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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 03:34

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Many times we want to hang pictures in a grouping over a console, entry table or a sofa. But how to hang in a group can cause a little despair for those of us who are a little unsure. Below are a few tips on how to overcome the fear from lack of design skill when hanging groupings.

Tip: Remember the tools to use from last week's blog.

1. Gather the art you want to hang. Are all the frames similar in style and shape? Depending on your style, they can be similar in style and color. But be imaginative. Use different frames for a more eclectic feel.

2. Put butcher paper or even newspapers on the floor to use as a template. Lay your frames on the papers to create the group. Measure the same distance between each frame for a consistent look; usually about one inch. Move around if necessary to find the right shape for your pictures. Mark the nail holes on the paper.

3. Tape the paper to the wall. Next, pound the nails into the wall using the nail hole marks made while the paper was on the floor. Take paper down from the wall and add your frames. Happy hanging!

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Christopher Porikos

Christopher Porikos is an Interior Designer based in the Los Angeles area. He has a background in Retail Visual Merchandising and is educated in interior design. His love of design spans from traditional to contemporary and his style can be as eclectic or clean as the project requires. His unique eye for design comes from his lifelong interest in architecture, history, sketching, painting and the arts. www.christopherporikosdesign.com

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