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Gallery Wall Tips & Tutorials

Let's see, first I purchased the frames in 1 fowl {fowl or foul? I can never tell} swoop, from Ikea. They're mostly the famous Ribba with a few dark brown Fjallsta frames thrown in for contrast. Total, they cost less than $80.
Planning the layout was rather arduous. First, I had to lay out all the frames on the sales floor at Ikea. Couldn't really tell which ones would work so I convinced my handsome husband we "needed them all".
I used the butcher paper you get free from Ikea -you know, the paper they let you take to protect your breakables? Yeah? So I used that stuff to cut out out squares correlating with the frame sizes. Once I'm all hung up, I use a level and some mounting putty to make sure none of the frames will shift when people walk by or if when you dust, hee, hee. Mounting putty is like 2 bucks, a little goes a long way, and it's reusable.
Most of my "art" are DIY projects, so make sure to check out any tutorials that interest you.
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  • gallery wall tips tutorials, home decor, living room ideas, wall decor

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  • Change of Art
    Change of Art Chicago, IL

    Fabulous – great use of color!

    • Becca B
      Becca B Orem, UT

      @Change of Art thanks so much!

  • Bobkatla
    Bobkatla Norwood, NJ

    Lynn Barker, you are very observant! I have the same exact thermostat and I never even noticed it framed out! Great job on the gallery wall!

    • Becca B
      Becca B Orem, UT

      @Bobkatla thank you! It's hidden in plain site!

  • Shami
    Shami Winchester, MA

    very nice. love it. :) thanks Becca B

  • Emily
    Emily Cape Elizabeth, ME

    neither foul, nor fowl. It is FELL! Your wall looks great!

  • Candy Walsh
    Candy Walsh Conway, AR

    This is exactly what I envision mine to look like! Fingers crossed, lol. Thanks for the inspiration :)

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