Easy steps to change your gallery wall for Christmas.
Does the idea of changing your gallery wall for Christmas seem intimidating?
Worry no more.
I take you through some easy steps to change your existing gallery wall to bring the holiday spirit of Christmas into your home.
I actually did this makeover twice. The above photo is what I ended up doing later.
In this post I share my original gallery wall makeover for Christmas.
A girl can change her mind, right?
This is my favorite time of year.
Especially when decorating my home.
Decorating for Christmas automatically puts a smile on my face.
How about you?
This year, I decided to tackle giving my gallery wall a makeover for Christmas.
In this tutorial, I will share a tip (step 3) that I learned that helped make the whole process a breeze.
First here is the BEFORE of my gallery wall.
Here is the AFTER photo of my gallery wall.
What you will need for this gallery wall project:
Steps to changing your gallery wall for Christmas.
Step One: Pick out the prints for your gallery wall.
My number one source for getting inexpensive prints is from Etsy.
I will link where I found my prints, here.
There are so many to choose from, it can be overwhelming.
Picking a theme can help narrow down what to look for.
- Norman Rockwell
- Sleigh Rides in the Snow
- Santa Claus
- Poinsettia (red or white) floral prints
- Snow flakes
- Victorian home in the snow
- Thomas Kinkade
- Vintage family around the Christmas tree, to name a few.
Step Two: Plan the placement of your Christmas prints.
There are two quick ways to plan out the placement of your prints.
- Place all the prints on the floor and figure out where you want them.
- Tape them onto the frames temporarily. Note: don’t use really sticky tape cause it can ruin the edge of the print. Ask me how I know.
I think #2 helps with visualizing how it will look when finished.
Both ways will work.
Step Three: Take down frames one at a time (my tip).
To keep this project from getting overwhelming, only take down one frame at a time.
You will know where it goes once you change out the print.
It makes the process so much easier!
I actually got this project done in less than 40 minutes.
Step Four: Grab a pair of scissors.
The only thing you’ll need are a pair of scissors.
You may need to cut your print to fit into the frame.
Step Five: Open the back of the frame.
Depending on your frame, you’ll need to pop out the old print.
For this frame, I had placed a simple black frame into this ornate frame and secured the back with duct tape.
Once I removed the black frame, I popped open the front glass.
I pulled out the old print.
As I took out my prints, I collected them all together and rolled them up with a rubber band placed in the middle to secure them to use later.
Step Six: Put new Christmas print into frame.
Place the new Christmas print into the frame.
If it doesn’t fit, cut the print with your scissors. Like the photo below.
Step Seven: Hang your frame back onto the wall.
Doing this process of changing the frames one at a time made this a simple makeover.
I hung this frame back onto the wall.
I love how it turned out!
Repeat this for all the frames.
Repeat steps 3 to 7 for each frame.
Some of the frames may have different backing.
Some have prongs or latches.
Here is a YouTube video where I show you changing my gallery wall for Christmas.
Below are the BEFORE AND AFTER of all my prints I changed for Christmas.
Thanks for coming by Victorian Lane Farms.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial of how to change over your gallery wall for Christmas.
Wishing you a wonderful Christmas season.
There is so much to be grateful for this year.
One being family.
Have a blessed time with those you love.
Until next time.
Bye for now.
Here is another post with a DIY of a Christmas wreath made with dictionary pages.