10 Rules for Curating a Stunning Gallery Wall
May 3, 2016
How ToGallery WallInterior Design
I recently designed a gallery wall and coming from someone that went to design school and puts together gorgeous image layouts for a living, I fully admit that creating the perfect gallery can be hard. Whether you prefer a balanced, symmetrical layout or a whimsical, more organic shape, there's a few simple rules that will keep you from total gallery wall failure. Take note from some of the prettiest collections to grace SMP Living...
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If you tend to shy away from bold statements or are just beginning to dip your toes in the gallery wall pond, try pairing white frames for a super simple, cohesive look.
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Bonus points go to white frames for working with almost any style of decor.
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