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How to hang pictures like a pro

Regardless of where in your home you want to hang pictures or what layout you decide on, getting it exactly how you want it is easy. Just follow these simple steps and you can achieve even the most elaborate art wall with everything perfectly straight – and no unnecessary extra nail holes.

Here’s what you need

  • Frames for your pictures
  • A roll of paper
  • Pencil, scissors and masking tape
  • Ruler or tape measure
  • Hooks or nails for hanging
"Before hanging a piece of wall décor, choosing the right frame and passe-partout – or even layers of passe-partout – can really help refine the look."
Frederick Allouard Rubin

More picture-wall ideas to help you find your style

Thinking of hanging some pictures? Check out these style suggestions to make your new art wall everything you want it to be.

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