When Is Wall Art the Perfect Gift?

Shopping for a gift can be tricky, whether you're celebrating a friend's engagement or commemorating a special anniversary. Thankfully, there are plenty of alternatives to the basic mass-produced products out there. Perhaps the best example of this is wall art. 

Wall art is much more personal and shows thoughtfulness better than most gifts. It's unique and can last a lifetime. You can also choose wall art of a location that's special to the gift receiver — giving them a keepsake they'll treasure forever. Here are a few events where wall art makes for the perfect gift!


Saying goodbye is never easy, whether you have a co-worker leaving the job or a neighbour moving away. A farewell gift is a wonderful way to show someone that you'll miss them and are wishing them the best. Wall art is a fantastic choice for a farewell gift, especially if you choose designs that feature the receiver's home. 

For example, if a friend is moving away from Sydney, you can give them wall art of Sydney's beautiful beaches. They can gaze at their wall art and reminisce if they're ever missing home. 


The purpose of a housewarming party is to welcome someone into their new home. A major aspect of this event is giving them a housewarming gift that they'll actually use to furnish or decorate their new residence, rather than something cheap they'll end up misplacing or throwing away. 

You could find wall art of the place they've just moved to or art depicting their former home. In either case, this inspirational gift will mean much more to the receiver than a vase of flowers or some baked goods.


An engagement gift is a lovely way to congratulate a happy couple on their upcoming nuptials. Any piece of wall art can be a sweet gift, but you can kick things up a notch by choosing art that features a place that's important to the couple. This could be the city they'll be moving to together, the location of their first date, or the place where they officially got engaged. 


When it comes to romantic gifts, flowers, chocolates, and jewellery can start to get a bit old. If you need an anniversary gift, wall art is the way to go. So, where exactly does the romance come in? Art is a very personal gift, as you take the time to choose a special piece you think your partner will love. You could also select wall art of the place where you two first met!


Wall art is a safe bet when buying a birthday gift for anyone, whether they be your mother, brother, grandparent, co-worker, or neighbour. Depending on who you're buying for, the wall art could be a sentimental reminder of a particular place, like the city they were born in. Otherwise, the art could simply be a beautiful piece of decor that elevates their home's interior. 

Find the Perfect Print at Through Our Lens

Shopping for stunning wall art online? Look no further than Through Our Lens. As experienced landscape photographers, we pride ourselves on capturing the beauty of Australia's coastal areas and iconic locations around Sydney. With our wide selection of art prints, you'll have no trouble finding a lovely gift for your co-worker, neighbour, friend, or family member.

All of our gorgeous photos undergo a careful post-production process before they're printed and framed. This ensures they're ready to be displayed at any home or business! If you have any questions about our art prints, please don't hesitate to contact us by emailing info@throughourlens.com.au or filling out our online form. We'd be happy to hear from you.