Create A Huge Gallery Wall {Without Spending a Fortune}

$75
3 Hours
Easy
Paint existing frames and mats to spend less and create cohesion.
After arranging everything on the floor first, I used the contractor roll to cut out templates of each frame and labeled each one.
Once I decided which frames to use, I painted all mats with Valspar White Paint + Primer. I then sprayed any frames that weren't already silver with Chase Champion Silver spray paint.
I then used the templates I cut to arrange everything on the wall. This was helpful as it's tough to judge proportion, flow, etc. on the floor.
Start hanging...my favorite new tool is the Hang & Level picture hanging tool from Under the Roof Decorating (available on Amazon.) Best investment ever. I used to DREAD hanging anything before I found this wonderful tool.
I also used Command Medium Picture Hanging Strips (for smaller frames without existing hanging hardware.)
Once everything is hung, step back and make sure everything has been leveled and that you are happy with the balance.
This is a great way to display photos, special memories, invitations, maps of where you've been and quotes you love.

Angela @ Life In Velvet
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