If you've ever moved into a new home, you know how large the prospect of covering all the walls looms—even if you brought lots of art with you! And for plenty of us, indecision (or fear of drills, or a tendency towards procrastination, or a busy life, or the passively-expressed wish that your spouse do it instead) hampers us from hanging the stuff we do own, as if every nail that goes into the wall is the end of the story. For others, it's just overwhelming: Where are all the good ideas in the mess that is Pinterest?
Deep breath. They're here! The time-honored tradition of hanging things on the walls—a.k.a. making your house a home—can actually be fun. Here are some of our favorite ideas, from the easiest to execute to a little more project-like.
Need a bike rack, or a little extra space to hang some clothes? Consider the lowly gas pipe.
Tidy your open shelves like our Art Director, who makes everything she touches looks like its living its best life.
How have you filled up the biggest, widest-open walls in your own home? Share your tips and inspirations in the comments.