I have a strange addiction with gallery walls.  I love both a symmetrical and asymmetrical appearance and the more eclectic, the better!  The best walls are the ones that are most inspired!

I LOVE some of these great spaces below – and you are very capable of making them yourself!!

Here are 16 TIPS TO CREATING A GREEEEEEEAT GALLERY WALL (and be the envy of all your friends!)

1.  Let your gallery wall be eclectic (it’s a lot easier than getting out the level and tape measure for every print…) .  I love what Blue Roof Cabins did in her kitchen area!!

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2.  Hang all of your pictures symmetrically.

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3.  Don’t be afraid to make an asymmetrical or vertical wall.  I love what The Black Apple did below with her tiny blue room to add interest to the small space!

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4.  Use your hallway as a canvas (and a way to make your guest’s trip to the bathroom that much more interesting!)

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5.  Go for a monochromatic look (using one colour, or a variation of that colour).

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6.  Use those heirlooms and/or vintage and treasured trinkets you have not yet found a place for!

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7.  Create interest behind the gallery – with a striped or chevron wall.

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8.  OR…use a chalkboard painted wall.

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9.  Make the monster TV you let your husband buy (to make up for the rest of the house you have dominated) into a gorgeous masterpiece of art.

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10.  Use white frames for your wall.

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11.  OR…use black frames :)

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12.  Mirrors, mirrors, mirrors – a designer’s best friend (create the illusion of depth and a reflective surface – of ideally something the interesting other side of your room!)

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13.  Use empty frames…no need to always have images within the frames.

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14.  Use your staircase as a gallery.

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15.  Use a dark wall with various frame and mat sizes to create contrast.

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16.  Last but not least…don’t feel the need to hang the pictures on the wall.  Use shelving instead – it adds an additional layer of depth and interest.

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Enjoy making your wall – for each one is unique and something to be truly proud of!

All images posted without hyperlink are via Pinterest.

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