We love blank walls around here because they have endless possibilities. Sometimes a painted accent wall is the best DIY project for your space. Other times a great picture wall is the best way to cherish all of your memories. Here are 12+ awesome picture wall ideas to inspire your next DIY blank wall project.
People are always going to want to display artworks and photographs of there family. Picture walls when done correctly will always be part of home decor. If you are worried about putting holes in your walls or just aren’t sure, a picture ledge or non-permanent hanging solutions is the way to go. While some picture walls may be more trendy (think…modern farmhouse), the classic grid or framed art walls are here to stay.
Word to the wise. I know we are normally about being completely budget-friendly. If you are going to be buying frames make sure you get ones you really like. (Okay still budget-friendly because my favorite picture wall uses IKEA Ribba Frames). There is something to be said about putting a nice mat and frame around a photograph or artwork. It definitely takes it to the next level.
Picture Wall Ideas
Hang unframed canvases in a unique way
Use the same style of frames but in varying sizes to create a cohesive look
Place 9 of the frames in a grid pattern
Mix different shapes and sizes
Add fun quotes, accessories, or clocks
Create easy DIY artwork
Mix children’s artworks with adult artworks for an eclectic feel
Don't be scare of color and mixing all styles of artworks. We absolutely love this fun picture wall. If you are looking for fun artworks she suggests a whole list of modern places (and you can always search Etsyas well). Also, if you are looking for DIY picture hanging tips make sure you click to read the full post.
This picture all uses the same style of frames but in a variety of sizes. They give you great tips for planning out your design virtually before beginning putting nails or even command hooks for the smaller frames.
If you are looking for an inexpensive way to hang art without a frame, this idea is for you. Using doll rods and string is a perfect cheap picture wall solution that doesn't involve purchasing expensive frames.
By using a variety of shapes, photographs, and styles of frames this picture wall is a great example of how you can use anything you want on your wall. Add your own DIY signs with your favorite saying or quote for an extra personalized touch.
For this picture wall, they suggest that the easiest way to hang a gallery wall is to start with an anchor piece and work your way out when hanging. Use painter's tape and small level to help achieve a picture wall you will love.
This farmhouse picture wall design was planned out on the floor first and used Command strips to eliminate extra holes in the wall. This simple, yet symmetrical gallery wall is perfect for your rustic home decor needs.