4 ways to stylishly hang pictures

4 ways to stylishly hang pictures


Posted 16th May

Make sure to nail your choice of gallery wall

1. Be careful to keep the frames spatially related to, and in proportion with a piece of furniture in the room such as a sofa or sideboard. Measure the width you want to stick to.

2. Match the size of the picture to the size of the wall – avoid hanging a small picture by itself on a large expanse of wall space. If creating a gallery wall, mix up frames, colours and sizes to make the collection really pop. We love the idea of combining white and black frames for a contemporary feel. 

3. An easy picture hanging hack is to apply a piece of masking tape to the wall before you drill or hammer in a nail. This stops the plaster or mortar from crumbling and making a huge mess and a large hole in the wall.

4. Use adhesive picture hooks to temporarily hang lightweight artwork to painted walls and make sure to position them away from direct sunlight – if they are exposed for a long time they could fade. Command strips are a real lifesaver.

Feature and styling by Suzie Attaway / photos by Olly Gordon






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