Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Adding School Photos to our Gallery Wall

Our gallery wall is right along the wall of the stair landing, and we can see it from the living room.

living room open to gallery wall on stairs

I am trying oh so hard to keep this wall for more formal shots, baby portraits of each child and every other year family shots. Plus our wedding photos. I'm afraid of what might happen if I start putting too much up there, in twenty years it will just be too insane. So I think of this as a good start, since it represents 7 years of marriage and 3 children.

gallery wall with baby photos

Plus, it provides a nice spot to rest as we make our way upstairs.

When preschool photos arrived we made a small miracle occur and both children are smiling! Seriously, you did not want to see what they looked like last year.

We actually bought the paper cutter  to trim all the printables for our son's construction themed birthday party, but it came in pretty handy for trimming school photos as well.

cutting school photos with a paper cutter

I popped them into a frame I had, along with a baby close-up. Hoping I can add them to the wall soon!

framed school photos


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Anonymous said...

So sweet! I've had a gallery wall on my to do list forever!

Amy@BuffaloRoam said...

Very cute. :)

Laura@Elegant Nest said...

I love the look of a gallery wall. Yours looks perfect in your stairway. Love your living room rug too!

Krystle @ Color Transformed Family said...

Your little girl looks a lot like you. Glad you got some good school photos.

Amy of While Wearing Heels said...

How sweet. Your little ones are so photogenic, don't spoil that illusion by sharing last years pictures :)

Ashley@AttemptsAtDomestication said...

Awe! Your little ones are precious! And I love that you used all your professional pictures together in one spot. It looks so classy! :)

Colleen said...

they came out adorable! I love gallery walls. I have tons of pictures in my house and it's always nice to see the favorites.

Unknown said...

Just adorable. I'm thinking of doing the same thing. Do you suggest keeping the frame color all the same? Like, black or white, etc.?

Heidi @ Decor & More said...

What cutie pies! Your gallery wall is wonderful; I wouldn't worry too much about it getting too nutty -- you can always change it out rather than keep expanding it. :)
Beautiful as always!!
xo Heidi

Simply LKJ said...

So sweet. Love gallery walls. We have a couple of different groupings in our upstairs hall and anytime we have guests they always comment on them.

STARDUST said...

In love with the gallery walls! Just created one too! Coming soon!

Eclectically Vintage said...

I've been wanting to do a gallery wall - so many pics, so hard to choose!!

Your kids are adorable!!

Angie said...

Your wall colors are similiar to mine! I love a gallery wall and yours is very nice. Very cute kiddos too!

Kelly said...

That's a great size for a gallery wall with room to add without it getting too crazy. And your kids are so beautiful!

Rock jackson said...

This blog is show the little girls looks like a very cute,nice picture,That's a great size for your gallery,Lovely the gallery wall also.


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