Gallery Wall - Yeah or Nah?

Are you looking to spice up your home decor, but you're not sure where to start? Maybe you've been eyeing that blank wall in your living room, and you're wondering if a gallery wall would be the perfect addition. But hold up, you might be asking: "Is a gallery wall out of style?"

Well, let's get one thing straight right off the bat: There's no such thing as "out of style" when it comes to decorating your home. Sure, certain trends might come and go, but at the end of the day, your home should reflect your personal style and taste. YOU DO YOU. If you love the look of a gallery wall, then go for it!

That being said, there are some tips and tricks you can keep in mind to make sure your gallery wall looks fresh and current. Here are a few ideas:


Mix it up

One of the keys to a successful gallery wall is to mix and match different types of art and decor. Don't be afraid to combine framed artwork with unframed pieces, or to mix in other types of decor like mirrors, clocks, or even textiles. By adding variety to your gallery wall, you'll create a visually interesting and dynamic display.


Choose a cohesive color scheme

While you want to mix and match different types of decor, you also want to make sure everything looks cohesive. Choosing a color scheme can help tie everything together. Maybe you want to go for a monochromatic look, or maybe you want to use complementary colors to create contrast. Whatever you choose, make sure it's a color scheme you love and that works well with the rest of your room.


Think outside the box

Who says a gallery wall has to be made up entirely of framed artwork? You can mix things up by including other types of decor, like a woven tapestry from that amazing trip abroad or a decorative plate (You know that one that was your aunt's neighbor's daughter's elderly nutritionist's son's?). You can even hang objects directly on the wall, like a vintage camera or a collection of hats. The possibilities are endless, so don't be afraid to get creative!


Consider your layout

The way you arrange your gallery wall can have a big impact on the overall look and feel. There are a few different layout options to consider, including a grid layout, a salon-style layout (where the pieces are hung close together and at varying heights), or a more organic, free-flowing layout. Before you start hanging anything, play around with different layout options on the floor to see what works best for your space. (Sometimes a template is your best friend!)

So, is a gallery wall out of style? Definitely not! As long as you follow these tips and make sure your gallery wall reflects your personal style, you'll have a beautiful and on-trend display in no time. And remember, decorating your home is all about having fun and expressing yourself, so don't be afraid to take risks and try new things. Happy decorating!

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