How-Tos and Inspiration
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.
This arrangement of frames is the sort of display that looks great over furniture such as a sofa, headboard, hutch, dining table, or an office desk. You can recreate this look with these easy steps without any fear of messing up your walls. Here’s how:
Next time you’re hanging a group of pictures remember this tip, which could save you time and mistake holes in your walls too.
Lay all the pieces right in front of the wall where you will display them. Imagine a vertical line running through the middle of your square or rectangular display and arrange your frames so that items on either side of it are visually equal in weight. Balance colored items, light and dark pieces, different shapes etc. so that neither side looks heavier than the other. Move the frames around until you find the right combination where both sides look like they balance each other out.
It can be a real challenge to keep the spacing equal between frames when hanging pictures horizontally. Here’s a simple tip that will help solve the problem.
A nicely designed gallery wall with a bench sitting underneath is a trendy look we often see in décor magazines. It looks great, but how practical is it? If you’re not planning to lean against the wall when sitting on the bench, it works perfectly fine. But if you have kids that will be using […]
Before hanging a group of pictures, place all your frames on a table or on the floor, hop on a chair to take a picture of the arrangement.