Wall Decor / August 24, 2018 / Sadie Brumfield.
Scroll through, pick your favorites and show your walls who is boss. This colorful gallery wall idea is perfect for a craft room or kids area. Simply print oversized squares in the colors of your choice and frame them in a grid. If you are a fan of bohemian style, you have definitely noticed the resurgence of vintage inspired, flat weave textiles.
Hit the thrift store and look for unexpected pieces to frame. Here, European grain sacks make a striking visual impact when framed and paired in three. If you want to bring a space to life, this might be for you. Learn how to create your own living wall. If you want to bring a space to life but are not ready to invest in a full on living wall, consider low maintenance succulents in wall mounted planters.
Gallery owners and museum curators, however, swear by the 60 inches on center rule. This means that you measure up 60 inches from the ground to find the spot where the center of a piece of art should be on the wall. It works well in many situations, but there are some cases when you may want to alter the height, if you are shorter than the average person, try 57 inches on center, if the art work is an unusual size or shape that looks unnatural at that height.
No matter your style, there are tricks that can amp up your walls and bring out your personality and taste. Whether you are an art collector, a nature enthusiast, or a book lover, your walls can be customized so that you can be surrounded by the things you adore. In addition to adding to the walls, think about decorating the walls themselves.