HOW TO: Building a Gallery Wall. 1. Choose larger pieces as anchors. 2. Choose a color scheme. 3. Play with scale - vary the size and orientation of the art. 4. Keep at least 1.5" - 3" between each piece. 5. Allow at least 6" between the couch and the first frame. 6. Use 2 to 3 styles of frames. 7. Use different mediums of art - photography, art prints, gift wrap, decorative objects, etc.
10 Tips for Creating a Collected Gallery Wall at TidbitsAndTwine. Checkout this handy idea from 320 Sycamore for laying out and hanging a gallery wall using paper templates so that you can move them around until you get them positioned just how you want! If when making the templates you also mark where the nail goes, once you have a layout you like, you can put the nails in the wall, tear away the templates, and you’re ready to hang!