A popular design trend today is hanging artwork in a salon-style gallery wall. Here are a few simple tips for tackling this job. First don’t stress about making it perfect, the design is about your style rather than perfection. Design ideas range from combining multiple frame styles, while others might prefer the simplicity of a black and white design. Family photos in color or black and white are a popular grouping. Colorful art can be mixed in or grouped on its own. It is really up to you and your personal style to decide what to include in your gallery wall. Start with measuring your wall to determine the outside boundaries for your layout. Use removable tape to mark the boundary on the wall. From there a simple sketch can be helpful. Gather all your pieces and lay them out on the floor to determine your desired arrangement. Measure and play with the layout – now is the time! Starting from the bottom center start hanging your pieces and work your way out and up. Step back and eyeball as you go. Now that you are an expert you can sit back and enjoy, or even add to your gallery wall over time! Need help with creating your own gallery wall? We can help with any portion of your design from printing and framing. We are always happy to deliver and install, too.
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