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Memorial Day DIY Project: Create a Gallery Wall

Create A Gallery Wall

Let's create a gallery wall! When it comes to creating a gallery wall over Memorial Day, this simple DIY interior designing project can leave your home with amazing benefits that you probably have never thought about.

Benefits to Creating A Gallery Wall

We've listed the top benefits to creating a gallery wall, and they include:

  • Personalization - Create a gallery wall and express your personal style through the art and decor you choose. Let your wall speak to who you are.
  • Creativity - Transform your space with a creative and enjoyable project - creating a gallery wall. Try out a variety of layouts, sizes, and styles to showcase your favorite artwork and decor.
  • Visual interest - Transform your plain wall into a dynamic focal point and enhance the visual interest of your living space. A gallery wall will add depth and dimension while drawing the eye to its beautiful display.
  • Flexibility - Transform your walls with a gallery of art and decor that can be easily adapted to suit your changing tastes and preferences.
  • Space utilization - Transform any small or awkward space with a stunning gallery wall that brings visual harmony and fills empty walls. Maximize your area's potential with this simple trick.
  • Budget-friendly - Transform your room with a for an affordable gallery wall that blends inexpensive artwork, DIY projects, and cherished photos. Create a visually stunning focal point that ties your decor together.
  • Memories and sentimentality - Transform your space into a meaningful and personalized haven with a gallery wall. Showcase treasured family photos, sentimental artwork, and mementos collected during travels. Your walls will become a beautiful archive of memories that you will cherish for years to come.

Ok, so now you know the benefits of creating a gallery wall, it's time to actually get to work!

Creating A Gallery Wall

How to Create A Gallery Wall

Don't over think this! DIY projects like creating a gallery wall can be a simple and straightforward process. But first things first, let's gather the interior designing materials and interior designing tools needed to get this project completed correctly. Below, find the materials needed to easily create a gallery wall.

Interior Designing Materials Needed

  • Artwork and decor
  • Picture frames
  • Hanging hardware
  • Hammer and nails (optional)
  • Measuring tape or ruler
  • Level
  • Pencil.
  • Step stool or ladder
  • Decorative items

You can also check out this list of interior designer tools to make sure you have everything you need.

Now that you have the interior designing materials and tools, let's move to the fun part- actually creating a gallery wall. Follow the simple interior designing steps below and you'll be finished in no time.

Interior Designing

Steps to Creating A Gallery Wall

Keep in mind that these steps to create a gallery wall may vary depending on the size of your project. Ready? Ok, let's do this!

  • Gather materials - Gather all project essentials, such as artwork, picture frames, hanging hardware, measuring tape, level, pencil, and step stool or ladder.
  • Plan the layout - Create a stunning gallery wall with ease by measuring your wall space, considering furniture and decor placement, and choosing a layout that accentuates your room's aesthetic. Use templates made from paper or cardboard for each frame to assist in planning your layout.
  • Choose artwork and frames - Create a captivating gallery wall by selecting artwork and frames in a variety of sizes, styles, and colors. Add visual interest to your display for a stunning result. Get started now!
  • Hang frames - Hang pictures like a pro with these easy steps! Simply use a level and pencil to mark where each hanger should go. Follow the manufacturer's instructions to install the hangers, then effortlessly hang your frames on the wall. Don't forget to use the level to make sure everything stays straight and evenly spaced. Enjoy your perfectly hung artwork!
  • Add decorative items - Elevate your gallery wall display by incorporating decorative items, like shelves and sculptures. Arrange them strategically around the frames to create a cohesive and visually dynamic look.
  • Fill in gaps - Enhance the visual appeal of your space by filling gaps between frames with smaller frames or other decor pieces. Elevate the aesthetic of your room with ease.
  • Step back and assess - Create the perfect gallery wall by taking a step back and evaluating the display once it's complete. Ensure that everything is balanced and visually stunning by adjusting the layout or placement of frames and decorative items as needed.


This amazing interior designing DIY project of creating a gallery wall checks both boxes of being very rewarding and a DIY project that can be completed over Memorial Day weekend. As long as you have the interior designing supplies you need and follow the steps above, your finish this project successfully.

You got this! And if anything, you can always hire a interior designer if the interior designing project becomes too overwhelming.

Need another quick DIY project? Check out this popular DIY interior designing project when you are ready!

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