Eclectic Family Gallery Wall

October 4, 2012

Eclectic Family Gallery Wall via

Updating areas around the house, on the cheap, is my M.O. (short for modus operandi in latin - did you know that?)! I love either, 'shopping my home' for items I already own or creating a new vignette or gallery wall with a mix of DIY projects and upcycled decor.  Recently I did just that, and created this... an Eclectic Family "Us" Gallery Wall I used to have a typical, Target-bought piece of art on the wall.  It was from our first-apartment-days and when we moved in, I hung it on this wall to cover the 'design dilemma' of an unused wall phone jack. It worked...  for the … [Read more...]

Useful Ideas and Layouts to Create a Photo Gallery Wall

July 16, 2012

Different Layouts and Sizes to Create a Photo Gallery Wall

My most popular post to date that you, my awesome readers, just swoon over is how to create a photo wall display. This post alone has received well over 70,000 views and today I'm sharing even more great ideas and layouts to create your own photo gallery wall. Knowing where to begin when creating a montage of photos can often be intimidating, so I've gathered some handy examples on how to find the right balance and layout for various sized photos in all the different areas of the home. Here comes a long post with alot pictures, but it'll be worth scrolling all the way … [Read more...]

Creating a Photo Wall Display

July 5, 2011

Picture Placement configuration

I take alot of pictures and I like to display them (especially when they are of my family).  A few months ago I created a photo montage wall filled with candid pictures of our family adventures. Creating a montage of photos can be a bit tricky (and intimidating) to figure out where to start and then how to balance the sizes and layout.  I came across these picture placement samples that I had to share with you!  It gives 9 wonderful examples of how to start / layout a picture wall. These creative ideas are a great resource to use to give you a starting point.  Once you get arranging, … [Read more...]