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?

Gallery wall frames over yellow bench

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.

Gallery Wall Layout info-graphic

Choose Your Frames

Country Road home have a great range of simple frames to choose from to make your gallery wall.

Frame Gallery


To see the entire range of Country Road frames, see here.

This range of frames is available from Freedom Furniture.Freedom Frames Gallery

or these frames from West Elm Australia which were designed with gallery walls in mind.

West Elm Gallery Frames

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:

  • Photos
  • 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.