how to hang a {gallery wall}

12Jan gallery wall numbered

Update:  I’ve installed the new Linky Follower Tool in my right sidebar.  As a wordpress.com site I have never been able to have Google Friend Connect, which is rumored to be going away entirely.  It would be great if you wanted to sign up to follow along using that tool.  If you’re a blogger, let me know you did and I will, of course, follow you back.  :) Wow, what a week we’ve had.  Over 320 links at our very first Imagine the Impossibilities link party.  Are you kidding?!?!  That is just awesomeness people.  Thank You!! to all who have participated. If you haven’t joined the fun, the party is open until midnight tonight…in some time zone.  (Hopefully you’re laughing Linda!)  Click here to get linked up…or to just check out all of the inspiration. And, if you haven’t signed up for a chance to win the $50 Lowe’s Gift Card what’s the matter with you?  Click here to get your entries in. Now, fair warning as you read on. This is really about the minutia of hanging my one screw gallery wall.  If you want pretty, reveal type pictures please click here.  If you want to know how to pull something like this off yourself, please read on, but be sure to get your cup of coffee first, and maybe a scone or two.  :) First, I created 9 of the items hanging as part of the wall from scratch so that would obviously be step 1 – Decide what items you want to include in your gallery wall. Once you have your selections compiled, play around with different layouts.  I used the floor instead of going through the trouble of making paper templates and taping them to the wall because I’m lazy efficient.  Here is one option I … continue reading