DIY project: Gallery Wall


DIY project: Gallery wall


Style at Home managing editor and resident crafter Catherine Therrien shows you how to create an easy yet stylish gallery wall.

Using different segments of a single landscpae print and picture frames, create this pleasing collected look that's perfect for a welcoming entryway.


• Landscape print
• Picture frames
• Spray paint
• Pencil
• Cutting mat
• Ruler
• X-acto knife
• Masking tape
• Picture-hanging hardware


1 Find an oversized print of a landscape scene in a monochromatic colour scheme.

2 Collect frames of different sizes (for a 58" x 38" print, I used 10 frames).

3 Prep the frames by removing any existing artwork, glass, staples, wiring, etc. Spray-paint the frames in a single colour that complements the print. Let completely dry.

4 Place the print on a flat surface and lay the frames over it. Play around with the placement of the frames, making sure to capture the most important segments of the print.

5 Once you’re pleased with the arrangement, take a pencil and trace around the inside of each frame. Remove the frames.

6 Slide a cutting mat under one of the traced segments. Using a ruler and an X-acto knife, cut out the image. Repeat.

7 Take each cut-out image and place it in its corresponding frame. Secure all four edges of each print to the frame using masking tape.

8 Attach picture-hanging hardware to the top of each frame.

9 Anchor the frames to the wall in roughly the same sequence as the original print. Start with the centre frames and then slowly work the other pieces around them.
Christine Verwey

Christine Verwey

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