the wall with included screws.
Baseball Display Case - $6.99
Though originally meant for baseballs, why not use these collectors display cases for your children's art? Display non-flat pieces such as carvings, clay art and more. The clear acrylic case has rounded edges and a black base to highlight the art inside. It keeps the art clean and safe.
Photo books offer a great option to capture your child's artwork in one place. Just take photos, upload them to a website, such as Shutterfly or Snapfish, and create a custom art book. Different sizes, styles and prices are available.
'Color Outside The Lines' Brag Board - $23.50
What a cool brag board, and the display system itself takes up very little space! This handmade display comes with two clips that can hold any 8.5-inch by 11-inch horizontal or vertical piece of art.
ECR4KIDS MessageStor Cork Bulletin Board Set - $38.28
A simple bulletin board can provide a great way to display kids' art. This one comes with 12 small push pins, six medium push pins and a Versa-Trak mounting system with hardware.
Acrylic Lucite Display Cube Pedestal Art Sculpture Stand - $99.95
For artwork that is not flat (such as pottery, glass, etc.), parents can use a pedestal art stand to display masterpieces. These work better for older kids and teens who won't be temped to climb on or knock artwork off like little ones may. The acrylic/lucite pedestals can hold up to 75 pounds.
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