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Tip for Hanging Pictures and Wall Art

As an interior decorator for 25 years, I’ve helped my clients hang many pictures in their homes, so I wanted to share some of my tips with you.
If you have a large empty wall where you’d like to hang lots of pictures, I’d like to suggest that you arrange the artwork on the floor first.Then, measure how far they need to be from one another (each picture should be the same distance from the other, vertically and horizontally).Next, take one at a time and put them on the wall.I usually start from the center point and work on each side.
Another option would be to make a template of each picture and adhere it to the wall gently using a re-useable adhesive, which looks a little bit like putty, but it won’t tear pieces from the wall or the paper patterns.
For a grouping, consider a grouping of four of the same-size pictures, together like a four-square to give the illusion of a larger picture.I’d like to recommend that the pictures have a unifying theme, such as cityscapes, landscapes, and flo…