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Stairway Gallery Wall

In this post: Tips and trick for hanging a stairway gallery wall. Transform your blank stairway wall with this easy DIY project. Advice for frame spacing and size. 

Stairway Gallery Wall

I finally did it. I hung my stairway gallery wall after several months of looking at a big piece of blank space. This is one of those jobs that I had been putting off and was honestly dreading. I was pleasantly surprised when it took just a few hours and was relatively painless. In no time no time at all my blank wall went from this…

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Stairway Gallery Wall ~ On Sutton Place

Stairway Gallery Wall Steps

  • I measured the stairway wall space and plotted it out on my living room floor with painters tape. (Even if you use a carpeted surface, the painters tape still sticks.) I then laid all the pictures on the floor inside the tape lines.
  • Next I moved them around until I was sure the arrengement was balanced. I was able to stand back and look at it, which was the key to getting everything in the right place.  I decided to hang the pictures much closer together than the previous arrangement.
  • I started on the left with the first picture and worked my way up the stairs. 
  • To hang each picture, I used a hanging tool similar to {THIS.} It worked like a charm, I didn’t have to measure anything, and there were no extra, random holes in my wall.

For a split second before I pounded in the first nail, I thought about painting all the frames a different color…white maybe. I quickly talked myself out of that and kept all the frames black. They are varied in size and the frames are different styles. The fact that they are all black is what gives it a cohesive look. Besides, every home needs a little bit of black!

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