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GALLERY WALLS 101

Gallery Walls 101: Walk the Line

Published Date : 18th Aug 2022

Thinking about creating a dramatic gallery wall in your home? There are a million ways to create a beautiful gallery wall that will work with any space. Getting started can be daunting - - deciding what works best for your space can be difficult. Here are some themes and orientations that are easy to replicate at home to get you started!

PLUS, our custom framing allows you to completely customize your gallery wall so you can fill your space with a perfect balance of photos of any size. Ready to start framing?  Head to Custom Framing where you can upload any photo, choose from a variety of mat styles and colors, and pick the perfect frames to match your space.

With all of the ways to create a perfectly balanced gallery wall, it can be hard to decide which orientation would work best in your space.  Here's one clever way to get started when you don't know where to start.  The best part of this method? it can work just about anywhere.  Over the sofa, bed, console table, or simply on a blank wall. Here's how:

DRAW THE LINE... 
A simple way to get started is to draw a line. Use the line as a guide for hanging the first row of frames. From there, add to the top and sides and let the collection grow organically. This technique anchors the collection but doesn't feel restricted. Simply stop adding frames to the left, and right, and stop when the collection feels balanced and right for the space.

One way to start is to draw a line just about your sofa, bed, or furniture resting against the wall:

Another approach is to draw the horizontal line at eye level and situate the pieces above and below the line:

Alternatively, you can even draw a vertical line and arrange your photos to the left and right of the diving line: 

 Ready to build YOUR perfect gallery wall?  Head to Custom Framing and start building your collection! 

 

 

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