How To Create A Mock Wall Art Gallery

First of all, why do you want to create a Mock Wall Art Gallery?

There’s one super good reason…

You can see how it’s all going to play out before you start hanging stuff on the wall.
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And that’s important if your gonna hang your artwork/photos with nails and stuff like that.

Sometimes you have to do that.

A lotta times, Command strips will be your best friend!

I’ve used them with most of my wall art/hangings in my house.

Sure sometimes a simple nail is just right – or necessary.

But command strips allow you to change things up easily – without damaging walls.

As Long as, you remove them correctly!!

So let’s create that wall

You only need a few simple materials to create a mock wall art gallery.

  • Large Sheets of Paper or Paper Bags
  • *Newspaper might work too, I didn’t use it for fear that the newspaper ink might transfer to the wall. Not sure if that would have happened, but I’d rather be safe then sorry!

  • Painters Tape
  • Yardstick for measuring – it’s easier than a tape measure
  • Pencil

What You’ll Do

  • Cut/create paper to the size of your artwork/photo/decorative knick-knack
  • *I taped pieces of paper together when I needed to

  • Pick a starting point for your first piece.
  • using a tape measure or yardstick, measure from the ceiling to where the top of the artwork will be. Do this in a couple of spots so it’ll hang straight
  • .
    *of course, you could just eye it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Hang your paper artwork with painters tape
  • Continue with the rest of your paper artwork – measuring from the ceiling and off of pieces already hung.
  • Now the fun part…

    After itโ€™s created. Live with it for a while.

If you decide you don’t like it. Easy enough to change it up. And those pencil marks?
They’ll clean up in a snap with Mr. Clean Magic Erasers

My Wall Art Gallery

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So Far…but there will be a couple of changes

I did have some hesitations with my design…because it was even and balanced.

I mean where’s the drama in that?

but in the end, I decided to go with it, but as I’ve told you in earlier posts, it’s coming out a tad bit different from the original plan.

I’m fortunate that I could make it all work out. At one point I thought I’d have to rip it all down and start over!

Creating a Mock Wall Art Gallery takes time, but in the end, you’ll be glad you did! It could save you time and frustration down the road.

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