December 08, 2016 / Astoria Chloe / Inspiration
Creating a gallery wall can be a fun activity when you know how to do it. Sometimes people simply hang their favorite picture on the wall. Some other obviously knows how to create a gallery wall. It is seen from the concept and the application that being purposely arranged. If you think that creating a gallery wall is costly, you are absolutely wrong. You can do it on budget.
Preparation to Create a Gallery Wall
Measure your wall space for the gallery. The most costly items are frames. You can try to find a simple and cheap frame or try to make it by yourself. Since you want to do creating a gallery wall on budget, you should emphasize what the most important point: making the diagram. The frame diagram will guide us to place the frame. It will affect on what kind of frame we need and in what measure. The diagram frame enable we choose the images easily. We need to make kind of concept about what image we will present. It will result in planned and perfect gallery wall. For example, if you want to have a summer theme, you can collect all summer images. It can be an image with you and your family inside, or simply a landscape image.
When you know what you really need, you simply customize to the budget. If you cannot buy all frames you need, you can have a carpenter to make it. You will get cheaper price and also a chosen material.
Installing the Gallery Wall
When you have all frames, you need to lay out the images according to diagram. Lay them on the floor. To hang the frame, use measuring tape, hammer, pencil, hook, and a level. Now you simply hang your framed images on the wall.
For creating a gallery wall, you do not have to have all the images. Sometime, leaving the empty frame can stimulate you to fill it with favorite image. Believe me, you will finally realize that all frames in your wall has already full of images. This is due to the joy in creating a gallery wall.