DIY: Instant Art Wall by

Issue 2 · Artists' Studios · January 14, 2011

DIY: Instant Art Wall

Issue 2 · Artists' Studios · January 14, 2011

Inspired to create a professional-looking photo wall but intimidated by the process? Following are a few sources for putting together a well-ordered art wall.

Above: The Perfect Picture Wall Gallery Frame Set includes ten gallery-style picture frames that create an instant art wall (the Pre-View Template allows you to determine the placement of frames before hanging). The set includes ten 1-inch-deep white solid wood frames (additional configurations are available); $349 at Conran USA.

Set of 10 Picture Frames

Above: Set of 10 Picture Frames, made of MDF and glass and available in black, white, or gold; $36 at Urban Outfitters.

Above: To create a similar art wall, consult Martha Stewart's Arranging Pictures, which includes instructions on how to precisely hang framed artwork and photographs.

Above: We also like these symmetrical rows of framed works featured in Martha Stewart's Arranging Pictures tutorial.

Above: Gael Towey of Martha Stewart Living and her husband, Stephen Doyle, created a precisely arranged  family photo/art wall in their NYC townhouse stairwell (including wall-mounted children's artwork); go to Arranging Family Photos on the Martha Stewart site for a step-by-step look at their process.

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