A gallery wall is a great way to add an uplifting focal point to your room and transform empty wall space. Popular locations for a gallery wall include, the main living space, hallway or stairway. Gallery walls can consist of many photos/prints or just a few - the possibilities are endless, You could also create mini gallery walls in other spaces such as the bedroom or offices.
Here are 3 simple ways you can create a stunning gallery wall or improve on an existing one.
1. Prepare Your Layout
Before you start hammering nails in the wall, it’s best to decide what overall design you want to achieve. It’s common for elements of the gallery wall to be arranged in a rectangular layout but the choice is up to you. Decide what size each of the elements will be and Try to have a uniform look to the layout, such as a recurring colour theme. To add focal interest, mix it up a little by including a range of photos and prints in framed as well as canvas formats. Arrange your layout on the floor and experiment until you’re happy with the overall look before attaching it to the wall.
2. Add Uplifting Words
Uplifting words can have a positive effect on your mental, emotional and spiritual health. A gallery wall is the perfect place to draw the eye to uplifting words. Choose some phrases, quotes or scriptures which resonate with you so that you can see them daily. Auxano Life has a collection of uplifting designs in either print or canvas to add some life to your gallery wall. Select prints with neutral backgrounds or which have a complementary colour scheme to your overall gallery wall design.
3. Personalise Your Wall
A gallery wall is a great way to add a personal touch to any space and you it can keep evolving over time. Add family photos, cultural elements or framed items that remind you of special moments. Don’t be afraid to experiment with bold colour, eye-catching prints or lovely metallic tones. Finally, remember that your gallery doesn’t have to be static, you can change it to suit and adapt to any season.