The Secret to Creating a Perfectly Put Together Gallery Wall

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The gallery wall trend is an easy one to recreate at home

If you were to take a tour of our home, you would be in little doubt of my favorite decorating trend — gallery walls! We have at least one in every single room, and the process has proved to be the ideal solution for my art hoarding tendencies, getting my collection out of the closet and up on the wall en masse.

Gather your supplies and trace each piece of art on kraft paper

Cut the traced shapes of you artwork out of the kraft paper

With all of that practice, I’ve really been able to hone in on the most time-saving and hassle-free methods for hanging art, and I’m sharing my favorite on eHow right here. Ever since learning my kraft paper trick, I’ve enjoyed being able to skip the hassle of laying out my art on the ground, having to step over the pieces as I worked them into a good arrangement, plus I ditched all of the measuring and re-measuring that went along with eyeballing the final look.

Hang the templates on the wall using tape until you get the perfect arrangement then add nails

Kraft paper to the rescue! Here’s that link again to check out the full how-to.

Discard the paper and then loop the art over the nails

Carrie Waller is the writer, designer and stylist behind the blog, Dream Green DIY. Photos courtesy of Carrie Waller.

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