How-Tos and Inspiration
When you have a large piece of furniture such as a sectional sofa, you need to make sure that whatever you hang above it is substantial enough to visually match the weight of your sofa. In some cases, one large piece of artwork will do the trick, in other situations a series of pieces are needed to fill the large wall space. To help visualize your display, lay the pieces out on the floor or map them out using Painter’s tape to determine the best possible arrangement before hanging them. You’ll be amazed how quickly you’ll be able to confirm if the dimensions of your piece (or pieces) are right. When choosing artwork for your walls, don’t limit your choices to picture frames — consider canvas, mirrors, clocks, wall shelves, and any other objects that will fill the space.
When I saw this Gallery Perfect Kit, I just had to buy it. It was affordable, comes with three sets of images, white mats, and all the frames are thin and black, which would look great in any décor scheme, no matter the style or color. To get started, I was inspired to recreate the look shown on the packaging, but once I was done I challenged myself and came up with seven different looks using the seven frames, or one look for every day of the week (just kidding!). It’s amazing how you can get a brand new look for your walls just by switching the frames around.
A few weeks ago, I made my very own gallery wall using pictures of my kids from one of our holidays. Within hours I completely transformed a boring wall into a very lively space. Since then, I’ve been having fun creating different looks for my hallway simply by using furniture and accessories I already had. Which […]
When you’re hanging a group of picture frames, each time you hammer a nail in the wall the pictures you’ve already hung will shift, making it challenging to line up the next frame since the one you have on the wall is crooked. If you’re not careful, you can end up with a completely crooked […]