Basic Tips for Hanging Canvas Prints

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Have you got the beautiful pictures on your digital camera? Well, it’s time for you to make the Canvas prints you bought more attractive and prominent. You might be thinking there is nothing technical in hanging canvas prints. But, the reality is the opposite of it.

Just imagine, you have made all the possible efforts to make your canvas prints looks stunning. For instance, you’ve clicked a beautiful shot and edited it with your heart and soul. Afterwards, you’ve considered all the technical aspects to print your photos on canvas. Now it’s time to hang these masterpieces on your walls. But wait, what’re you seeing? These canvas prints are not looking good.

In such a scenario, the first thing that may come to your mind is all your efforts get wasted. However, it’s not so. There is nothing wrong with your canvas prints. The issue is in hanging the canvas. Maybe you’re not putting compatible canvas together. One of the prints may fall off, creating a drywall gash that you should fix first. Whatever the reason being, we have the solution for you.

We come up with some tips that you should read before hanging your canvas prints on the wall.

Why our tips for hanging canvas prints is essential to know for you?

No doubt, hanging one canvas print may not be difficult for you. But what about hanging a series of prints? Well, make sure the prints in a straight line and a grid formation are perfectly straight while hanging. Otherwise, just get ready to see all your efforts to take top-notch photos and prints getting waste.

A crooked line of canvas prints or single off-centre print can distract your prints’ elegance, ruining the whole display.

Tips for Hanging Canvas Prints: Hardware

First of all, go out and get hardware before hanging the canvas prints. It’s not as simple to hang your print on the wall with a nail. If you want to hang your canvas prints attractively, you need the following things:

  • Tape measure: It will help you in meeting all your measuring needs. Most probably, you have to measure a lot.
  • Stud finder: Canvas prints are heavy and need support to get affixed. A stud finder will help you to secure larger prints to wooden stud on your wall.
  • Level: You can use any level. However, level with a laser sight is more convenient to use. However, if you want to get precise results, go with a level that suction to the wall.
  • A pencil: It’ll help you in marking the wall. Pencil is best as you can remove it easily.
  • Suitable backing tools: Ensure that you have all the necessary backing tools, such as a backer, a nail and a hammer. These tools will help you to hang prints with different types of hanging hardware.

After having all the necessary tools, it’s time for you to follow some guidelines to create a perfect art wall.

Tips for Hanging Canvas Prints: Arrangement

Follow this simple method to have an incredible canvas print art wall.

  • Use a stud finder to find the studs in the wall. Normally, you can find the studs at a 16″ distance from the centre. However, it’s not a hard and fast rule. The stud location may vary according to your location and the time when your home was designed.
  • After locating the stud, mark it at the centre. Make sure you’re marking at the same point on every stud. A level can help you in doing so.
  • Use a measuring tape to measure up sixty inches from the floor. Now mark on the stud line. This step is essential because it’ll help you to hang the canvas at eye level. You might be thinking, what you should do if you have to hang the print over furniture? Well, a distance of about 6 inches from the furniture top is perfect in such a scenario.
  • Choose any arrangement according to your taste. You can go with hanging your canvas print in a row. Moreover, you can also choose an artistic gallery-wall style arrangement. While hanging canvas prints in pattern, don’t forget to use level and measure tape for equivalent spacing. Never make the mistake of eyeballing spacing; it’ll make your prints look wobbly.

Some additional tips for Hanging Canvas Prints

Following are some extra tips to you get a fantastic canvas print display:

  • Hang the larger prints in the centre and move outward to hang smaller prints.
  • For complicated arrangement, place all the prints on the floor first to see how that arrangement will look on your walls.
  • Put all your creative efforts to make a perfect arrangement.
  • Be careful in levelling and measurements. These two precautions will make your canvas prints stunning that people will admire.

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