Wall Art: What’s Your Style
Do this before making a gallery wall. Hold a piece of paper on back of frame and mark with Sharpie where to put the nail-then tape back on wall and nail right through the paper! Voila!
OMG!!!! this is AMAZING .... PURE GENIUS!!!!! A trick for hanging photo collections: Lay out your arrangement. Flip frames over. Lay waxed paper on top of frames. Mark hanger/nail spot on waxed paper. Flip waxed paper over and tape to wall, nail into wall where indicated. Tear down waxed paper. Hang photos.-- Found this ONE day after I spent HOURS hanging a gallery wall diy
solution for a nearly fool proof method of hanging mirrors or pictures. Use painters tape to mark the holes of the items that require two nails to hang, then place the tape on the wall and drill your holes. Must try it and decide if it is as easy as it sounds.
How to hang shelves with painters tape
Hang pictures without the trial and error: 1. Trace pictures onto brown kraft paper and cut out. Label each of the papers with a description of the picture or a corresponding number. 2. Using blue painter's tape (which won't pull up wall paint), tape the papers to the wall. Experiment with arrangements until you have one you like. 3. Install picture-hanging hardware directly through the paper. Pull paper away and hang pictures one by one.