Curate a magazine-worthy gallery wall — with on a regular basis masterpieces you already personal.

Mixing inside design types with a roommate or associate is all about together with private touches and pinpointing a shared curiosity or aesthetic. The ground-to-ceiling gallery wall we created for a particular couple on the West Coast is an ideal instance. In fact, anybody can create an expressive gallery wall, whether or not you reside by your self or with pals or household.

When Lauren and her associate Greg moved in collectively, Lauren needed to create space for not solely his furnishings and accent items but in addition his type.

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The lively couple shares a love for meals, wine and entertaining, so we set out to brighten the eating room.

Graced with iconic Seattle views of the waterfront, seaplanes and hillside houses, the eating room connects the house’s cozy living room with the kitchen, from which we drew foodie inspiration for the gallery wall.

When making a gallery wall, it’s a good suggestion to create a stability of natural shapes and sq. corners.

On Lauren’s wall, classic cookbooks, vintage kitchen instruments and metallic shapes like road indicators and ornamental letters complement the framed art and pictures, whereas a wide range of sizes and styles gives visible curiosity.

Make a sport plan

Lay the gadgets out on the ground so you’ll be able to strive totally different preparations — with out hammering a single nail.

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When you’ve determined which gadgets to incorporate, hint their shapes on leftover wrapping paper or butcher paper, after which tape these templates to the wall to information you in inserting nails and hangers.

For a ultimate contact, embrace a small piece of furnishings on the backside of your gallery wall. A chest or bench anchors the entire scene and makes a beautiful spot for a row of glasses or a flower association.

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Initially revealed August 2016

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