9 tips for creating your own wall gallery:
TIP 1: Get inspired. The best way by far is to consult Pinterest, on this platform you can keep yourself busy for hours on end looking around. Use the best ideas from others and make a combination of those that suit you and the space best!
Have a look at ideas for gallery walls on Pinterest!
TIP 2: Choose the one most suitable wall in the room, one that attracts attention and where you have enough room for decorating. This way you can keep the rest of your interior more calm. If the wall needs a little color or reparation work, this is a good time to deal with that.
TIP 3: : Check which frames you already have and if you need any new items. You can hang canvasses, drawings or posters using poster strips or nice plates using plate hangers. There are many great online wall art providers today, such as Junique and Society6. Browse around for original decoration!
TIP 4: Align the colors of the frames with its content and other items for your gallery wall. Don't hesitate to add in a joke to keep it light!
TIP 5: Rent a work of art at the art library. You can temporarily borrow a work of art and exchange it for another piece after a certain period. The best way to hang real art on your wall without having to spend a fortune on it. And the great thing is that after a while you can choose something else!
TIP 6: See which picture hanging rail you want to use. On this site you will find all kinds of information about STAS hanging systems. Compare the rails with each other for the best choice and see how many cords and hooks you need to hang all your items, taking into account the various weights and carrying capacity of the rail-cord-hook combinations .
More information about the carrying capacity of STAS hanging systems.
TIP 7: How far do you want to go? Do you have a long wall that can be fully used to place wall decorations? Hang the rail of your choice on the entire length of the wall. This is not only practical in use, but also looks much nicer than when you cover only a part of the wall.
TIP 8: Then the composition. Where does each item go? Of course you could draw a sketch first, but with STAS you can hang and rearrange items extremely easy, in just seconds! While working on it, you can easily determine what the best composition is.
TIP 9: Take a few steps back and have a good look at the result. If you want to change something, do it. Satisfied? Great! Are you tired with your wall decorations after a few weeks, months or years? Move around, add or replace items to your gallery wall in a jiffy!
Do you have any good tips for creating a gallery wall yourself? Or perhaps nice pictures of your own creation? Share them with us in the comments!