How to Fill Your Wall: 4 tips to keep in mind when hanging art

Do you ever see a gallery wall or a piece of art that just seems to “work” in a space? Although you might not realize it, there are some tried and true methods for hanging a cohesive gallery all, finding the right scale for art, and hanging a picture at just the right height. 

Today I’m sharing 4 tips to help you hang your art better


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Size is important

You want to fill as much space on the wall when possible when hanging art. If you have a big wall, then you need big art (or a large collection of art). I totally get it, large art can be expensive but I promise you won’t regret sizing up.

If you’re having trouble finding art large enough for your space consider getting a photo or work of art matted in a large frame. Adding a mat will expand the dimensions of the frame while also displaying the original size of the art.

A second alternative to a single piece of art is to hang a gallery wall. A gallery wall can be scaled to the space and can incorporate a variety of smaller works of art to cover a large portion of the wall.

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Weekly Recap: Picture Frame Build + Spur of the Moment Meal Plan

And that’s a wrap for this week on Pinch Plate Party. This week was primarily about getting a little bit of much needed rest and building frames for canvas art.

Be sure to check out this post for a recap of what we did, what we ate, and what we used this week! If you’re interested in the weekly menu just check out the “on The Menu” section for each weekday.


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MONDAY

What We Did

Took the day off from projects and did some “adulting”.

Links for the Day


Tuesday

What We Did

Tuesday is a work day so no DIY took place today.

On The Menu

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