How High Should I Hang A Picture: The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

by Jesica Versichele

How high to hang pictures? Wall art placement tips

How high to hang pictures? Should they be at eye level? Does that mean my eye level or the eye level of the average person? What if I have very high ceilings? What about those gallery walls everyone is posting Pinterest pictures of? It's a lot to think about, right? Sometimes it seems as if there are as many answers to this question as there are different kinds of houses. This quick cheat sheet is designed to help you make this decision based on your own interior, and find the perfect height to hang pictures in your home.

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Curbly Video Podcast: How to Create a Photo Frame from a Recycled Circuit Board

by Chris Gardner

Curbly Video Podcast: How to Create a Photo Frame from a Recycled Circuit Board

Upon visiting my local FreeGeek space, I noted the bubbling pile of e-scrap...techno goodies that will never be much use for a frankensteined personal computer. Did I see a potential resource of microchips, LEDs, and switches? Of course, but I wouldn't know what to do with 'em. So, instead, I started slicing, and came up with this very easy, customizable, and essentially cost-free picture frame.

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Twelve Essential Photographic Rules.

by Chris Gardner

Photo masters PopPhoto offers twelve essential photographic rules to keep in your head, which can "get you out of a jam and help you get good shots when nothing else will."

 

Twelve Essential Photographic Rules.
 

 

1. Sunny 16

2. Moony 11, 8, and 5.6

3. Camera Shake 

4. Anatomical Gray

5. Depth of Field

6. Largest Digital Print

7. Exposure

8. Quick Flash-fill

9. Flash range

10. Megapixel Multiplier

11. Action Stopping

12. Sunset 

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How to Make Magnet Photo Corners

by DIY Maven

How to Make Magnet Photo Corners

I’ve proclaimed my refrigerator door a ‘pictures only’ area. I wanted a quick, easy and cheap way to make a collage of them. Here's what I came up with.  

What you need.

Photo corners (I bought 250 corners for 4 bucks, which I had on hand from another project.)

A sheet of magnet (this is also a great way to recycle those magnetic calendars and business cards you get in the mail.

A scissors

What you do.

It probably goes without saying, but you stick...

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Picture Hanger Hack

by DIY Maven

Picture Hanger Hack

Have you ever wanted to hang some art that didn’t have a hanger on the back? If you drink soda pop from a can, you’re covered. Just wiggled the tab back and forth until it pops off the can. Using a small nail, nail the tab onto the back of your frame. I used two, one tab nailed to each side, of my latest project. You’ll want to bend the tabs a bit, either before you nail them down or after. I did so after with the help of a screwdriver slipped...

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