Creating a Gallery Wall

Disclosure: We were sent the featured products for the purpose of this post however all opinions are my own.

When we had our building work completed in May we had our lounge decorated at the same time. Whilst getting everything ready for the building work I found a box of photos in frames from our previous house and thought they would be great to use for a photo wall. As our lounge has gold accessories – to go with the period of the house more than anything – I decided to paint the frames gold and have a go at making a photo wall with our favourite photos.

How do you get Gallery Wall frames to match?

Rust-Oleum sent us some of their spray paint to help us paint the frames and it was so much easier than I’d expected. I took the glass out of the frames, cleaned them all and laid them all on newspaper in the back garden. I then just had to shake the spray paint and then spray from side to side in even layers – so simple with thin photo frames to cover! I had so many frames to paint and each can of spray paint coated ten frames – a lot more than I was expecting!

Creating a Gallery Wall
Creating a Gallery Wall

The frames only took about twenty minutes to be touch dry and the following day I filled them with photos ready for hanging. I found it easiest to plan out on the floor how I wanted the photos to hang before putting them on the wall – and then Dave did the hanging for me!

Creating a Gallery Wall

I am so pleased with our photo wall and can’t wait to add to it as the years go by. It’s also been nice to reuse frames and give them a whole new lease of life! If you’re thinking about creating a photo wall, go for it!

Creating a Gallery Wall

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