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Hi, I’m Becky

For the last 5 years we have lived in our fixer upper home. We’ve done little projects here and there but now we are getting to the good stuff. I’ve always loved interior decorating and had a vision of the potential our house had lying in store.

I hope you follow along with our everyday life and feel inspired to create a space you love no matter where you are.

Filling a big empty wall on a budget

Filling a big empty wall on a budget

One of my favorite things to do till fill an empty wall is to do a gallery wall of pictures. As I mentioned last week I had plans to do that behind our sofa.

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Here are the results:

Obviously, I have a few more frames to fill with prints but I'm happy with the arrangement. The frames are a mix of Ikea frames (super cheap!) and spray painted frames from a thrift store. The gold framed mirror is an old art frame I had. I bought a frameless 24x36 mirror to frame. The antlers are from Joss and Main and were probably the most expensive thing on the wall.

Next you may wonder, “What do I put in those frames?” I wanted to stick with a nature theme because I love being outside. I went out in my yard and picked leaves and ferns. I pressed them in a book for about a month. I used recycled paper for the background of the ferns and leaves and it was all 100% free. For the other frames, I have a book of botanicals I bought that I cut out the photos from. I know it seems wrong to cut up a book but it’s a great way to enjoy the images and they are high quality. Not to mention only a few cents per print. Click an image below to link over:

And a close up of the wall. You may see that something on my mirror. Yes, those are Army men. Cruz added his own little touch and I couldn't take them down yet.

Update: The image below is from a few months later when all the images were filled. Simple, beautiful and it ended up being only about $200. You could do it for way cheaper if you nixed the antlers ;)

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How do you make a gallery wall? View my next post on 5 Tips to Create a Beautiful Gallery Wall.

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