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If you don't have someone to assist you, you can use a piece of paper or cardboard cut to exact size of picture. Take this "pattern" and tape it to place you want to hang picture. That way you can move it about easily to see exactly where you want it without having to put a bunch of holes in your wall! This works particularly well if you want to group several pictures together.
Keep in mind when hanging picture frames for decorations, you want each photo to add to room, not detract from it. You don't need to cover your walls in hundreds of pictures to make a statement. Rather select a few key pieces that will accent room. If you have a group of pictures that are too large to display at once, you can rotate them seasonally.
Think about room's layout. This includes other accessories in room such as a table, TV, lamp and more. Decide where best place to put your picture is. Then hold it up to wall and experiment with different angles. Not all pictures need to be centered in middle of wall. Figure out where picture looks best relative to other furniture in room. Have your companion help you decide best spot for your picture.
Now you can hang your picture. You want to make sure your picture is even. Measure distance of your picture from each corner to edge of wall. You can use a tape measure if that helps. Mark your spot with a pencil once you decide what place picture is most even.
Most pictures hang well using ordinary picture hooks. You should have a supply of these readily available. The bottom of picture hook should land at spot you marked for your hole. If you need to hang heavier pictures you should use nails and not hooks. You can use two instead of one to provide added support.
The most important thing to remember when decorating is to have fun. Remember you can rotate out pictures during certain times of month or year. Decorating with picture frames is one of easiest ways to accent your home in a loving and personal manner.
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