Hanging a gallery of photo frames on the wall can be a daunting task. How do I arrange the photos? How far apart should they be? Which frames should I use? What should I put in the frames?
Lovely gallery wall created by Freedom Furniture for their Autumn 2014 range.
Decide on A Gallery Layout
Country Road Australia have put together a handy How To Video for us, to make the job easier.
They have also prepared a PDF file which you can download from their website with tips for hanging pictures. See here.
For more help deciding how to hang your pictures have a look at this great info-graphic by Ann Beck Photography which shows some popular gallery layouts.
Choose Your Frames
Country Road home have a great range of simple frames to choose from to make your gallery wall.
To see the entire range of Country Road frames, see here.
This range of frames is available from Freedom Furniture.
or these frames from West Elm Australia which were designed with gallery walls in mind.
Decide What to Frame
Whatever you frame you must love it, after all you’re going to be looking at it. Here are some ideas of what to frame:
- Prints & Posters
- Fabric swatches
- Printed paper
- Vintage Ephemera (for free sources try The Graphics Fairy)
- Typography & Quotes (buy or print your own using free software like Pic Monkey or Canva)
- Drawings and sketches
- Memorabilia – Programs, tickets
So if you’ve got a blank wall and have been meaning to create a gallery wall, now’s the time.