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It's no secret we love a good gallery wall! So whether you're a pro at them or are wanting to create one for the first time, here are a few of our go-to tips. Check it out...

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1. Clusters of Three. If you're looking to create a small gallery wall or are working with limited space, styling in groups of threes is a great rule of thumb! This will help maintain balance while also creating a fun, organic shape. 

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2. A Diamond Gallery Wall. This shape is perfect for styling a gallery wall over a credenza or couch! The diamond shape works well when you have a mix of artwork sizes and want them to create movement (instead of a perfect grid). Create the shape by placing the largest print in the middle and adding smaller ones on both sides.

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3. A Corner Gallery Wall. This is one of our favorite ways to fill a corner! When styling a corner gallery wall, we typically stick to the diamond shape as well. The key is to not cluster prints of the same size together. We like to stager the sizes so that the two largest prints are in the middle at slightly different heights. Then, we fill the surrounding space with smaller prints. (Pro tip: When mixing in different print mediums, be sure to mix those up as well so all the canvas prints or photographs aren't next to each other!)

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4. Floor to Ceiling. When you want to go BIG, this is a really fun way to make a statement! When using a grid layout like this, use four frames that are all the same size so that when paired together they match the width of the larger print. Or, you can create something more organic with different size frames!

{Photos by Lily Glass, Concept/Production/Styling by Julia Wester. Floor to Ceiling Photo by Morgan Pansing and Styled by Wilmarose OrlanesProduction Assistance by Jess Hong. Written by Traci Michael.}

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