Can I Safely Hang Art Above My Bed in Earthquake Territory?

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Q: Most of the country doesn’t really have to think about this, but living in California we do. We have a large and beautiful wall behind our bed that is directly where your eyes go when you enter the room.

Typically we would splurge on a nice large piece of art, but living with earthquakes that is totally frowned upon. Obviously getting smacked in the face in the middle of the night with a painting or mirror would not be great.

What other ideas should we explore beyond wall paper? — Sent by Erica

Editor: Thanks, Erica! We put together a few suggestions a few years ago, but let’s see what folks have to say! Leave your suggestions for Erica in the comments!

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