One of the handiest tools I use for hanging paintings as well as other things around the studio is a CenterPoint tape measure made by ProTape. They work really well for heavier hangings, even. Just ordered one for the gallery from Amazon:. Ryan August 7, 2: Best wishes Helen Ryan Reply. I shared pictures of our dining room renovation but I forgot to mention how we hung all the artwork. I live in Auckland New Zealand and weather changes so many times in a day.
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Advice would be welcome. Speaking of too small, the second thing that I notice constantly is art that is just too small for the space. The one one on the left just needs a piece added underneath it, and the one on the right needs those pieces to be in a grid that forms the shape of a square, properly proportioned to the wall. Should we frame them?
I hope that not a design No-No? I have this problem at my home. The two photos above could be fine if you just tweaked them. Should we mix and match them on a gallery wall with other kinds of artwork?
The next four tools are specialized hanging tools. The most important thing, is to hang the art in a way that feels right to you. Even made in USA.. Better to bring in a professional than to have to hire one to do a repair on damaged artwork! These brass plated steel picture hangers are strong and durable. I was a little skeptical because some of the frames are quite heavy but it had good reviews online so I took the chance. The paint will eventually peel away from the wall and your artwork will end up on the floor.