How high to hang pictures, eye lever or different

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Im only putting one large piture behind bed it is 26 inches long and 22 inches deep. Thank you
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  • Jean Adams Jean Adams on Feb 09, 2014
    You should put the picture in the same place you would look someone your height, in the eyes. The center of it being its eyes. Take into consideration how high the headboard is and then assume the "eyes" are a tall person. You can do this. @1 result is available, use up and down arrow keys to navigate.marge ritz

    • Marge Ritz Marge Ritz on Feb 09, 2014
      @Jean Adams Thank you for your helping in answering my question! Hope to hang pictures soon in our new bedroom!

  • Patricia Miller-Darrow Patricia Miller-Darrow on Feb 10, 2014
    There is also a new trend in hanging pics same height as the door & window frames so all is the same level when you only have a single large pic.your choice, eye level or frame level, but don't hang so low that you hit it with your pillows. lol I'm short, my bed is high and I did that mistake.

  • Jennifer G Jennifer G on Feb 10, 2014
    I have a tall headboard so I hung the large painting 'centered' on the wall behind it. Meaning an equal distance between the ceiling and the top of the headboard. It looks great - however if you don't have a headboard, make sure you make your bed with all the pillows, etc. and cut a scrap of paper the same size as your picture to tape on wall until you find 'the sweet spot' that looks just right.

  • Liliana Wells Liliana Wells on Feb 10, 2014
    I'd go with Jean Adams suggestion. When the pictures are too high and you have to raise your neck to look, they are very unappealing.

  • Marge Ritz Marge Ritz on Feb 11, 2014
    Thank You!

  • Jean Adams Jean Adams on Feb 12, 2014
    Neglected to tell you that with that large a picture, you will need two nails or screws spaced about 2 inches apart. These will support and help balance it to level. @1 result is available, use up and down arrow keys to navigate.marge ritz

  • The357481 The357481 on Jun 15, 2014
    Over the bed pictures should be large unless it is a two or three piece set. Enjoy your own style !!!

  • Margaret   Dignard Margaret Dignard on Feb 21, 2016
    the bottom of picture should be eye level when you are standing.