Mod Home Ec Teacher

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Comments - Ten Picture Arranging Guidelines

ModHomeEcTeacher on Mar 06, 2009:

That is exactly our problem. My husband is 6'5 and I'm 5'5. I've noticed this at lots of houses where I've been lately. The pictures are hung by the taller person and it just doesn't work for me.

Thanks for your rule of thumb. All help is welcome.

dewonangus on Mar 06, 2009:

Good tips, but I found some of the comments on picture height interesting.  I used the rule 60-66" to the middle of the picture if your standing or 42-48" to the middle if you're seated.  Hubby and I used to argue over picture height because his "eye level" is much higher than mine ... 6'2 vs. 5'3!  I found the above general rule and "peace" in our home when hanging artwork now.  I used to tease my sister that she would stand on a stool and hang her pictures at eye level.   

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