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22 Ideas For Creating A Gallery Wall

Gallery walls are such a cool way to display artwork, treasured photos, and other fun items, but the actual task of putting one together can seem a little overwhelming. If you’re thinking about going for it, I’ve pulled together 21 awesome gallery display ideas below to help give you a jump start!

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  • Botanical Beauty 1 of 21
    Botanical Beauty
    Love the arrangement and contrasting frames on these muted floral prints.
    via Better Homes and Gardens
  • Ceiling High 2 of 21
    Ceiling High
    How do you feel about hanging art this high up?
    via Apartment Therapy
  • Centered Display 3 of 21
    Centered Display
    This display kept things theoretically symmetrical with a big statement piece in the middle and two corresponding lamps on either side.
    via Bryn Alexandra
  • Stairwell Design 4 of 21
    Stairwell Design
    Stairwells can be hard to figure out but I really like the corresponding frames and design of this gallery.
    via Curbly
  • Art Collection 5 of 21
    Art Collection
    No personal photos here, but an art collection instead. It's kind of amazing don't you think?
    via Desire To Inspire
  • Eclectic Art Display 6 of 21
    Eclectic Art Display
    Another cool art gallery with another to the ceiling display. Feel like it's cluttered or love the look?
    via Eclectic Revisited
  • Graphic Posters 7 of 21
    Graphic Posters
    I am super digging this spacious display of graphic posters from the Paris Rebellion. Matching frames keep everything cohesive.
    via Apartment Therapy
  • Framed Outline 8 of 21
    Framed Outline
    Paper butterflies fill painted white frames, I think this unique gallery display is feminine and sweet.
    via Home Before And Afters
  • Kid Art Display 9 of 21
    Kid Art Display
    I love how this family solved the whole debate over how to display their children's art. Super cool!
    via Houzz
  • Meticulous Mat 10 of 21
    Meticulous Mat
    I like the thick matte borders on most of this display. It's also kind of cool when a gallery continues from wall to wall like this one does.
    via Houzz
  • Mat-less Wonder 11 of 21
    Mat-less Wonder
    Here's an example of an entirely mat free display. The hangers broke up the pictures with blocks of framed colored paper. What do you think?
    via How About Orange
  • Black and White 12 of 21
    Black and White
    Here's a black and white gallery wall done right!
    via Scandinavian Retreat
  • Extensive Hall Display 13 of 21
    Extensive Hall Display
    I really like this hall display and how thoughtfully and purposfeully things are hung. The off-color frames intermixed with white give the whole thing a kind of peaceful feel I think.
    via Young House Love
  • Vintage Mix 14 of 21
    Vintage Mix
    The vintage vibe of this wall is pretty cool.
    via Bright, Bold, and Beautiful
  • Theme Wall 15 of 21
    Theme Wall
    This display demonstrates how to keep a common theme in style.
    via Houzz
  • Coral Pops 16 of 21
    Coral Pops
    I love the overall muted effect of this gallery mixed in with the pops of coral to tie everything together.
    via Dolce Vita
  • Cluster 17 of 21
    Cluster
    This wall gallery fills up the space with frames in a clustered arrangement.
    via Our Fifth House
  • Above Bed Display 18 of 21
    Above Bed Display
    Wondering what to do with that space above your bed? What about something like this?
    via Spicer and Bank
  • Shelf Gallery 19 of 21
    Shelf Gallery
    This blogger added a shelf that ran the length of the wall and then arranged a gallery display on top with some pictures hung and some leaning.
    via Parentables
  • Textures and Layers 20 of 21
    Textures and Layers
    I'm digging all the different textures and layers in this gallery. It's so visually stimulating and such a great way to manage a display.
    via Switchroom
  • Display And Disguise 21 of 21
    Display And Disguise
    Those temperature controls can be an eyesore, this clever display helps disguise them with ease!
    via The Little Things

*lead image via Cup of Jo

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