Creating your own gallery wall is a great way to give some visual impact to a bare wall – it’s the perfect place to showcase your favourite memories and artwork in a way that is both fashionable and classic. Curating your gallery wall is a fun challenge to tackle, and we’re here to help you along the way!
We’ll go through how to curate and arrange a visually striking gallery wall, from various gallery wall layouts to frame styles and artwork arrangements, as well as offer our top tips on selecting and grouping art pieces that complement each other.
If you’ve been a little unsure about how to get started, we’re going to give you everything you should need to help you jump right into creating a gallery wall – we’ve gathered our top redecoration hints and tips to help you along the way with your redecoration projects.
First up, you might be wondering whether you want to do a gallery wall of photographs, artwork, or a mix of both. The only answer to that question is which of these options would you love to see? It can also depend on which room in your home you’ll be putting this gallery wall – if it’s your living room, then you might want something a little more curated for your guests, but if it’s in your bedroom then you could make it more intimate with family portraits and holiday pics. So, identify your subject matter first:
The options are endless!
Then, once you have the key idea in mind, you can start searching for images that fit your theme, as well as picture frames for them to go in – you may even decide not to opt for frames if you choose mounted artwork instead. Here are some picture frame design ideas you could try:
Next, you’ve got the layout. Proper planning is key here because you want your gallery wall placement to look intentional and full, rather than sparse. Here are some pattern ideas and layouts you could try:
Now that you have a more concrete idea in your head, we can get practical and begin to plan out how you’ll hang your gallery wall.
You will need:
Here’s the process to follow for a perfect gallery wall every time:
Tapi Top Tip – Keep the distances between your frames and items even all around the gallery wall – it won’t matter if things are different sizes or shapes, this consistency will help keep your gallery wall looking cohesive and professional.
Gallery walls aren’t just restricted to standard walls – gallery walls on your staircase or uneven walls can add a lot of visual interest to an area that might not otherwise get a lot of decoration. Here are some key points to remember when you’re hanging a gallery wall on the stairs:
Here at Tapi, we understand the importance of design in creating a cohesive and stylish interior. Not only do we have amazing interior design ideas, but we have gorgeous flooring you can buy to suit your style too. Our wide range of carpet, laminate, vinyl, luxury vinyl, and engineered wood flooring options can help you achieve the ideal styled space where your gallery wall can take centre stage. Pop into your local Tapi store if you’d like to find out more, and if you’d like to try something new with your interiors, why not check out the rest of our Style Inspiration guides?