Get your gallery wall pieces at Portobello Road!
Originally posted on Trend magazine:
By Aletheir Hanson
Want to spice up your space without spending your rent money on art? Consider a gallery wall: Below are step-by-step instructions to create your own.
Start a collection of images, think personal photographs, quotes, still images, digital prints, geographic locations, etc. Keep in mind there should be a variation of color and tones.
Put images in differing frames – thick, thin, wood, pops of color, metallic, oval, rectangle, square – to break up the uniformity.
Every design layout needs a focal point. Start with your largest image in the middle of the blank wall and begin to work off of that.
Disperse the images out from the focal point in an asymmetrical manner, varying height and spacing from one another.
Tip: Leave space if some picture frames just don’t match up perfectly right away. The small spaces are where 3-dimensional objects will go. Also, it’s common that…
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