I’ve finally reached an item on my DIY project list I’ve been avoiding but also excited about – creating a photo feature wall my living room.
After (almost) years of mulling over what approach I should take, I’ve settled on a gallery wall with mixed frames in similar gold tones.
I almost settled on a strict and symmetrical photo feature wall, but I realised my apartment is bordering on feeling a bit stiff, so I need to soften it up with this focal point.
I’ve already got a bunch of similar colour gold frames I’ve collected over time, so this approach makes sense – I don’t know why I didn’t think of it earlier!
The light bulb moment happened when my sister gave me a sketch she drew of me, as a Christmas present. It’s perfect and I NEED to display it somewhere.
As with all of my best DIY decor projects, I have a very clear vision for what I want, which should make this project a cinch…
Small frames positioned close together: too busy
Symmetrical photo feature wall: too rigid
Single large frame: too overpowering
Medium sized thinner frames in similar colours: UNDERSTATED PERFECTION 🙂
Once I’m done creating a photo feature wall, I’ll post the full DIY project in a future post.
I’ve already got a bunch of frames. I just need to create a template for the layout and choose pictures to go in the frames.