Wednesday, April 6, 2011

What does a pig say?

In a rented apartment it can sometimes be difficult to add your own style.
Hanging my own artwork around our little condo sure does help.
And how about a Gallery Wall?  Well, that's even better!

I started with the bottom row, then kept on adding above it.
Here, we proudly display our hard earned diplomas, family photos, and a few special moments...
Like my first solo art show. I can't believe that was 4 years ago!
This photo was taken by the local newspaper and my very thoughtful Mother-in-Law ordered a copy of it for me.

A gallery wall is also a perfect place to display cherished Wedding day memories.

An abstract charcoal drawing from my collage days {I even made the frame} has a home here...
and, of course, a few starfish have found their way there too.

The most important thing when assembling a gallery wall is to choose things that inspire you.

What inspires me the most these days?  My son, Oliver.
Today he learned to snort like a pig.


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  1. I love your gallery wall! We rent too and to 'cover up' some awful wallpaper in the hallway I created one of these! But I love your ideas of adding the starfish and the inspire sign! :)

    Lauren @ tickled.

  2. Great your gallery wall!

  3. wow..That wall looks amazing with all the memories and beautiful drawings!!! I love the green bottles in the first pic ..also little detail like the letters'inspire' and the starfish!!!

  4. Love your gallery wall! Love the mix of items and how the starfish are simply sitting ontop of that frame. Thanks for sharing.

  5. I *love* your gallery wall! I did something similar but on a shelf! Your lil boy is adorable too :)

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