Created by Scott Phillips (Scott Phillips), Houzz contripalcreate creates a gallery wall in your home that can be used with paintings, photos, illustrations and personal works that are important to you
Whether you want to make a statement in the living room or make the stairs or blank walls vivid, the gallery is an interesting way to express yourself and show your favorite items.
Creating gallery walls seems daunting for unfamiliar people, but with some tools and some creativity, you can make simple choices right away.
Here are some practical tips and style ideas to make your gallery wall stand out.
The 5 Ways Art improves the design of the room determines your style.
Do you like Stone prints? Fancy foxes?
The gallery wall is your chance to let your family style reflect your passion and interest.
The gallery can be bundled together by theme, frame color, style, or image palette.
Tip: in a busy room with lots of patterns and textures, the key is to stick to a single hue and maybe add some small colors to the mix.
Maintain personal privacy.
This is your home, so use art and personal items to make your gallery wall stand out.
When customers combine the art they purchased with family photos, sculptures, artwork and children's paintings, we love it.
Tip: looking for interesting ways to expand your gallery or add more pieces to your theme?
Consider using old calendars, movie posters, or cheap illustrations.
Start with the biggest project.
Balance and symmetry are the key to creating an effective gallery wall.
Start with the largest piece and use it as the focus.
Work from the center.
We recommend at least 1 inch of the art apart (3 centimeters)
In addition to making each piece stand out.
Try to balance the overall pattern with other furniture, or focus on the room.
Tip: Before you take out the hammer, put the artwork on the floor and cut the newspaper into each size.
Use masking tape, place the paper on the wall like art, and then try some different arrangements until you are happy with the effect.
Choose the right frame.
If you are working on a cross-theme art collection, using a design-like or style-like frame is a way to connect the collection to your home style.
Tips: recycling frames and manufacturingto-
Ordering photo frames without glass is a cheap way to make your art stand out.
Or make all the frames.
Gallery walls can be created using a consistent frame.
Even the old box can be used to show on the budget. Simply add 3-
The D treasures you collect, along with photos or old postcards, refresh them as long as you want to change.
Tip: in the series seen here, the designer uses multiple boxes with double-sided tape.
She then added the wallpaper to create a consistent theme throughout the gallery, one with or without adding art.
Consider shelf life.
Using shelves is another way to create gallery walls that can be easily updated without having to re-hang.
If you don't have a built in
On a ledge or shelf, you can buy a thin shelf that is reasonably cheap and paint it according to your design.
Tip: most galleries display no more than two racks at a height.
This creates an open look and allows enough space to accommodate larger pieces.
There is nothing more frustrating than hanging your art on the wrong height.
Most galleries hang works in the center of 59 inch of their works (150)
Looking from the floor, so it's on average.
Mark the hole with a level and pencil before drilling.
Check carefully for each measurement to make sure you have the correct height and balance.
Tip: Consider using D-
When hanging a work of art, it is not a wire or rope, but a ring.
Most of the wires on the frame are connected to D-
Ring, so just remove the wire and insert two screws on the wall that are mounted inside the ring.
This hanging method eliminates the prospect of future curved artwork.
Get a layered look.
There is no law that says art must be hung neatly or uniformly.
Like this shelf display, layering on top of each other creates a casual, hassle-free atmosphere.
Or keep the lines clear.
Creating a clear border on a piece of furniture can open the room and, in some cases, limit the potential damage to art.
Try to keep your gallery wall at least 12 inch (30 centimeters)
Above the furniture.
We love this gallery wall, which perfectly balances the room in tone while providing the perfect color pop through an orange artwork.
Go to a calm effect.
In the bedroom, insist on matching the furniture with soft tones.
No gallery wall too busy, bedroom looks better--
After all, this is where you relax and sleep.
Make things feel spacious by limiting your gallery to two rows. Build a grid.
In the past days, a piece of art on the furniture was the norm.
Certain works of art, including a series of works, geometric works, or other minimal lines, look best in the grid.
The smaller pieces in the series are particularly good in this format.
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Have fun and have fun.
The walls of the gallery can be added to any corner of the house.
For example, a small table with blank walls can be turned into a butterfly sanctuary.
Gallery walls do not need to be done in one cluster.
Consider separating the work in a balanced mode.
In this room, the homeowner only gathered the core artwork and then used several pieces outside the cluster to give the work the feeling of flying.
Line up on the kitchen shelf
Create Gallery walls using existing shelves for flexible Highimpact display.
For example, combining artwork with kitchen items can turn the storage room into artwork.
When displaying the artwork in the kitchen, be careful to place it near the area of the heat source and high humidity.
Gallery walls consisting of plates or decorative pallets are less at risk of damage.
A dramatic landing.
Stairs are often ignored in decoration. it's a pity--
They are one of the highest.
Traffic Area at home.
Create an eye-catching gallery by working amazing along the stair wall.
Keep your gallery center close to 59-inch (150-centimeter)
Height, 10 inch allowed (25 centimeters)
Each staircase to avoid damage when vacuuming.
Offset the walls of the gallery with a single, larger piece of art-
As you can see here, there is a large typography on the far end-
Is a good way to add extra punch cards to the space.
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