How Do I Hang Pictures And Photographs So they Look Balanced?
Whether you are buying your own home or you are renting your place you most probably want to hang up some photographs or pictures to decorate the place. To avoid damaging the walls you want to get the job right the first time.
How do you intend to line up or group your pictures? They can be aligned according to the tops of the frames, the centre of the picture or according to the bottoms of the frames. How many pictures should be placed in a group and still have the group looking artistic and not have a wall that is under or over adorned?
They can be grouped in various ways to create different styles and effects. Should you hang them according to size and shape or according to colour or theme? Read fact sheets below to ensure you have an artistic outcome with your picture hanging projects.
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