Monday, January 30, 2017

Gallery Wall Plans


I've been wanting to do a gallery wall for a long time. However, I was struggling with what I'd put on ours. Then this winter while removing Christmas decor, inspiration finally struke.

Here's what I'm starting with - this is the entryway at the city house. It needs some love. 

I've had   the silver cross and the large "B" with the frame around it for a long time. And of course the photos of my kids.

I like the black frames. I feel like they ground the space. And I like the silver cross. But I'm tired of the antique gold color of the "B". What I'd like to do is add more silver and perhaps white to the mix along with some rustic touches.

These tin letters my friend gave me for Christmas will be used here, you can count on it! 

Then I want to add in more family pictures (Megan and Dylan, me and Bruce for starters), some elements like Scrabble letters, bees (we're starting a hive at the farm this Spring), and weathered wood pieces here and there. Eventually, it will all be at the farm so I'm trying to keep that in mind too.

In the next few weeks, I'll be sharing some DIY projects as I bring my vision to life. 

Also, don't forget to sign up for the Brighten Workshop if you haven't already. It is always fun to get together with other bloggers!

I will be demonstrating  how to stencil and you will get to make and take your own garden sign. The sign up button is at the top of my sidebar. Hope to see you there!

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11 comments:

  1. Sounds like you have some great ideas! I love the metal letters ;) Hugs, Cecilia

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  2. I love the direction you are going with your gallery wall. How about a piece of your art?

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    1. Stacey,
      I had a piece of my art there before Christmas. I need to look through what I have and see if anything fits my family theme better...I'm thinking of putting some of my kids art there - they are artists themselves and I have a couple of great pieces from them!

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  3. Love the plans for the gallery wall. It's going to be awesome. And, I love the tin letters! Can't wait to see how it comes together. Have a great Tuesday.

    Hugs, Vicky

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  4. That is going to look great- it already does so it will just get better and better. Love the corrugated tin letters. Very cool. xo Diana

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  5. I love the uncluttered look of your gallery wall in your entry, but I know you will make it even better. Love the metal letters. I seem to get my gallery walls too cluttered.

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  6. Can't wait to see. Sounds like it will be awesome.
    Have a great day.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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  7. The gallery wall will be a fun project. I really like the letters you received for Christmas.

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  8. I got the gallery wall bug myself a while back and I almost drove myself crazy! I planned out the darn thing for MONTHS! My family got pretty sick of seeing tracings of my intended pictures, etc. taped on the wall. But finally it came together and I love it! I know yours will, too. Sounds like you've got a great direction to go in. Good luck!

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  9. What a fun project! :) Those letters are super cute! You are lucky to have such a great friend!
    karianne

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  10. Love the metal letters Cecilia! It's going to look great, and I agree some of your art (or your talented children's) would add a personal touch.

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