Considering the amount of time we spend at our desks, it makes sense to have something pretty and interesting to look at, don't you think? You're lucky if you have a window to gaze out of, but those can be limited in office settings. So, if you're staring at a blank wall all day, how about jazzing it up with art and adding accessories to your work space? We had fun with ours by hanging a trendy black glasses frame, a white canvas and a super large clock - after all you need to know when it's time to log off.
You’re back from holidays with hundreds of great vacation photos, but what happens to those precious snaps once you’re home? I used to forget about them, only showing them off occasionally when asked about my holidays.
So here's the thing - I'm terrible at math, yet I love numbers! I especially love giant block numbers like these. Believe it or not, I made this modern looking art with pages ripped from my favourite Stendig calendar. This calendar is so beautiful (a piece of art in itself!) that I couldn't bring myself to throw out the "expired" months. So I thought I could recycle it by framing parts of it. That's how the idea for this gallery wall came to be, and I absolutely love the results. I re-used frames that I already had, and most importantly it's one of kind art.
An easy way to perfect a multiple frame display is to lay them out on the floor to determine the best possible arrangement before hanging. Imagine a vertical line running through the middle of your display.
While watching design TV shows, have you ever noticed that they rarely show you how to hang things up? All you see are people hanging art up, the hooks are already in place. Why is that? Well, it’s simple, it’s because hanging stuff is HARD. It means putting holes in walls and we all know how scary that can be. It’s scary because you don’t want to miss your shot and end up with a bunch of mistake holes that you’ll have to cover up. Arghhhhh…I
I love making my own art and I love it even more when I can do it without spending much money. Artwork is the easiest way to update your decor.
If I were to tell you that we hung these picture frames without using a hammer, would you believe me? I hope you would because we did! Meet our brand new Déco Hooks, hooks that you simply push and twist through the drywall with your fingers, it's that simple!
Imagine if you could hang a gorgeous gallery of 12 frames like this one without using a hammer and nails... How is this possible you ask?! Well, it’s easy. You do it with frames that you simply push into the wall to hang. I know, I know, it sounds too good to be true - but in this case, it IS true.
I love black and white, I love symmetry and I love large frames so I decided to combine my three loves to create a perfectly straight gallery row of frames.
If you've been wanting to create a gallery wall in your house, haven't attempted it because of the fear of putting too many extra holes in your walls, you'll love this article.
One of the biggest challenges when hanging a gallery wall is getting the spacing between frames even. Well, we took care of this by designing Spacer Strips.
Here's a simple tip that will save you time and headaches too. When hanging a grouping of identical frames, number the back of the frames from 1 to 9 (or however many you're putting up) starting with the one on the right, top row, second row right to left, and bottom row right to left.
Often, it’s the fear of damaging our walls that discourages us from creating beautiful photo displays in our home. Hanging things up shouldn’t be this intimidating, that’s why I’m sharing this gallery wall tip to avoid making extra holes in your walls, it only requires foam board and time.