Turn that wall of shame into a wall of fame.

1. Pick a theme you love and stick to it.

desert theme

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2. Opt for similar prints in matching frames.

matching frames

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3. Integrate clipboards or picture ledges.

clipboard

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4. Choose artwork that complements the color palette of the room.

color palette

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5. Decide on an anchor piece and design around it.

anchor

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6. Collect oil paintings from antique stores for a traditional look.

oil paintings

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7. Or be bold with a mix of colorful, empty frames.

empty frames

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8. Sprinkle in crafty elements like cross stitch.

cross stich

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9. Frame your kid’s artwork with washi tape.

kids

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10. Group vintage mirrors together to brighten up your space.

mirrors

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11. Wood frames and accent pieces offer rustic charm.

all wood

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12. Get playful with a pennant or two.

pennant

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13. Or go Grandma-chic with a collection of ceramic plates.

plates

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14. Wrap your gallery wall around a corner for added dimension.

corner

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15. Try out a linear look rather than a cluster.

linear

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16. Turn a pile of instax photos into wall art.

instax

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17. Add a personal touch with monogram letters.

monogram

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18. Arrange postcards, souvenirs and knickknacks from your travels.

travels

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19. Choose a vibrant color for your matting.

matting

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20. Keep things sophisticated by displaying solely portraits.

portraits

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21. Or paint a chalkboard background to easily alter the look of your gallery wall.

chalkboard

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